CARB settles 33 cases for nearly $227K

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The California Air Resources Board announced that during the fourth quarter of 2011 it settled 33 cases of air quality violations by trucks and buses. Fines totaled $226,950, though none were more than $25,000. The five companies paying the highest amounts were:
• Dole Fresh Fruit, $24,750, for failing to properly label its diesel-powered transport refrigeration unit generator sets;
• Hendrickson Trucking, $19,875, for failing to properly self-inspect its diesel trucks to determine if they met emissions standards;
• Dynalectric Los Angeles, $15,750, for failing to properly self-inspect its diesel trucks to determine if they met emissions standards;
• United Food Group, $13,725, for failing to bring the company’s TRUs into compliance with state requirements, and for failing to properly self-inspect its diesel trucks to determine if they met emissions standards; and
• Harrison Trucking, $13,175, for failing to properly self-inspect its diesel trucks to determine if they met emissions standards.