Arciniega Transport Inc. Case Settles for $5,250

This page last reviewed November 22, 2010

In October 2010, Arciniega Transport Inc. agreed to pay $5,250 in penalties for violating air quality regulations:  $3,937.50 will go to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $1,312.50 will go to Peralta Community College District to fund emission education classes conducted by participating California community colleges, under the California Council for Diesel Education and Technology (CCDET) program.  This settlement was reached in October 2010.  The payments will be made in four installations with the first one received on October 26, 2010.  An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Arciniega Transport Inc. failed to comply with the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP) by not smoke testing their diesel vehicles in its fleet and the Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) rule by not upgrading its TRU engines to meet the TRU in-use performance standards.  To settle the case, Arciniega Transport Inc. agreed to the $5,250 penalty and to comply with the PSIP and the TRU rule.