EPA, DOJ settle with another ‘defeat device’ seller

July 29, 2021
EPA and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have announced another settlement with a seller of unlawful emissions “defeat devices,” this time with Advanced Flow Engineering (aFE), an automotive parts maker and distributor in Corona, CA, which agreed to stop making and installing parts that bypass EPA-approved emissions controls. The aftermarket effort is one of EPA’s top compliance initiatives and the agency last year touted its success in every region of the country, though the Office of Inspector General July 14...

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