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Solid Waste Disposal Act (SWDA)

Del-Ray Battery Co. v. Douglas Battery Co.

The Fifth Circuit held that the Superfund Recycling Equity Act (SREA)—an amendment to CERCLA that exempts certain recyclers from liability for cleanup costs under CERCLA and awards costs and fees to any recyclers improperly sued for...

Osage Envtl., Inc. v. Railroad Comm'n of Texas

A Texas appellate court upheld a state railroad commission order requiring a company to obtain a permit to receive and store oilfield waste consisting primarily of oil-based drill cuttings—bits of rock and soil that are byproducts of...

R.R. St. & Co. v. Pilgrim Enters., Inc.

The court held that an equipment and chemical supplier who gave advice to a dry cleaning service regarding waste disposal is not subject to "arranger liability" under the Texas Solid Waste Disposal Act (SWDA). In addition to the "...