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Over $40,000 in Settlement Funds go to Community Colleges, Clean-Air Fund

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Settlements benefit education and air quality projects, research

These settlements were the result of the following violations:

Failed to properly inspect their diesel vehicles, as required by California law, between 2007 and 2009:
• HFS North America of Bloomingdale, Ill. ($6,000)

Failed to properly inspect their diesel vehicles and properly attach emissions control labels on their engines:
• Paragon Industries of Fresno, Calif.  ($22,125)

Failed to register and provide accurate information to register TRU units:
• Superior Grocers of Santa Fe Springs, Calif.  ($15,300)

Diesel exhaust contains a variety of harmful gases and over 40 other known cancer-causing compounds. In 1998, California identified diesel particulate matter as a toxic air contaminant based on its potential to cause cancer, premature death and other health problems.

The Air Resources Board is a department of the California Environmental Protection Agency.  ARB’s mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare, and ecological resources through effective reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering effects on the economy.  The ARB oversees all air pollution control efforts in California to attain and maintain health based air quality standards.

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