2015 March

Monthly Archive:: March 2015

MDE Secretary Grumbles Honored for Environmental Work

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov MDE Secretary Grumbles Honored for Environmental Work Secretary Ben Grumbles receives 2015 William K. Reilly Environmental Leadership award from American University’s Center for Environmental Policy Baltimore, MD (March 27, 2015) – MDE Secretary Ben Grumbles has been named a winner of the 2015 William K. Reilly ...Read More

Tung Named Deputy Secretary of the Environment

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Tung Named Deputy Secretary of the Environment Baltimore, MD (March 26, 2015) – Mary Beth Tung has been named Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of the Environment. Deputy Secretary Tung’s areas of expertise range from the law to management to science, including biology and medicine. ...Read More

eMDE – Greetings from MDE Secretary Ben Grumbles

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT FEATURED ARTICLE GREETINGS FROM MDE SECRETARY BEN GRUMBLES Allow me to introduce myself (and, yes, Grumbles really is my last name). Serving as Maryland’s eighth Secretary of the Environment, nominated by Governor Larry Hogan in January and confirmed by the Maryland Senate in ...Read More

For the Record – March

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

Baltimore Sun: Oyster harvest at Kent Narrows seen as winter boost for watermen

As dawn broke over the still waters of Kent Narrows on Monday, a couple of workboats carrying watermen ventured out in search of oysters. For the first time in six years, state regulators have opened the Narrows in Queen Anne’s County to shellfish harvesting — a rare instance of watermen gaining fresh ...Read More

Aegis: Maryland environment chief talks about importance of groundwater in visit to Hickory Elementary

Maryland Secretary of the Environment Benjamin H. Grumbles visited Hickory Elementary School Wednesday as part of the observance of National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 8 to 14. Grumbles talked to a group of 50 Hickory Elementary fifth-grade students. He was joined by officials with the Harford County Health Department and Harford County ...Read More

Kent Island Narrows Temporarily Opened for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Kent Island Narrows Temporarily Opened for Shellfish Harvesting Baltimore, MD (March 13, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is temporarily reclassifying waters in the Kent Island Narrows in Queen Anne’s County from closed to open to allow oysters and clams to be harvested. The ...Read More

MDE Secretary Grumbles and Harford County students celebrate Groundwater Awareness Week at Hickory Elementary School

MEDIA CONTACTS: Maryland Dept. of the Environment Adrienne Diaczok 410-537-3172 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Harford County Public Schools Jillian Lader 410-588-5203 Harford County Health Department William Wiseman 410-612-1771   MDE Secretary Grumbles and Harford County students celebrate Groundwater Awareness Week at Hickory Elementary School BEL AIR, MD (March 11, 2015) – Maryland Department of the Environment ...Read More

**Media Advisory** Hickory Elementary School hosts MDE for Groundwater Awareness Week celebration

MEDIA CONTACTS: Maryland Department of the Environment: Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Harford County Public Schools: Jillian Lader 410-588-5203 Harford County Health Department: William Wiseman 410-612-1771 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **Media Advisory** Hickory Elementary School hosts MDE for Groundwater Awareness Week celebration (Baltimore, MD) March 10, 2015 – In celebration of Maryland Groundwater Awareness Week ...Read More

Grumbles Confirmed as Maryland Secretary of the Environment

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Grumbles Confirmed as Maryland Secretary of the Environment Baltimore, MD (March 6, 2015) – The Maryland State Senate today voted to confirm the appointment of Ben Grumbles as Secretary of the Maryland Department of the Environment. Secretary Grumbles brings experience in environmental issues from multiple levels ...Read More
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