Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Home Depot U.S.A. Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Home Depot
Penalty: 
$20,750,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
December 17, 2020
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice announced a nationwide settlement with Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. resolving alleged violations of the EPA's Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule at home renovations performed by Home Depot' contractors across the country. The States of Utah, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, which have EPA-authorized RRP programs, joined the United States in this action.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
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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