Bubbas Lowbed Service, LLC Settlement
Bubbas Lowbed Service, LLC Case Settles for $13,250
Bubbas Lowbed Service, LLC will pay $13,250.00 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $9,938.00 will go to the Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $3,312.00 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, 2015.
An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Bubbas Lowbed Service, LLC failed to keep their fleet of heavy-duty tractors in 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, Bubbas Lowbed Service, LLC agreed to the $13,250.00 penalty and to comply with PSIP, TB, and other ARB programs.