Secretary Grumbles Archive

Maryland Matters: Meet Gov. Hogan’s Ambassador to the Environmental World

It’s a rare day that Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles finds himself happy to be around garbage, but this was one of those days. The occasion was an annual recycled-art competition that MDE hosts at its headquarters in the historic and quirky Montgomery Park office building in South Baltimore. ...Read More

Carroll County Times: Student’s Recycled Sculpture Takes State Grand Prize

Putting in hours during art class and more on her own time, Century High School student Katelyn Schildt transformed a mannequin arm, plastic forks and spoons, broken jewelry and paint into a glittering celebration of love. Schildt was chosen as the grand prize winner out of 61 entries from ...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 and wastewater infrastructure Baltimore, MD (December 6, 2017) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $2.6 million in ...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

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland Department of the Environment and partners to announce new Maryland idle-reduction program

Media contact: Adrienne Diaczok adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland Department of the Environment and partners to announce new Maryland idle-reduction program Baltimore, MD (November 16, 2017) – Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles will join together with representatives from Maryland Motor Truck Association and Cowan Systems, LLC ...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

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

Maryland, RGGI States to Strengthen Emissions Cap

Maryland Governor’s Office Contacts: Hannah Marr hannah.marr@maryland.gov Shareese Churchill shareese.churchill@maryland.gov 410-974-2316 Maryland, RGGI States to Strengthen Emissions Cap Governor Larry Hogan Praises Bipartisan Nine-State Agreement to Reduce Carbon Pollution Cap by 30% from 2020 to 2030 Annapolis, MD (August 23, 2017) – Governor Larry Hogan announced today that Maryland and ...Read More
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