Maryland Seeks Ruling In Suit Over LNG Project

Law360, New York (January 26, 2010, 7:21 PM EST) -- Maryland's Department of the Environment has asked a court to vacate the U.S. Department of Commerce's approval of the controversial AES Sparrows Point LNG Terminal and Mid-Atlantic Express Pipeline Project, a decision Maryland argues Commerce made without essential information.

In a motion for summary judgment filed Friday by Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the state maintains that Commerce relied on an incomplete record rife with errors to approve the project, and effectively shut the state...
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