Mid-Atlantic Express, LLC v. Baltimore County, 010711 FED4, 09-2234

Docket Nº:09-2234
Opinion Judge:PER CURIAM:
Party Name:MID-ATLANTIC EXPRESS, LLC, a Delaware LLC, Plaintiff - Appellee, v. BALTIMORE COUNTY, MARYLAND, Defendant-Appellant, and CHAPOLINI ASSOCIATES; RESERVIOR ROAD INVESTORS, LLC; QUAD PARTNERS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP; DUNDALK OPTIMIST FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED; STATE OF MARYLAND STATE ROADS; ANTHONY SZLACHETKA, JR.; GEORGE T. WISE, III; HARRY RUDO; SHIRLEY M
Attorney:John E. Beverungen, County Attorney, James J. Nolan, Jr., Assistant County Attorney, Towson, Maryland, for Appellant. Jerrold A. Thrope, GORDON, FEINBLATT, ROTHMAN, HOFFBERGER & HOLLANDER, Baltimore, Maryland, for Appellee.
Judge Panel:Before WILKINSON, NIEMEYER, and KEENAN, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:January 07, 2011
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
 
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MID-ATLANTIC EXPRESS, LLC, a Delaware LLC, Plaintiff - Appellee,

v.

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MARYLAND, Defendant-Appellant,

and

CHAPOLINI ASSOCIATES; RESERVIOR ROAD INVESTORS, LLC; QUAD PARTNERS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP; DUNDALK OPTIMIST FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED; STATE OF MARYLAND STATE ROADS; ANTHONY SZLACHETKA, JR.; GEORGE T. WISE, III; HARRY RUDO; SHIRLEY M. RUDO; OAK GROVE APARTMENTS ASSOCIATION, LLC; MICHAEL J. FLORIAN; PHYLLIS JANE FLORIAN; KIMBERLY RICHTER; HAWKINS MANOR, LLC; MARY M. BENIK; ANNA BROCKMEYER; MARTHA B. FRAZIER; WILLIAM J. GORGE; LEONARD W. MAUNES; ROBERT HOLTHAUS; RONNIE DIETZ; PATRICIA DIETZ; DENNIS PARKER; HELEN PARKER; GEORGE A. NELSON, JR.; PATRICIA C. HANLEY; WILLIAM G. VON PARIS; MARY C. VON PARIS; WAYNE JAMES; CAROLINE J. SEAMON; SUSAN J. CLARKE; ANDREW J. BAUER; LORRAINE BAUER; WILLIAM D. CLARK; MAUREEN R. CLARK; ANTHONY PASZKIEWICZ; ANN PASZKIEWICZ; DANIEL DAVID DRAPINSKI; KATHLEEN DRAPINSKI; ANDREW C. HUTTON; ROY WISNIEWSKI; KYUNG WISNIEWSKI; KAMAL M. IBRAHIM; KATHERINE MULDOON IBRAHIM; MARCIA ZBIKOWSKI; JOEL ZBIKOWSKI; RALPH ALLEN; LINDA ALLEN; LINDA R. WARFIELD; KEVIN REEVES; LAURIE REEVES; JOSEPH FICO, et al.; MICHAEL HARRINGTON; BONNIE HARRINGTON; LLOYD MARTIN ST OURS; CHRISTINE LOUISE ST OURS; LARRY D. KEEFER; GEORGIA L. KEEFER; JOHN H. SWAM; DONNA K. SWAN; RICHARD GORDON; JOANNE GORDON; HENRY A. FUGGI, JR.; DIXIE LEE FUGGI; HARDY MANAGEMENT CO. LLC; DAVID WEAVER WARFIELD; WILLOWBROOK PARTNERS LLC; PAUL M. WILKINSON; ELYSE S. WILKINSON; RAYMOND E. WHEELER; ELLEN J. WHEELER; DANIEL ZORN; KRISTA ZORN; BRUCE BRETON; ANGELA BRETON, Defendants.

No. 09-2234

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

January 7, 2011

UNPUBLISHED

Submitted: December 10, 2010

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, at Baltimore. Catherine C. Blake, District Judge. (1:09-cv-02386-CCB)

John E. Beverungen, County Attorney, James J. Nolan, Jr., Assistant County Attorney, Towson, Maryland, for Appellant.

Jerrold A. Thrope, GORDON, FEINBLATT, ROTHMAN, HOFFBERGER & HOLLANDER, Baltimore, Maryland, for Appellee.

Before WILKINSON, NIEMEYER, and KEENAN, Circuit Judges.

Vacated and remanded by unpublished per curiam opinion.

Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.

PER CURIAM:

Baltimore County, Maryland ("Baltimore County") seeks to appeal the district court's order granting a preliminary injunction to Mid-Atlantic Express, LLC ("Mid-Atlantic") for pre-acquisition entry into certain county properties and residences along a proposed liquid natural gas pipeline route. Mid-Atlantic sought entry in order to complete certain surveys for submission to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") for final project approval. During the pendency of this appeal, Mid-Atlantic completed the surveys and voluntarily dismissed the action. Mid-Atlantic has now moved to dismiss Baltimore County's appeal. After we deferred action on the motion to dismiss, Mid-Atlantic represented to the court that it would neither file a brief nor attend oral argument...

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