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Kent Narrows Temporarily Opening for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Kent Narrows Temporarily Opening for Shellfish Harvesting BALTIMORE, MD (February 13, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is temporarily reclassifying waters in the Kent Narrows in Queen Anne’s County from closed to open to allow oysters and clams to be harvested. ...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 and loans will reduce pollution, improve drinking water reliability, reduce energy consumption BALTIMORE, MD (February 7, 2018) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $316 million ...Read More

For the Record – January

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

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THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Green in ’17 – and Looking to the New Year The Maryland Department of the Environment had a very productive 2017, taking important steps to restore the Chesapeake Bay, mitigate and adapt to climate change, fight for clean air, and ...Read More

For the Record – December

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

CNS: Students Turn Trash Into Artistic Treasure for Annual Competition

BALTIMORE, Maryland — Students at high schools across the state found new ways to turn trash into artistic treasures with their entries in the Maryland’s Department of the Environment’s 16th annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest… Read the entire article.

Baltimore Sun: Maryland, Northeast States Accelerate Carbon Pollution Reduction

Maryland and eight other states have finalized an agreement to enact new air pollution limits aimed at reducing global climate change. The states are part of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, an effort to cap carbon dioxide pollution in the Northeast. The states had announced their intention to reduce ...Read More

Maryland Matters: Meet Gov. Hogan’s Ambassador to the Environmental World

It’s a rare day that Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles finds himself happy to be around garbage, but this was one of those days. The occasion was an annual recycled-art competition that MDE hosts at its headquarters in the historic and quirky Montgomery Park office building in South Baltimore. ...Read More

Carroll County Times: Student’s Recycled Sculpture Takes State Grand Prize

Putting in hours during art class and more on her own time, Century High School student Katelyn Schildt transformed a mannequin arm, plastic forks and spoons, broken jewelry and paint into a glittering celebration of love. Schildt was chosen as the grand prize winner out of 61 entries from ...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 and loans will reduce pollution, improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure Baltimore, MD (December 6, 2017) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $2.6 million in ...Read More
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