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On November 13, 2012, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in the lawsuit entitled
The United States filed this lawsuit under the Clean Air Act. The United States' complaint seeks injunctive relief and civil penalties for the importation and sale of highway motorcycles, recreational vehicles, and engines in violation of certification and labeling requirements of the Clean Air Act and its regulations. The complaint also alleges violations of the Clean Air Act's information collection requirements. The consent decree requires defendants and two executives of the companies to pay a civil penalty of $50,000 (which amount was based on an assessment of ability to pay) and, for a period of ten years, not to import vehicles and engines unless they have first entered into a compliance plan with the Environmental Protection Agency.
The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to
During the public comment period, the consent decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site:
Please enclose a check or money order for $6.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.