Kent Narrows temporarily opening for shellfish harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Kent Narrows temporarily opening for shellfish harvesting Baltimore, MD (Feb. 17, 2016) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is temporarily reclassifying waters in the Kent Narrows in Queen Anne’s County from closed to open to allow oysters and clams to be harvested. The change is ...Read More

For the Record – February

For The Record: MDE Permits, Licenses, Certifications Applications and Issuances The following are partial lists by county of permit, license, and certification applications and issuances as well as other permitting activity at the Maryland Department of the Environment. For more information on these permits, please contact Amanda Degen at (410) 537-4120. Applications ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay

Media contact: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS APPROVES FUNDING FOR CLEAN WATER AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY Grants will reduce pollution, improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure BALTIMORE (Feb. 8, 2017) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $540,000 in grants today to reduce pollution, improve water ...Read More

Nominations being accepted for 40th annual Tawes and Coulter Awards for a Clean Environment

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson or Adrienne Diaczok jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov (410) 537-3003 Nominations being accepted for 40th annual Tawes and Coulter Awards for a Clean Environment Tawes Award winner’s favorite non-profit group to receive $300 donation in their name; nomination deadline is April 11 BALTIMORE (Feb. 2, 2017) – Nominations are now being accepted ...Read More

eMDE – Building on a Green 2016

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Building on a Green 2016 On the environmental front, there’s a lot to cheer about in the year that just ended. Here are some of the initiatives and accomplishments in 2016 – and some thoughts on what to expect in 2017. Clean Water ...Read More

Maryland Agencies Pursue Program to Reduce Lead Poisoning, Asthma Cases

MEDIA CONTACTS: Offices of Communications DHMH, Christopher Garrett (410) 767-6490 Maryland Agencies Pursue Program to Reduce Lead Poisoning, Asthma Cases Health, the Environment, Housing apply to U.S. government for program approval Baltimore, MD (January 23, 2017) – The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced today that it – in partnership with the ...Read More

Howard County Times: $2.1 million stream restoration project to begin in Howard

Howard County officials announced plans Thursday to begin the largest stream restoration project in the county’s history on farmland in Woodbine. The $2.13 million project will restore around 6,200 feet of Cattail Creek over the next two years as the county attempts to meet state requirements to tackle stormwater runoff by 2019… ...Read More

For the Record – January

For The Record: MDE Permits, Licenses, Certifications Applications and Issuances The following are partial lists by county of permit, license, and certification applications and issuances as well as other permitting activity at the Maryland Department of the Environment. For more information on these permits, please contact Amanda Degen at (410) 537-4120. Applications ...Read More

Carroll County Times: Maryland receives $47,000 grant to combat radon; Carroll a ‘hot spot’ for dangerous gas

Radon is an invisible gas that has been linked to lung cancer, but there was nothing invisible about the initiative, announced Friday, to raise awareness of radon. State, federal and local public health officials turned out at the Carroll County Office Building in Westminster to discuss a $46,949 grant from the Environmental ...Read More

EPA announces $47K Indoor Radon Grant to Maryland As part of National Radon Action Month

MEDIA CONTACTS: Terri White (215) 814-5523 white.terri-a@epa.gov EPA announces $47K Indoor Radon Grant to Maryland As part of National Radon Action Month Westminster, MD (Jan. 6, 2017) – The U.S Environmental Protection Agency today announced a $46,949 grant to the Maryland Department of Environment that will be used to support the state’s new ...Read More
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