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Oregon Waste Systems, Inc. v. Department Of Environmental Quality Of The State Of Oregon

Docket No.: 93-70
Argued: January 18, 1994
Decided: April 4, 1994
Consolidated with: No. 93-108

Topics:

Article 1, Section 8, Paragraph 3: Interstate Commerce Clause, Economic Activity, State Tax, Commerce Clause, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, Natural Resources, judicial review, patent, property rights

PartyNames: OREGON WASTE SYSTEMS, INC., et al., Petitioners v. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY OF The STATE OF OREGON et al. COLUMBIA RESOURCE COMPANY, Petitioner v. ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY COMMISSION OF The STATE OF OREGON.
Petitioner: Oregon Waste Systems, Inc. et al.
Respondent: Department of Environmental Quality of The State of Oregon et al.

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF OREGON No. 93-70. Argued January 18, 1994-Decided April 4,
Supreme Court Docket

Oregon Waste Systems, Inc. et al.
v.
Department of Environmental Quality of The State of Oregon et al.
511 U.S. 93 (1994)
Other Citations: 114 S.Ct. 1345128 L.Ed.2d 13 (511 U.S. 9
Question:

Is the surcharge that Oregon imposed on the in-state disposal of waste produced out-of-state a violation of the Commerce Clause?

Oregon Waste Systems, Inc. v. Department Of Environmental Quality Of The State Of Oregon
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 18, 1994

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Oregon Waste Systems, Inc., 2 vote(s) against

Oregon Waste Systems, Inc. v. Department Of Environmental Quality Of The State Of Oregon
Case Documents

1Opinion in Oregon Waste Systems, Inc. v. Department Of Environmental Quality Of The State Of Oregon
2Opinion in Oregon Waste Systems, Inc. v. Department Of Environmental Quality Of The State Of Oregon
Additional documents for this case are pending review.