Waterways in Dorchester, St. Mary’s counties reclassified for shellfish harvesting

WATERWAYS IN DORCHESTER, ST. MARY’S COUNTIES RECLASSIFIED FOR SHELLFISH HARVESTING Sections of Little Choptank, St. Mary’s rivers closed to harvesting effective Sept. 28 BALTIMORE (Sept. 28, 2020) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has reclassified waterways in Dorchester and St. Mary’s counties for shellfish harvesting. The portion ...Read More

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

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay BALTIMORE (September 2, 2020) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $10 million in grants today to reduce pollution and improve water quality. The board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy ...Read More

Baltimore Sun op-ed: Secretary Grumbles – Clean energy not just good for the environment, but the economy too

Baltimore Sun op-ed: Secretary Grumbles – Clean energy not just good for the environment, but the economy too By BEN GRUMBLESFOR THE BALTIMORE SUN While the COVID-19 emergency has created the most significant economic crisis since the Great Depression, a new report underscores the reality that smart investing in ...Read More

Maryland moves to phase out hydrofluorocarbons and reduce methane emissions

Maryland moves to phase out hydrofluorocarbons and reduce methane emissions Maryland Department of the Environment seeks to reduce potent greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change BALTIMORE (August 17, 2020) – To help meet Maryland’s aggressive climate and environmental goals for reducing greenhouse gases, the Hogan administration today is ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding to improve drinking water systems

  Board of Public Works approves funding to improve drinking water systems BALTIMORE (August 12, 2020) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $2.4 million in funding today to improve drinking water systems in three Maryland counties. The Board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer ...Read More

For the Record – July

For The Record: MDE Permits, Licenses, Certifications Applications and Issuances The following are partial lists by county of permit, license, and certification applications and issuances as well as other permitting activity at the Maryland Department of the Environment. For more information on these permits, please contact Amanda Degen at ...Read More

Hogan administration joins multi-state clean truck initiative

HOGAN ADMINISTRATION JOINS MULTI-STATE CLEAN TRUCK INITIATIVE Maryland, with 14 other states and the District of Columbia, signs agreement to increase electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, reduce emissions BALTIMORE – The Hogan administration has committed to work with other states to reduce emissions from trucks, buses, and other large ...Read More

Department of Environment Helps Convert Motor Fleets to Cleaner Fuels

Department of Environment Helps Convert Motor Fleets to Cleaner Fuels Maryland’s VW Mitigation Plan Provides More Than $2 Million for Private Businesses to Improve Air Quality, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Provide Health Benefits BALTIMORE (July 13, 2020) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has approved $2.1 million ...Read More

For the Record – June

For The Record: MDE Permits, Licenses, Certifications Applications and Issuances The following are partial lists by county of permit, license, and certification applications and issuances as well as other permitting activity at the Maryland Department of the Environment. For more information on these permits, please contact Amanda Degen at ...Read More

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

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay BALTIMORE (July 1, 2020) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $167 million in funding today to reduce pollution and improve water quality. The Board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy ...Read More
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