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Category: TCEQ

05/07 9:18 am

The bill cited a KXAN investigation that found TCEQ had offered discounts on many penalties, even for repeat violators. State Rep. Erin Zweiner, D-Driftwood, laid out House Bill 3035, a bill that … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

05/07 8:58 am

Texas Legislature passed HB 1953 May 6. The bill would prohibit the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) from considering post-consumer polymers or recyclable, recoverable feedstocks as … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

05/06 6:38 pm

The TCEQ and the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office will have until September 2020 to send an initial implementation plan to Gov. Greg Abbott and the Municipal Solid Waste Management and … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

05/06 5:18 pm

If Texans can’t trust the TCEQ to protect them, they’ll stop reporting violations. That only ups the risks for all of us. So, it was good to see Harris County Commissioners Court approve the hiring of … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

05/05 8:08 pm

The bill would even require TCEQ to hold public hearing and meet with industry representatives to ensure that any regulations were feasible. Most below-ground tanks are already regulated by TCEQ. But … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

05/05 2:07 am

A child who might have been sickened by the water in an Oakwood Shores home and a lack of compliance with the TCEQ standards is what brought the “emergency situation” to the attention of city … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

05/05 12:58 am

Since 2017, Vulcan stated they’ll be a good neighbor. Really? Let’s see. On March 5, 2019, Vulcan stated: “…the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Executive Director issued a draft air … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

05/04 9:48 am

With 40 percent of our rivers already unsafe for swimming and fishing according to TCEQ, how can you vote to make it even worse? It is unconscionable. Inexcusable! Meta Smithy Nacogdoches County …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

05/03 12:39 pm

The goal is to have a TCEQ and EPA-accepted plan in two years. Fecal waste is a primary focus of the Cypress Creek WPP because it is a regulatory impairment, Bower said, but the WPP model allows for … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

05/02 5:58 pm

With 40% of our rivers already unsafe for swimming and fishing according to TCEQ, how can you vote to make it even worse? It is unconscionable. Inexcusable. …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

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