$36,375 in Fines Paid by Suburban Propane

This page finalized October 6, 2008


In August, 2008, Suburban Propane agreed to pay $36,375 in penalties; $27,281.25 to the California Air Pollution Fund and $9,093.75 to the Peralta Community College District, for violating air quality regulations. An investigation by the ARB showed that Suburban Propane 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, Suburban Propane agreed to the $36,375 penalty and to comply with the PSIP and other ARB programs.