Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Dollar Tree
Penalty: 
$2,720,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
April 24, 2015
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. agreed to pay $2.72 million in settlement of allegations by 46 California District Attorneys and 2 City Attorneys that it violated regulations concerning the handling and disposal of hazardous waste from products sold and used at its stores.

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