Strayer Legal 100 Quiz 9 week 9

| August 31, 2016

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Course Business Law I

Test Week 9 Quiz

Instructions This quiz consist of 10 multiple choice questions and covers the material in Chapter 12. Be sure you are in Chapter 12 when you take the quiz.

Question 1

Environmental laws are administered by the

Question 2

When can a corporate officer be held civilly liable under the Clean Water Act?

Question 3

Toby is the commissioner of environmental matters for State X, the state with the cleanest air in U.S. Pollution Company wants to move into State X. Unfortunately, State X has had a severe economic downturn. Many of the citizens are ready to trade some environmental cleanliness for jobs. Toby is on the hot seat. The governor and others say that State X has done very well and has always beaten all other states in meeting national ambient air quality standards. In fact, State X is so far in compliance that Pollution Company could operate for many tears before there was a problem. What would you suggest to Toby regarding compliance with the Clean Air Act?

Question 4

What was the result in Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd., the case in the text in which the plaintiffs sued the defendant, a Canadian corporation, regarding an order under CERCLA pertaining to its contamination of water in Canada that reached the U.S.?

Question 5

________ is imposed upon the generator of hazardous waste by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

Question 6

The management of hazardous waste is governed by the

Question 7

_________ laws are laws that include such matters as wilderness preservation, wildlife protection, and national park designation.

Question 8

Tina is the president of Bank X which holds a mortgage on a company found liable illegal disposal of hazardous waste. The company has stopped paying on its loan to Bank X. Tina would like to foreclose, but she does not want the bank to become liable under CERCLA as an owner. What should she do?

Question 9

The Clean Air Act does not require which of the following?

Question 10

Which of the following is false regarding defenses to liability under CERCLA?

Question 1

The principal regulatory program established by the Clean Water Act is the _________.

Question 2

Environmental laws are administered by the

Question 3

_________ laws are laws that include such matters as wilderness preservation, wildlife protection, and national park designation.

Question 4

Which of the following least accurately describes the effect of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) on generators of hazardous waste?

Question 5

Which of the following laws governs the quality of drinking water served by public drinking-water systems?

Question 6

________ liability is the responsibility of an acquirer of corporate assets for the liabilities of the corporation that sold its assets.

Question 7

William is the CEO of ABC Company. William is concerned about hazardous waste that ABC generates. He decides to set up a subsidiary called Sub It Out and send all of the hazardous waste there. He plans, however, to have officials of ABC supervise and direct disposal operations at Sub It Out because he believes that some money can be made off of the waste product. William tells the board of directors that if things go bad with the subsidiary, then ABC Company can disavow any interest and stay out of trouble. Is William correct?

Question 8

Tina is the president of Bank X which holds a mortgage on a company found liable illegal disposal of hazardous waste. The company has stopped paying on its loan to Bank X. Tina would like to foreclose, but she does not want the bank to become liable under CERCLA as an owner. What should she do?

Question 9

________ is imposed upon the generator of hazardous waste by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

Question 10

What does the Superfund Recycling Equity Act do?

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