BL Multimedia USA, Inc. DBA CAA Transport Settlement
BL Multimedia USA, Inc. DBA CAA Transport Case Settles for $25,825
BL MULTIMDEIA USA INC. DBA CAA TRANSPORT will pay $25,825.00 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $19,368.00 will go to the Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $6,457.00 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 September, 2015.
An investigation was initiated by a complaint from a competitor. The Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that BL MULTIMDEIA USA INC. DBA CAA TRANSPORT 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. ARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP), and the Truck and Bus (TB) Regulation. To settle the case, BL MULTIMDEIA USA INC. DBA CAA TRANSPORT agreed to the $25,825.00 penalty and to comply with PSIP, TB, and other ARB programs.