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Blue Legs v. EPA

ELR Citation: ELR 20197
Nos. No. 85-5097, 668 F. Supp. 1329/26 ERC 1530/(D.S.D., 09/03/1987)

The court rules that an Indian tribe is a "person" within the meaning of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), RCRA preempts tribal sovereign immunity from citizen suits, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has no authority to regulate solid waste on an Indian reservation....

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