LA Asks High Court To Nix County's Biosolids Ban

Law360, New York (March 16, 2010, 5:33 PM EDT) -- The city of Los Angeles and affiliated waste recyclers and farms have asked the nation’s highest court to hear their case alleging a neighboring county’s ban on biosolid fertilizer produced from the city’s waste is unconstitutional.

The petition for a writ of certiorari, filed Monday, urges the U.S. Supreme Court to address a circuit split and correct a recent appeals court determination that the plaintiffs lack prudential standing to sue Kern County under the U.S. Constitution's commerce clause for banning the use of Los Angeles’ biosolids...
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