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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

Mobil Oil Corp. v. EPA

The court holds moot challenges to the mixture and derived-from rules that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), holds moot a challenge to EPA's rule applying the...

Natural Resources Defense Council v. EPA

The court upholds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) decision not to list used oil from gasoline-powered engines that is destined for disposal as hazardous waste under the Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA). The...

Sinclair Oil Corp. v. Scherer

The court holds that a consent decree between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and an oil company relating to contamination at the company's petroleum refinery does not bar an administrative action alleging that the...

United States v. Ekco Housewares, Inc.

The court holds that a bakeware manufacturing company violated the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and a consent agreement by failing to establish financial assurance for closure, and violated the agreement by failing to...

United States v. Recticel Foam Corp.

A magistrate judge finds in a criminal prosecution under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) that a postuse mixture of spent solvent and other nonhazardous solid waste does not constitute an F002 listed hazardous waste....

Edison Elec. Inst. v. EPA

The court holds that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) failed to justify application of its toxicity characteristic rule to mineral processing and electric utility wastes, and remands portions of the rule to...