152 Transport Inc. Case Settlement
152 Transport Inc. Case Settles for $8,725
152 Transport Inc. will pay $8,725.00 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $6,544.00 will go to the Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $2,181.00 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 21, 2016.
An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that 152 Transport Inc: (1) failed to properly self-inspect their diesel trucks to ensure the trucks met state smoke emission standards; (2) failed to meet PM BACT requirements for one 1996 through 1999 engine model years by January 1, 2012; (3) failed to report all vehicles with engines subject to the regulation for which the fleet owner has elected to utilize the compliance options of 13 CCR § 2025(p)(4); and (4) failed to include the Disclosure of Regulation Applicability on the bill of sales, contract addendums, or invoices, in violation of 13 CCR § 2025(w). To settle the case, 152 Transport Inc. has agreed to the $8,725.00 penalty and to comply with the Truck and Bus regulation and other ARB applicable regulations.