Judge Backs EPA's 1st Ship Engine Air Pollution Deal

Law360, New York (May 25, 2012, 6:26 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has backed a settlement the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency brokered with units of EnPro Industries Inc. and General Dynamics Corp. resolving allegations the firms made and installed engines for U.S. Navy ships that weren't properly certified — a deal heralded as an agency first.

EnPro-owned Coltec Industries Inc. and General Dynamics' National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. has also agreed to spend approximately $500,000 on reducing emissions at Coltec's Wisconsin engine manufacturing plant, according to a consent decree approved by a federal judge Wednesday....
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