2015 May

Monthly Archive:: May 2015

Shaffer Named MDE Communications Director

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Shaffer Named MDE Communications Director Baltimore, MD (May 28, 2015) – Veteran journalist and environmental communicator Mark Shaffer has been selected communications director for the Maryland Department of the Environment. Shaffer was communications and media relations director for the Arizona Department of Environmental ...Read More

Aegis: Aberdeen Proving Ground to build $40 million cogeneration electric power, steam plant

Aberdeen Proving Ground officials broke ground Wednesday for a cogeneration power that is expected to provide 80 percent of energy needs for the installation’s Edgewood Area. The Combined Heat and Power Plant, or CHP, will produce both steam and electricity. The plant’s steam output is expected to replace steam ...Read More

eMDE – Get the Maryland Healthy Beaches app

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT FEATURED ARTICLE MARYLAND BEACH CONDITIONS – KNOW BEFORE YOU GO With Memorial Day and a summer of fun just around the corner, the Maryland Department of the Environment reminds everyone to take steps to stay healthy at the beach. This ...Read More

Maryland Beach Conditions – Know Before You Go

With Memorial Day and a summer of fun just around the corner, the Maryland Department of the Environment reminds everyone to take steps to stay healthy at the beach. This includes things we all can do to keep the water clean. It also includes staying informed about conditions at ...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

Daily Record: New Md. environmental chief: Enforcement not ‘first step’

The new head of the Maryland Department of the Environment is promising better relations with businesses in the state but said environmental groups need not be worried he will be a rubber stamp. Ben Grumbles, Gov. Larry Hogan’s choice to lead the environmental agency, said his challenge will be ...Read More

WRC-TV: Taking a Dip in Maryland and Delaware: What’s in the Water at the Beach?

…The News4 I-Team took the results Cindy and dozens of other scientists like her have been collecting in the last five years to make this map, showing you what they found and how often our local beaches have “swimming advisories.”… Read the entire article.

MDE, Md. Petroleum Council and DNR Present 38th Annual Tawes Awards for a Clean Environment

Media Contact: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 MDE, Md. Petroleum Council and DNR Present 38th Annual Tawes Awards for a Clean Environment Tawes and Coulter Awards recognize outstanding environmental achievements of individuals, groups and government employees   ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 14, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment, Maryland Petroleum Council ...Read More

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

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve water quality, improve wastewater infrastructure Baltimore, MD (May 13, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $80 million in ...Read More

Media Advisory: MDE, Md. Petroleum Council and DNR Host 38th Tawes Environmental Awards

Media Contacts: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 Media Advisory: MDE, Md. Petroleum Council and DNR Host 38th Tawes Environmental Awards Annual Ceremony Recognizes Marylanders’ Outstanding Environmental Work    WHAT: The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), Maryland Petroleum Council and Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will announce winners of the ...Read More
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