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CLIPBOARD : The Dirty Half-Dozen

Researched by: JANICE L. JONES / Los Angeles Times

Following is a list of the six most severe air-pollution penalties assessed by the South Coast Air Quality Management District in May, the most recent period for which information is available.

Company: The Dot Printer Inc., 2424 McGaw Ave., Irvine. Penalty: $19,225 Violation: Failure to submit an AQMD Regulation XV trip reduction plan (printer). Company: Loral Aeronutronic, 1000 Ford Road, Newport Beach. Penalty: $13,000 Violation: Operating equipment without a valid permit (electronic defense system manufacturer). Company: International Multifoods-Frozen Speciality Foods 3144 W. Adams St., Santa Ana. Penalty: $7,000 Violation: Failure to submit an AQMD Regulation XV trip reduction plan (frozen food producer). Company: Grejor Company Inc., 4740 E. Hunter Drive, Anaheim. Penalty: $3,500 Violation: Operating a paint spray booth without a permit, failure to keep daily coating and solvent usage records and failure to achieve required plant transfer efficiency (wood furniture manufacturer.) Company: Placentia-Linda Community Hospital, 1301 Rose Drive, Placentia. Penalty: $2,500 Violation: Failure to submit an updated AQMD Regulation XV trip reduction plan (health care facility). Company: Toyota of Buena Park, 7479 Orangethorpe Ave., Buena Park Penalty: $1,000 Violation: Failure to maintain a vapor recovery system (auto dealership). Company: Union Oil Company of California, 1201 S. El Camino Real, San Clemente Penalty: $1,000 Violation: Failure to maintain a vapor recovery system (gas station). Source: South Coast Air Quality Management District


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