JVA Logistics, Inc. Case Settles for $1,500

This page last reviewed December 20, 2011

JVA Logistics, Inc. paid $1,500.00 in penalties for violating air quality regulations; $1,125.00 went to the California Air Pollution Control Fund and $375.00 to the Peralta Community College District for distribution to participating California Council on Diesel Education and Technology (CCDET) colleges. This settlement was reached in November 2011. An investigation triggered by whistle blower information showed that JVA Logistics, Inc. failed to comply with the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP) by not smoke testing diesel powered vehicles in its fleet. To settle the case, JVA Logistics, Inc. agreed to the $1,500.00 penalty and to comply with the PSIP.