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Southland Corp. v. Ashland Oil, Inc.

Citation: 19 ELR 20733
No. No. 88-0700, 696 F. Supp. 994/28 ERC 1805/(D.N.J., 10/06/1988)

The court holds that the seller of a chemical manufacturing plant is liable to the purchaser for contribution under § 113(f) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for response costs incurred or to be incurred as a result of the dumping of hazardous waste during the time that the seller owned t...

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