$10,875 in Fines Paid by Wayne E. Swisher Cement, Inc.
WAYNE E. SWISHER CEMENT, INC. SETTLES FOR $10,875
In March 2009, Wayne E. Swisher Cement, Inc. (Swisher Cement) agreed to pay $10,875 in penalties; $8,156.25 to the California Air Pollution Fund, $1,359.38 to the Peralta Community College District, and $1,359.37 to the California Pollution Control Financing Authority for violating air quality regulations. An investigation by the ARB showed that Swisher Cement 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, Swisher Cement agreed to the $10,875 penalty and to comply with the PSI and other ARB programs.