Severstal Sparrows Point, LLC v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20232
No(s). JFM-97-558, -559, 41 (D. Md. Jul 5, 2011)

A district court held that under a 1997 consent decree resolving CWA, RCRA, and state-law violations at a steel mill, the current owner is not liable for remediating any discharges that occurred prior to its purchase of the mill out of the previous owner's bankruptcy, but that it must conduct a site...