|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 15, 1999
SACRAMENTO — The California
Air Resources Board (ARB) today announced three settlements have been reached
involving companies that violated California's air quality regulations.
The specifics of each case are as follows:
Company: Los Gatos Auto Mall, Los Gatos, California
Violation: Offered for sale non-California certified motor vehicles to California residents.
When: December 4, 1997
Company: G.P. Resources, Inc., Santa Fe Springs, California
Violation: Offered for sale or sold vehicular diesel fuel with aromatic hydrocarbon limits above the ARB's standard.
When: June 26, 1998
Company: Pacific Atlas Oil, Inc., Monrovia, California and its
subsidiary, Paramount Services, Paramount, California
Violation: Sold or offered for sale gasoline with a Reid Vapor Pressure that exceeded state standards.
When: April, 1998
The Air Resources Board is California's air quality agency. ARB's mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare, and ecological resources through effective reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering effects on the economy. The ARB oversees all air pollution control efforts in California to attain and maintain health based air quality standards.