The Van Dyke Corp. Case Settles for $5,250

This page last reviewed September 8, 2011

In August 2011, The Van Dyke Corp. agreed to pay $5,250.00 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $3,937.50 will go to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $1,312.50 will go to Peralta Community College District to fund emission education classes conducted by participating California community colleges, under the California Council for Diesel Education and Technology (CCDET) program. This settlement was reached in August 30, 2011. The payments will be made in four installations with the first one received on August 23, 2011. An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that The Van Dyke Corp. failed to comply with the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP) by not smoke testing diesel vehicles in its fleet. To settle the case, The Van Dyke Corp. agreed to the $5,250.00 penalty and to comply with the PSIP rule.