Scotts Miracle Gro

Romney Super PAC Backer, Scotts Miracle Gro, Fined $12M for Environmental Violations

Lawn and garden company Scotts Miracle-Gro will pay $12.5 million in civil and criminal penalties on charges brought by the U.S. Department of Justice and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The company pleaded guilty Friday to applying a toxic insecticide to its birdseed and falsifying pesticide registrations and agreed to pay a $4 million fine.