Court Poised To Hear Suit On RCRA Corrosivity, Years After 9/11 Dispute

November 15, 2022
More than 20 years after the World Trade Center (WTC) collapsed due to the 9/11 attacks, a federal appellate court is slated to hear arguments on whether EPA should strengthen its Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) “corrosivity” standard to correct what the petitioners say is the agency’s failure to regulate corrosive dust from the structures’ collapse as well as other similar wastes. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is scheduled Nov. 16 to hear...

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