2015 October

Monthly Archive:: October 2015

Maryland on track to meet 2020 climate goal

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Maryland on track to meet 2020 climate goal Department of the Environment reports steady progress, emerging opportunities Baltimore, MD (October 30, 2015) –  Maryland is on pace to meet the greenhouse gas emissions reductions required under State law while benefiting from billions of dollars in ...Read More

Hogan Administration Announces New Lead-Testing Plan for Children

For Immediate Release: October 26, 2015 Contact: Erin Montgomery erin.montgomery@maryland.gov Eric Shirk eric.shirk@maryland.gov 410-974-2316   Hogan Administration Announces New Lead-Testing Plan for Children All Maryland Toddlers Would Be Evaluated at Ages 1 and 2 ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration today announced the new Lead Testing Targeting Plan for Childhood Lead, which calls ...Read More

For the Record – October

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

Maryland pursues new tools, greater teamwork for faster, better restoration of Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Maryland pursues new tools, greater teamwork for faster, better restoration of Chesapeake Bay Baltimore, MD (October 23, 2015) – Maryland is developing a nutrient trading policy to accelerate the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay while reducing costs to local governments and citizens and boosting private sector ...Read More

Department of the Environment, WSSC, citizen groups reach agreement to improve Potomac River

Department of the Environment, WSSC, citizen groups reach agreement to improve Potomac River Proposed Consent Decree will reduce pollution from drinking water treatment plant, require payment of financial penalty and funding for projects to benefit the environment BALTIMORE, MD (Oct. 21, 2015) – The public utility that serves the metropolitan Washington area ...Read More

MDE hosts 2015 Clean Water Business Expo in Baltimore

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov For Immediate Release: MDE hosts 2015 Clean Water Business Expo in Baltimore Expo featured learning sessions and examples of best practices in stormwater management BALTIMORE, MD (October 15, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) today hosted the 2015 Clean Water ...Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY: MDE to host Clean Water Business Expo, present learning sessions

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov For Immediate Release:   MEDIA ADVISORY: MDE to host Clean Water Business Expo, present learning sessions BALTIMORE, MD (October 14, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment will host the 2015 Clean Water Business Expo, an event that brings together businesses, local ...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 Grant will reduce pollution, improve water quality Baltimore, MD (October 7, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a grant of more than $400,000 today to restore streams in Anne Arundel ...Read More
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