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FMC Corp. v. Northern Pump Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20293
Nos. No. 4-84-1365, 668 F. Supp. 1285/26 ERC 1566/(D. Minn., 08/20/1987)

The court holds that the buyer of a contaminated hazardous waste site may not recover cleanup costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) from a seller that did not itself dispose of hazardous waste at the site, is not accountable for its subsidiary's hazardous waste disposal at the site, and ha...

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