SANDLANDS C & D LLC; Express Disposal Service LLC, Plaintiffs-Appellants,
HORRY, COUNTY OF, a Political Subdivision of the State of South Carolina acting by and through its duly elected County Council; Horry County Solid Waste Authority Inc., Defendants-Appellees. Delaware County Solid Waste Authority; Ecomaine; City And County of Honolulu; International Municipal Lawyers Association; Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority; Marion County, Oregon; Montgomery County, Ohio; National Association of Counties; Solid Waste Association Of North America; Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio; Solid Waste Disposal Authority of The City of Huntsville; South Carolina Association of Counties; Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County; Pine Belt Regional Solid Waste Management Authority; Spokane Regional Solid Waste System; Wasatch Integrated Waste Management District; York County Solid Waste And Refuse Authority, Amici Supporting Appellees.
Argued: Oct. 31, 2013.
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Vincent Austin Sheheen, Savage, Royall & Sheheen, LLP, Camden, South Carolina, for Appellants.
Michael Warner Battle, Battle & Vaught, PA, Conway, South Carolina, for Appellees.
Thomas S. Mullikin, Mullikin Law Firm, LLC, Camden, South Carolina, for Appellants.
Emma Ruth Brittain, Thomas & Brittain, P.A., Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Stan Barnett, Smith, Bundy, Bybee & Barnett, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, for Appellees.
Scott M. DuBoff, Jeffrey C. Young, Garvey Schubert Barer, Washington, D.C., for Amici Curiae. Michael F.X. Gillin, Media, Pennsylvania, for Amicus Curiae Delaware County Solid
Waste Authority. Nicholas Nadzo, Mark Bower, Jensen Baird Gardner & Henry, Portland, Maine, for Amicus Curiae ecomaine.
Dana Viola, Deputy Corporation Counsel, Department Of Corporation Counsel, City and County of Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, for Amicus Curiae City and County of Honolulu.
Alex Henderson, Hartman Underhill & Brubaker, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, for Amicus Curiae Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority.
Scott Norris, Assistant Legal Counsel, Marion County, Oregon, for Amicus Curiae Marion County, Oregon.
Mathias H. Heck, Jr., Montgomery County, Ohio Prosecuting Attorney, Dayton, Ohio, for Amicus Curiae Montgomery County, Ohio.
Michael Belarmino, Associate General Counsel, National Association of Counties, Washington, D.C., for Amicus Curiae National Association of Counties.
Moran M. Pope, III, Pope & Pope, P.A., Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for Amicus Curiae Pine Belt Regional Solid Waste Management Authority.
Barry Shanoff, Rockville, Maryland, for Amicus Curiae Solid Waste Association of North America.
Michael C. Mentel, Chief Legal Officer, Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio, Grove City, Ohio, for Amicus Curiae Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio.
M. Clifton Scott Jr., Senior Staff Attorney, South Carolina Association of Counties, Columbia, South Carolina, for Amicus Curiae South Carolina Association of Counties.
Elizabeth Schoedel, Assistant City Attorney, City of Spokane, Spokane, Washington, for Amicus Curiae Spokane Regional Solid Waste System.
Charles H. Younger, Huntsville, Alabama, for Amicus Curiae Solid Waste Disposal Authority of the City of Huntsville, Alabama.
Before WILKINSON, DUNCAN, and DIAZ, Circuit ...