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hazardous waste disposal

85 FR 41244

ELR Federal Agency Update

California Communities Against Toxics v. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit upheld an EPA rule that classified as "recycled" certain hazardous material sent to a third-party reclamation facility and thus exempted the material from RCRA regulations governing discarded waste. Environmental groups...

Residents of Gordon Plaza, Inc. v. Latoya Cantrell

ELR Case

A district court granted residents' motion for summary judgment in a RCRA lawsuit against the city of New Orleans for inhumane and dangerous living conditions at a residential development located on a former landfill site previously...

84 FR 1789

ELR Federal Agency Update

Oil Re-Refining Co. v. Envtl. Quality Comm'n

ELR Case

The Oregon Supreme Court ruled that a company that ran a waste treatment and disposal facility was liable for transporting hazardous waste without the proper manifest forms. The company contracted to transport waste from a polymer...

Nevada: Waste

ELR State Update Item

United States v. D.S.C. of Newark Enterprises, Inc

ELR Case

A district court held, in an unpublished opinion, that a company that sold its facility, including equipment that contained asbestos dust and waste, may not be held liable as an owner or operator or as an arranger under CERCLA. Nearly...