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Montgomery County owes stormwater tax credits, judge rules (access required)

Montgomery County unlawfully denied stormwater management tax credits to property owners in a Gaithersburg business park because the development’s ponds for handling runoff were not located on their individual properties, the Maryland Tax Court’s chief judge ruled Wednesday. Walter C. ...

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Justices decline to hear Carroll Co.’s stormwater appeal (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand without comment a decision that the Maryland Department of the Environment can impose upon counties stormwater pollution-prevention standards more stringent than those called for under the federal Clean Water Act. The justices ...

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Justices show interest in Carroll County’s stormwater appeal (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court has shown an interest in hearing Carroll County’s argument that the Maryland Department of the Environment imposed upon the county stormwater pollution-prevention standards more stringent than those permitted under the federal Clean Water Act. The high ...

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Carroll Co. seeks Supreme Court review of stormwater obligation (access required)

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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High court defers to MDE, upholds agency’s stormwater permits (access required)

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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Three Court of Appeals cases to watch this term (access required)

During its 2015-2016 term beginning Sept. 1, the Maryland Court of Appeals will hear the state’s request that the high court reinstate the first-degree murder and attempted murder convictions – and life sentence – of a man who remains charged with killing one and wounding another in a 2012 shooting outside an Eldersburg tavern.

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