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

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 water quality Baltimore, MD (June 8, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $24 million in grants today to reduce pollution and improve water ...Read More

Maryland, U.S. amend agreement with Baltimore City to curtail sewer overflows, improve water quality

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Maryland, U.S. amend agreement with Baltimore City to curtail sewer overflows, improve water quality Modified consent decree sets timelines for completion of $2 billion in improvements, requires improved public notification of overflows; proposed agreement submitted for court review and public comment, public informational session scheduled ...Read More

Md. Dept. of the Environment releases Healthy Beaches Progress Report

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Md. Dept. of the Environment releases Healthy Beaches Progress Report Report coincides with Healthy and Safe Swimming Week Baltimore, MD (May 25, 2016) – Maryland beaches were open for swimming with no health-based advisories nearly 99 percent of the time last summer, a new report by ...Read More

For the Record – May

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

Departments of Environment, Natural Resources and Maryland Petroleum Council present 39th Annual Tawes Awards for a Clean Environment

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Departments of Environment, Natural Resources and Maryland Petroleum Council present 39th Annual Tawes Awards for a Clean Environment Tawes and Coulter Awards recognize outstanding environmental achievements of individuals, groups and government employees Annapolis, MD (May 23, 2016) – The Maryland Departments ...Read More

MDE, DNR, Maryland Petroleum Council to Play Host to 39th Annual Tawes Environmental Awards

MEDIA CONTACTS: Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov MDE, DNR, Maryland Petroleum Council to Play Host to 39th Annual Tawes Environmental Awards Annual Ceremony Recognizes Marylanders’ Outstanding Environmental Work What The Maryland Department of the Environment, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Maryland Petroleum Council will announce winners of the 2016 Tawes ...Read More

New Law to Boost Wetlands Restoration

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov New Law to Boost Wetlands Restoration Governor Hogan signs Nontidal Wetlands Mitigation Banking bill into law Baltimore, MD (May 19, 2016) – A measure to improve Maryland’s wetlands conservation and restoration strategies was signed into law today. Governor Larry Hogan signed the Nontidal Wetlands Mitigation Banking ...Read More
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