Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Target Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Target
Penalty: 
$7,400,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
December 5, 2018
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The California Attorney General, together with 24 local government attorneys, announced a $7.4 million statewide settlement, including enhanced environmental compliance measures and injunctive terms, with Minnesota-based Target Corporation to resolve allegations that Target violated state laws and injunctive terms from a 2011 stipulated judgment regarding the company's handling and disposal of retail hazardous waste.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
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.