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Chemical Mfrs. Ass'n v. EPA

Citation: 12 ELR 20396
No. Nos. 79-2299 et al., 673 F.2d 507/17 ERC 1057/(D.C. Cir., 03/16/1982)

The court upholds the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) inclusion of mining waste in the category of solid waste in regulations promulgated pursuant to §§1008(a)(3) and 4004(a) of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The court first holds that EPA acted reasonably in including mining waste in its definition of solid waste....

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