Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Walmart
Penalty: 
$27,600,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
May 3, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Wal-Mart agreed to pay $27.6 million to the California Attorney General and 18 District Attorneys to resolve allegations relating to the handling of hazardous waste.

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: 
Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-discount stores
Source of Data: 

Walmart to Pay Record $27 Million Settlement for Environmental Violations, Targeted News Service, May 3, 2010 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
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