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Md. top court: Development accords need not provide ‘enhanced benefits’

The Court of Special Appeals building.
(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

In a victory for developers over environmentalists, Maryland’s top court has unanimously held that county-approved property-development agreements need not contain provisions ensuring enhanced benefits for the community, such as new schools or better roads. Nothing in Maryland law or in ...

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Bay foundation sues over Sparrows Point steel mill sale

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Maryland Department of the Environment are calling for the potential sale of the Sparrows Point steel mill to be rejected if the deal does not contain clear language about what the new owner needs to do to clean up the site.

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Environmentalists barely pass legislature

In the best session for environmental legislation in four years, members of the General Assembly still barely earned a passing grade, according to an environmental group’s annual scorecard. The Maryland League of Conservation Voters discussed its 2012 evaluation of legislators ...

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