Are parents liable for subsidiary sin?

Shanoff, Barry
August 1998
World Wastes;Aug98, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p82
Trade Publication
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.


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