Wal-Mart Pays $28M For Calif. Enviro Violations

Law360, New York (May 3, 2010, 5:07 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has agreed to pay the state of California $27.6 million for allegedly mishandling hazardous wastes at its 236 retail outlets in California.

San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and California Attorney General Edmond G. Brown Jr. announced the settlement on Monday, along with 18 other district attorneys throughout the state. The parties signed off on the settlement agreement on Monday in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego.

“This should serve as a warning to all companies doing business in...
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