$11,625 in Fines Paid by Speed's Oil Tool Service
SPEED'S OIL TOOL SERVICE SETTLES FOR $11,625
In March 2009, Speed’s Oil Tool Service paid $11,625 in penalties for violating air quality regulations for two previous years. In the agreement, $8,718.75 went to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, $1,453.12 to the Peralta Community College District for distribution to participating California Council on Diesel Education and Technology (CCDET) colleges, and $1,453.13 to the California Pollution Control Financing Authority to guarantee loans to off-road vehicle fleets that need to buy exhaust retrofits to comply with the in-use off-road diesel vehicle regulation. This settlement was completed on March 11, 2009. An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Speed’s Oil Tool Service failed to comply with the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP) in 2006 and 2007 years on applicable vehicles. To settle the case, Speed’s Oil Tool Service agreed to the $11,625 penalty and to comply with the PSIP, Heavy-Duty Diesel Inspection Program (HDVIP) and other ARB Programs.