Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Home Depot
Current Parent Company: 
Home Depot
Penalty: 
$1,300,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
February 25, 2008
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Home Depot agreed to pay a $1.3 million penalty and implement a nationwide compliance program to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at more than 30 construction sites in 28 states where new Home Depot stores were being built.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-home improvement
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Parent company note: 
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