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Category: TCEQ

03/03 10:36 am

Over the last year, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) have undertaken a project to reduce the hazardous E. coli levels in the Big Creek … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/03 9:16 am

On Monday, Senator Borris Miles, Mayor Sylvester Turner, representatives from TCEQ and the Houston Health Department were among those gathered to give this update. Mayor Turner to provide update … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/03 7:06 am

Union Pacific is in the process of renewing its environmental management permit with the state. But concerns from residents, many of whom believe the contamination is responsible for higher rates of … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/03 4:06 am

But concerns from residents, many of whom believe the contamination is responsible for higher rates of cancer in the community, have led the TCEQ to ask the company for more samples of the … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/02 10:56 pm

“It is not a ‘maintenance procedure’ permitted by TCEQ. It is a remedial action to correct a serious problem they themselves have created because they are cheating on the regulations. A free chlorine … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/02 7:26 pm

The information will be used to assemble the report that Union Pacific will submit to TCEQ. TCEQ said Union Pacific has addressed some of the soil contamination through capping. It’s requesting … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/02 6:06 pm

Miles was joined by Mayor Sylvester Turner, alongside officials from the TCEQ, the Texas Department of State Health Services and community members to provide the update on the site, after Fifth Ward … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/02 4:36 pm

According to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ): “Treatment prior to distribution may utilize a number of different disinfectants, but a public water system is required to use either … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/02 12:26 pm

Flush your water system by running cold water down all your faucets in your home for one minute Clean automatic ice makers by making and discarding three batches of ice Run water softeners though a … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/02 11:06 am

Friday morning, Mayor Sylvester Turner tweeted out an update saying the water pressure readings at midnight and at 5:00 a.m. were stable. He says they’re working with TCEQ to approve a sampling plan … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

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