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Maryland urges justices to reject Carroll Co.’s stormwater appeal

In this June 17, 2019 photo, The Supreme Court is shown in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

States may impose upon their counties stormwater pollution-prevention standards more stringent than those called for under the federal Clean Water Act, the Maryland Department of the Environment stated Thursday in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to turn aside Carroll County’s ...

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Carroll Co. seeks Supreme Court review of stormwater obligation

In this June 17, 2019 photo, The Supreme Court is shown in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Maryland Department of the Environment imposed upon Carroll County stormwater pollution-prevention standards more stringent than those permitted under the federal Clean Water Act, the county is arguing in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review and overturn a decision ...

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Hogan appoints 2 to bench in Carroll, Montgomery counties

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In filling two judicial vacancies Friday, Gov. Larry Hogan appointed a Westminster attorney to the Carroll County bench who was previously appointed but unseated in an election last year. Richard R. Titus was appointed in 2016 to the Carroll County ...

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High court defers to MDE, upholds agency’s stormwater permits

The Court of Appeals builiding in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

The Maryland Department of the Environment validly imposed stormwater-protection standards on two counties more stringent than the counties’ population sizes would generally call for under the law and legitimately mandated that they reduce polluting discharges beyond “the maximum extent practicable,” ...

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Carroll, Harford sitting judges lose to challengers

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Two recently appointed judges on the ballot for confirmation were unseated in Tuesday’s election, a rarity in Maryland. Maria Oesterreicher, a former prosecutor and current state government employee, defeated incumbent Richard R. Titus, a 2016 appointee to the bench. Oesterreicher ...

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