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Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Press Releases

52 Press Releases
  • Published on February 24, 2021 - 20:33 GMT

    TCEQ approves fines totaling $247,404

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $194,156 against 12 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.  Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one air quality, …

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  • Published on February 22, 2021 - 22:05 GMT

    TCEQ Continues Air Monitoring Following Severe Cold Weather

      As Mother Nature relaxes her grip on the Lone Star State in the wake of a prolonged cold spell, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is utilizing its network of air monitors to assess air quality in communities across the state. While many of …

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  • Published on February 20, 2021 - 21:38 GMT

    TCEQ Supporting Local Water Officials to Facilitate Lifting of Boil Water Notices

    AUSTIN – As millions of Texans emerge from a grueling week of severe cold, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is supporting communities across the state to restore local Public Water Systems that have been compromised by the severe weather. …

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  • Published on February 13, 2021 - 05:51 GMT

    TCEQ at Forefront of Binational Agreement to Foster Continuous Monitoring Throughout El Paso Air Basin

    AUSTIN – Efforts to address pollution in the El Paso Air Basin through continuous air quality monitoring took a major stride forward Thursday with creation of a new, binational fund spearheaded by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Formed under …

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  • Published on February 10, 2021 - 16:14 GMT

    TCEQ approves fines totaling $284,945

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $218,968 against 19 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations. Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: seven air quality, …

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  • Published on January 27, 2021 - 17:57 GMT

    TCEQ approves fines totaling $604,568

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $554,130 against 21 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations. Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one agriculture, …

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  • Published on January 21, 2021 - 03:26 GMT

    TCEQ Now Accepting Permit Applications for Wastewater Discharge from Oil and Gas Facilities

    With the Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of Texas Commission on Environmental Quality administering the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program for oil and gas facilities on Friday, TCEQ is ready to receive and process individual …

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  • Published on January 16, 2021 - 04:50 GMT

    TCEQ to Administer Clean Water Program, EPA announces

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will administer the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. TCEQ will now be the permitting authority for the discharges of oil and gas …

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  • Published on January 14, 2021 - 02:33 GMT

    TCEQ approves fines totaling $635,951

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $589,640 against 26 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations. Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: six air quality, …

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  • Published on January 11, 2021 - 23:24 GMT

    TCEQ Celebrates 30 Years of the Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is celebrating its 30th anniversary of the Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program this year. The paid summer internship places undergraduate and graduate college students pursuing environmental, science …

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  • Published on January 4, 2021 - 20:15 GMT

    Take Care of Texas Kids Art Contest Kicks Off Today

    Ready the crayons, colored pencils and markers, because today is the first day of the Take Care of Texas Kids’ Art Contest. The contest encourages children to learn how they can help protect the state’s environment and to share that knowledge with others. …

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  • Published on December 18, 2020 - 14:17 GMT

    TCEQ to hold public meeting on proposed non-rule air quality standard permit for marine loading operations

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is holding a public meeting regarding a new non-rule air quality standard permit for marine loading operations on Jan. 21, 2021 at 10 a.m. via tele-conference. The new standard permit would offer applicants …

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  • Published on December 16, 2020 - 18:40 GMT

    TCEQ approves fines totaling $462,443

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $337,036 against 20 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations. Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: four air quality, …

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  • Published on December 11, 2020 - 23:56 GMT

    Following Free Chlorine Conversion Process, the City of Lake Jackson Tests Negative for Naegleria Fowleri

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today that water samples taken during the first week of December from the city of Lake Jackson public water system have tested negative for the ameba Naegleria fowleri. The negative test …

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  • Published on November 18, 2020 - 17:03 GMT

    TCEQ approves fines totaling $275,364

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $251,241 against 20 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations. Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: six air quality, …

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  • Published on November 12, 2020 - 22:53 GMT

    TCEQ now accepting applications for TERP Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants Program

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is now accepting applications for its Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants program. Up to $35.5 million is available on a competitive basis to upgrade or replace heavy-duty on-road equipment, non-road equipment …

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  • Published on November 10, 2020 - 18:03 GMT

    TCEQ unveils new and improved emergency response assets

    HOUSTON – The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s ability to detect airborne pollution following hurricanes and other disasters has taken a significant stride forward with a series of additions and enhancements to its emergency response assets, …

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  • Published on November 4, 2020 - 18:59 GMT

    TCEQ approves fines totaling $324,310

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $242,642 against 17 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations. Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: three air quality, …

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  • Published on October 21, 2020 - 20:14 GMT

    TCEQ approves fines totaling $431,663

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $399,912 against 17 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations. Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: five air quality, …

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  • Published on October 7, 2020 - 18:54 GMT

    TCEQ approves fines totaling $383,091

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $320,284 against 18 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations. Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one agriculture, …

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