Judge to Target: Stop dumping hazardous waste

lady shopping at Target in California
lady shopping at Target in California

Companies may be getting "greener" -- or saying they are -- but a judge in Northern California issued a preliminary injunction that prohibits Target Corp. and its employees from dumping hazardous wastes into the environment. Something prosecutors claim was routine, systematic and done over a five-year period throughout California.

According to a the San Diego District Attorney's office, officials began investigating claims in 2005: