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Hazardous Waste

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Rite Aid Corp. Ordered To Pay $12.3M For Dumping Hazardous Waste In Local Landfills

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.

CBS Los Angeles–09/24/2013

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Environmental Groups Threaten Rail Companies With Lawsuits Over Dirty Rail Yards

An environmental group sent letters Tuesday warning two of the country’s biggest rail companies to prepare for a federal lawsuit if they don’t undertake measures to clean up hazardous waste their facilities emit into the air from diesel engines in 16 California rail yards.

06/21/2011

Vista Paint Ordered To Pay $1M To Settle Waste Lawsuit

An Orange County paint company has agreed to pay about $1 million to settle a lawsuit that claims it illegally transported and mismanaged hazardous waste and materials.

01/04/2011

SpaceX Fined For Hazardous Waste Violations

The California rocket developer Space Explorations Technologies has been fined $45,600 for hazardous waste violations.

10/01/2010

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