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Parties Spar Over RCRA Authority For Underground Disposal Of Liquid Waste

March 15, 2017
Opposing parties in a Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) citizen suit are both citing correspondence between EPA and an Oklahoma state commission to underpin competing arguments over whether the case alleging endangerment from earthquakes prompted by oil and gas liquid waste disposal into underground wells should proceed. The case -- Sierra Club v. Chesapeake Operating LLC, et al. -- is being watched by environmental attorneys, with one legal expert saying the RCRA section 7002 case seeking a cut...

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