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House OKs tax break for Baltimore County landfill neighbors, despite Kamenetz
House OKs tax break for Baltimore County landfill neighbors, despite Kamenetz

A bill that could grant a tax break to neighbors of Baltimore County’s landfill in White Marsh passed the House Tuesday, over opposition from County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. The measure, approved 130 to 6, would let the county grant a property tax credit to as many as 104 homeowners living near the landfill. Lawmakers were moved to act by complaints from long-time residents about noise, dust and odors from the 375-acre landfill. Neighbors say they fear impacts will worsen next year, when the county opens a transfer station at the landfill to process trash from Harford County. Kamenetz opposes what he has called a “tax giveaway,” warning that he wouldn’t be...

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