Steve’s Oilfield Service, Inc. Case Settlement
Steve’s Oilfield Service, Inc. Case Settles for $9,575
Steve’s Oilfield Service, Inc. will pay $9,575.00 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $7,181.00 will go to the Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $2,394.00 will go to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District’s School Bus Retrofit Project to retrofit school buses throughout California with diesel emission control strategies. This settlement was reached in December, 2016.
An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Steve’s Oilfield Service, Inc. failed to meet the applicable performance standards for many trucks in their fleet. ARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP) (13 CCR § 2190) and the Truck and Bus (TB) Regulation (13 CCR § 2025). To settle the case, Steve’s Oilfield Service, Inc. agreed to the $9,575.00 penalty and to comply with PSIP, TB, and other ARB programs.