$3,500 in Fines Paid by California Dairies, Inc.
CALIFORNIA DAIRIES, INC. SETTLES FOR $3,500
In August, 2008, California Dairies, Inc. agreed to pay $3,500 in penalties; $2,625 to the California Air Pollution Fund and $875 to the Peralta Community College District, for violating air quality regulations.
An investigation by the ARB showed that California Dairies, Inc. failed to properly self-inspect their diesel trucks to assure the trucks met state smoke emission standards. ARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSI). To settle the case, California Dairies, Inc. agreed to the $3,500 penalty and to comply with the PSI and other ARB programs.