May 28, 2010
LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. v. U.S. Dept. of Energy and Steven Chu, Civil Action Number 1:09-cv-02297-JDB, Stipulation of Voluntary Dismissal. LG here voluntarily dismisses its claims against the DOE and Secretary Chu. Parties agree that DOE believes its interpretation of the November 14, 2008 Settlement Agreement is correct, but that LG interpreted the agreement fairly and in good faith. To DOE's knowledge, LG is fulfilling the obligations of that Agreeement, as well as the November 10, 2009 order. DOE's December 18, 2009 Guidance is the first industry-wide clarification for energy efficiency testing procedures for the fill tube and ice ejection heaters of refrigerator-freezers.