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Legislation that would have phased out millions in ratepayer-financed subsidies for mostly out-of-state paper mills died in a House committee Friday, just a day after the Senate passed a companion measure.
A phase-out of renewable energy subsidies for paper mills has cleared the Maryland Senate, though with a provision that guarantees the state's only paper plant in Allegany County would continue to receive payments underwritten by taxpayers.
A bill that would curtail millions in renewable-energy subsidies for mostly out-of-state paper mills comes to the Senate floor Monday, after being killed last week and then revived with a special deal for Maryland's only paper-making plant.
A deal environmentalists thought had been worked out to stop mostly out-of-state paper mills from cashing in on Maryland's renewable energy law has come unglued, as the state's only paper plant in Allegany County has backtracked on a pledge not to oppose the move in return for being allowed to keep collecting from the state's utility customers for another five years.
A Western Maryland paper mill and several others in the region have collected millions of dollars over the past eight years by taking advantage of an obscure provision in a state law that is supposed to encourage the development of wind, solar and other renewable energy projects.
A 31-year-old Cockeysville man was arrested on April 2 and charged with first-degree assault after an incendiary device was thrown onto a moving car on Paper Mill Road in Cockeysville, according to Baltimore County Police.
Traffic delays are expected as the 2011 Komen Maryland Race for the Cure will be held Sunday, Oct. 23, beginning from the Executive Plaza parking lots, across Shawan Road from Hunt Valley Towne Centre, 11350 McCormick Road.