Northern Illinois Gas Co. v. City of Evanston

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20036
No(s). 14-cv-9227 (N.D. Ill. Feb. Feb 10, 2016) (Lee, J.)

A district court dismissed a city's RCRA action against two power and gas companies concerning a methane gas leak from natural gas pipelines and waste oil contamination from a former manufacturing gas plant. Because methane gas does not meet the definition of "solid waste" under RCRA, the city canno...