Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AutoNation
Current Parent Company: 
AutoNation
Penalty: 
$3,380,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
February 26, 2018
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

AutoNation's 57 subsidiaries in California agreed to pay a total of $3.38 million in settlement of allegations by eight California District Attorneys that they violated laws concerning the storage and disposal of hazardous waste produced by their automobile dealerships and collision centers.

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: 
Florida
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-automotive
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.