eMDE Archive

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 the toughest regulations ...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 2017. Clean Water ...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 of the Port ...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 the first of ...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 have been put ...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 management regulations Early ...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 1 and 2 ...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 the planet (and ...Read More

eMDE – Get the Maryland Healthy Beaches app

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT FEATURED ARTICLE MARYLAND BEACH CONDITIONS – KNOW BEFORE YOU GO With Memorial Day and a summer of fun just around the corner, the Maryland Department of the Environment reminds everyone to take steps to stay healthy at the beach. This includes things we ...Read More

Maryland Beach Conditions – Know Before You Go

With Memorial Day and a summer of fun just around the corner, the Maryland Department of the Environment reminds everyone to take steps to stay healthy at the beach. This includes things we all can do to keep the water clean. It also includes staying informed about conditions at Maryland beaches. Any ...Read More
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