Pacific Underground Construction Case Settles for $3,000

This page last reviewed April 8, 2010

In September 2009, Pacific Underground Construction agreed to pay $3,000 in penalties; $2,250 to the California Air Pollution Fund, $375 to the Peralta Community College District, and $375 to the California Pollution Control Financing Authority for violating air quality regulations.  An investigation by the ARB showed that Pacific Underground Construction 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, Pacific Underground Construction agreed to the $3,000 penalty and to comply with the PSI and other ARB programs.

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