Dept. of the Environment announces clean water initiatives at Valley Proteins facility

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ANNOUNCES CLEAN WATER INITIATIVES AT VALLEY PROTEINS FACILITY MDE releases draft discharge permit with significantly stronger requirements, pursues enforcement action with financial penalty for alleged environmental violations BALTIMORE (Sept. 15, 2021) – The Maryland Department of the Environment today released a draft permit that would ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding to improve drinking water system

Board of Public Works approves funding to improve drinking water system BALTIMORE (Sept. 15, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $2.8 million in funding today to improve a drinking water system in Allegany County. The Board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy ...Read More

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

BALTIMORE (Sept. 1, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $400,000 in grants today to improve water quality and increase climate resiliency. The Board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp and Comptroller Peter Franchot. “These are smart investments to increase climate ...Read More

Record-breaking Half Million American Eels Navigate Eel Ramp at Conowingo Dam To Deliver Cleaner Water for Susquehanna River and Chesapeake Bay

Maryland’s Agreement with Exelon Will Bring Even Greater Results in Eel Passage and Increased Numbers of Water-filtering Mussels The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announce that more than half a million eels have passed from below the Conowingo Dam to be ...Read More

MDE Seeks Lost Lead Paint Test Tool Containing Small Amounts of Radioactive Material

Maryland Department of the Environment Seeks Lost Lead Paint Test Tool Containing Small Amounts of Radioactive Material Device last seen at job site on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Laurens Street in Baltimore City, not a hazard as long as material remains locked BALTIMORE (August 18, 2021) – ...Read More

BPW approves funding for clean water, the Chesapeake Bay and energy-saving climate progress

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS APPROVES FUNDING FOR CLEAN WATER, THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AND ENERGY-SAVING CLIMATE PROGRESS Grants and loans will reduce pollution and energy consumption BALTIMORE (Aug. 11, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved more than $32 million in grants and loans today to ...Read More

Hogan administration funding initiative advances climate and clean energy goals, saves local jurisdictions money

HOGAN ADMINISTRATION FUNDING INITIATIVE ADVANCES CLIMATE AND CLEAN ENERGY GOALS, SAVES LOCAL JURISDICTIONS MONEYEnergy Water Infrastructure Program grant, approved today, supports Anne Arundel county solar project BALTIMORE (Aug. 11, 2021) – A $3 million state grant will help fund a solar energy project that will provide nearly all of ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for City of Cambridge climate resiliency and the Chesapeake Bay

Board of Public Works approves funding for City of Cambridge climate resiliency and the Chesapeake Bay Grant for seawall replacement will help protect Cambridge from flooding BALTIMORE (July 7, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a quarter million dollar grant today to replace and improve a ...Read More

MDE issues report on sampling of Md. public drinking water systems for PFAS

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ISSUES REPORT ON SAMPLING OF MARYLAND PUBLIC DRINKING WATER SYSTEMS FOR PFAS Water systems serving about 70% of Maryland’s population sampled; samples from two systems exceed federal health advisory level; report describes steps taken to protect public health BALTIMORE (July 1, 2021) – A new ...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, improve water quality BALTIMORE (June 16, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $20 million in grants today to reduce pollution and improve water quality. The Board is composed ...Read More
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