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TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $687,778
Penalties assessed against 44 regulated entities
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $651,234 against 35 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.
Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: seven air quality, one dry cleaners, one Edwards Aquifer, four industrial wastewater discharge, two multimedia, two municipal solid waste, four municipal wastewater discharge, five petroleum storage tank, five public water system, and four water quality.
Default orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: three petroleum storage tank, one public water system, and one water quality.
In addition, on May 9 and 22, 2018, the executive director approved a total of ten penalties, totaling $36,544.
The TCEQs next agenda meeting is scheduled for June 6, 2018. Agenda items from todays meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ website [ https://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/comm_exec/agendas/comm/current/2018/180523.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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