Firestone Auto, prosecutors reach $4M settlement in hazardous waste case

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Theo Wyss-Flamm/Senior Staff
Firestone must pay millions of dollars to pay for civil penalties, costs of enforcement, biannual employee training and a state compliance specialist to prevent future violations.

Firestone Complete Auto Care reached a $4 million settlement with prosecutors Friday over allegations that the business maintained unlawful waste management practices at 183 locations across California.
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Mom’s rules for the internet

Miss Communication

It was a 20-minute drive from my childhood home in San Diego to my middle school one town over. Twenty minutes that my mom never failed to capitalize on. It was the time for her proverbial lectures on the dangers of the world. I was her captive audience, and our
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