Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Home Depot
Current Parent Company: 
Home Depot
Penalty: 
$9,900,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
August 17, 2007
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Home Depot agreed to pay $9.9 million in settlement of allegations by District Attorneys from Los Angeles, Monterey, Riverside, San Joaquin and Santa Clara counties and the Los Angeles City Attorney that it failed to properly store and transport hazardous waste.

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: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-home improvement
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Parent company note: 
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