Wal-Mart to Pay Pollution Fine art here has agreed to pay a $1 million fine levied by the Environmental Protection Agency, which said the company violated environmental construction codes in Massachusetts, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. The EPA said last week Wal-Mart may face costs of up to $4.5 million to comply with the rules. "That figure is an overestimate, as we have already begun in recent years to strictly monitor our on-site contractors," Bill Wertz, Wal-Mart spokesman, told SN. ...

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