ARB Settles Air Quality Violations for Summer 1999
For immediate release
SACRAMENTO – The California Air Resources Board (ARB) today announced four settlements have been reached involving companies that violated California's air quality regulations. The specifics of each case are as follows:
COMPANY: Howard Products, Inc., Paso Robles, CA.
VIOLATION: Sold furniture polish with concentrations of volatile organic compounds
(VOCs) above the regulatory limit.
WHEN: January, 1994 to November, 1998.
COMPANY: Soft Sheen Products, Inc., Illinois.
VIOLATION: Sold hair spray products with VOC concentrations above the regulatory limit.
WHEN: January, 1994 to June, 1998.
COMPANY: Ryder Transportation Services, San Diego, CA.
VIOLATION: Offered for lease or rent new vehicles that were not certified to California's
emission control standards.
WHEN: May, 1998.
COMPANY: American Auto Accessories, Inc., New York.
VIOLATION: Sold air fresheners with VOC concentrations above the regulatory limit.
WHEN: June, 1996 and March, 1997.