Weyerhaeuser Case Settles for $70,000
The facilities of Weyerhaeuser at the Port of San Diego and the Port of Long Beach were inspected on July 3, 2012 for compliance with the Cargo Handling Equipment (CHE) regulation. The inspection indicated that there were a few pieces of equipment out of compliance. On May 14, 2013 a Notice of Violation was issued to Weyerhaeuser for violations to Title 13 CCR § 2479. Since the NOV was received Weyerhaeuser retired and retrofit all the CHE in violation and are now fully compliant with the CHE regulation. The case was settled on July 16, 2014 after the Settlement Agreement was signed by both parties and the penalty of $70,000 was received.