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The Dirty Half-dozen

January 26, 1989|Clipboard researched by Susan Davis Greene, Dallas Jamison, Henry Rivero, and Rick VanderKnyff / Los Angeles Times. Graphics by Doris Shields / 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 November.

Company: Mead Packaging, Buena Park Penalty: $25,000 Violation: Excessive hydrocarbon emissions from printing presses.

Company: Econolite Control Products, Anaheim Penalty: $2,725 Violation: Excessive hydrocarbon emissions from a paint spray booth.

Company: Shell Western Exploration and Production Co., Brea Penalty: $1,750 Violation: Emitting hydrocarbon vapors from a tank in an oil field.

Company: Microdot Inc. Fastening Systems Group, Placentia Penalty: $1,000 Violation: Excessive hydrocarbon emissions from a degreasing machine.

Company: American Metal Bearing, Garden Grove Penalty: $900 Violation: Failure to keep paint use records up to date.

Company: Bob Hix Pontiac, Costa Mesa Penalty: $900 Violation: Failure to maintain gasoline pump vapor recovery equipment.

Company: Technology Molding Corp., Santa Ana Penalty: $900 Violation: Failure to keep paint and solvent use records up to date.

Company: Ultra Wheel Co., Garden Grove Penalty: $800 Violation: Operating a furnace without a permit.

Source: South Coast Air Quality Management District

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