Allowing Citizen Participation in Environmental Regulation: An Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Right-to-Sue and Right-to-Know Provisions on Industry's Toxic Emissions
- Bill seeks liability limit under Superfund. Burnett-Balga, Beth // World Wastes;Jun97, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p8
Focuses on the Superfund Cleanup Acceleration Act of 1997, a bill designed to limit the liability of parties that disposed minimal amounts of harmful waste. Basis in part on the measure introduced in the 104th session; Reaffirmation of the collection of the general corporate tax and taxes on...
- Understanding a sham: When is recycling, treatment? Comella, Philip L. // Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review;Spring93, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p415
Discusses the definitional and practical problems inherent in distinguishing hazardous waste treatment from recycling in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of the United States. Possible implications of the lack of a recycling definition; Regulation of hazardous waste.
- Limiting municipal solid waste liability under CERCLA: Towards the toxic cleanup equity and... Reardon Jr., James J. // Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review;Spring93, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p533
Examines the judicial, administrative and legislative approaches to the problems of municipal liability for municipal solid waste (MSW) in the United States. Overview of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA); Legal sources used by courts in...
- Hazardous waste exports banned under new accord. // Chemical Business;Oct95, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p24
Reports on the amendment of the international agreement to the Basel Convention to control the movement of hazardous wastes between nations and their disposals in India. Countries that have voted in favor of the prohibition on hazardous waste exports.
- New permit review law irks enviro groups. Mooney, Barbara // Crain's Cleveland Business;6/24/96, Vol. 17 Issue 26, p12
Reports on a new law in Ohio that takes certain permit-review functions away from the state's Hazardous Waste Facilities Board. Reactions of environmental groups; Criticisms to a provision allowing hazardous waste incinerators to increase their permitted capacity by up to 25 percent without the...
- California bill SB 1222 passes. // Foundry Management & Technology;Dec95, Vol. 123 Issue 12, p16
Reports on the signing into law of SB 1222 on hazardous waste disposal. Affectivity; Benefits for all industry in California; Provisions expected to reduce hazardous waste disposal costs in the state.
- Court reverses Superfund liability ruling. // Waste News;03/31/97, Vol. 2 Issue 45, p1
Reports that the 11th United States Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court's ruling that Superfund liability cannot be applied retroactively. What would have happened if the ruling was upheld; Details on the ruling and its subsequent reversal.
- DNR loses bid to make cleanups easier. // Ward's Auto World;Jul93, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p9
Reports on the delay in the approval of Michigan Department of Natural Resources' proposed bill rewriting some of the state's hazardous waste cleanup laws. Preliminary review by the Michigan Attorney General's Office; Provisions of the bill; Reasons for delay.
- Mixture and derived-from rule broken. // Products Finishing;July96, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p34
Focuses on the Hazardous Waste Identification Rule (HWIR) which was proposed by the United States (U.S.) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). What the rule was designed for; Findings of a report from IPC; Details of a number of proposals from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.