Engine Import Consultant Reaches $3.6M Air Pollution Deal

Law360, New York (August 30, 2013, 2:29 PM EDT) -- An engine certification consultant agreed Thursday to a $3.6 million penalty to resolve a government suit alleging his now-bankrupt firms submitted false information to win Clean Air Act approval for the import of Chinese off-road vehicles that violated federal emissions standards.

Chi Zheng and his Los-Angeles based consulting firms MotorScience Inc. and MotorScience Enterprise Inc. agreed to a $3.55 million stipulated judgment and promised to pay another $60,000 within six months as penalties for causing four clients to import more than 24,000 recreational vehicles that weren't...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America v. MotorScience Inc et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


George H. King

Date Filed

September 28, 2011

Government Agencies

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