TITLE

Are parents liable for subsidiary sin?

AUTHOR(S)
Shanoff, Barry
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
World Wastes;Aug98, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses whether a parent company of a polluting facility is held liable for its subsidiary's actions. Provisions under the federal Superfund law for environmental cleanup costs; Disagreement among federal courts about when a parent company can be deemed an owner or operator; Overview on the case of OTT Chemical Co. in which its parent company CPC International Inc. was held liable for its environmental pollution violations.
ACCESSION #
987312

 

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