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Fertilizer or Solid Waste: How Far Does RCRA Spread?

On January 14, 2015, the Eastern District of Washington held that Cow Palace Dairy, LLC, is liable under RCRA for storing, applying, and managing manure in a way that poses a substantial and imminent endangerment to public health in...

Solvay USA Inc. v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit denied several petitions for review challenging aspects of an EPA rule that provides procedures for classifying non-hazardous secondary materials as RCRA "solid waste" for the purpose of CAA emission standards for...

Carbon Sequestration Council v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit held that energy companies lack standing to challenge EPA's determination that carbon dioxide (CO2) streams injected into Class VI wells for the purpose of geologic sequestration constitute "solid waste" subject to RCRA...

The Saga Continues—Howmet and the Ongoing Uncertainty of Solid Waste Regulation Under RCRA

It is said that nothing is constant except change. For industry trying to keep up with its environmental obligations, perhaps the more appropriate saying would be that nothing is constant except regulatory uncertainty. Under President...

Adding the RCRA Mixed Sewage Exclusion to Your Compliance Arsenal

Editors' Summary: Unlike other regulatory provisions of RCRA, the mixed sewage exclusion has been largely ignored by legal and technical scholars. Industry may be overlooking a potentially attractive opportunity, however, because the...