2014 November

Monthly Archive:: November 2014

Maryland Marcellus Shale Safe Drilling Initative Draft Final Report Recommends Permitting Natural Gas Development Under New Comprehensive Health and Environmental Safety Rules

MEDIA CONTACTS: MDE: Jay Apperson(410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.gov DNR:  Karis King410-260-8001karis.king@maryland.gov   MARYLAND MARCELLUS SHALE SAFE DRILLING INITIATIVE DRAFT FINAL REPORT RECOMMENDS PERMITTING NATURAL GAS DEVELOPMENT UNDER NEW COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY RULES Science-based proposal recommends adoption of strongest, most comprehensive protection rules in the nation  BALTIMORE, MD (November 25, 2014) – Reflecting ...Read More

For the Record – November

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

Department of the Environment now accepting applications for 2015 Environmental Science Student Award and Internship Program

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Department of the Environment now accepting applications for 2015 Environmental Science Student Award and Internship Program Winner will receive a paid internship with the Department during summer 2015 BALTIMORE, MD (November 21, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is now accepting ...Read More

Department of the Environment solicits comment, schedules public hearing on Water Quality Certification application for proposed Conowingo Dam relicensing

MEDIA CONTACT: Jay Apperson 410-537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Department of the Environment solicits comment, schedules public hearing on Water Quality Certification application for proposed Conowingo Dam relicensingApplicant must show project will comply with State water quality standards; MDE states intention to deny application due to insufficient information Baltimore, MD (November ...Read More

WBAL: Tips for handling wood for winter

Randy Mosier with the Maryland Department of the Environment has tips to safely handle heating wood for the winter. Read the entire article and watch the video.   ...Read More

WBAL: Students compete in recycling sculpture contest

In this year’s recycling sculpture contest, there were more than 60 entries from more than 20 high schools from across the state. Read the entire article and watch the video. ...Read More

**Social Media Release** Maryland Department of the Environment awards Grand Prize for “Beautiful Bird” at “Rethink Recycling” Contest

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov   **Social Media Release** Maryland Department of the Environment awards Grand Prize for “Beautiful Bird” at “Rethink Recycling” Contest Annual contest promotes recycling and creativity among high school students  BALTIMORE, MD (November 14, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment today awarded prizes for ...Read More

**Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to present “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov **Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to present “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award Maryland high school students to display their unique recycled art BALTIMORE, MD  (November 13, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) will host the 13th annual “Rethink Recycling” Sculpture ...Read More

New report released for public comment analyzes sediment and pollution flow impacts to Chesapeake Bay from watershed, Conowingo Dam – names watershed-wide reduction strategies as key

Posted 11/13/2014 Release no. 111314-001 Contact Sarah Gross410-962-9015sarah.d.gross@usace.army.mil     The Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) report released for public comment, Nov. 13, 2014, indicates that the reservoir behind the Conowingo Dam is trapping smaller amounts of sediment and has essentially reached its limit to trap in the long term. However, a large majority of the ...Read More

Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Safe and Reliable Drinking Water

MEDIA CONTACT: Jay Apperson 410-537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS APPROVES FUNDING FOR SAFE AND RELIABLE DRINKING WATERGrants will help provide public water system to Morris Mill area of Wicomico County, promote water conservation in Calvert County Annapolis, MD (November 12, 2014) – The Maryland Board of Public Works ...Read More
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