Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Safeway Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Cerberus Capital Management
Penalty: 
$9,870,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
January 5, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Safeway agreed to pay over $9 million in settlement of allegations by 43 California District Attorneys and two city attorneys that it violated state laws concerning the handling and disposal of hazardous waste produced by products sold and used in its stores, and incorrectly disposed of consumer records containing confidential medical information.

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: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Source Notes: 
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.