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EPA rebuts environmentalists' challenge to waste rule

November 07, 2018
EPA is rebutting environmentalists' attempt to challenge an exclusion the agency included as a key aspect of its revised definition of solid waste (DSW) rule that allows third-party recyclers of hazardous secondary material to avoid stringent regulation. In a corrected response brief filed Nov. 6, EPA argues that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit should dismiss the litigation, California Communities Against Toxics, et al. v. EPA , on both procedural and substantive grounds. Environmental groups...

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