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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 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

For the Record – May

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

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 (May 2, 2018) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $11 million in funding today to reduce pollution ...Read More

Bay Journal: Maryland orders Exelon to shoulder Conowingo pollution reductions

After years of study and haggling over how to deal with the impact of Conowingo Dam on the Chesapeake Bay, the Hogan administration has ordered the hydropower facility’s operator to reduce nutrient pollution passing through the dam on its way down the Susquehanna River — or pay up to ...Read More

Hogan administration issues comprehensive environmental plan for Conowingo Dam, Susquehanna River, Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Hogan administration issues comprehensive environmental plan for Conowingo Dam, Susquehanna River, Chesapeake Bay Newly issued Water Quality Certification for dam will drive major restoration and pollution prevention efforts upstream and downstream to benefit the river and Bay BALTIMORE, MD (April 27, 2018) ...Read More

Associated Press: Maryland reaches $33.5 million settlement with Volkswagen

Maryland officials announced Wednesday that they had reached a multimillion-dollar settlement with Volkswagen AG and two of its affiliates for using devices in cars that violated the state’s environmental laws. The “defeat devices” installed in vehicles enabled them to pass emissions tests. But under actual driving conditions, vehicles with ...Read More
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