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New York, City of v. Department of Transp.

Citation: 19 ELR 20594
No. No. 87 Civ. 1443 (MGC), 700 F. Supp. 1294/(S.D.N.Y., 12/08/1988)

The court holds that under the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA), the Department of Transportation (DOT) may not require New York City to make a threshold showing of exceptional circumstances when it seeks a DOT determination that the HMTA does not preempt city regulations....

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