2015 November

Monthly Archive:: November 2015

Hogan Administration pursues penalties, repairs from Volkswagen

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Hogan Administration pursues penalties, repairs from Volkswagen Baltimore, MD (November 30, 2015) – The Hogan Administration announced today its intention to seek penalties and correctives actions from automaker Volkswagen for installing devices that allowed thousands of vehicles to pollute Maryland’s air at up ...Read More

For the Record – November

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

Department of the Environment fish kill investigation continues

Media contact: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3012 Department of the Environment fish kill investigation continues Department investigating new but unconfirmed information relating to case, as precaution anglers advised to avoid eating fish from area as investigation continues Baltimore, MD (November 14, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is ...Read More

Department of the Environment Secretary awards grand prize for “Neil Armstrong, Jr.” sculpture at the 14th annual Rethink Recycling contest

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson or Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Department of the Environment Secretary awards grand prize for “Neil Armstrong, Jr.” sculpture at the 14th annual Rethink Recycling contest Annual contest promotes recycling and creativity among high school students BALTIMORE, MD (November 13, 2015) – Maryland Department of the ...Read More

Department of the Environment investigates fish kill

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Department of the Environment investigates fish kill Largest fish kill of the year appears to be caused by toxin released by algae, no indication that toxin is harmful to people or animals other than fish Baltimore, MD (November 13, 2015) – The Maryland ...Read More

eMDE – preventing lead poisoning, restoring the Bay, going green at school and the holiday table

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Leadership on lead poisoning prevention Lead poisoning cases at lowest ever, 98 percent reduction since 1994 As Baltimore City Deputy Housing Commissioner Ken Strong left the press conference announcing the Hogan Administration’s plan to have all of Maryland’s children ages ...Read More

**Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to present “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson or Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov   **Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to present “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award Maryland high school students to display their unique recycled art BALTIMORE, MD  (November 10, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment will host the ...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 will reduce pollution, improve water quality BALTIMORE, MD (November 4, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved $2 million in funding today to upgrade a wastewater treatment ...Read More
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