EPA Hit With $6.7M Suit Over Phony Fuel Credits

Law360, New York (March 19, 2012, 8:03 PM EDT) -- An energy broker seeking $6.7 million in reimbursement lodged a suit last week against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., federal court, alleging it purchased falsified renewable fuel credits from an EPA-endorsed company and should be relieved of their financial burden.

In its suit filed Thursday, OceanConnect LLC accused the EPA of violating the Clean Air Act by failing to notify OceanConnect and other potential purchasers of credits, or RINs, of an internal investigation against Clean Green Fuels LLC. The EPA continued to list...
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