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Constitutional Law Keyed to Farber
United Haulers Ass’n, Inc. v. Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority
Citation:550 U.S. 330 (2007)
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Oneida and Herkimer Counties adopted flow control ordinances requiring haulers to bring waste to facilities owned and operated by a state-created public benefit corporation. Private haulers would remain free to pick up citizens’ trash from the curb, but the Authority would take over the job of processing the trash, sorting it, and sending it off for disposal. Private haulers must obtain a permit from the Authority to collect waste in the Counties.
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