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BFI Medical Waste Sys. v. Whatcom County

Citation: 23 ELR 20451
No. Nos. 91-35374, -35929, 983 F.2d 911/36 ERC 1122/(9th Cir., 01/15/1993) Aff'd in part & remanded

The court holds that a county in the state of Washington violated the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution when it adopted an ordinance barring disposal in the county of medical waste generated outside the county, and the court remands for a determination of whether attorneys fees are warranted under 42 U.S.C. §1988....

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