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O’Malley seeks animal waste power plant for Maryland

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s latest effort to bring more green energy to the state is clean only in the strictest of energy-industry terms. The state is soliciting proposals for a 10-megawatt power plant fueled with animal waste — “such as poultry ...

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Superblock demolition faces vote

Baltimore’s $150 million Superblock project will inch forward once again Wednesday if the city’s Board of Estimates approves a contract to demolish two buildings at the downtown site. The $2.5 million contract would raze the former Greyhound Bus station at ...

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State Center foes seek to dismiss suit

Plaintiffs in a legal battle over the $1.5 billion State Center development have filed a motion to dismiss a countersuit filed last week by the state Department of Transportation and Department of General Services. The countersuit seeks $100 million in ...

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Legal fight over State Center escalates

The bitter legal wrangling over a lawsuit to halt the $1.5 billion State Center redevelopment has escalated. On Friday, a group of downtown business owners filed a motion to compel discovery against the state stemming from the lawsuit filed last ...

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Rockville’s district courthouse closes due to sewage leak

Rockville’s district courthouse, which opened Monday after three years of construction at a cost of $65 million, was closed Wednesday due to seeping sewage nearby — apparently the result of the strain the new facility put on a blocked city ...

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State panel clears way for sale of housing agency HQ

The Crownsville headquarters of the state Department of Housing and Community Development was formally declared surplus Wednesday, meaning the state is free to sell it and move forward with plans to relocate the agency to Prince George’s County. The action, ...

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Waiting for ruling, State Center developer is optimistic

While both sides await a ruling by a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge in a bitter court feud over the $1.5 billion redevelopment of State Center, the chief developer of the project said she remains committed to moving forward. Caroline ...

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State housing department headquarters for sale

The sale of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s Crownsville headquarters is being advertised online, and a deadline has been set for developers to voice their interest in building a new main office for the department near a ...

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