Adam Bros. Farming, Inc. Case Settlement
Adam Bros. Farming, Inc. Case Settles for $25,000
An investigation by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) showed that Adam Bros. Farming, Inc. (Adam Bros.) was in violation of the Truck and Bus Regulation (TB), (California Code of Regulations, title 13, section 2025). Adam Bros. failed to bring two of their heavy-duty diesel trucks into compliance with the applicable in-use performance standards and failed to properly self-inspect their diesel trucks to assure the trucks met state smoke emission standards. CARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP) and (TB).
The total penalty assessed was $25,000 or $12,500 per vehicle for two of their vehicles. The penalty payment went go to the Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality. This settlement was reached in May 2018.
Adam Bros. agreed to the $25,000.00 penalty and to comply with PSIP, TB and other CARB programs. Adam Bros. agreed to bring all vehicles into compliance with the TB regulation.