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Wal-Mart agrees to pay $27.6 million in environmental case

May 4, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
A civil claim alleged that its 236 stores in the state were in violation of laws for improperly transporting or dumping pesticides, chemicals, paint, acid, aerosols, fertilizer and motor oil.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has agreed to pay $27.6 million to settle charges that it violated California environmental laws in its handling and disposal of hazardous materials, prosecutors involved in the case announced Monday in San Diego.

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