Springfield Shipping Co. Settlement
Springfield Shipping Co. Case Settles for $7,500
Springfield Shipping Company paid $7,500.00 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board, for violating air quality regulations. This settlement was reached on October 2, 2015. An investigation by the ARB showed that the Springfield Shipping Company vessel Olympic Pride failed to operate on compliant distillate fuel upon entry into Regulated California Waters in 2015. Springfield Shipping Company took prompt action after being notified of these violations and under ARB’s supervision began operating in a compliant fashion. To settle the case, Springfield Shipping Company agreed to the $7,500.00 penalty and to comply with ARB regulations.