Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
On October 3, 2012, Stericycle of Washington, Inc. (Stericycle) filed a complaint and petition for declaratory relief (complaint), with the commission against Waste Management of Washington, Inc., d/b/a WM Healthcare Solutions of Washington (Waste Management). The complaint alleges that Waste Management is soliciting biomedical waste collection business from Washington generators by offering them discounts on Waste Management's recycling or other services, or otherwise rebating any portion of its biomedical waste tariff rates in violation of RCW 81.28.080, RCW 81.28.180, RCW 81.28.190, RCW 81.28.210 and WAC 480-70-236. A link to the entire complaint is available by clicking here.
The commission held a prehearing conference in this matter on November 28, 2012. The commission issued its prehearing conference order on November 29, 2012, and held a status conference in this matter on February 8, 2013. At the February 8 status conference, and by notice, the parties agreed to collaborate and submit a proposed Discovery Plan by March 1, 2013. The commission held a telephonic status conference on March 7, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., Room 108, Richard Hemstad Building, 1300 S. Evergreen Park Drive S.W., Olympia, Washington.
The commission will hold a telephonicstatus conference on February 11, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., Room 108, Richard Hemstad Building, 1300 S. Evergreen Park Dr. S.W., Olympia, Washington.
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