Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Enforcement of Law Restricting Siting of LNG Terminals

Until a hearing takes place on the matter, a federal judge has barred enforcement of a new Baltimore County law that could prevent the development of AES’ proposed Sparrows Point LNG terminal. AES filed a federal lawsuit earlier this month attempting to overturn the law, which adds LNG facilities to the list of prohibited uses in environmentally sensitive areas of Chesapeake Bay. The Dundalk Eagle and The Baltimore Sun provide further details.

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