MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland Department of the Environment and partners to announce new Maryland idle-reduction program

Media contact:
Adrienne Diaczok
adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov
410-537-3003

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland Department of the Environment and partners to announce
new Maryland idle-reduction program

Baltimore, MD (November 16, 2017) – Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles will join together with representatives from Maryland Motor Truck Association and Cowan Systems, LLC for an announcement about idle-reduction efforts in Maryland. Following brief remarks from partners, a demonstration of new idle-reduction technologies will take place.

WHO

Ben Grumbles, Secretary, Maryland Department of the Environment
Louis Campion, President, Maryland Motor Truck Association
Dennis Morgan, President, Cowan Systems, LLC

WHEN & WHERE

Monday, November 20, 2017, 11 a.m.
Cowan Systems, LLC
4555 Hollins Ferry Road
Baltimore, MD 21227

*Parking for media behind the Cowan Systems building*

WHY

Reduced vehicle and truck idling will provide Maryland with significant reductions in pollution causing carbon dioxide, particulate matter and nitrogen oxide, while improving the health of Maryland citizens and saving money for Maryland businesses by reducing fuel cost up to $12,000 per year.

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