Carroll County Times: ‘The kids are so creative’: Carroll County high school students show art made with recycled materials at state contest

For some Carroll County high school students, one person’s junk can be part of an art student’s sculpture. Several county students created sculptures made from recycled materials and competed against exhibits made by students across the state at the Maryland Department of the Environment in Baltimore on Friday morning. ...Read More

MDE honors student artists at 21st Annual ‘Rethink Recycling’ Sculpture Contest

MDE honors student artists at 21st Annual ‘Rethink Recycling’ Sculpture ContestSuitland High’s Jones wins top prize; Annual awards promote recycling, creativity among students BALTIMORE, MD (November 18, 2022) – Samadhi Aurelia Jones, a student at Suitland High School in Prince George’s County, won the grand prize of an iPad ...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 BayGrants will reduce pollution and flooding risks, protect public health BALTIMORE (Nov. 16, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved more than $12 million in grants today to reduce water pollution and flooding risks.The ...Read More

Maryland Commission on Climate Change Presents Recommendations to Pursue Ambitious Greenhouse Gas Reductions while Growing Jobs and the Economy

 Maryland Commission on Climate Change Presents Recommendations to Pursue Ambitious Greenhouse Gas Reductions while Growing Jobs and the Economy BALTIMORE (Nov. 16, 2022) – The Maryland Commission on Climate Change (MCCC) has issued its annual report to Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland General Assembly.  The 2022 MCCC annual ...Read More

MDE issues immediate closure to shellfish harvesting in portion of St. Mary’s River

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ISSUES IMMEDIATE CLOSURE TO SHELLFISH HARVESTING IN PORTION OF ST. MARY’S RIVER BALTIMORE (Nov. 2, 2022) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has issued an order immediately closing a portion of the St. Mary’s River to shellfish harvesting following a report of damage ...Read More

5 Million Maryland Trees for Climate Progress

5 MILLION MARYLAND TREES FOR CLIMATE PROGRESS New plan provides roadmap for achieving ambitious tree-planting goal to reduce carbon in the atmosphere and combat climate change while providing additional benefits; effort supports equity, targets tree planting in underserved urban communities BALTIMORE (Nov. 2, 2022) – A commission chaired by ...Read More

Maryland Surpasses 2020 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Goal

Maryland Surpasses 2020 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Goal Publishes 2030 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report BALTIMORE (October 25, 2022) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) submitted the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions in Maryland: A Progress Report to Governor Hogan and the legislature. The report highlights progress made since ...Read More

Maryland Highlights Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

MARYLAND HIGHLIGHTS LEAD POISONING PREVENTION WEEKNew action level, demonstrated effectiveness of universal testing provide health protection for Maryland children; Significant progress has been made in reducing illnesses, but one case is one too many BALTIMORE (Oct. 24, 2022) – In commemoration of Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, the Maryland Department ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for improvements to water system

Board of Public Works approves funding for improvements to water system BALTIMORE (Oct. 12, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved funding of more than half a million dollars today for improvements to a water distribution system in Frederick County. The board is composed of ...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 Grants and loans will reduce pollution and flooding risks, protect public health BALTIMORE (Sept. 14, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved more than $10 million in grants and loans today to ...Read More
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