Chesapeake Bay Archive

**MEDIA ADVISORY** MDE Secretary to kick off the Stormwater Innovations Roadshow at Baltimore Community ToolBank in Baltimore City

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **MEDIA ADVISORY** MDE Secretary to kick off the Stormwater Innovations Roadshow at Baltimore Community ToolBank in Baltimore City BALTIMORE, MD (October 28, 2014) – Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Secretary Robert M. Summers will kick-off the first stop of ...Read More

MDE hosts 4th annual Smart, Green & Growing Clean Water Innovations Trade Show

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MDE hosts 4th annual Smart, Green & Growing Clean Water Innovations Trade Show Trade show featured learning sessions and examples of best practices in stormwater management BALTIMORE, MD (October 21, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment ...Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY: MDE to host 4th annual Clean Water Innovations Trade Show, present learning sessions

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   MEDIA ADVISORY: MDE to host 4th annual Clean Water Innovations Trade Show, present learning sessions BALTIMORE, MD (October 18, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment will host the 2014 Smart, Green & Growing Clean Water Innovations ...Read More

CBS Baltimore: Chesapeake Cleanup Would Bring $22B To Region

WASHINGTON (WJZ) — Setting a dollar amount on the Chesapeake Bay. A new study released Monday compiled the numbers. Alex DeMetrick reports they add up to $100 billion. It takes 64,000 square miles of watershed to fill the Chesapeake Bay. Six states upstream are under federal orders to make ...Read More

Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson(410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution, provide safe drinking water BALTIMORE, MD (Oct. 2, 2014) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $10 million in funding ...Read More

Baltimore Sun: Howard County banks on rain gardens to raise awareness of stormwater management

Although he was a German major in college, these days Peter Bulka is shoveling dirt to build rain gardens. His colleague, Dave Gondoun, is planning to study cyber security when he starts classes at Howard Community College this fall. But whatever they end up doing, both men, and many ...Read More

Governor O’Malley and Databay Partners Award $4,000 Grand Prize to Baybucks for Bay-Friendly App

MEDIA CONTACTS: Nina Smith, Governor’s Office: 410-974-2316 Adrienne M. Diaczok, MDE: 443-422-8277 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: GOVERNOR O’MALLEY AND DATABAY PARTNERS AWARD $4,000 GRAND PRIZE TO BAYBUCKS FOR BAY-FRIENDLY APP Hackathon Challenge brought together diverse groups to collaborate and innovate for Chesapeake Bay restoration ANNAPOLIS, MD (August 28, 2014) — BayBucks, ...Read More

Governor Martin O’Malley and partners to award Governor’s Cup for DataBay Hackathon Challenge

Media Contacts: Jay Appersonjay.apperson@maryland.govAdrienne Diaczokadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov410-537-3003 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Governor Martin O’Malley and partners to award Governor’s Cup for DataBay Hackathon Challenge  Four finalist teams will compete for the chance to win a $4,000 cash prize   ANNAPOLIS, MD (August 25, 2014) — An app that makes citizens aware of the ...Read More

Baltimore Sun: Programmers answer O’Malley’s challenge to create bay-friendly apps

A few months ago, Gov. Martin O’Malley grew frustrated with state government’s lack of creativity on the environment. He challenged his staff to look for new ideas to help the Chesapeake Bay. In response, 80 bright minds from around the state — from precocious high-schoolers to CEOs of technology ...Read More

Majority of local governments show progress on Chesapeake Bay restoration effort

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Majority of local governments show progress on Chesapeake Bay restoration effort Twenty-two local jurisdictions evaluated by Maryland Department of the Environment on two-year milestones BALTIMORE, MD – (July 31, 2013) Evaluation of twenty-two sets of goals for local ...Read More
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