EPA, Navistar Reach Deal In Diesel Emissions Suit Before Trial

Law360 (May 25, 2021, 4:00 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a tentative deal to resolve its accusations that trucking giant Navistar Inc. violated the Clean Air Act by selling heavy-duty diesel engines without the required certification that they met emissions standards, they told an Illinois federal judge Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge Mary M. Rowland agreed to vacate a July bench trial date and all pretrial deadlines, in line with a request from the parties to stay the case through July 30 as they draft a consent decree laying out the terms and conditions of the deal.

But during a hearing Tuesday morning, the judge...

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