Zanker Road Resource Management, LTD. Settlement
Zanker Road Resource Management, LTD. Case Settles for $12,100
In June 2014, Zanker Road Resource Management, LTD. (Zanker), based in San Jose, agreed to pay $12,100 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $9,075 will go to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $3,025 will go to Peralta Colleges Foundation to fund emission education classes conducted by participating California community colleges, under the California Council for Diesel Education and Technology (CCDET) program.
An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Zanker failed to properly self-inspect their diesel trucks to assure the trucks met Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP) state smoke emission standards. Further, Zanker failed comply with the Emission Control Label (ECL). ARB documented violations as they related to the PSIP and ECL. To settle the case, Zanker agreed to the $12,100 penalty and to comply with the PSIP and ECL programs in addition to other ARB programs.