dry cleaning establishment. A number of dry cleaners continuously operated on this site since
1930. Marcantuone and Gieson owned and operated a grocery store on another section of the property.
They have never personally owned or operated a dry cleaning establishment on the property. JRM, LLC,
and Sang Hak Shin were tenants on the property and the last operators of the dry cleaning establishment
that utilized the hazardous substance tetrachloroethylene, or perchloroethylene (PCE), during the time
Marcantuone and Gieson owned the property. The city of East Orange acquired the property through
condemnation for the purpose of building a school on the property. But, the PCE was discovered on the
property and out of the $629,407 given to Marcantuone and Gieson as compensation for the taking, the
city held back $182,035.20 for the cost of the PCE clean-up. It cost the city a total of $212,000 to
complete the clean-up of the property.
Classify Marcantuone and Gieson.
Which of the following would prevent a company from receiving reduced penalties under CERCLA?
In about 2003, day spas, chain whitening franchises, and other businesses began to offer teeth
Dentists began complaining to State Boards of Dental Examiners and wanted to have non-
dentist teeth whitening prohibited.
The dentists said that they were concerned about public health and
safety in having non-licensed individuals performing teeth whitening.
The State Boards are made up
mostly of dentists and generally one or two consumer representatives.
In North Carolina, the Board
issued an order that shut down the non-dentist teeth whitening businesses.
Which of the following
statements is correct?
The health and safety argument is valid only if supported by evidence.