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Company: Whole Foods Market California Inc., Mrs. Gooch's Natural Food Markets Inc., and WFM-WO Inc.
Current Parent
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Penalty: $1,643,500
Year: 2018
Date: September 20, 2018
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Whole Foods and two related entities agreed to pay $1,643,500 in settlement of allegations by 22 California District and City Attorneys that they violated California laws for storage, handling and disposal of hazardous waste from products used or sold at their stores.
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 Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Washington
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-internet
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