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Albertsons to pay $3.4 million to settle illegal disposal case
Albertsons to pay $3.4 million to settle illegal disposal case

The Albertsons company was ordered Tuesday to pay more than $3 million to settle a lawsuit accusing the grocery chain of illegal disposal, transportation, storage and mismanagement of hazardous waste at its 188 California locations.  The company agreed to pay $3.4 million, including $2.7 million in civil penalties; $300,000 for the cost of the investigation; and $350,000 for supplemental environmental projects. The fines are the result of violations of the California Hazardous Waste Law, according to a news release from the Orange County district attorney's office.  Albertsons did not admit fault or liability, according to the release.   Waste generated at...

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