imminent and substantial hazard

By Andrew H. Perellis

It’s an all too familiar scenario. You learn that your drinking water supply has been contaminated by a defunct manufacturing operation on adjacent property.

In response, you file a lawsuit involving RCRA’s citizen suit provisions to allege that the former owner or operator violated RCRA’s substantive requirements by disposing of hazardous waste without a permit. 42

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