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Potomac Elec. Power Co. v. Sachs

ELR Citation: 18 ELR 20831
Nos. Nos. 86-1572, -1573, 841 F.2d 90/27 ERC 1318/(4th Cir., 03/07/1988) Remanded with instructions to dismiss as moot

On remand from the Supreme Court with instructions to consider the issue of mootness, the court holds that an electric power company's action for declaratory judgment that the Toxic Substances Control Act preempts Maryland hazardous waste statutes is rendered moot by Maryland's suspension of its criminal investigation against the company.

[Previous opinions in this case are published at 16 ELR 20651 and 17 ELR 20153.]

Counsel for Appellant/Cross-Appellee
Arnold M. Weiner
Melnicove, Kaufman, Weiner & Smouse
Charles Ctr. S., 36 S. Charles St., Baltimore MD 21201-3060
(301) 332-8500
E. Barrett Prettyman Jr.
Hogan & Hartson
Columbia Square, 555 13th St. NW, Washington DC 20004-1109
(202) 637-5600

Counsel for Appellees/Cross-Appellants
Ralph S. Tyler, Ass't Attorney General
Dep't of Law, 7 N. Calvert St., Baltimore MD 21202
(301) 576-6300

Before PHILLIPS, SPROUSE, and CHAPMAN, Circuit Judges.