LG Electronics Fights To Keep DOE Energy Star Labels

Law360, New York (December 10, 2009, 1:31 PM EST) -- LG Electronics USA Inc. is seeking an emergency court order to stop the U.S. Department of Energy from removing “Energy Star” efficiency designations from thousands of its refrigerators by Jan. 2, accusing DOE of imposing arbitrary compliance deadlines for still-unreleased Energy Star guidelines.

The request for a preliminary injunction comes just days after appliance giant LG filed suit against DOE in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking to vacate its chief regulator's new testing standards for its Energy Star designation, which signals...
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