Pep Boys Agrees To Pay $5M To Resolve CAA Claims

Law360, New York (May 11, 2010, 4:08 PM EDT) -- Automotive retailer and service chain The Pep Boys—Manny, Moe and Jack has agreed to cough up a $5 million civil penalty to resolve the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's allegations that the company violated the Clean Air Act.

The U.S. Department of Justice said it filed a complaint against Pep Boys and supplier Baja Inc. simultaneously with a consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Tuesday.

Baja will pay a $25,000 civil penalty, the consent decree said.

The government billed the...
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