Health Emergency Declared In San Mateo County Due To Threat Of Hazardous Waste From WildfiresSan Mateo County Health Officer Scott Morrow declared a health emergency on Wednesday due to the public health threat of hazardous waste from wildfires.
Kincade Fire Clean Up Efforts Continue With Hazardous Waste SweepRecovery efforts continued Tuesday in area impacted by the Kincade Fire as the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors worked toward making their community more fire safe.
Pep Boys Agrees To Pay $3.7M To Settle Hazardous Waste SuitAutomotive after market retail and service chain Pep Boys has agreed to pay $3.7 million to resolve allegations that it violated California laws by illegally disposing of automotive fluids and other waste.
AutoZone To Pay $11M Over Hazardous Waste Violations At California StoresAn $11 million settlement to resolve state claims that auto parts retailer AutoZone Inc. illegally disposed of hazardous waste in 45 California counties was filed in Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland Tuesday.
EPA Settles With Tesla Over Hazardous Waste Violations At Fremont FactoryThe EPA announced an $86,000 settlement with Tesla Motor Co. over hazardous waste violations at the company’s electric car plant in Fremont.
Target Pays $7.4 Million To Settle California Hazardous Waste SuitRetail store giant Target Corp. has agreed to pay $7.4 million to settle allegations that it violated a 2011 stipulated judgment regarding the company’s handling and disposal of retail hazardous waste, prosecutors said.
Whole Foods Pays $1.6M To Settle NorCal Hazardous Waste CaseWhole Foods and two related entities will pay $1.64 million to settle a civil law enforcement action alleging that it violated California laws for the safe storage, handling and disposal of hazardous waste over a five-year period, prosecutors said Thursday.
AutoNation To Pay $3.38 Million To Settle California Environment LawsuitA California court has ordered 57 car dealerships and collision centers that operate as subsidiaries of AutoNation to pay nearly $3.5 million in penalties for illegally disposing of hazardous material.
Daly City Business Owner Charged With Dumping Hazardous Waste In SewerA Daly City man was charged Friday with 11 felony counts related to illegally treating and dumping hazardous waste in San Francisco.
State Wants Central Valley Hazardous Waste Dump ExpandedCalifornia officials are recommending allowing a major expansion of the largest hazardous waste dump in the western United States, even though some residents blame the dump for birth defects.
Wal-Mart Pleads Guilty To Dumping Hazardous Waste In CaliforniaWal-Mart Stores Inc. has pleaded guilty to charges the company dumped hazardous waste in California.