Waste Resources, Inc. Case Settles for $9,600

This page last reviewed February 22, 2012

Waste Resources, Inc. provides solid waste collection services in Los Angeles. In February 2012, Waste Resources, Inc. agreed to pay $9,600.00 in penalties; $7,200.00 to the California Air Pollution Control Fund and $2,400.00 to the Peralta Community College District for violating air quality regulations.

An investigation by the ARB showed that Waste Resources, Inc. failed to comply with the solid waste collection vehicle rule by neglecting to install legally required emission-reduction devices by applicable compliance dates. Waste Resources, Inc. also failed to properly self-inspect their diesel vehicles to assure that vehicles met state smoke emission standards. ARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP) and Solid Waste Collection Vehicle Program (SWCV). To settle the case, Waste Resources, Inc. agreed to the $9,600.00 penalty and to comply with the PSIP and SWCV programs in addition to other ARB programs.