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In re In re Acushnet River & New Bedford Harbor: Proceedings re Alleged PCB Pollution

ELR Citation: ELR 20543
Nos. No. 83-3882-Y, 675 F. Supp. 22/(D. Mass., 11/06/1987) Personal jurisdiction issues

The court holds that piercing the corporate veil to assert personal jurisdiction in Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) actions is a federal question determined by traditional tests for piercing the corporate veil, CERCLA §106 does not authorize nationwide service of process, and the 1986 nationwide ser...

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