42 Drake L. Rev. 255 (1993)
Liability for Passive Disposal of Hazardous Substances under CERCLA

handle is hein.journals/drklr42 and id is 271 raw text is: LIABILITY FOR PASSIVE DISPOSAL OF
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES UNDER CERCLA
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I.  Introduction  ........................................ 256
II. The Structure of Liability Under CERCLA ................. 257
A.  Responsible Parties  ...............................  257
B.  Extent of Liability  ................................  258
C. The Innocent Landowner Defense ..................... 259
D. The Ambiguity in Section 107(aX2) .................... 259
III. The Broad Interpretation of Disposal Under RCRA ......... 260
A. Disposal of Solid and Hazardous Waste ............... 261
B. RCRA Liability for Passive Disposal of
Hazardous Waste  .................................  262
1.  United States v. Price  ...........................  262
2. United States v. Waste Industries, Inc ............... 264
3. United States v. Ottati & Goss .................... 266
IV. Interpretation of Disposal Under CERCLA ............... 267
A. Liability for Passive Disposal of
Hazardous Substances  .............................  267
1.  Introduction  ..................................  267
2. New York v. Shore Realty Corp ..................... 267
3. Emhart Industries, Inc. v. Duracell
International, Inc .................... . .........  268
4. CPC International, Inc. v. Aerojet-General Corp........ 269
5. Stanley Works v. Snydergeneral Corp... ............ 271
6. Nurad, Inc. v. William E. Hooper & Sons Co .......... 272
B. Cases Holding Disposal Requires an
Affirmative Human Act ............................ 274
1.  Introduction  ..................................  274
2. Cadillac Fairview / California, Inc. v.
Dow Chemical Co .............................. 275
3.  Ecodyne Corp. v. Shah  ..........................  276
4. Diamond Reo Trucks, Inc. v. City of Lansing .......... 278
5. Snediker Developers Ltd. Partnership v. Evans ........ 279
6. United States v. Petersen Sand & Gravel, Inc .......... 281
V.  Conclusion  .........................................  283

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