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Tag Archives: arbitrary and capricious

Md. high court will weigh MDE regulation of ammonia to protect the bay

Maryland’s top court will consider if state agency validly rejected a request to impose ammonia emissions standards for feeding operations to protect the bay.

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PETA seeks to block NIH from funding animal sepsis research

The National Institutes of Health must end its multimillion dollar funding of experimentation on mice and other rodents in a futile attempt to find a cure for the often fatal disease sepsis, an animal rights group stated this week in ...

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MICHAEL STEIN v. MARYLAND TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

As MDTA correctly notes, the sole authority for setting the “Standard Pay Plan” rests with the Secretary of Budget and Management. Moreover, the ALJ properly found geography to be the primary motivation for hiring ICC ERTs at a higher step.

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WASHINGTON GAS ENERGY SERVICES v. MARYLAND PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Washington Gas asks that we order the Commission to instruct BGE to return over-collected funds to suppliers. It asks whether the Commission exceeded its statutory authority, employed unlawful procedure, or acted arbitrarily or capriciously when setting certain discount rates to zero for Years 2 and 3 of the Purchase of Receivables program.

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RAY SULLIVAN, et al. v. QW PROPERTIES, LLC

The Annapolis Board of Appeals denied an application for approval of a residential planned development known as The Reserve at Quiet Waters. The Circuit Court found the Board’s denial was arbitrary and capricious and ordered the board to approve the application. This appeal followed.

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