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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Wal-Mart Stores
Current Parent CompanyWalmart
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Penalty: $3,350,000
Year: 2004
Date: May 12, 2004
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: water pollution violation
Violation Description: Wal-Mart resolved alleged violations of the Clean Water Act by agreeing to pay a $3.1 million civil penalty and reduce storm water runoff at its sites by instituting better control measures. It also agreed to spend $250,000 on an environmental project.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-discount stores
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