Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Apple Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Apple Inc.
Penalty: 
$450,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
December 6, 2016
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Apple agreed to pay $450,000 in settlement of allegations it violated state hazardous waste laws by failing to keep required records, failing to label waste correctly, failing to provide plans and financial assurance for closure at its Cupertino facility, and setting up and running a new electronic waste shredding facility in Sunnyvale without informing the Department of Toxic Substance Control and without complying with waste regulations.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Department of Toxic Substances Control
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
Santa Clara
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
computers
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Parent company note: 
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