Manufacturers Back Bill to Limit Liability for Energy Star Ratings
If U.S. appliance manufacturers have their way, consumers who purchase washers, dryers and other appliances based on their Energy Star ratings won't be able to sue their makers if the energy savings aren't as good as promised.
Whirlpool wants ban on Energy Star class-action suits
After government testing showed that scores of consumer products carrying the Energy Star label did not deserve the listing, a wave of class-action lawsuits was filed against the companies that manufacture the products.
Rep. Latta to host meetings in Elmore
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