2014 April

Monthly Archive:: April 2014

eMDE – Be air aware

      THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT FEATURED ARTICLE AIR QUALITY AWARENESS WEEK 2014 Last year, Maryland’s air was the cleanest in the three decades that ground level ozone has been measured. Hot summer sunshine generally increases the amount of ground-level ozone in our ...Read More

Governor O’Malley Releases Statement on Supreme Court Decision Upholding Major Rule to Address Air Pollution

April 29th, 2014 ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley released the following statement on today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, which addresses air pollution from power plants that contributes to unhealthy air in Maryland and other downwind states: “By making better ...Read More

Air Quality Awareness Week 2014

Last year, Maryland’s air was the cleanest in the three decades that ground level ozone has been measured. Hot summer sunshine generally increases the amount of ground-level ozone in our air, and that causes health issues for many Marylanders with asthma or other respiratory problems. Last summer had a ...Read More

Delmarvanow: USDA gives $2.6 million to extend water to Morris Mill

FRUITLAND — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $2.6 million in additional support for the extension of public water to the Morris Mill community following the discovery of groundwater contamination in private wells. State officials announced Friday that $2.6 million in USDA Rural Development funds would go toward the extension of public ...Read More

eMDE – Clean water for Morris Mill

      THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT FEATURED ARTICLE CLEAN DRINKING WATER FOR MORRIS MILL When the Maryland Department of the Environment learned about significant groundwater contamination in the Morris Mill area near Salisbury, the agency launched an aggressive response. At the top of ...Read More

Clean Drinking Water For Morris Mill

  When the Maryland Department of the Environment learned about significant groundwater contamination in the Morris Mill area near Salisbury, the agency launched an aggressive response. At the top of the to-do list: ensure that any household that needed a temporary alternative supply of drinking water got one. Done. ...Read More

Color Maryland Green Contest Names Winners

Media contact: Karis King – kking@dnr.state.md.us Color Maryland Green Contest Names WinnersGrand prize artwork to be featured on Bay Game cover (ANNAPOLIS, MD – April 23, 2014) Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Joe Gill, and the Department of the Environment Secretary Bob Summers, today announced the winners of ...Read More

Earth Week 2014

The Maryland Department of the Environment is joining in the worldwide call to environmental awareness that is Earth Week. That means planting trees, picking up litter, teaching children how they can Reclaim the Bay and more. To kick off the week’s events on Earth Day itself, MDE Secretary Robert ...Read More

Welcome to the New-Look eMDE

      THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT WELCOME TO THE NEW-LOOK eMDE For many years the Maryland Department of the Environment has produced newsletters to share information on environmental issues. In recent years this has taken the form of eMDE – an electronic newsletter ...Read More

Media Advisory: Department of Environment to Celebrate Earth Week Across Maryland

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman or Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **MEDIA ADVISORY** DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT TO CELEBRATE EARTH WEEK ACROSS MARYLAND BALTIMORE, MD (APRIL 21, 2014) – Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Secretary Robert M. Summers will kick-off Earth Week with a tree planting tomorrow in Frostburg followed ...Read More
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