LA Pushes For High Court To Hear Biosolids Case

Law360, New York (May 12, 2010, 1:44 PM EDT) -- Invoking a high-stakes rift among the appeals courts over the scope of the Interstate Commerce Clause, the city of Los Angeles has made its final play in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to take up its case alleging a neighboring county’s ban on its biosolid fertilizer is unconstitutional.

On Monday, Los Angeles and affiliated waste recyclers responded to Kern County, Calif.’s brief in opposition to the city’s certiorari petition.

The response sets the stage for the high court’s conference on May 27, when the justices will...
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