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Safe Food & Fertilizer v. EPA

The D.C. Circuit held that on remand EPA must explain how the risk assessments it used in exempting certain recycled zinc fertilizer products from regulation under RCRA compare with the risk threshold estimates in a private study....

Safe Food & Fertilizer v. EPA

The court largely upholds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) determination that Subtitle C of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) does not apply to recycled materials used to make zinc fertilizers, or to...

American Petroleum Inst. v. EPA

The court vacates a portion of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation in which it determined that oil-bearing wastewaters generated by the petroleum refining industry are solid wastes under the Resource Conservation and...

Environmental Defense Fund v. EPA

The court denies a petition for review of a final determination by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) not to add 14 solvent wastes to its list of hazardous wastes under Subtitle C of the Resource Conservation and Recovery...

Rebuttal: The Mixture Rule and the Environmental Code

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) "mixture rule for hazardous waste was vacated by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Shell Oil Co. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.1...

EPA's Continuing Jurisdiction Regulation: A Response to The Mixture Rule and the Environmental Code

Can listed hazardous waste escape the requirements of Subtitle C1 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA),2 without being delisted, simply by being mixed with other...

Environmental Technology Council v. Browner

The court refuses to approve a proposed consent decree requiring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue a notice of proposed revisions to its hazardous waste identification rule by August 15, 1995, and to issue its...

EPA's Mixture Rule: Why the Fuss?

For over a decade, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) "mixture rule" clarified the status under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act1 (RCRA) of mixtures containing listed hazardous waste...

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...