Flota Petrolera Ecuatoriana Case Settles for $2,000.00

This page last reviewed April 18th, 2013.

Flota Petrolera Ecuatoriana has paid $2,000.00 in penalties to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, for violating air quality regulations. This settlement was reached on March 4, 2013. An investigation by the ARB showed that the Flota Petrolera Ecuatoriana vessel, Pichincha, failed to operate on compliant distillate fuel upon entry into Regulated California Waters. Flota Petrolera Ecuatoriana took prompt action after being notified of these violations and under ARB’s supervision began operating in a compliant fashion. To settle the case, Flota Petrolera Ecuatoriana agreed to the $2,000.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.

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