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Hazardous wastes & substances

United States v. Elias

The court upholds the conviction of a fertilizer company owner who allowed hazardous waste to be disposed of without a permit while knowing that his actions placed others in imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury, but the...

United States v. Elias

The court reinstates two convictions against a Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) defendant even though he should have been charged under Idaho's hazardous waste program, which was approved by the U.S. Environmental...

Aetna Casualty & Sur. Co. v. Pintlar Corp.

The court holds that insurance companies have a duty to defend an insured chemical company under its comprehensive general liability (CGL) policies against claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for response costs and...