eMDE

eMDE Archive

eMDE – Summer Success

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Summer Success As we approach Labor Day, the time is right to share some news and views about a very productive summer for us at the Maryland Department of the Environment and around the state. This includes environmental progress on ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: Green & Purple Shine in 2017 Laws

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Green and Purple Shine in 2017 Laws Here’s some good news from Annapolis, where the General Assembly concluded its annual 90 day session on April 10: lots of environmental “green” wins and bipartisan “purple” collaborations between legislators and Governor Larry ...Read More

eMDE – ICYMI: Gov. Hogan Supports Fracking Ban

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Gov. Hogan Supports Fracking Ban In case you missed it: Governor Larry Hogan announced his support for a ban against hydraulic fracturing in Maryland. In an announcement Friday, Governor Hogan noted that the Maryland Department of the Environment has proposed ...Read More

eMDE – Building on a Green 2016

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Building on a Green 2016 On the environmental front, there’s a lot to cheer about in the year that just ended. Here are some of the initiatives and accomplishments in 2016 – and some thoughts on what to expect in ...Read More

eMDE – Clean & Green Ports and more

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Clean & Green Ports partnership continues to grow Funding awarded to Maryland Port Administration to revamp locomotives and cargo equipment to further clean air The Clean and Green Ports agreement has been responsible for significant air quality improvements in the area ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: Thoughts from Sec. Grumbles

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT The environment was a big winner in the recently concluded 2016 General Assembly session. A proposal to establish more ambitious greenhouse gas reduction requirements – with a net economic benefit to Maryland – gained strong bipartisan support and was among ...Read More

eMDE- Going green at the ballpark

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Going Green at the Ballpark Opening Day for baseball is just around the corner, and the lush infield turf isn’t all that’s greening at the stadiums that are home to two of Maryland’s pro teams. Recognizing the environmental initiatives that ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: Thoughts from Sec. Ben Grumbles

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT While 2015 is now officially in the rear view mirror, it’s good to keep in mind past accomplishments and experiences as we drive to new destinations and opportunities in 2016. Here are some of 2015’s top environmental accomplishments: 1 Phosphorus ...Read More

eMDE – preventing lead poisoning, restoring the Bay, going green at school and the holiday table

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Leadership on lead poisoning prevention Lead poisoning cases at lowest ever, 98 percent reduction since 1994 As Baltimore City Deputy Housing Commissioner Ken Strong left the press conference announcing the Hogan Administration’s plan to have all of Maryland’s children ages ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: Thoughts from Sec. Ben Grumbles

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT The “O’s Zone” Recent MDE actions will help ensure ozone reduction for all citizens Camden Yards is my favorite place to watch baseball, and way up high is my favorite place to “watch” ozone do its important work in shielding ...Read More
ae1a-ewspw-web2