Monthly Archive:: December 2015

For the Record – December

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 Nutrient Trading Symposium to be held on January 8, 2016

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (Maryland Department of the Environment) (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Jason Schellhardt (Maryland Department of Agriculture) (410) 841-5744 jason.schellhardt@maryland.gov Maryland Nutrient Trading Symposium to be held on January 8, 2016 Baltimore, MD (December 17, 2015) – The public is invited to attend the Maryland Nutrient Trading Symposium to be held January ...Read More

MCCC recommends state reduce GHG emissions 40% by 2030 with strengthened links to healthy economy

MEDIA CONTACTS: Mark Shaffer (410) 537-3003 mark.shaffer1@maryland.gov MCCC recommends state reduce GHG emissions 40% by 2030 with strengthened links to healthy economy Baltimore, MD (December 16, 2015) – A new report from the Maryland Commission on Climate Change that was adopted unanimously Wednesday calls on the State to develop and implement a plan  ...Read More

Depts of Environment & Transportation, MD Port Administration announce Clean & Green Ports agreement

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Depts of Environment & Transportation, MD Port Administration announce Clean & Green Ports agreement EPA presents grant funding to assist in lowering emissions from Port operations Baltimore, MD (December 11, 2015) – State officials today announced Maryland’s commitment to cooperative efforts that will protect our environment while ...Read More

Algae-produced toxin found to be cause of Middle River fish kill

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Algae-produced toxin found to be cause of Middle River fish kill Baltimore, MD (December 7, 2015) – A fish kill last month in the Middle River area of Baltimore County was caused by toxins produced by algae, a Maryland Department of the Environment investigation has found. ...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 (December 3, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved more than $6 million in funding to improve water quality by reducing ...Read More

Dept. of the Environment accepting applications for 2016 Environmental Science Student Award

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson or Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Dept. of the Environment accepting applications for 2016 Environmental Science Student Award Baltimore, MD (December 1, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is now accepting applications for the 2016 Environmental Science Student Award and Internship Program. The Award recognizes high ...Read More

WJZ: Maryland Plans To Seek Penalties From Volkswagen

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland joins multiple states seeking penalties and repairs from Volkswagen, following a massive emissions cheating scandal. The automaker has admitted to rigging emissions tests for millions of its diesel models. Read the entire article. ...Read More
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