Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards Winners Honored

Media Contacts: Jay Apperson or Adrienne Diaczok 410-545-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards Winners Honored Members report $102 million in savings through environmental practices BALTIMORE, MD (July 30, 2015) – Maryland Department of the Environment Deputy Secretary Mary Beth Tung and Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Deputy Secretary Ben ...Read More

For the Record – July

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

Maryland Green Registry names 2015 Leadership Award winners

Media Contacts: Jay Apperson or Adrienne Diaczok 410-545-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Maryland Green Registry names 2015 Leadership Award winners Winners to be recognized at an evening event with U.S. Green Building Council, Maryland Chapter on July 29 in Baltimore (BALTIMORE, MD – July 20, 2015) Maryland Department of the Environment Deputy Secretary Mary ...Read More

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

Media Contacts: Jay Apperson 410-545-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution, provide reliable drinking water BALTIMORE, MD (July 16, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $3.9 million in grants and loans today to reduce ...Read More

Capital Gazette: Our say: Judges score a win for the Chesapeake Bay

Everyone has the right to a day in court, but enough is enough. This week a panel of the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the “pollution diet” imposed by the federal Environmental Protection Agency five years ago. The judges rejected arguments by the American Farm Bureau Federation, the National Association ...Read More

BayNet: Carroll County “Venturing Crew” Team Takes Top Honors at Maryland Envirothon

ANNAPOLIS, MD – A five-member team of students from Carroll County, named Venturing Crew 202, is the winner of the 25th annual Maryland Envirothon — an outdoor natural resources competition that challenges students to identify and categorize living resources, perform soil surveys and solve other complex natural resource issues. More than 89 ...Read More

Sun: Maryland’s authority to protect the Chesapeake is in jeopardy

Maryland and its economy depend on a healthy Chesapeake Bay. Right now, the state is negotiating with energy company Exelon over water quality threats posed by the Conowingo Dam — and who will pay to address them. However, Congress is considering legislation that will take away Maryland’s authority to negotiate and allow ...Read More

For the Record – June

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

Sun: What about Pennsylvania?

If there is any hope for a Chesapeake Bay restoration, the amount of pollution flowing into it on a daily basis must be reduced. It’s really that simple. Maryland and Virginia have made significant progress in that regard, but one state trails particularly badly — Pennsylvania. The latest numbers produced by the ...Read More

Department of the Environment selects Montgomery County student as recipient of 2015 Environmental Science Student Award and Internship Program

Media Contacts: Jay Apperson or Adrienne Diaczok 410-545-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Department of the Environment selects Montgomery County student as recipient of 2015 Environmental Science Student Award and Internship Program $750 in scholarship prizes awarded to students in Baltimore and Harford counties BALTIMORE, MD (June 15, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has ...Read More
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