Star Democrat: Campers test water quality with MDE secretary

EASTON — When it comes to breeding a new generation of environmental stewards, it’s important to start them early, said Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles on Wednesday, July 27. Grumbles was at Pickering Creek Audubon Center on Wednesday to run through water quality tests with campers in the center’s ...Read More

Environment Secretary Grumbles and EcoCamp students monitor water quality in Pickering Creek in Talbot County

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Environment Secretary Grumbles and EcoCamp students monitor water quality in Pickering Creek in Talbot County EASTON, MD (July 27, 2016) – Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles visited with campers at Pickering Creek Audubon Center’s EcoCamp in Easton ...Read More

Department of the Environment Awards Grants Totaling $250,000 for Electronics Recycling in Maryland

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Department of the Environment Awards Grants Totaling $250,000 for Electronics Recycling in Maryland Statewide Electronics Recycling Program provides money to counties and municipalities Baltimore, MD (July 22, 2016) – The Maryland Department of the Environment recently announced $250,000 in grant money ...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

Hogan Administration sues Volkswagen, seeks penalties for violations of environmental laws

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Hogan Administration sues Volkswagen, seeks penalties for violations of environmental laws Baltimore, MD (July 19, 2016) – The Hogan Administration announced today the filing of a lawsuit against automaker Volkswagen for installing devices that allowed thousands of vehicles to exceed emissions standards and pollute Maryland’s air. ...Read More

Cecil Whig: Hogan opens door to Conowingo Dam dredging

PORT DEPOSIT — Gov. Larry Hogan chose a cliff overlooking the Conowingo Dam to announce his administration’s sharpened focus on finding out more about the role Susquehanna River sediment plays in the pollution of the Chesapeake Bay… 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 will reduce pollution, improve wastewater infrastructure Baltimore, MD (July 6, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $5.4 million in grants today to help eliminate sewer overflows in ...Read More

Waterways in Talbot, Anne Arundel, St. Mary’s counties reclassified for shellfish harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Waterways in Talbot, Anne Arundel, St. Mary’s counties reclassified for shellfish harvesting Portions of Harris and Cummings creeks, Rhode River closed to harvesting Baltimore, MD (June 23, 2016) – About 67 acres of the Northwest Branch of Harris Creek and about 68 acres of Cummings Creek, both in ...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

Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards Winners Honored

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards Winners Honored Members report $104 million in savings through environmental practices BALTIMORE, MD (June 15, 2016) – Five Maryland organizations received leadership awards Tuesday night at the World Trade Center in Baltimore during the seventh ...Read More
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