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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 and loans will reduce pollution, improve drinking water infrastructure, save energy Baltimore, MD (August 16, 2017) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $6.9 million in grants and loans ...Read More

For the Record – August

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

EPA Backs Maryland Plan to Improve Water Quality

MEDIA CONTACTS: David Sternberg (215) 814-5548 sternberg.david@epa.gov EPA Backs Maryland Plan to Improve Water Quality Philadelphia, PA (Aug. 1, 2017) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it has approved and helped fund a $303 million plan by Maryland to implement 36 clean water projects, including a series of major improvements to ...Read More

Baltimore Sun: Hogan VEIP regs: Clean air, less hassle

Every two years the notice comes in the mail — time to get your car’s emissions test. You find time to drive to a Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program station somewhere, sit in line, drive into a test bay and wait while someone hooks some diagnostics up to your car — most likely ...Read More

Hogan Administration Announces New Reforms to Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program

MEDIA CONTACTS: Hannah Marr hannah.marr@maryland.gov Shareese Churchill (410) 974-2316 shareese.churchill@maryland.gov Hogan Administration Announces New Reforms to Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program Implements Recommendation from Governor’s Regulatory Reform Commission, Plan to Save Customers $2.25 Million Per Year   ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced regulatory reforms that will save Maryland taxpayers time and ...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 (410) 537-4120. Applications ...Read More

WBAL: Reports: ​Piles of Sediment Trapped Behind Conowingo Dam Reach Capacity

CONOWINGO, Md. — Mounting scientific reports reveal piles of pollution trapped behind the Conowingo Dam have reached capacity. In a few weeks, Gov. Larry Hogan will convene a summit to examine one of the biggest environmental issues facing Maryland… Read the entire article. ...Read More

WJZ: Maryland Plans Lawsuit Against EPA Under Clean Air Act

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration announced plans Thursday to sue the Environmental Protection Agency, if the agency doesn’t respond to Maryland’s request to make sure power plants in neighboring states use pollution controls… Read the entire article. ...Read More

Baltimore Sun: In Maryland, Rescuing Food That Might Otherwise be Wasted

On one end of this particular food chain are boxes of dinged-up tomatoes, spotty avocados and other perfectly edible yet rejected fruits and vegetables that pile up at the Maryland Wholesale Produce Market in Jessup. On the other end are the estimated one in four residents of Baltimore who live in food ...Read More

Maryland Department of the Environment, Prince George’s County Police Seek Stolen Construction Tool Containing Small Amounts of Radioactive Material

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Maryland Department of the Environment, Prince George’s County Police Seek Stolen Construction Tool Containing Small Amounts of Radioactive Material Device reported stolen from construction site in Prince George’s County, not a hazard as long as radioactive material remains locked Baltimore, MD (June 29, 2017) – The ...Read More
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