Engine Importers To Pay $2M Over CAA Violations

Law360, New York (February 28, 2011, 8:21 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that three engine companies have agreed to jointly pay a $2 million fine for allegedly importing and selling nearly 80,000 nonroad Chinese-made engines that do not meet federal air pollution standards.

The settlement resolves a suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, in which the government alleged that Golden, Miss.-based PowerTrain Inc. and its distributors Wood Sales Inc. and Tool Mart Inc. sold thousands of engines and pieces of equipment that do not meet...
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