TCEQ approves fines totaling $309,286 – Penalties assessed against 51 regulated entities

Austin TX (9/27/2019) – The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $257,991 against 20 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: four air quality, one municipal wastewater discharge, six petroleum storage tank, two public water system, and one water quality.

Default orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: three air quality, one petroleum storage tank, and two public water system.

In addition, on Sept. 17 and 24, the executive director approved penalties totaling $51,295 against 31 entities.

The TCEQ’s next agenda meeting is scheduled for Oct. 9. Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ websiteAdobe 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.

Members of the media may contact: Brian McGovern TCEQ Media Relations Specialist Media@Tceq.Texas.Gov 512-239-5000

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