Pa. Landfill Co. Can't Dodge Environmental Challenge

Law360, Philadelphia (September 6, 2016, 5:16 PM EDT) -- An administrative law judge in Pennsylvania agreed Friday to allow an environmental group to continue its fight against the continued operation of a Lackawanna County landfill after ruling that the site’s operator had improperly asked to have the challenge junked without a full analysis.

Judge Bernard Labuskes Jr. of the state’s Environmental Hearing Board ruled that a motion for summary judgment by Keystone Landfill Inc., which was awarded a permit to continue operations in April 2015 despite concerns over the disposal of drilling waste at the site, was improperly premised on an argument that it only had to show that its...

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