Home Depot Pays $8M To Ditch High-VOC Paint Suit

Law360, New York (April 5, 2013, 1:14 PM EDT) -- Home Depot USA Inc. on Thursday agreed to pay $8 million to resolve a California smog control agency’s $30 million suit alleging it sold thousands of gallons of paint and architectural coatings laced with illegal amounts of volatile organic compounds.

The South Coast Air Quality Management District announced the deal Thursday, saying the home improvement giant has agreed to settle a June 2011 lawsuit over its sale of tens of thousands of gallons of paints, sealers, primers and other products that emit smog-forming chemicals that are...
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