Cochiolo Trucking, Inc. Case Settlement
Cochiolo Trucking, Inc. Case Settles for $20,964
Cochiolo Trucking, Inc. paid $20,964.00 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $15,723.00 went to the Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $5,241.00 went to the School Bus Retrofit Project to retrofit school buses throughout California with diesel emission control strategies. This settlement was reached in January 2017.
An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Cochiolo Trucking, Inc. failed to bring their diesel trucks and Transport Refrigeration Units (TRU) into compliance with the applicable in-use performance standards. ARB documented violations as they related to the TRU Airborne Toxic Control Measure and the Truck and Bus (TB) Regulation. To settle the case, Cochiolo Trucking, Inc. agreed to the $20,964.00 penalty and to comply with TRU, TB, and other ARB programs.