Zen Bakery Inc. Case Settles for $2,500

This page last reviewed June 1, 2010

Zen Bakery Inc. paid $2,500 in penalties for violating air quality regulations, $1,875 went to the California Air Pollution Control Fund and $625 to the Peralta Community College District for distribution to participating California Council on Diesel Education and Technology (CCDET) colleges.  This settlement was reached in May 2010.  An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Zen Bakery Inc. failed to comply with the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP) by not smoke testing diesel vehicles in its fleet and the Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) rule by not registering its TRUs with the ARB Equipment Registration (ARBER) system.  To settle the case, Zen Bakery Inc. agreed to the $2,500 penalty and to comply with the PSIP and the TRU rule.