Adi Star Logistics Settlement
Adi Star Logistics Case Settles for $4,200
Adi Star Logistics will pay $4,200.00 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $3,150.00 will go to the Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $1,050.00 will go to the Peralta Colleges Foundation 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 December 8, 2015.
An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Adi Star Logistics failed to properly self-inspect their diesel truck to ensure the truck met state smoke emission standards. Adi Star Logistics also failed to register drayage trucks with the Drayage Truck Registry when they were dispatched to California Ports or Intermodal Railyards, and failed to include the Disclosure of Regulation Applicability on the bill of sales, contract addendums, or invoices, in violation of the Truck and Bus Regulation ARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP), Drayage Truck Regulation and the Truck and Bus Regulation. To settle the case, Adi Star Logistics agreed to the $4,200.00 penalty and to comply with PSIP, Drayage Truck Regulation, Truck and Bus regulation, and other ARB programs.