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United States v. Wade

Citation: 14 ELR 20440
No. No. 79-1426, (E.D. Pa., 04/27/1984) "Hazardous substance" construed

The court holds that waste fuel oil sludge and biological sludge are not, as a matter of law, excluded from the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act's (CERCLA's) definition of "hazardous substance" simply because, as to the former, CERCLA exempts petroleum, and as to the latter, the Environmental Protection Agenc...

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