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United States v. Barrier Indus., Inc.

ELR Citation: ELR 21128
Nos. 95 Civ, 9114(JSR), 991 F. Supp. 678/(S.D.N.Y, 01/27/1998)

The court holds that a chemical manufacturer is liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for the response costs incurred at its New York facility. The court first holds that the manufacturer's CERCLA §107(b) act of God defense must be rejected....

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