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June 6, 2001
Richmond, Va. — An appeals court has ruled that three Virginia laws designed to restrict out-of-state waste violate the U.S. Constitution, but a fourth law is headed to trial. The laws, enacted in 1999 but never enforced, would have restricted the amount of waste a landfill could accept, placed special regulations on large trucks hauling waste and prohibited the use of barges to transport waste to Virginia.
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