Biofriendly Fined $1.25M For Selling Fuel Additive

Law360, New York (November 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Fuel maker Biofriendly Corp. will pay $1.25 million for selling an improperly registered additive it claimed lowered diesel-fuel emissions, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday.

The fine is part of a Thursday settlement with EPA over charges in the U.S. District Court of Central District of California that Biofriendly violated the Clean Air Act when it made and sold the “Green Plus” additive.

EPA said the fine was the most any company has paid for failing to register fuels or fuel additives.

Biofriendly sold “Green...
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