2015 February

Monthly Archive:: February 2015

Additional Areas Closed to Shellfish Harvesting Near Smith Island

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Additional Areas Closed to Shellfish Harvesting Near Smith Island Waters reclassified due to elevated bacteria levels, risk from sewage treatment plants Baltimore, MD (February 24, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has expanded the area of water closed to shellfish harvesting ...Read More

Nominations being accepted for the 38th annual Tawes and Coulter Awards for a Clean Environment

Media Contacts: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 Nominations being accepted for the 38th annual Tawes and Coulter Awards for a Clean Environment Tawes Award winner’s favorite non-profit group to receive $300 donation in their name; nomination deadline is April 14   BALTIMORE, MD (February 24, 2015) – Nominations are ...Read More

For the Record – February

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

Board of Public Works approves funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay

Media Contact: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 Board of Public Works approves funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve water quality, conserve water BALTIMORE, MD (February 18, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $13 million in funding today ...Read More

WYPR: Sparrows Point: Cleaning Up After A Century Of Making Steel

The new owners of Sparrows Point have ambitious plans to redevelop the 3,100 acres on the lower east side of Baltimore County. But at the same time, they are beginning a massive cleanup for the industrial site where steel was made for more than a century. Read the rest ...Read More

WYPR: IMP: Will Sparrows Point Be An Economic Engine Once More?

WYPR’s Fraser Smith and John Lee discuss the work – and the money – that is going into the most valuable piece of real estate in Baltimore County, Sparrows Point. Listen to the entire article.
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