Supreme Court Won't Consider Md. LNG Terminal Law

Law360 (October 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by Baltimore County, Md., of a circuit court decision that overturned zoning regulations designed to block construction of a liquefied natural gas terminal.

The Supreme Court's decision, which lets stand a May ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, clears away what is likely the last legal hurdle to the construction of the facility by AES Corp.

The Fourth Circuit ruled that the Baltimore County law was preempted by the Natural...
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