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Environmental – Natural Gas Terminal Siting – Natural Gas Act – Preemption (access required)

In this dispute over Baltimore County’s decision in County Bill 9-07 to deny siting of any liquefied natural gas terminal in the county’s Chesapeake Bay Critical Area, the district court erred in holding that Bill 9-07 is saved from preemption because it is within the delegated authority under the Coastal Zone Management Act. On appeal by ...