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Safeway agreed to pay a $600,000 fine and spend around $4 million to reduce emissions of ozone-depleting substances from refrigeration equipment at 659 stores around the country.
The settlement resolves alleged Clean Air Act violations by the nation's second-largest grocery store chain. Safeway (NYSE: SWY) is based in Pleasanton, Calif.
Regulators accused the retailer of failing to promptly repair leaks of HCFC-22, a hydro-chlorofluorobcarbon used as a coolant in refrigerators, and keep adequate equipment servicing records. HCFC-22 is much more potent than carbon dioxide when it comes to global warming, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.