Wal-Mart Settles Clean Air Breaches For $200K

Law360, New York (October 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has agreed to pay a $199,000 fine for selling ozone-depleting glow-in-the-dark toys in violation of the Clean Air Act.

The civil penalty was part of a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which said Thursday the retail giant had taken action to investigate the cause of the breach and ensure future compliance.

The EPA said Wal-Mart violated a provision of the Clean Air Act that bans the sale or distribution in interstate commerce of non-essential products containing ozone-depleting substances.

The settlement follows...
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