Cardenas Markets, Inc. Case Settles for $10,000.00

This page last reviewed September 5th, 2013.

In August 2013, Cardenas Markets, Inc. agreed to pay $10,000 in penalties; $7,500 to the California Air Pollution Fund and $2,500 to Peralta Colleges Foundation, for violating air quality regulations. 

An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Cardenas Markets, Inc. failed to properly self-inspect their diesel trucks to assure the trucks met state emission standards. ARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program. To settle the case, Cardenas Markets, Inc. agreed to the $10,000 penalty and to comply with the all ARB programs.