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Craig Johnston

Craig Johnston

Craig Johnston is a professor of law from the Lewis & Clark Law School. Before Professor Johnston joined the faculty in fall 1991, he practiced in Boston, Massachusetts, and Portland, Oregon. As assistant regional counsel with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Boston, Johnston worked on major enforcement matters under both the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) . In Portland he founded the environmental section of the Perkins Coie Portland office and represented clients on compliance and litigation matters.

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April 14, 2023

Environmental Law Series: The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

Back on Oct. 21, 1976, President Gerald Ford signed the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) into law, highlighting that this law “provides sound state and local programs to deal with ever...