# Child advocacy for rights equity
Rumpke sues Commissioners over historic rules. "Brief is full of garbage"
Rumpke challenges historic passage of rules to regulate the solid waste industry in 333-page lawsuit "filled with garbage".Fox19 News. On the heels of the County Commissioners passing historic rules to regulate the solid waste industry in Hamilton County, Rumpke has filed for an emergency restraining order to prevent the rules from being enforced.
County Solid Waste Policy Committee gets a shakeup as entity assumes powerful duties assigned by county commissioners
Hamilton County Commissioners Dumas and Driehaus voted to change the role of the Solid Waste Policy Committee.The Cincinnati Post, 2021. The Hamilton County Solid Waste Policy Committee assumes its newfound duties assigned by the county commissioners to review applications to construct, expand, modify, or operate any solid waste facility in the county. What, until December 16th, was reserved exclusively to the Ohio EPA, is now subject to commissioner approval. In the new rules passed last month, those desiring to operate a facility must apply for approval. The first step in that process requires the review and recommendation of the Policy Committee to the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners.