$6,000 in Fines Paid by Berkeley Cement, Inc.

This page finalized January 3, 2008


An investigation by ARB showed that Berkeley Cement, Inc., failed to properly self-inspect their diesel fleet to insure the trucks met state smoke emission standards.  ARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP).  To settle this case, Berkeley Cement, Inc., agreed to pay the $6,000 penalty and to comply with the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program and other ARB regulations. Of this penalty Peralta Community College will receive $1,500 to help support the California Council on Diesel Technology (CCDET).  This settlement was reached on October 14, 2008.