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Fuel Delivery Company Allegedly Sold Petroleum Diesel Fuel but Charged for Biodiesel

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey reached a settlement with fuel delivery company Diesel Direct, LLC and related individuals (collectively “Diesel Direct”) to resolve allegations that it delivered nonconforming diesel fuel products to state agencies, overcharged state agencies for fuel delivery, and did not fulfill contract diversity requirements in violation of the Massachusetts False Claims Act.

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Truck Leasing Company and its Inspectors Accused of Fraudulently Issuing Passing Inspection Certificates for Its Trucks

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey sued national truck rental company Penske Leasing and Rental Company, LP and six of its inspectors (collectively “Penske”) over allegations that it allegedly issued fraudulent passing inspection certificates to some of its vehicles in violation of the Massachusetts Clean Air Act and regulations governing its Motor Vehicle Inspection Program, the Massachusetts Inspection and Maintenance Act, and the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act.

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Democratic Attorneys General Support EPA’s Proposed Cap-and-Trade Program for HFCs

A group of 14 Democratic AGs led by Massachusetts AG Maura Healey sent a comment letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to support to Agency’s proposed rule under the American Innovation and Manufacturing Act (“AIM Act”) to use a cap-and-trade system to phase out the production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (“HFCs”), potent greenhouse…

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Exxon Loses Bid to Dismiss Massachusetts Climate-Change Suit

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey obtained two orders from the Suffolk Superior Court denying Exxon Mobil Corporation’s (“Exxon”) motions to dismiss the AG’s suit alleging that Exxon misled consumers and investors about the risks that fossil fuel-driven climate change poses to Exxon’s business, in violation of the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act and related regulations. In its…

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