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TCEQ approves fines totaling $409,492

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality yesterday approved penalties totaling $340,887 against 18 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: five air quality, one multi-media, one municipal wastewater discharge, two petroleum storage tank, four public water supply, and one water quality.

Default orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one multi-media and three petroleum storage tanks.

In addition, on Dec. 20 and Dec. 27, 2022, the executive director approved penalties totaling $68,605 against 26 entities.

Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the application/pdfTCEQ website. TCEQ's next agenda meeting is scheduled for Jan. 25, 2023. 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.