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PennEnvironment v. PPG Industries, Inc.

A district court held that a company is liable under RCRA for soil and water contamination at a former solid waste disposal area it used and operated in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. Environmental groups filed motions for partial...

Evanston v. Texaco, Inc.

A district court held that a town may go forward with its RCRA and common law tort claims against an oil company for soil and groundwater contamination on and around a property formerly occupied by a gasoline service station. The...

A Primer on Hazardous Materials Transportation Law of the 1990s: The Awakening

Editors' Summary: Regulation of hazardous materials (HAZMAT) transportation has developed in a piecemeal fashion over the past century. In response, Congress passed the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act in 1975 and the...