$65,700 in Fines Paid by Robertson's Ready Mix
ROBERTSON'S READY MIX SETTLES FOR $65,700
In May 2009, Robertson’s Ready Mix agreed to pay $65,700 in penalties; $49,275 to the California Air Pollution Fund, $8,212.50 to the Peralta Community College District, and $8,212.50 to the California Pollution Control Financing Authority for violating air quality regulations. An investigation by the ARB showed that Robertson’s Ready Mix failed to properly self-inspect their diesel vehicles to assure the vehicles met state smoke emission standards. ARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSI). To settle the case, Robertson’s Ready Mix agreed to the $65,700 penalty and to comply with the PSI and other ARB programs.