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No tax break likely for neighbors of White Marsh landfill
No tax break likely for neighbors of White Marsh landfill

Homeowners in a White Marsh neighborhood in Baltimore County scored a victory in the General Assembly when lawmakers passed a bill allowing them a tax break because they live so close to the Eastern Sanitary Landfill. But County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said this week he doesn't expect County Council members to approve the break — and if they do, he'll veto it. "I think it sets a bad precedent," Kamenetz said. State lawmakers approved a measure enabling the county to grant the break to 104 homeowners in the Bowerman-Loreley Beach neighborhood near the landfill. If each homeowner were given a 100 percent break on property taxes, the county would forfeit about...

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