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Unocal SCRAP Program Accepts First of 7,000 Cars
Unocal Corporation began scrapping the first of 7,000 model year 1970 and older vehicles registered in the Los Angeles Basin through a program designed to improve air quality by getting rid of some of the area's worst-polluting vehicles.
The company is paying individual owners $700 per vehicle eligible for SCRAP (South Coast Recycled Auto Program). As of May 31, nearly 6,000 owners of qualifying vehicles already have appointments to scrap their cars.
These older vehicles …