Mountain Spring Water of Santa Barbara Inc. Case Settles for $1,500
This page last reviewed July 31, 2012
In July 2012, the Mountain Spring Water of Santa Barbara Inc. agreed to pay $1,500.00 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $1,125.00 will go to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $375.00 will go to Peralta Community College District to fund emission education classes conducted by participating California community colleges, under the California Council for Diesel Education and Technology (CCDET) program. An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Mountain Spring Water of Santa Barbara 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, Mountain Spring Water of Santa Barbara Inc. agreed to the $1,500.00 penalty and to comply with the Periodic Smoke Inspection program, and other ARB programs.