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United States v. Metate Asbestos Corp.

Citation: 14 ELR 20433
No. No. CIV-83-309-GLO-RMB, 584 F. Supp. 1143/20 ERC 1953/(D. Ariz., 04/10/1984)

The court rules that mining wastes are hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) if they qualify as hazardous under one of the statutes, other than the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), incorporated by reference into the CERCLA definition of "hazardous substaces." T...

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