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Feds allege New York companies owe more than $200,000 relating to judge's order

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By Carrie Bradon | Sep 9, 2019


BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — The United States alleges that two New York companies failed to repay a debt.

United States of America, on behalf of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, filed a complaint on Aug. 27 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York against Clear Alternative of Western N.Y. Inc., doing business as G&G Petroleum, and Qual Econ Lease Co. Inc., alleging failure to pay.

The suit states the EPA determined that the defendants have been negligent in paying off the balance of $115,176, plus interest related to an order issued in 2014 by an administrative law judge. The suit states the defendants were obligated to make the payment in full no later than Sept. 20, 2014, but have failed to do so.

The plaintiff is seeking payment of $207,718.89, interest, costs of the suit and just relief. The plaintiff is represented by U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. and Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin D. Robinson in Buffalo, New York.

U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York case number 1:19-CV-01150

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