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United States v. Conservation Chem. Co.

Citation: 14 ELR 20207
No. No. 82-0983-CV-W-5, 589 F. Supp. 59/20 ERC 1427/(W.D. Mo., 02/03/1984) Ruling on nature of liability

The court denies defendants' motions to dismiss a cleanup action brought under § 7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and § 106(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), ruling that at least the latter provision imposes liability that is strict and, when the injury is...

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