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MWS wins appeal--protects rural Billingsley Road

posted Dec 3, 2016, 11:10 AM by mattawomanwatershed@hotmail.com   [ updated Dec 3, 2016, 11:11 AM ]
MWS has successfully appealed the approval of the huge Guilford subdivision proposed for Bryans Road. On November 16, the Charles County Board of Appeals overturned Planning Commission's controversial approval of a preliminary subdivision plan for the project. Learn more at this news story, or on our website.

The project had been approved despite the fact that it would increased by 60% the traffic on rural Billingsley Road,often cited by the county for its safety issues. The project also threatened a globally rare Magnolia Bog and would have damaged a tributary to Mattawoman Creek by covering the 184 acre site with 18% impervious surface.