Press releases Archive

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

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure Baltimore, MD (December 6, 2017) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $2.6 million in ...Read More

Anne Arundel County Waterway Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Anne Arundel County Waterway Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting Portion of Rhode River section closed in 2016 now “conditionally approved”; change allows leaseholders to resume harvesting Baltimore, MD (December 4, 2017) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of the ...Read More

First Lady Yumi Hogan joins Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles for 16th annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest

MEDIA CONTACTS: Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov First Lady Yumi Hogan joins Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles for 16th annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest Annual contest promotes recycling and creativity among high school students  BALTIMORE, MD (November 30, 2017) –First Lady Yumi Hogan joined Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) ...Read More

Md. Environment Sec. Grumbles to Attend U.N. Climate Change Conference in Germany

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Md. Environment Sec. Grumbles to Attend U.N. Climate Change Conference in Germany Baltimore, MD (November 9, 2017) – The Maryland Department of Environment today announced that Secretary Ben Grumbles will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. Secretary Grumbles will ...Read More

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

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay Baltimore, MD (November 1, 2017) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $3.8 million in grants today to reduce pollution and save energy. The Board is composed ...Read More

Lead Poisoning in Maryland Drops to Lowest Recorded Levels, Testing Increases in First Year of State Initiative

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Lead Poisoning in Maryland Drops to Lowest Recorded Levels, Testing Increases in First Year of State Initiative Governor Larry Hogan proclaims Lead Poisoning Prevention Week in Maryland Baltimore, MD (October 25, 2017) – Childhood lead poisoning cases in Maryland decreased last year to ...Read More

Maryland proposes regulations for faster, better Chesapeake Bay restoration

Media contact: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 Maryland proposes regulations for faster, better Chesapeake Bay restoration Proposed rule would establish credit exchange program to provide greater flexibility, cost reductions in Bay cleanup BALTIMORE (Oct. 11, 2017) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has proposed regulations to establish the Maryland ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve drinking water reliability, save energy Baltimore, MD (October 4, 2017) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $54 million in ...Read More

Governor Larry Hogan Announces State Lawsuit Against EPA

Governor Larry Hogan Announces State Lawsuit Against EPA Action Follows Decades of Efforts by Maryland Department of Environment to Reduce Pollution Transported into the State BALTIMORE (Sept. 27, 2017) – Governor Larry Hogan today directed Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh to file suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...Read More

Portion of Wye River Approved for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Portion of Wye River Approved for Shellfish Harvesting Area reclassified due to decreased bacteria levels Baltimore, MD (September 25, 2017) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of the Wye River in Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties as approved ...Read More
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