J. Marchini and Son, Inc. Case Settlement
J. Marchini and Son, Inc. Case Settles for $14,400
J. Marchini and Son, Inc. will pay $14,400.00 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $10,800.00 will go to the Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $3,600.00 went 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 June 2016.
An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that J. Marchini and Son, Inc. failed to bring four of their on-road diesel fueled vehicles into compliance with the particulate matter Best Available Control Technology requirements. ARB documented violations as they related to the Truck and Bus (TB) regulation. To settle the case, J. Marchini and Son, Inc. agreed to the $14,400.00 penalty and to comply with TB and other ARB programs.