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United States v. Burns

ELR Citation: ELR 20831
Nos. No. 80-1424, 512 F. Supp. 916/15 ERC 2120/(W.D. Pa., 04/14/1981)

The court rules that (1) the government cannot bring an action for improper handling, storage, and disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), (2) §311 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) is the government's exclusive means of recovering cleanup costs, and (3) under the Tox...

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