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American Honda Motor Company Clean Air Act Settlement

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. ("Honda") will spend $267 million to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Air Act by selling vehicles with disabled emission control diagnostic systems, the Justice Department, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Air Resources Board ("CARB") announced today. The settlement is the largest ever under the Clean Air Act. It includes $12.6 million in civil penalties-the largest civil penalty in Clean Air Act history.

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David Alexander
US Environmental Protection Agency (2242A)
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