Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CarMax Auto Superstores California, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
CarMax
Penalty: 
$1,600,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
June 11, 2020
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

CarMax agreed to pay $1 million in civil penalties, $300,000 in costs and $300,000 for supplemental environmental projects in settlement of a case by the District Attorney Offices of the counties of Alameda, Orange, Riverside, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Fresno, Stanislaus, Kern, Ventura, Sacramento, Placer, San Diego, Solano, Sonoma, Santa Clara, San Mateo and Contra Costa, which alleged unlawful handling and disposal of hazardous material, hazardous waste, and confidential consumer information. The distribution of the settlement between the District Attorney Offices was not noted.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
Alameda
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Virginia
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.