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Novel RCRA Citizen Suits Could Increase If EPA Enforcement Diminishes

February 13, 2017
Several pending novel citizen suits under the Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) could lead to an expansion of how the law's citizen suit provision can be used, as well as increase the number of such suits, especially if EPA enforcement falls in the next few years, a legal expert says. Steven Jawetz, a partner in the law firm Beveridge & Diamond who spoke during a Feb. 9 environmental law seminar, pointed to three novel cases filed in 2016 that...

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