NRDC Warns Reversal Of Landmark Ruling Could Curb RCRA’s Application

January 12, 2022
Environmentalists are warning that private parties’ ability to use federal waste law to remedy imminent environmental threats could be narrowed if a federal appellate court reconsiders and reverses a landmark ruling that found a water supplier can be held liable even if it inadvertently transported the waste through its system. “The panel decision in this case reflects a faithful application of [the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)]. The arguments in the en banc petition do not and, if...

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