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Company: Sears Home Improvement Products Inc.
Current Parent CompanySears
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Penalty: $400,000
Year: 2016
Date: September 28, 2016
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Sears Home Improvement Products Inc. that resolved alleged violations of the federal Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule for work performed by Sears' contractors during home renovation projects across the country. Under the settlement, Sears was to implement a comprehensive, corporate-wide program to ensure that the contractors it hires to perform work are properly certified and follow required procedures to prevent exposure to lead dust from home renovation activities. Sears also agreed to pay a $400,000 civil penalty.
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 Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Illinois
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-department stores
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