Howmet Appeals Loss In EPA Waste Disposal Case

Law360, New York (October 23, 2009, 5:52 PM EDT) -- A subsidiary of Alcoa Inc. has said it will appeal a loss in a case over the correct disposal of potassium hydroxide and ask a federal appeals court to weigh in on the question of when exactly an industrial material becomes “spent.”

Component manufacturing company Howmet Corp. said Thursday that it would appeal a $310,000 win for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which for more than two years had argued that the company violated hazardous waste disposal law when it shipped potassium hydroxide to another company...
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