Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

(pronounced “rick-rah”) A federal law that establishes a system for managing hazardous wastes in an environmentally sound manner from the point of origin to the point of final disposal, called cradle-to-the-grave management. It also promotes resource recovery and waste minimization.The Act gives citizens the right to file suit against violators to enforce its provisions, and the right to file suit against the Environmental Protection Agency administrator to require enforcement of the rules. More information is available at the EPA Web site at www.epa.gov.

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In its ruling, the state high court clarified the standard for imposing arranger liability and concluded that the facts did not establish that Street was an "arranger" under the Solid Waste Disposal Act.
In the decision issued today, the state high court clarified the standard for imposing arranger liability and concluded that the facts did not establish that Street was an "arranger" under the Solid Waste Disposal Act.
Kanjorski (D-PA) testified on legislation he is sponsoring that amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act.
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The complaints include assessed penalties which total $10,156,970 and cite violations of the underground storage tank requirements of the Solid Waste Disposal Act.
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