Spicers Paper, Inc. Case Settles for $2,000

This page last reviewed March 16, 2010

Spicers Paper, Inc. (Spicers) agreed to pay $2,000 in penalties; $1,500 to the California Air Pollution Fund and $500 to the Peralta Community College District for violating air quality regulations.   An investigation by the ARB showed that Spicers 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 (PSI).  To settle the case, Spicers agreed to the $2,000 penalty and to comply with the PSI and other ARB programs.