High Court Won't Hear Joshua Tree Landfill Case

Law360, New York (March 28, 2011, 7:40 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday not to hear a case involving an attempt to build the nation's largest landfill on public lands near California's Joshua Tree National Park, in a win for environmental groups.

By denying a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by Kaiser Ventures LLC and its subsidiary, Mine Reclamation LLC, the high court handed a victory to the National Parks & Conservation Association and other green groups that have been fighting the proposed Eagle Mountain landfill and related land swap since...
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