Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CVS
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$16,500
Year: 
2002
Date: 
February 1, 2002
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The New York Attorney General announced a settlement with four pharmacy chains requiring them to accept returnable beverage bottles and cans. The pharmacies also agreed to pay a total of $66,000 to the state. The announcement did not specify how much each company would pay. Here we assume the amount was divided evenly among them.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New York Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Rhode Island
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-pharmacies
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Parent company note: 
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