Zanotti, S.P.A. Settlement
Zanotti, S.P.A. Case Settles for $16,000
Zanotti, S.P.A. will pay $16,000.00 for violating air quality regulations: $3,000.00 is a penalty to resolve its violations and will go to the Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $13,000.00 is a reimbursement to the School Bus Supplemental Environmental Project. This settlement was reached in March, 2016.
An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Zanotti, S.p.A. had equipped TRUs with prior-tier off-road diesel engines and had submitted incomplete and false information in the Prior Production Reports. ARB documented violations as they related to the Off-road Engine Regulation and the TRU Airborne Toxic Control Measure. To settle the case, Zanotti, S.p.A. agreed to the $16,000.00 payment and to comply with the Off-road Engine, TRU, and other ARB programs.