Cal-Mex International Broker, Inc. Settlement
$50,000 in Fines Paid by Cal-Mex International Broker, Inc.
Cal-Mex International Broker, Inc. (dba: Mex-Cal Truckline) paid $50,000 in penalties ($33,750 to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, $5,000 to the Office of the California Attorney General and $11,250 to the Peralta Community College District for distribution to participating California Council on Diesel Education and Technology (CCDET) colleges), for violating air quality regulations. An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Cal-Mex International Broker, Inc. failed to properly self-inspect the portion of their diesel powered vehicles fleet that falls under the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP). To settle the case, Cal-Mex International Broker, Inc. agreed to the $50,000 penalty and to the injunction to comply with all of ARB's current and future applicable regulations including but not limited to the PSIP and the Heavy-Duty Vehicle Inspection Program (HDVIP). This Judgment was entered into the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego on January 28, 2008.