Chinese Cos. Settle EPA Suit Over ATV Imports

Law360, New York (January 11, 2012, 9:45 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that it had struck a $680,000 deal with all-terrain vehicle maker Chongqing Longting Power Equipment Co. Ltd. and two other companies to settle a Clean Air Act suit over the importation of thousands of uncertified vehicles.

The settlement agreement involves Loncin (USA) Inc. and Longting USA LLC, in addition to China-based ATV and off-road motorcycle maker Chongqing. The deal resolves an administrative enforcement action stemming from the alleged importation of 7,115 uncertified recreational vehicles, according to the EPA....
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