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Wetlands decision preordained by court ruling

State Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp, Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot, Gov. Martin O’Malley and Franchot’s chief of staff, Len Foxwell, at Wednesday’s Board of Public Works meeting. (The Daily Record/Bryan P. Sears)

A squabble between the executive and judicial branches of state government and the failure of a bill this year in the General Assembly may have ultimately guaranteed approval of the wetlands permit for a temporary pier for the proposed Cove Point liquid natural gas export facility.

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