Stakeholders Back LA In High Court Biosolids Case

Law360, New York (April 19, 2010, 3:58 PM EDT) -- Water treatment trade groups and metropolitan wastewater authorities are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the city of Los Angeles’ case over a neighboring county’s ban on its biosolid fertilizer, insisting that the appeals court erred in finding that the local biosolids trade is not protected by the U.S. Constitution’s commerce clause.

Highlighting the stakes of the case, a consortium of wastewater industry groups led by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies and major wastewater treatment offices filed a pair of amicus curiae...
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