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Used Tire Int'l, Inc. v. Diaz-Saldana

The court affirms a district court decision enjoining the enforcement of certain provisions of a statute for the handling and disposal of used tires in Puerto Rico. The court first holds that two provisions prohibiting and imposing a...

Automated Salvage Transp., Inc. v. Wheelabrator Envtl. Sys., Inc.

The court holds that a settlement agreement between a state solid waste authority and a private waste disposal company does not violate the Sherman Act or the federal Commerce Clause. The agreement requires both the state authority and...

Resource Invs., Inc. v. Corps of Eng'rs

The court holds that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lacked authority under Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) §404 to require a company to obtain a dredge and fill permit before constructing a solid waste landfill on a...

Sal Tinnerello & Sons, Inc. v. Stonington, Town of

The court affirms a district court's denial of a waste hauling company's motion to enjoin a town from enforcing a local ordinance that provides for a municipal takeover of solid waste collection. The court first holds that the waste...

South Dakota v. Yankton Sioux Tribe

The Court holds that a landfill constructed on land ceded from the Yankton Sioux Reservation in South Dakota by an 1894 Act that diminished the boundaries of the reservation is not subject to federal environmental regulation. The Court...

Eastern Ky. Resources v. Fiscal Court of Magoffin County

The court holds that a state's solid waste disposal program that requires the identification of additional capacity for out-of-state waste before a plan is approved does not violate the U.S. Commerce Clause. The court first holds that...