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Edward J. Kelbon, Jr. and James O'Toole, Jr. are the authors of an article titled "Court tackles question of trash turf," published in the October 2007 issue of Waste News, a publication of Crain Communications Inc. Kelbon and O'Toole are shareholders in Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's Philadelphia office.

The article discusses the United States Supreme Court's decision in United Haulers Association Inc. v. Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority. In its decision, the court upheld the constitutionality of a local law that requires all waste haulers to deposit waste collected within a municipality at a site owned by the county. Kelbon and O'Toole note that the law essentially shut out all private competition in the region and led to above-market tipping fees.