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In re Stevens

Citation: 17 ELR 20491
No. No. 85-0418-B, 68 Bankr. 774/(D. Me., 01/06/1987)

The court holds that a trustee in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy may not abandon hazardous waste in contravention of state environmental laws, and that costs incurred by the state in cleaning up the site after bankruptcy was declared are entitled to first priority as an administrative expense under the Bankruptcy Code....

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