Monthly Archive:: January 2015

For the Record – January

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

Governor O’Malley Issues Executive Order to Drive a Zero Waste Future for Maryland

MEDIA CONTACT: Ron Boehmer, Governor’s Office (443) 905-6242 Governor O’Malley Issues Executive Order to Drive a Zero Waste Future for Maryland Order sets source reduction guidelines, higher recycling and composting rates for State government, reduces landfilling and protects public health and the environment while boosting local economies Annapolis, MD ...Read More

Baltimore Sun: Trash cleanup ordered for Baltimore harbor, streams

The abundant trash littering Baltimore area streams and the harbor will have to be cleaned up under new pollution limits set by federal and state regulators, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday. The city and Baltimore County would be required to remove or prevent hundreds of tons of trash ...Read More

EPA Approves Maryland’s New Limits on Trash in Lower Patapsco Waterways, Including Baltimore Harbor

MEDIA CONTACT: Terri White (215) 814-5523 white.terri-a@epa.gov EPA Approves Maryland’s New Limits on Trash in Lower Patapsco Waterways, Including Baltimore Harbor Philadelphia, PA (January 6, 2015) –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Maryland today announced a new set of pollution limits for trash for portions of ...Read More

Department of Environment Addresses Road Closure Linked to Abandoned Mine

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Department of Environment Addresses Road Closure Linked to Abandoned Mine MDE’s Frostburg-based Abandoned Mine Land and Acid Mine Drainage Division works with Garrett County; Aaron Run Road reopened Frostburg, MD (January 2, 2015) – When an abandoned underground coal mine’s empty spaces helped ...Read More
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