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Northern Illinois Gas Co. v. City of Evanston

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...

Stratford Holding, LLC v. Foot Locker Retail Inc.

A district court held that a property owner may go forward with its CERCLA claims against several retail stores in connection with contamination stemming from the property, but dismissed the owner's RCRA claims. The owner entered into a...

Litgo New Jersey, Inc. v. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

The Third Circuit, in a case involving a contaminated site in New Jersey, affirmed in part and reversed in part a lower court decision finding the former owner of the site liable to the current owner under CERCLA but not RCRA. The lower...

SPS Ltd. Partnership, LLLP v. Severstal Sparrows Point, LLC

A district court granted in part and denied in part motions to dismiss a shipyard owner's CERCLA, RCRA, and tort law claims against...

Florida Power & Light Co. v. EPA

The court dismisses a power company's petitions for review of two preamble statements made by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in conjunction with a proposed rule concerning state authorization of Resource Conservation and...

Horsehead Resources Dev. Co. v. EPA

The court holds that an electric arc furnace dust recycler's petition to review a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) rule that excludes electric arc furnace dust from the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act's (RCRA's)...