Tahoe Truckee Disposal Company, Inc. Case Settles for $25,125

This page last reviewed August 11, 2011

Tahoe Truckee Disposal Company, Inc. provides waste and recycling services in Placer and Nevada Counties. In August 2011, Tahoe Truckee Disposal Company, Inc. agreed to pay $25,125 in penalties; $18,843.75 to the California Air Pollution Control Fund and $6,281.25 to the Peralta Community College District for violating air quality regulations. An investigation by the ARB showed that Tahoe Truckee Disposal Company, Inc. failed to properly self-inspect their diesel vehicles to assure that vehicles met state smoke emission standards. Tahoe Truckee Disposal Company, 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, Tahoe Truckee Disposal Company, Inc. agreed to the $25,125 penalty and to comply with the PSIP and SWCV programs in addition to other ARB programs.

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