A judge has ordered Rite Aid Corporation to pay more than $12.3 million stemming from a civil lawsuit alleging some 600 California stores dumped hazardous waste in local landfills.
Two men faced misdemeanor charges Tuesday after they were caught on video illegally dumping waste in El Sereno, city officials said.
Officials say there have been more than 50 incidents where used adult diapers have been dumped illegally in Newport Beach and Laguna Beach since January.
The former owner of an Inglewood hospital will pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit that claimed it dumped a homeless woman at a shelter.
The retail giant has been ordered to stop throwing away hazardous items like bleach, pesticides, and aerosols directly into trash containers.