Waste and Resource Recovery Committee Report
148 WASTE AND RESOURCE RECOVERY 2009 Annual Report1 I. LITIGATION DEVELOPMENTS A. City of L.A. v. County of Kern City of L.A. v. County of Kern was the most significant 2009 appellate court decision addressing the constitutionality of restrictions on the flow of solid waste.2 In County of Kern, the Ninth Circuit considered a dormant Commerce Clause challenge to Kern County’s voter adopted ordinance that banned the land application of biosolids within unincorporated areas of the county. While the...