Chesapeake Bay Archive

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

MEDIA CONTACT: Jay Apperson(410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.gov Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loan will reduce pollution, improve water quality BALTIMORE, MD (Dec. 3, 2014) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $7 million in funding today to upgrade a wastewater ...Read More

Department of the Environment solicits comment, schedules public hearing on Water Quality Certification application for proposed Conowingo Dam relicensing

MEDIA CONTACT: Jay Apperson 410-537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Department of the Environment solicits comment, schedules public hearing on Water Quality Certification application for proposed Conowingo Dam relicensingApplicant must show project will comply with State water quality standards; MDE states intention to deny application due to insufficient information ...Read More

New report released for public comment analyzes sediment and pollution flow impacts to Chesapeake Bay from watershed, Conowingo Dam – names watershed-wide reduction strategies as key

Posted 11/13/2014 Release no. 111314-001 Contact Sarah Gross410-962-9015sarah.d.gross@usace.army.mil     The Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) report released for public comment, Nov. 13, 2014, indicates that the reservoir behind the Conowingo Dam is trapping smaller amounts of sediment and has essentially reached its limit to trap in the long term. However, a large ...Read More

Pre-release Call for Media: Report on sediment and pollution flow impacts to Chesapeake Bay from watershed, Conowingo Dam

For immediate release: Nov. 10, 2014 RSVP to: Sarah Gross 410-962-9015Sarah.d.gross@usace.army.milPre-release Call for Media: Report on sediment and pollution flow impacts to Chesapeake Bay from watershed, Conowingo DamWhat: Advance, informational media call to discuss the Nov. 13 release of the inter-agency Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) draft report for public comment.Who:*    ...Read More

**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
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