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TCEQ offers grant funding to replace diesel-powered fleet vehicles

By |2018-11-30T04:39:38+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Enviromental, TCEQ, Transportation|

On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, the TCEQ accounced that $7.7. million in grants is available to encourage business that operate large fleets of vehicles in Texas to replace diesel-powered vehicles with alternative fuel or hybrid vehicles." Until February 18, 2019,  businesses can submit applications to receive grant money under the Texas Clean Fleet Program. To [...]

TCEQ meteorologists continually improve data monitoring

By |2018-11-30T05:13:23+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Air, Enviromental, TCEQ, Texas|

The TCEQ Monitoring Division makes it a goal to inform the public and businesses about real-time air quality and meteorological changes so that they can make informed decisions. Using a geostationary satellite in conjunction with multiple ambient air monitoring stations located throughout Texas as well as data from other governmental agencies allows TCEQ to provide [...]

Toxic herbicide found in Texas drinking water

By |2018-11-29T04:55:07+00:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Enviromental, EPA, Public Health, TCEQ, Texas, Water|

In Texas, about 500 water utilities have tested positive for a weed killer with known negative health effects. Atrazine, an herbicide, is used to fend off weeds especially in warmer seasons, when it's easier for weeds to grow. The environmental working group (EWG) from EPA that reported these findings discovered, however, that these water utilities [...]

TCEQ updates for week of October 21

By |2018-10-25T03:40:17+00:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: Enviromental, TCEQ, Texas|

On October 9, 16, and 17, TCEQ approved a combined total of $249,684 worth of fines for 45 regulated entities. Among the regulations violations categories were air quality, Edwards aquifer, municipal wastewater discharge, petroleum storage tank, public water system, waste disposal wells, landscape irrigator, municipal solid waste, and water quality. Additionally,  the city of Austin, [...]

New Electronic Submission System for MSGP DMRs

By |2018-10-09T22:22:59+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Enviromental, TCEQ|

Starting on September 1, 2018, all facilities submitting MSGP DMRs in Texas will have to use a new electronic submission system. Facilities that requested and obtained the electronic reporting waivers before September 1, 2018 can continue submitting paper DMRs. The TCEQ published an article detailing the rules for the new system. Submitting facility must collect [...]

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