East Bay Sanitary Company, Inc. Case Settles for $4,000

This page last reviewed March 5, 2012

In February 2012, East Bay Sanitary Company, Inc. agreed to pay $4,000.00 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $3,000.00 will go to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $1,000.00 will go to Peralta Community College District to fund emissions education classes conducted by participating California community colleges, under the California Council for Diesel Education and Technology program

An investigation by the ARB showed that East Bay Sanitary Company, Inc. 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 Solid Waste Collection Vehicle Program (SWCV). To settle the case, East Bay Sanitary Company, Inc. agreed to the $4,000.00 penalty and to comply with the SWCV in addition to other ARB programs.