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New York C & A Carbone v. Town of Clarkstown - Significance, Further Readings

station waste petitioner inc

Petitioner

C & A Carbone, Inc.

Respondent

Town of Clarkstown, New York

Petitioner's Claim

That a Clarkstown ordinance requiring all haulers to deposit waste at a private transfer station in return for deeding over the station to the city in five years violated the Commerce Clause of the Constitution.

Chief Lawyer for Petitioner

Betty Jo Christian

Chief Lawyer for Respondent

William C. Brashares

Justices for the Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Anthony M. Kennedy (writing for the Court), Sandra Day O'Connor, Antonin Scalia, John Paul Stevens, Clarence Thomas

Justices Dissenting

Harry A. Blackmun, William H. Rehnquist, David H. Souter

Place

Washington, D.C.

Date of Decision

16 May 1994

Decision

An ordinance enabling Clarkstown, New York to obtain title to a waste station in return for requiring all waste haulers to use the station under private ownership for five years discriminated in interstate commerce.

Related Cases

  • Philadelphia v. New Jersey, 437 U.S. 617 (1978).
  • Chemical Waste Management, Inc. v. Hunt, 504 U.S. 334 (1992).
  • Fort Gratiot Sanitary Landfill, Inc. v. Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources, 504 U.S. 353 (1992).
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