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Lowe's agrees to pay $18 million for environmental violations

Original post made on Apr 3, 2014

A local judge has ordered North Carolina-based Lowe's Home Centers to pay $18 million in damages for environmental violations at stores in California, Bay Area prosecutors announced Wednesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 3, 2014, 3:10 PM

Comments (6)

Posted by Mother Earth, a resident of Blackhawk
on Apr 3, 2014 at 3:56 pm

Lowes got off easy. Big business without regard for environment should be punished much heavily. There should be a lesson for others. 18mil is peanuts, must be atleast 10x.


Posted by Julia Pardini, a resident of Alamo
on Apr 4, 2014 at 9:59 am

@Mother Whatever take the blinders off! Lowes has done nothing wrong, business can only thrive with least oversight.

Thanks for listening.

Julia Pardini from Alamo


Posted by Julia, a resident of Alamo
on Apr 4, 2014 at 10:16 am

The posted message above was not created by the true Julia Pardini. Some one just loves to hide behind me.. No guts you coward.

By the way I personally think Lowe's is guilty as charged and must pay the fine.

Also by the way, I know what the imposter is trying to do. He/She is trying to ruin my good name and reputation. Please do not be scared to use your name when making comments. No one is going to spank you.

Thank you for listening to the real Julia Pardini from beautiful Alamo


Posted by Chris, a resident of Blackhawk
on Apr 4, 2014 at 2:42 pm

Did Al gore--the inventor of the Internet and the global warming myths get a cut


Posted by Dave, a resident of Danville
on Apr 4, 2014 at 4:26 pm

Hazardous waste disposal laws have been around for 35 years.

There is no excuse for Lowe's not following the laws that everyone else has to abide by. They were either too lazy, didn't care, or tried to save money by shifting the costs (in environmental and health damage) to others.


Posted by Peter Kluget, a resident of Danville
on Apr 5, 2014 at 12:48 pm

I always enjoy reading up on the reality-free rants of right wingers like Chris. It shows how easy it is to convince gullible folks things like "global warming is a myth" and that Al Gore claimed to have "invented" the internet.

You have to wonder what it's like to wander around in a world where you believe what you're told to believe, spit at whoever you're told to spit at, and never, ever check the facts for yourself?


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