Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Student Transportation of America
Penalty: 
$166,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
November 26, 2012
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

To settle EPA's claims of excessive diesel idling in Connecticut and Rhode Island, a family of bus companies will commit to reduce idling from its school bus fleet of 7,500 buses operating in 16 states.The settlement between EPA and Ocean State Transit and STA of Connecticut, both subsidiaries of Student Transportation of America (STA), will address excessive school bus idling and reduce school children's exposure to diesel pollution. Under the settlement, the companies will pay a $35,000 penalty and perform environmental projects valued at $131,000.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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