The negative economic effects resulting from efforts to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) have put financial pressure on many businesses.  In the worst such cases, businesses may face the risk of insolvency.  In an environmental law context, this raises the question of what the potential implications may be for those businesses’ environmental liabilities – in particular, for businesses which lease premises and who may be responsible for any potential liabilities for contamination caused during the term of their lease.

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