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Justices decline Md. rubble company’s bid to revive $45M verdict

The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, early Monday, June 15, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined Maryland Reclamation Associates Inc.’s request that the justices review and reinstate a $45 million jury award in a litigation battle MRA has waged against Harford County for nearly 30 years over the company’s ...

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Court overturns $45M award to landfill firm in Harford Co. dispute

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

A Maryland appeals court has overturned a $45 million jury award to a company that has battled Harford County for nearly 30 years over the right to use its property as a rubble landfill. The state’s intermediate court ruled that ...

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Developer loses constitutional challenge to MoCo zoning change

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, housed at the Lewis F. Powell Jr. U.S. Courthouse in Richmond, xxx (U.S. General Services Administration)

Montgomery County did not violate a developer’s constitutional rights by adopting a water system amendment to a master zoning plan, changes that devalued the planned development, a federal appeals court ruled last week. In its reported 3-0 decision, the 4th ...

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