EPA Awards $537,000 to Maryland to Protect Wetlands

MEDIA CONTACTS: David Sternberg (215) 814-5548 sternberg.david@epa.gov EPA Awards $537,000 to Maryland to Protect Wetlands Philadelphia, MD (Dec. 8, 2016) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has awarded $537,000 to the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) for a project creating a web-based system for submitting wetland permit applications, ...Read More

Frederick News-Post: Walkersville teen, using recycled cans, secures top prize at state art competition

Walkersville High School junior Parker Montour took 250 soda cans and transformed them into a giant silvery, and sharp-edged, bird of prey. Montour, 16, won the grand prize at the Maryland Department of the Environment’s 15th annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest on Nov. 18 in Baltimore for her sculpture “Tony Hawk,” which ...Read More

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

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure Baltimore, MD (Dec. 7, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $21 million in grants and loans ...Read More

Dept of the Environment to host Maryland Food Recovery Summit tomorrow in Linthicum

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Maryland Department of the Environment to host Maryland Food Recovery Summit tomorrow in Linthicum Baltimore, MD (Nov. 29, 2016) – More than 200 stakeholders – including representatives from local, state and federal governments, non-profits, the retail food industry, local schools, hospitals ...Read More

Frederick News-Post: Maryland seeks EPA’s help to clear the air with other states

Maryland utilities have invested billions of dollars to improve air quality in the state, but those efforts won’t mean as much if other states don’t do their part to reduce their own power-plant emissions. That’s why the Maryland Department of the Environment filed a petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last ...Read More

For the Record – November

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

Anne Arundel County waterway reclassified for shellfish harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Anne Arundel County waterway reclassified for shellfish harvesting Section of Rhode River closed in June now “conditionally approved;”change allows leaseholders to resume harvesting Baltimore, MD (Nov. 21, 2016) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of the Rhode River in Anne Arundel ...Read More

Maryland Commission on Climate Change issues annual report

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Maryland Commission on Climate Change issues annual report Baltimore, MD (Nov. 21, 2016) –Maryland continues to make progress in meeting goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and in adapting and responding to climate change, a new report shows. The report – unanimously approved by the ...Read More

Department of the Environment Secretary awards grand prize for bird of prey “Tony Hawk” sculpture at the 15th annual Rethink Recycling contest

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov   Department of the Environment Secretary awards grand prize for bird of prey “Tony Hawk” sculpture at the 15th annual Rethink Recycling contest Annual contest promotes recycling and creativity among high school students BALTIMORE, MD (November 18, 2016) – Maryland ...Read More

Maryland Department of the Environment to present 15th annual “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Maryland Department of the Environment to present 15th annual “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award Maryland high school students to display their unique recycled art Baltimore, MD (Nov. 17, 2016) – The Maryland Department of the Environment will host the 15th ...Read More
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