Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ross Stores, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Ross Stores
Penalty: 
$3,335,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
December 1, 2020
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Ross Stores paid a total of $2,550,000 in civil penalties, $340,000 for Supplemental Environmental Projects, and $445,000 in costs, to 38 District Attorneys and two City Attorneys in settling claims that it unlawfully disposed of hazardous waste in municipal landfills not authorized to accept it.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-apparel
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.