Argued March 25, 2015
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, at Baltimore. (1:13-cv-02768-RDB). Richard D. Bennett, District Judge.
Henderson, RICH & HENDERSON, PC, Annapolis, Maryland, for Appellants.
Mary Rosewin Sweeney, VENABLE LLP, Baltimore, Maryland; Matthew Wade Nayden, BALTIMORE CITY SOLICITOR'S OFFICE, Baltimore, Maryland; Donald James Walsh, OFFIT KURMAN, PA, Owings Mills, Maryland, for Appellees.
Thomas M. Lingan, Kenneth L. Thompson, VENABLE LLP, Baltimore, Maryland, for Appellees CBAC Borrower, LLC, and CBAC Gaming, LLC; Amy Beth Leasure, Elizabeth R. Martinez, BALTIMORE CITY LAW DEPARTMENT, Baltimore, Maryland, for Appellees Mayor and City Council of Baltimore and City of Baltimore Development Corporation.
Before TRAXLER, Chief Judge, and KING and AGEE, Circuit Judges.
AGEE, Circuit Judge
The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (" RCRA" ), 42 U.S.C. § 6901 et seq., " establishes a cradle-to-grave regulatory program for hazardous waste management." Envtl. Tech. Council v. Sierra Club, 98 F.3d 774, 779 (4th Cir. 1996). Several Maryland residents brought statutory claims under the RCRA against the current and former owners of an industrial property in Baltimore alleged to have been contaminated by hazardous waste. The district court granted the property owners' motions to dismiss the claims. For the reasons set forth below, we vacate the district court's judgment and remand for further proceedings.