This comment will analyze the provisions of the Act which affect local governments by restricting local acts and local ordinances. Further, this comment will examine the constitutionality of the Act as well as the remaining powers for local governments. Other states have chosen to preempt or accomodate local legislation. This comment will examine such provisions in four other states, California, Michigan, New Jersey, and New York.
Sarah Patterson Brison, North Carolina's 1981 Waste Management Act and Its Impact on Local Governments: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, 5 Campbell L. Rev. 337 (1983).