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Northern Illinois Gas Co. v. City of Evanston

ELR Citation: ELR 20036
Nos. 14-cv-9227, (N.D. Ill. Feb., 02/10/2016) (Lee, J.)

A district court dismissed a city's RCRA action against two power and gas companies concerning a methane gas leak from natural gas pipelines and waste oil contamination from a former manufacturing gas plant. Because methane gas does not meet the definition of "solid waste" under RCRA, the city cannot base a RCRA claim on its release....

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