Starving Students, Inc. Case Settles for $10,000

This page last reviewed July 12, 2010

In February 2010, Starving Students, Inc. agreed to pay $10,000 in penalties for violating air quality regulations; $7,500 to the California Air Pollution Fund and $2,500 to the Peralta Community College District for distribution to participating California Council on Diesel Education and Technology (CCDET) colleges.  An investigation by the ARB showed that Starving Students, 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, Starving Students, Inc. agreed to the $10,000 penalty and to comply with the PSIP and other ARB programs.