2021 Maryland Statutes
Environment
Title 7 - Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Substances
Subtitle 4 - Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Program
Section 7-412 - Appeal From Decision of Board

    (a)    Any interested party, including a prospective user of a hazardous or low-level nuclear waste facility site who generates hazardous or low-level nuclear waste in this State, may appeal a decision of the Board directly to the circuit court of the jurisdiction of the proposed site. The decision of the circuit court may be appealed to the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.

    (b)    Any issue in an appeal from a decision of the Board has preference over other civil actions and proceedings in both trial and appellate courts.

    (c)    In any appeal, the decision of the Board is prima facie correct and shall be affirmed unless clearly shown to be:

        (1)    In violation of constitutional provisions;

        (2)    Made on unlawful procedure;

        (3)    Arbitrary and capricious; or

        (4)    Affected by other error of law.

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