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Equitable estoppel

Red River Serv. Corp. v. Minot, City of

The court holds that a city's refusal to allow a waste transport company to dispose of solid waste from a military base in the city's landfill did not violate the U.S. Constitution's Commerce Clause. The court first holds that the city'...

United States v. Krilich

The court holds that penalties assessed against a developer who failed to meet the wetland mitigation construction deadlines set forth in a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) were proper. The consent...

Chaveriat v. Williams Pipe Line Co.

The Seventh Circuit upholds a district court's grant of summary judgment to the defendant prior owner of a petroleum carrying pipeline on plaintiffs landowners' claim for nuisance damages from a 1944 leak of unleaded gasoline. In 1986,...

United States v. Slade

The court holds that a waste oil company manager, who was guilty of knowingly causing the transport of hazardous waste to an unpermitted facility in violation of § 3008(d)(1) of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), is...

United States v. Villegas

The court holds that the co-owner of a medical testing laboratory, who had placed vials of blood in a river bulkhead, knowingly discharged pollutants into navigable waters in violation of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA...