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Baltimore appeals decision striking down city’s Clean Air Act (access required)

Baltimore is challenging a federal judge’s decision to strike down a municipal clean air law that could have shuttered two incinerators within the city limits. Acting City Solicitor Dana P. Moore has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the ...

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Baltimore Clean Air Act is invalidated by federal judge (access required)

A federal judge has struck down Baltimore’s Clean Air Act, finding the ordinance is preempted by state environmental law. The BCAA, signed into law in March 2019, imposed emissions standards that were intentionally more stringent than state and federal laws. Incinerator ...

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Baltimore opts to delay Clean Air Act implementation (access required)

Baltimore will hold off on implementing its Clean Air Act emissions mandates until a federal judge rules on pending motions in a lawsuit challenging the ordinance. The Baltimore Clean Air Act, signed into law in March 2019, imposes emissions standards that ...

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