Hogan Administration Leads Coordinated Rapid Response to Limited Oil Spill in Baltimore City

Hogan Administration Leads Coordinated Rapid Response to Limited Oil Spill in Baltimore City Situation Contained; Maryland Department of Environment Assisting U.S. Coast Guard ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration is leading a coordinated response to a limited oil spill on Jones Falls in Baltimore City, between Pier 6 and President Street ...Read More

Conditions at Maryland Beaches Available on Mobile Devices

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, 2019) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is reminding swimmers that information on conditions at the state’s ...Read More

Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards Winners Honored on 10th Anniversary of the Program

MEDIA CONTACTS: Mark Shaffer (410) 537-3056 mark.shaffer1@maryland.gov   Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards Winners Honored on 10th Anniversary of the Program Members save nearly $105 million through environmental practices   BALTIMORE, MD (May 21, 2019) – Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles joined members of 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   BALTIMORE, MD (May 8, 2019) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $17 million in grants and loans today to reduce pollution and improve ...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 Grant made possible by Clean Water Commerce Act will fund water pollution reductions to Bay tributary in Harford County BALTIMORE (April 24, 2019) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved the first funding stemming from ...Read More

For the Record – April

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

WJZ: Chesapeake Bay’s Health At Risk After Trump Issues Executive Order Relaxing Clean Water Rules

CONOWINGO, Md. (WJZ) — Before the Susquehanna River enters the Chesapeake Bay, the Conowingo Dam churns electric power from it. It’s the kind of energy that falls under federal regulations. With an executive order, President Trump is ordering states not to get in the way of energy infrastructure, by ...Read More

Maryland releases draft Chesapeake Bay restoration plan

MARYLAND RELEASES DRAFT CHESAPEAKE BAY RESTORATION PLAN Public invited to comment on draft Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan BALTIMORE (April 12, 2019) – A draft plan for continued progress in restoring Maryland’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay is now available for public review and comment. The draft Phase III ...Read More

Waterways in Dorchester County Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   Waterways in Dorchester County Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting Section of Slaughter Creek closed to harvesting, portions of Hudson Creek, Little Choptank River “conditionally approved”   BALTIMORE, MD (April 9, 2019) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified waterways in ...Read More

For the Record – March

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
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