Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Eastern Bus Company
Penalty: 
$35,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
July 17, 2013
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

As part of a settlement for excessive school bus idling in several Massachusetts communities, Eastern Bus Company will pay a $35,000 penalty and will increase its efforts to eliminate excessive idling. In addition to posting anti-idling signs, enhancing driver training and increasing supervisory presence in school bus lots, Eastern Bus Co. will install automatic idle shut-off controls on all its buses by Sept. 1, 2013.

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