CVS Pays $14M To Bury Calif. Hazardous Waste Claims

Law360, New York (April 19, 2012, 5:17 PM EDT) -- CVS Pharmacy Inc. has agreed to pay close to $14 million to settle claims that the retail pharmacy chain did not properly store and dispose of toxic waste at its drugstores in California, Los Angeles city prosecutors said Wednesday.

In a settlement in Ventura County Superior Court, CVS agreed to pay $13.75 million to resolve claims that it violated California law over a seven-year period by improperly storing and disposing of medical and pharmaceutical waste, according to a statement by the City of Los Angeles, which...
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