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Wickland Oil Terminals v. Asarco, Inc.

Citation: 19 ELR 20855
No. No. C-83-5906 SC, (N.D. Cal., 02/23/1988) Innocent landowner defense rejected

The court holds that a landowner that did not own or operate a hazardous waste facility during the time when waste was deposited at the site is not entitled to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act's (CERCLA's) innocent landowner defense....

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