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United States v. Burns

Citation: 11 ELR 20831
No. 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 t...

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