Monthly Archive:: November 2016

Dept of the Environment to host Maryland Food Recovery Summit tomorrow in Linthicum

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Maryland Department of the Environment to host Maryland Food Recovery Summit tomorrow in Linthicum Baltimore, MD (Nov. 29, 2016) – More than 200 stakeholders – including representatives from local, state and federal governments, non-profits, the retail food industry, local schools, hospitals ...Read More

Frederick News-Post: Maryland seeks EPA’s help to clear the air with other states

Maryland utilities have invested billions of dollars to improve air quality in the state, but those efforts won’t mean as much if other states don’t do their part to reduce their own power-plant emissions. That’s why the Maryland Department of the Environment filed a petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last ...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 (410) 537-4120. Applications ...Read More

Anne Arundel County waterway reclassified for shellfish harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Anne Arundel County waterway reclassified for shellfish harvesting Section of Rhode River closed in June now “conditionally approved;”change allows leaseholders to resume harvesting Baltimore, MD (Nov. 21, 2016) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of the Rhode River in Anne Arundel ...Read More

Maryland Commission on Climate Change issues annual report

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Maryland Commission on Climate Change issues annual report Baltimore, MD (Nov. 21, 2016) –Maryland continues to make progress in meeting goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and in adapting and responding to climate change, a new report shows. The report – unanimously approved by the ...Read More

Department of the Environment Secretary awards grand prize for bird of prey “Tony Hawk” sculpture at the 15th annual Rethink Recycling contest

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov   Department of the Environment Secretary awards grand prize for bird of prey “Tony Hawk” sculpture at the 15th annual Rethink Recycling contest Annual contest promotes recycling and creativity among high school students BALTIMORE, MD (November 18, 2016) – Maryland ...Read More

Maryland Department of the Environment to present 15th annual “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Maryland Department of the Environment to present 15th annual “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award Maryland high school students to display their unique recycled art Baltimore, MD (Nov. 17, 2016) – The Maryland Department of the Environment will host the 15th ...Read More

Baltimore Sun: Maryland asks EPA to crack down on pollution from Midwest coal plants

Maryland environmental regulators are asking their federal counterparts to crack down on 19 coal plants in five other states whose emissions — carried hundreds of miles by the wind — make the air here unhealthy to breathe on hot summer days… Read the entire article. ...Read More

Maryland Petitions EPA to Reduce Air Pollution From Upwind States

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Maryland Petitions EPA to Reduce Air Pollution From Upwind States Most of Maryland’s air pollution comes from other states; Maryland acts to protect public health, level regulatory playing field to benefit the state’s businesses Baltimore, MD (Nov. 16, 2016) – Maryland today filed a petition with ...Read More

Waterways in Talbot, St. Mary’s counties reclassified for shellfish harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Waterways in Talbot, St. Mary’s counties reclassified for shellfish harvesting Portions of Broad, San Domingo creeks approved for harvesting, part of Breton Bay closed Baltimore, MD (Nov. 4, 2016) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified three waterways in Talbot and St. Mary’s counties ...Read More
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