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Potomac Elec. Power Co. v. Sachs

Citation: 17 ELR 20153
No. Nos. 86-1572, -1573, 802 F.2d 1527/25 ERC 1215/(4th Cir., 10/17/1986) Rev'd & remanded

The court holds that a district court should have abstained from hearing a declaratory judgment action, in which a utility company involved in the disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls sought a determination that the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) preempted Maryland's hazardous waste laws, where the state had already initiated criminal gran...

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