TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $309,489 – Penalties assessed against 56 regulated entities

Austin TX (10/31/2018) – The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $250,684 against 23 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: seven petroleum storage tank, seven air quality, one industrial hazardous waste, one municipal wastewater discharge, four public water system, one waste disposal wells, and one water quality.

In addition, on Oct. 23, 2018, the executive director approved a total of 33 penalties, totaling $58,805.

The TCEQ’s next agenda meeting is scheduled for Nov. 14, 2018. Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ website Adobe Acrobat PDF Document. Meetings can be viewed live on the Agenda Meeting Webcasts webpage. Archived meetings can be viewed on the TCEQ YouTube channel. Follow us on Twitter @TCEQ.

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TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $249,684 – Penalties assessed against 45 regulated entities

Austin TX (10/17/2018) – The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $212,305 against 18 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: two air quality, one Edwards Aquifer, three municipal wastewater discharge, two petroleum storage tank, five public water system, one waste disposal wells, and one water quality.

Default orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one landscape irrigator, one municipal solid waste, and one public water system.

In addition, on Oct. 9 and 16, 2018, the executive director approved a total of 27 penalties, totaling $37,379.

The TCEQ’s next agenda meeting is scheduled for Oct. 31, 2018. Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ website Adobe Acrobat PDF Document. Meetings can be viewed live on the Agenda Meeting Webcasts webpage. Archived meetings can be viewed on the TCEQ YouTube channel. Follow us on Twitter @TCEQ.

Media contact: Brian McGovern TCEQ Media Relations Specialist Brian.McGovern@Tceq.Texas.Gov 512-239-5003

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