Stormwater Archive

Howard County Times: $2.1 million stream restoration project to begin in Howard

Howard County officials announced plans Thursday to begin the largest stream restoration project in the county’s history on farmland in Woodbine. The $2.13 million project will restore around 6,200 feet of Cattail Creek over the next two years as the county attempts to meet state requirements to tackle stormwater runoff by 2019… ...Read More

Maryland counties meet funding requirements to reduce stormwater pollution

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Maryland counties meet funding requirements to reduce stormwater pollution 9 Counties, Baltimore City Put Forward Plans without State Mandate Baltimore, MD (October 18, 2016) – Maryland’s largest jurisdictions have met their requirements under state law to develop financing plans to reduce polluted stormwater runoff and protect ...Read More

Bay Journal: Maryland stormwater permits upheld, rejecting complaints they’re not tough enough

State appeals court sides with state regulators; environmental groups file another suit against EPA over tributary cleanup plans Environmental regulators acted within the law in giving Maryland’s largest localities some leeway in deciding how to reduce polluted runoff from their streets, buildings and parking lots, the state’s highest court has ruled. In ...Read More

Maryland High Court upholds permits to reduce stormwater runoff, protect and restore Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACT: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 Maryland High Court upholds permits to reduce stormwater runoff, protect and restore Chesapeake Bay BALTIMORE, MD (March 11, 2016) – Maryland’s highest court today issued a ruling upholding Department of the Environment permits that regulate and reduce polluted stormwater runoff in the state’s largest jurisdictions. The ...Read More

**SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASE** Maryland Department of the Environment highlights best practices in stormwater management at Baltimore Community ToolBank

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov   **SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASE** Maryland Department of the Environment highlights best practices in stormwater management at Baltimore Community ToolBank  BALTIMORE, MD (October 29, 2014) – Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Secretary Robert M. Summers kicked off the first stop of the Stormwater Innovations Roadshow at Baltimore Community ToolBank today in ...Read More

**MEDIA ADVISORY** MDE Secretary to kick off the Stormwater Innovations Roadshow at Baltimore Community ToolBank in Baltimore City

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **MEDIA ADVISORY** MDE Secretary to kick off the Stormwater Innovations Roadshow at Baltimore Community ToolBank in Baltimore City BALTIMORE, MD (October 28, 2014) – Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Secretary Robert M. Summers will kick-off the first stop of the Stormwater Innovations ...Read More

MDE hosts 4th annual Smart, Green & Growing Clean Water Innovations Trade Show

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MDE hosts 4th annual Smart, Green & Growing Clean Water Innovations Trade Show Trade show featured learning sessions and examples of best practices in stormwater management BALTIMORE, MD (October 21, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) today hosted ...Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY: MDE to host 4th annual Clean Water Innovations Trade Show, present learning sessions

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   MEDIA ADVISORY: MDE to host 4th annual Clean Water Innovations Trade Show, present learning sessions BALTIMORE, MD (October 18, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment will host the 2014 Smart, Green & Growing Clean Water Innovations Trade Show, an ...Read More

Baltimore Sun: Howard County banks on rain gardens to raise awareness of stormwater management

Although he was a German major in college, these days Peter Bulka is shoveling dirt to build rain gardens. His colleague, Dave Gondoun, is planning to study cyber security when he starts classes at Howard Community College this fall. But whatever they end up doing, both men, and many of the other ...Read More

Capital Gazette: Around South County: Saving the Bay one barrel at a time

Rain barrels are making a comeback. There was a time when almost every house and outbuilding had rain barrels to gather water. As technology progressed and people got more reliable wells, extensive municipal water systems, and better farm irrigation networks, the familiar wooden rain barrels disappeared. Read the entire article. ...Read More
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