Mid-State Solid Waste and Recycling Services, Inc. Case Settles for $4,875.00

This page last reviewed January 18, 2013

In January 2013, Mid-State Solid Waste and Recycling Services, Inc. agreed to pay $4,875.00 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $3,656.25 will go to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $1,218.75 will go to Peralta Community College District to fund emissions education classes conducted by participating California community colleges, under the California Council for Diesel Education and Technology program 

An investigation by the ARB showed that Mid-State Solid Waste and Recycling Services, 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 (PSIP). To settle the case, Mid-State Solid Waste and Recycling Services, Inc. agreed to the $4,875.00 penalty and to comply with the SWCV in addition to other ARB programs.

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