Macy's Settles Bulb-Tossing Complaint With EPA

Law360, New York (August 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Department store chain Macy's Retail Holdings Inc. has agreed to pay nearly $50,000 to settle charges of hazardous waste management violations related to improper disposal of lightbulbs at two of its New York stores.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the settlement Wednesday. According to the agency, Macy's will pay $49,725 and voluntarily ensure that the 75 stores it operates throughout New York, New Jersey and Puerto Rico comply with federal and state lightbulb-handling regulations.

The EPA filed a complaint against the retail giant in December...
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