Wal-Mart Stores Inc. pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges the company dumped hazardous waste in California.
Wal-Mart entered the plea in federal court in San Francisco to misdemeanor counts of negligently dumping pollutants from Walmart stores into sanitation drains across California, a company spokeswoman said.
As part of the plea, the company will pay $81 million, which will also cover charges in Missouri.
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