Green Waste Recovery, Inc. Case Settles for $6,000

This page last reviewed December 21, 2011

In June, 2011 Green Waste Recovery, Inc. agreed to pay $6,000 in penalties; $4,500 to the California Air Pollution Control Fund and $1,500 to Peralta Community College District, for violating air quality regulations.

An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Green Waste Recovery, Inc. failed to properly self-inspect their diesel trucks to assure the trucks met state smoke emission standards. ARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP). To settle the case, Green Waste Recovery, Inc. agreed to the $6,000 penalty and to comply with the PSIP and other ARB programs.