Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
DirecTV
Current Parent Company: 
AT&T
Penalty: 
$9,500,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
November 22, 2017
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The California Attorney General and the Alameda County District Attorney announced a settlement with DirecTV to resolve allegations that its California facilities unlawfully disposed of large volumes of hazardous waste - including hazardous batteries, electronic devices, and aerosols - and committed additional violations stemming from the mismanagement of such items.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
Specific Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
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Parent company note: 
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