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TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $459,982

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 — Penalties assessed against 65 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactBrian McGovern
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $417,470 against 40 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one utility certification and rate, three air quality, one landscape irrigator, two multimedia, four municipal solid waste, eight municipal wastewater discharge, one on-site sewage system, 13 petroleum storage tank, six public water system, and one water quality.

In addition, on Feb. 14 the executive director approved a total of 25 penalties, totaling $42,512.

The TCEQ’s next agenda meeting is scheduled for March 8, 2017. Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ website. All agendas are webcast live for free, and archived meetings are available on TexasAdmin.comExit the TCEQ.

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