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 will reduce pollution, reduce energy consumption BALTIMORE, MD (July 19, 2018) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $1.4 million in grants today to reduce pollution ...Read More

Queen Anne’s County Waterway Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Queen Anne’s County Waterway Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting Portion of Greenwood Creek now “conditionally approved” for harvesting of oysters and clams BALTIMORE, MD (July 16, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of Greenwood Creek in Queen Anne’s ...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 Funding will improve wastewater infrastructure, reduce pollution BALTIMORE, MD (June 20, 2018) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $32 million in funding today to reduce pollution ...Read More

Conditions at Maryland Beaches Available on Mobile Devices

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Conditions at Maryland Beaches Available on Mobile Devices Department of the Environment urges beachgoers to use app to stay informed; annual report shows Maryland beaches are healthy BALTIMORE, MD (May 24, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is reminding swimmers that ...Read More

Swim Healthy—Stay Healthy

Swim Healthy—Stay Healthy Maryland’s Departments of Health, the Environment, and Natural Resources Raise Awareness for National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week  BALTIMORE, MD (May 21, 2018) –  National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week runs May 21-27, the week leading up to Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. The Secretaries of Maryland’s ...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 Funding will improve wastewater infrastructure, reduce pollution BALTIMORE, MD (May 2, 2018) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $11 million in funding today to reduce pollution ...Read More

Hogan administration issues comprehensive environmental plan for Conowingo Dam, Susquehanna River, Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Hogan administration issues comprehensive environmental plan for Conowingo Dam, Susquehanna River, Chesapeake Bay Newly issued Water Quality Certification for dam will drive major restoration and pollution prevention efforts upstream and downstream to benefit the river and Bay BALTIMORE, MD (April 27, 2018) ...Read More

MDE Secretary Grumbles, Attorney General Frosh Announce $33.5 Million Settlement with Volkswagen

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov MDE Secretary Grumbles, Attorney General Frosh Announce $33.5 Million Settlement with Volkswagen Resolves Litigation Stemming from the Auto Manufacturers’ Use of “Defeat Devices” that Concealed Illegal Amounts of Harmful Emissions BALTIMORE, MD (April 925, 2018) – Maryland Secretary of the Environment Ben Grumbles ...Read More

Department of the Environment Announces Interactive Map for Fish Consumption Advisories

MEDIA CONTACTS Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Department of the Environment Announces Interactive Map for Fish Consumption Advisories New map provides improved customer service, updated health-based meal advisories for recreationally caught fish in Maryland BALTIMORE (April 11, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment today announced the development ...Read More

St. Mary’s County Waterways Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov St. Mary’s County Waterways Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting Portions of Smith and Jutland creeks closed to harvesting BALTIMORE, MD (April 9, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified portions of Smith and Jutland creeks in St. Mary’s County for shellfish ...Read More
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