Inside The EPA's Mobile Source Penalty Policy

Law360, New York (November 16, 2011, 4:39 PM EST) -- Recent multimillion-dollar settlements of alleged violations of the Clean Air Act between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Caterpillar (See July 28, 2011, the EPA News Release, re Caterpillar) and Cummins (See Feb. 22, 2010, the EPA News Release, re Cummins ) exemplify the EPA’s enforcement of mobile source emissions-related requirements under the CAA.

Central to understanding the potential value of these CAA violations is the EPA’s Jan. 2009 Mobile Source Penalty Policy, the EPA’s guide for resolving certain engine and vehicle certification violations in a...
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