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TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $317,036
Penalties assessed against 49 regulated entities
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $246,439 against 21 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.
Agreed and default orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: six air quality, eight petroleum storage tank, one municipal solid waste, one municipal wastewater discharge, five public water system.
In addition, on Nov. 7, the executive director approved a total of 28 penalties, totaling $70,597.
The TCEQs next agenda meeting is scheduled for Dec. 13, 2017. Agenda items from todays meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ website [ https://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/comm_exec/agendas/comm/current/2017/171115.pdf ]. All agendas are webcast live for free, and archived meetings are available on TexasAdmin.com [ http://www.texasadmin.com/tx/ ].
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