Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Walmart
Penalty: 
$1,150,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
August 15, 2005
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Wal-Mart agreed to pay $1.15 million in settlement of alleged environmental violations at 22 stores by failing to comply with stormwater management requirements, thus allowing hazardous products stored outside to be washed away.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Connecticut Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Connecticut
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
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Parent company note: 
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