229 Main St. Ltd. Partnership v. Massachusetts Dep't of Envtl. Protection

ELR Citation: ELR 20001
No(s). 00-2236 (1st Cir. Aug 22, 2001)

The court holds that Massachusetts' environmental superlien statute, which allows the commonwealth to place a priority lien on property after spending money assessing or cleaning up a polluted tract of land, evades the Bankruptcy Code's automatic stay provision. The case arose after Massachusetts so...