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Buyer Not Liable as CERCLA ‘Successor’ (access required)

In this suit filed by Dixon Lumber Company against Austinville Limestone Company, parties who own adjacent plots of land in Wythe County, the Roanoke U.S. District Court says the lumber company cannot hold the limestone company liable under CERCLA for environmental clean-up costs from limestone tailings left by the prior owner of the Austinville site, ...