2014 May

Monthly Archive:: May 2014

Eight state alliance releases plan to put 3.3 million zero emission vehicles on the road

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Eight state alliance releases plan to put 3.3 million zero emission vehicles on the road ZEV Action Plan is first step in unprecedented bi-coastal effort Baltimore, MD (May 29, 2014) — Eight states on the East and West ...Read More

*Media Advisory* Media conference call about Multi-State Action Plan to put 3.3 mil. ZEVs on roads

Media Contacts:Samantha Kappalmansamantha.kappalman@maryland.govJay Appersonjay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 **Media Advisory** Media conference call about an unprecedented Multi-State Action Plan to put 3.3 million ZEVs on America’s roads Annapolis, MD—Today, eight states will release a Multi-State Action Plan to guide efforts to put 3.3 million zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) on their roads by 2025. The ...Read More

Board of Public Works Approves Funding For Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS APPROVES FUNDING FOR CLEAN WATER AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY  Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve wastewater infrastructure        BALTIMORE, MD (May 28, 2014) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more ...Read More

SF Gate: O’Malley urges grads to fight climate change

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O’Malley urged graduating students from the state’s flagship university Thursday to work against climate change, which he called “the transformation that transforms everything.” O’Malley, a term-limited Democrat who is considering a run for the White House in 2016, said climate change is transforming education, language, ...Read More

MDE, DNR and Maryland Petroleum Council Present 37th Annual Tawes Awards for a Clean Environment

MDE, DNR and Maryland Petroleum Council Present 37th Annual Tawes Awards for a Clean Environment Tawes and Coulter Awards recognize outstanding environmental achievements of individuals, groups and government employees   Contacts:  Samantha Kappalmansamantha.kappalman@maryland.govAdrienne Diaczokadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov410-537-3003 ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 21, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment, Department of Natural Resources and Maryland Petroleum ...Read More

Baltimore Sun: Historic sites face climate threats

Downtown Annapolis, Harriet Tubman monument among places at risk from rising seas The streets around City Dock in Annapolis flooded again Friday, closing the Spa Creek Bridge connecting the Eastport neighborhood with downtown for several hours. It was yet another reminder to Lisa Craig that she’s in a race ...Read More

Healthy and Safe Swimming: We’re in it together

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Healthy and Safe Swimming: We’re in it together   Baltimore, MD (May 19, 2014) – Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week begins now, May 19-25, 2014.  The Departments of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Environment, and Natural ...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 ...Read More

Department of Environment Issues Enforcement Actions

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT ISSUES ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS Agency Seeks Penalties, Corrective Actions for Alleged Violations of Land, Air and Water Regulations BALTIMORE, MD (May 15, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment today announced major enforcement actions in recent ...Read More

eMDE – Friday is Bike to Work Day

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT FEATURED ARTICLE BIKE TO WORK DAY 2014 Biking to work is a great way to reduce air and water pollution and get some exercise. MDE is again participating in Bike to Work Day – and we urge you to join ...Read More
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