.Walgreens Fined $16.6 Million for Landfilling Pesticides, Bleach, Paint, and More in East Bay

Illinois-based Walgreen Co. has been ordered to pay a settlement of $16.57 million for illegally sending hazardous materials including pesticides, bleach, paint, and aerosols to local landfills throughout California, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced today. The ruling was made by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne Carvill in a case brought by O’Malley and 42 other California District Attorneys and two city attorneys.

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