Paso Robles Waste Disposal, Inc. Case Settles for $15,750

This page last reviewed December 21, 2011

Paso Robles Waste Disposal, Inc. provides waste and recycling services in Paso Robles, California.  In July 2011, Paso Robles Waste Disposal, Inc. agreed to pay $15,750 in penalties; $11,813 to the California Air Pollution Control Fund and $3,937 to the Peralta Community College District for violating air quality regulations.

An investigation by the ARB showed that Paso Robles Waste Disposal, Inc. failed to properly self-inspect their diesel vehicles to assure that vehicles met state smoke emission standards. Paso Robles Waste Disposal, Inc. also failed to comply with the solid waste collection vehicle rule by neglecting to install legally required emission-reduction devices by applicable compliance dates. ARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP) and Solid Waste Collection Vehicle Program (SWCV).  To settle the case Paso Robles Waste Disposal, Inc. agreed to the $15,750 penalty and to comply with the PSIP and SWCV programs in addition to other ARB programs.

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