DOE Tries To Unplug LG Suit Over Energy Star Fridges

Law360, New York (April 15, 2010, 2:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Energy is seeking to throw out a lawsuit brought by LG Electronics USA Inc. over a department challenge to the appliance maker's contention that certain refrigerator-freezers are subject to a settlement regarding the Energy Star label on French door refrigerators.

The DOE filed a motion Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, arguing that LG’s fight against the department's efforts to preserve the integrity of the Energy Star label should be dismissed. The court previously shot down the...
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