Susan M. Cooke
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Susan M. Cooke advises clients on US and international environmental regulatory, compliance and policy matters and on domestic and cross-border hazardous material transportation requirements. Her practice includes regulatory analyses and counseling, enforcement actions, permitting and registration activities, brownfields redevelopment, transactions, and development of legislative and regulatory proposals. Previously, she served as an enforcement attorney in the New England Regional Office of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and also worked as a patent attorney in the private sector. Read Susan M. Cooke's full bio.
By Susan M. Cooke on Dec 17, 2014
Posted In Environmental
“A long time ago in a [May 19, 1980 Federal Register] far, far away [or so it seems],” the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared its authority to regulate all hazardous secondary material, whether discarded or reused, under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and that it would exercise its authority to promote properly...