City of Oxnard Settlement
$12,375 in Fines Paid by City of Oxnard
In November, 2008, the City of Oxnard agreed to pay $12,375 in penalties; $9,281.25 to the California Air Pollution Fund, $1,546.87 to the Peralta Community College District, and $1,546.88 to the California Pollution Control Financing Authority for violating air quality regulations.An investigation by the ARB showed that the City of Oxnard 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). To settle the case, the City of Oxnard agreed to the $12,375 penalty and to comply with the PSIP and other ARB programs.