Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Target Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Target
Penalty: 
$22,500,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
March 3, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Target Corp. agreed to pay $22.5 million in settlement of allegations by 19 California District Attorneys, the California Attorney General, and the City Attorneys for San Diego and Los Angeles that is violated environmental laws by failing to correctly handle and dispose of hazardous material, including pesticides, paint, aerosols, oven cleaners, pool chemicals, drain openers and other flammable, toxic and corrosive materials.

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: 
Minnesota
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.