Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Kmart
Current Parent Company: 
Sears
Penalty: 
$8,650,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
June 15, 2009
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Kmart agreed to pay $8.65 million to the California Attorney General and the District Attorneys of Riverside, San Joaquin and Ventura counties to resolve allegations relating to the mishandling of hazardous wastes.

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