Governor O’Malley Archive

Governor O’Malley Issues Executive Order to Drive a Zero Waste Future for Maryland

MEDIA CONTACT: Ron Boehmer, Governor’s Office (443) 905-6242 Governor O’Malley Issues Executive Order to Drive a Zero Waste Future for Maryland Order sets source reduction guidelines, higher recycling and composting rates for State government, reduces landfilling and protects public health and the environment while boosting local economies Annapolis, MD (January 13, 2015) ...Read More

Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Safe and Reliable Drinking Water

MEDIA CONTACT: Jay Apperson 410-537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS APPROVES FUNDING FOR SAFE AND RELIABLE DRINKING WATERGrants will help provide public water system to Morris Mill area of Wicomico County, promote water conservation in Calvert County Annapolis, MD (November 12, 2014) – The Maryland Board of Public Works ...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 yesterday for projects ...Read More

Actions Clear the Way for Job-Creating Redevelopment at Former Sparrows Point Steelmaking Facility

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson(410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Actions Clear the Way for Job-Creating Redevelopment at Former Sparrows Point Steelmaking Facility Maryland Department of the Environment and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announce settlements for historic cleanup of Sparrows Point; set the stage for redevelopment and economic revitalization efforts BALTIMORE, MD (September 18, ...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, an application that ...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 actions they can ...Read More

CBS Baltimore: Md.’s Smaller Coastal Bays Now Focus Of Pollution Reduction

OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ)—Next to the Chesapeake, Maryland’s smaller coastal bays haven’t received as much attention when it comes to pollution. Now that’s over. Alex DeMetrick reports the state is promising federal regulators change is on the way. Clean water on Ocean City’s beach routinely gets some of the highest marks in ...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 companies — hunkered ...Read More

Governor O’Malley Hosts first State of Maryland sponsored Civic Hacking Challenge

Governor O’Malley Hosts first State of Maryland sponsored Civic Hacking Challenge Scientists, programmers and citizens to come together to create solutions for Chesapeake Bay Restoration (BALTIMORE, MD – July 30, 2014) Scientists, programmers, techies and other civic hackers will come together this weekend at the DataBay “Reclaim the Bay” Innovation Challenge to create data-driven ...Read More

Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Safe Drinking Water

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS APPROVES FUNDING FOR SAFE DRINKING WATER Grant and loan will replace aging water system     BALTIMORE, MD (July 23, 2014) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $1.5 million in funding today for a project ...Read More
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