Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Walmart found guilty of dumping hazardous waste nationwide (VIDEO)

Retail giant Walmart will pay $100 million for violating environmental regulations after pleading guilty to disposing fertilizer, pesticide and bleach in sewage systems across the country.

After nearly a decade of litigation, and dozens of prosecutors and environmental groups weighing in, the long-standing debate over Walmart's past antics finally came to a close recently in a San Francisco courthouse.

But will this change things for retailers and current regulations, or will Walmart walk away without being affected?

RT's Meghan Lopez discusses with producers Rachel Kurzius and Bob English.

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