Bay Restoration Archive

Conowingo Dam Report Shows Time is Now for Collaboration, Innovation on Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

Conowingo Dam Report Shows Time is Now for Collaboration, Innovation on Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Scouring Nutrients and Sediment May Affect Implementation of Bay Goals March 10, 2016 — A newly finalized report on the Conowingo Dam underscores the urgency of finding innovative multi-state solutions to reduce the water pollution that threatens the ...Read More

Star Democrat: Nutrient trading highlighted at symposium

WYE MILLS — Both the secretary of the Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Maryland Department of the Environment on Friday, Jan. 8, billed nutrient trading as a way for the state to meet its pollution reduction goal as set forth by the federal Environmental Protection Agency… Read the entire article. ...Read More

Maryland Nutrient Trading Symposium to be held on January 8, 2016

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (Maryland Department of the Environment) (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Jason Schellhardt (Maryland Department of Agriculture) (410) 841-5744 jason.schellhardt@maryland.gov Maryland Nutrient Trading Symposium to be held on January 8, 2016 Baltimore, MD (December 17, 2015) – The public is invited to attend the Maryland Nutrient Trading Symposium to be held January ...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, improve water quality BALTIMORE, MD (November 4, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved $2 million in funding today to upgrade a wastewater treatment plant and improve ...Read More

Maryland pursues new tools, greater teamwork for faster, better restoration of Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Maryland pursues new tools, greater teamwork for faster, better restoration of Chesapeake Bay Baltimore, MD (October 23, 2015) – Maryland is developing a nutrient trading policy to accelerate the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay while reducing costs to local governments and citizens and boosting private sector ...Read More

MDE hosts 2015 Clean Water Business Expo in Baltimore

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov For Immediate Release: MDE hosts 2015 Clean Water Business Expo in Baltimore Expo featured learning sessions and examples of best practices in stormwater management BALTIMORE, MD (October 15, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) today hosted the 2015 Clean Water ...Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY: MDE to host Clean Water Business Expo, present learning sessions

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov For Immediate Release:   MEDIA ADVISORY: MDE to host Clean Water Business Expo, present learning sessions BALTIMORE, MD (October 14, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment will host the 2015 Clean Water Business Expo, an event that brings together businesses, local ...Read More

Sun: What about Pennsylvania?

If there is any hope for a Chesapeake Bay restoration, the amount of pollution flowing into it on a daily basis must be reduced. It’s really that simple. Maryland and Virginia have made significant progress in that regard, but one state trails particularly badly — Pennsylvania. The latest numbers produced by the ...Read More

Herald-Mail: Washington County gets $216K for septic-system upgrades

State officials this week approved $14 million in grant funding to be used for upgrading septic systems throughout rural regions of Maryland. Approved by the Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis on Wednesday, the money will be split between the state’s 23 counties, with Washington County slated to receive $216,000, according ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay

Media Contact: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 Board of Public Works approves funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve water quality, conserve water BALTIMORE, MD (February 18, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $13 million in funding today to upgrade a ...Read More
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