Cummins To Pay $2.1M To Settle EPA Suit Over Engines

Law360, New York (February 22, 2010, 5:55 PM EST) -- Cummins Inc. agreed Monday to pay $2.1 million and recall 405 engines to settle claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that the Indiana auto parts maker violated federal environmental law by shipping more than 570,000 diesel engines without pollution control equipment.

The settlement — filed as a consent decree along with the government's complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Monday — requires that the company to recall those engines that got to the end consumer without the exhaust after-treatment...
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