Commander Oil Corp. v. Barlo Equip. Corp.

ELR Citation: ELR 20679
No(s). s. 98-7975(L), -9075(xap) (2d Cir. Jun 12, 2000)

The court reverses a district court decision holding a lessee that subleased property liable as an owner under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). The court first holds that owner liability should not automatically apply to lessees/sublessors. First, s...