Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
The TJX Companies, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
TJX
Penalty: 
$2,777,500
Year: 
2014
Date: 
September 22, 2014
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The TJX Companies, Inc. agreed to pay $2,777,500 in settlement of allegations by 35 California District Attorneys and two City Attorneys that its stores violated state laws concerning the handling and disposal of hazardous waste with products they used and sold.

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: 
Massachusetts
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.