Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc. Settlement 2008
$43,500 in Fines Paid by Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc.
In August, 2008, Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc. agreed to pay $43,500 in penalties; $32,625 to the California Air Pollution Fund and $10,875 to the Peralta Community College District, for violating air quality regulations. An investigation by the ARB showed that Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc. 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 (PSI). To settle the case, Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc. agreed to the $43,500 penalty and to comply with the PSI and other ARB programs.