Bill seeks liability limit under Superfund
- 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.
- 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.
- Superfund changes mulled. Rubin, Debra K.; Wright, Andrew G. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/12/94, Vol. 233 Issue 24, p12
Reports on the discussion of the United States cleanup law's future in a Republican-controlled Congress at the 1994 Superfund conference in Washington, D.C. Congress' failure to reauthorize Superfund in its 1994 term; Variety of speculations from attendees; Elevation of Superfund issues with...
- Appeal affirms Superfund law. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;04/07/97, Vol. 238 Issue 14, p10
Reports on the upholding of a Superfund hazardous waste cleanup law by the United States Court of Appeals. Rulings on the case `United States v Olin'; Advantages of the Superfund law constitutionality; Assertion on the Superfund law by the court.
- Coming clean. Zeman, Ned; Howard, Lucy // Newsweek;9/21/1992, Vol. 120 Issue 12, p6
Releases the results of the National Law Journal's eight-month investigation into the federal government's enforcement of hazardous waste laws. Findings that penalties against pollution-law violators in predominantly white areas were about 500 percent higher than against those in minority...
- Senate Superfund bill introduced--does not call for retroactive liability repeal. // Insurance Advocate;01/25/97, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p5
Focuses on the Superfund reform bill, aimed at toxic waste sites, introduced by Senator John Chafee and Bob Smith. Provisions of the bill; Insurance industry's reaction to the proposal.
- 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.