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Big Lots Stores to pay $3.5 million for illegal disposal of hazardous waste

Ohio-based Big Lots Stores Inc and its subsidiary corporations, which own and operate Big Lots stores in California and a distribution center in Rancho Cucumonga, were ordered to pay $3,507,500 in civil penalties, costs and supplemental environmental projects, according to a Yolo County District Attorney’s Office news release. An investigation found that the company unlawfully disposed of hazardous waste at its distribution center and 206 California stores.

Capitol Alert

California attorney general takes on Big Oil in lawsuit against Trump administration

State Attorney General Xavier Becerra, and New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas filed a lawsuit Wednesday, April 27, 2017, against the Department of the Interior, which is responsible for management and conservation on federal lands. It alleges the department and a division within it, the Office of Natural Resources, illegally postponed a rule that requires energy companies to pay states royalties on oil, gas and coal extracted from federal and Native American lands.

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Aerojet remembered: 'It was a joy to work there'

Paul Ledwith, 81, who worked at Aerojet from 1962 to 1973, recalled cutbacks even amid the halcyon days of the space race with the Soviet Union.
Mark Glover The Sacramento Bee
Aerojet remembered: 'It was a joy to work there' 1:50

Aerojet remembered: 'It was a joy to work there'

Take tour of homes of Marilyn Monroe, 'Californication' and Jane Fonda 1:35

Take tour of homes of Marilyn Monroe, 'Californication' and Jane Fonda

Watch: Silicon Valley firm tests flying car over Clear Lake in Northern California 0:40

Watch: Silicon Valley firm tests flying car over Clear Lake in Northern California

Sacramento, City of Trees or Farm to Fork Capital? 1:42

Sacramento, City of Trees or Farm to Fork Capital?