Following is a list of the six most severe air pollution penalties assessed by the South Coast Air Quality Management District in Orange County in July.
Company: Mission Custom Shutters
1401 E. St. Andrews Place
(window shutter manufacturer)
Violation: Allowing spray from paint booths to land on neighboring property on several occasions dating back to August, 1987.
Company: The Koll Co.
4350 Von Karman Ave.
(commercial development firm)
Violation: Failure to obtain a permit to operate internal combustion engines.
Company: Queste Enterprises
10621 Bloomfield St.
Violation: Operating without a permit.
Company: Pomona Valley Equipment Rentals Inc.
1131 Back Bay Drive
(equipment rental firm)
Violation: Failure to notify the district of asbestos removal from a commercial structure
Company: Arco Products Co.
21302 Pacific Coast Highway
Violation: Operating a vapor treatment system contrary to permit conditions.
Company: K.C. Metal Finishing
5580 E. La Palma Ave.
(metal finishing firm)
Violation: Operating a paint spray booth contrary to permit conditions.
Source: South Coast Air Quality Management District