Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Big Lots Stores, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Big Lots
Penalty: 
$3,507,500
Year: 
2017
Date: 
April 27, 2017
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Big Lots Stores agreed to pay $3.5 million in settlement of allegations it violated state hazardous waste law concerning handling, transporting and disposing of hazardous products sold and used by its stores around California. The settlement was with 34 California District Attorneys and two City Attorneys.

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