WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court yesterday struck down an Alabama law that lives a higher tax on the disposal of hazardous waste generated outside the estate than on locally generated toxic waste.

The court's 8-to-1 ruling said Alabama's differential tax treatment of out-of-state waste violates the Constituion's commerce clause.

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