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

Citation: 19 ELR 21206
No. No. 83-3882-Y, 712 F. Supp. 1010/29 ERC 1723/(D. Mass., 03/28/1989) Successor liability

The court holds that the current owner of a manufacturing facility is the corporate successor to the prior owner and is thus liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for its predecessor's use and disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in New Bedford Harbor....

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