$3,500 in Fines Paid by City of Palm Springs

This page finalized November 13, 2008


In October, 2008, the City of Palm Springs agreed to pay $3,500 in penalties; $2,625 to the California Air Pollution Fund, $437.50 to the Peralta Community College District, and $437.50 to the California Pollution Control Financing Authority for violating air quality regulations.  An investigation by the ARB showed that the City of Palm Springs 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, the City of Palm Springs agreed to the $3,500 penalty and to comply with the PSIP and other ARB programs.