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Texas Senate seeks increased penalties on polluters as it renews state’s environmental agency

The bill would require the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to focus enforcement on repeat violators and increase public outreach.

State Rep. Brooks Landgraf, R-Odessa, chairs the House Committee on Environmental Regulation during a hearing for a sunset bill for the TCEQ at the Capitol in Austin on March 23, 2023.

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