United States v. Bestfoods

ELR Citation: ELR 21225
No(s). 97-454 (U.S. Jun 8, 1998)

The U.S. Supreme Court holds that a parent corporation that actively participated in, and exercised control over, the operations of a subsidiary may not be held liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) as an operator of a polluting facility owne...