EPA Looks To Nix Broker’s Suit Over $6.7M Phony Fuel Credits

Law360, New York (May 29, 2012, 1:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency told a Washington federal judge Friday that energy broker OceanConnect LLC has no standing to sue the agency over its purchase of $6.7 million in falsified renewable fuel credits from an EPA-endorsed company.

OceanConnect sued the EPA in March, accusing the agency of violating the Clean Air Act by failing to notify OceanConnect and other potential purchasers of renewable identification numbers, or RINs, of an internal investigation of Clean Green Fuels LLC, which discovered that the company lacked the capacity to...
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