Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
99 Cents Only Stores
Current Parent Company: 
Ares Management
Penalty: 
$2,362,500
Year: 
2015
Date: 
January 6, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

99 Cents Only Stores agreed to pay $2.36 million in settlement of allegations it improperly disposed of hazardous material in company trash bins, resulting it it being unlawfully transported to area landfills. Settlement was with 28 California agencies.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
multi-county
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
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