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Baltimore Sun: Air quality study over Chesapeake Bay seeks to understand pollution

The sky above Hart-Miller Island became a busy laboratory for several weeks this summer as researchers launched balloons, drones and planes to better understand the complex swirl of air pollution over the Chesapeake Bay. State and federal agencies initiated a research study aimed at providing more detailed data on ...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, reduce energy consumption BALTIMORE, MD (July 19, 2018) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $1.4 million in grants today to reduce pollution ...Read More

For the Record – July

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

Queen Anne’s County Waterway Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Queen Anne’s County Waterway Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting Portion of Greenwood Creek now “conditionally approved” for harvesting of oysters and clams BALTIMORE, MD (July 16, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of Greenwood Creek in Queen Anne’s ...Read More

WBFF: “Breathe Easy” Campaign – What you can do to help Baltimore’s air quality

A group that educates the public about the risks of poor air quality, wants you to do some simple things to help keep Baltimore’s air clean. The effort is called the “Breathe Easy Campaign,” and it was launched by Clean Air Partners. Randy Mosier from the Maryland Department of ...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 Funding will improve wastewater infrastructure, reduce pollution BALTIMORE, MD (June 20, 2018) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $32 million in funding today to reduce pollution ...Read More

For the Record – June

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

Bay Journal: Maryland invites input on next phase of Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan

June workshops will be held across the state hear from citizens, local governments, organizations June 07, 2018 Earlier this week, officials with the state departments of the Environment and Agriculture briefed local officials, nonprofit leaders and others about the cleanup progress to date and the tough issues still to ...Read More

Conditions at Maryland Beaches Available on Mobile Devices

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Conditions at Maryland Beaches Available on Mobile Devices Department of the Environment urges beachgoers to use app to stay informed; annual report shows Maryland beaches are healthy BALTIMORE, MD (May 24, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is reminding swimmers that ...Read More

Swim Healthy—Stay Healthy

Swim Healthy—Stay Healthy Maryland’s Departments of Health, the Environment, and Natural Resources Raise Awareness for National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week  BALTIMORE, MD (May 21, 2018) –  National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week runs May 21-27, the week leading up to Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. The Secretaries of Maryland’s ...Read More
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