High Court Won't Hear LA's Case Over Biosolid Ban

Law360, New York (June 2, 2010, 4:51 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the city of Los Angeles' case asserting that a neighboring county’s ban on biosolid fertilizer produced from the city’s waste is unconstitutional.

The high court on Tuesday denied a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by the city and affiliated waste recyclers and farms, having considered whether to hear the dispute over Kern County’s 2006 ban on the land application of the city’s sludge at its May 27 conference.

The petition had urged the Supreme Court to...
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