Department of the Environment investigating issuance of lead-free certificates

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Department of the Environment investigating issuance of lead-free certificates Baltimore, MD (January 28, 2016) – The Maryland Department of the Environment, in coordination with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has opened an investigation to determine whether rental properties certified by a private inspector as having no ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: Thoughts from Sec. Ben Grumbles

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT While 2015 is now officially in the rear view mirror, it’s good to keep in mind past accomplishments and experiences as we drive to new destinations and opportunities in 2016. Here are some of 2015’s top environmental accomplishments: 1 Phosphorus management regulations Early ...Read More

Maryland Water Quality Trading Advisory Committee to hold first meeting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Maryland Department of the Environment Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Maryland Department of Agriculture Jason Schellhardt (410) 841-5744 jason.schellhardt@maryland.gov Maryland Water Quality Trading Advisory Committee to hold first meeting Baltimore, MD (January 20, 2016) – An advisory group formed to help Maryland develop a nutrient trading policy to accelerate the restoration ...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

Herald Mail: Washington County among top recyclers in state for second consecutive year

For the second year in a row, Washington County ranks among the leading Maryland jurisdictions in recycling rates, according to statistics recently released by the Maryland Department of the Environment… Read the entire article. ...Read More

Star Democrat: Nutrient trading highlighted at symposium

WYE MILLS — Both the secretary of the Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Maryland Department of the Environment on Friday, Jan. 8, billed nutrient trading as a way for the state to meet its pollution reduction goal as set forth by the federal Environmental Protection Agency… Read the entire article. ...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 water quality, save energy Baltimore, MD (January 6, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $1.2 million in funding today to improve ...Read More

For the Record – December

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 Nutrient Trading Symposium to be held on January 8, 2016

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (Maryland Department of the Environment) (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Jason Schellhardt (Maryland Department of Agriculture) (410) 841-5744 jason.schellhardt@maryland.gov Maryland Nutrient Trading Symposium to be held on January 8, 2016 Baltimore, MD (December 17, 2015) – The public is invited to attend the Maryland Nutrient Trading Symposium to be held January ...Read More

MCCC recommends state reduce GHG emissions 40% by 2030 with strengthened links to healthy economy

MEDIA CONTACTS: Mark Shaffer (410) 537-3003 mark.shaffer1@maryland.gov MCCC recommends state reduce GHG emissions 40% by 2030 with strengthened links to healthy economy Baltimore, MD (December 16, 2015) – A new report from the Maryland Commission on Climate Change that was adopted unanimously Wednesday calls on the State to develop and implement a plan  ...Read More
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