Monthly Archive:: October 2019

Governor Hogan Urges Congress to Fully Fund Chesapeake Bay Restoration

Governor Hogan Urges Congress to Fully Fund Chesapeake Bay Restoration Leads Bipartisan Coalition of Governors, Elected Officials: “We Are at a Critical Juncture in Chesapeake Bay Restoration With The Goal of Clean Water in Sight” ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan, chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council, along with other watershed ...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, improve drinking water BALTIMORE (October 30, 2019) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $5 million in grants and loans today to reduce pollution and improve drinking ...Read More

Governor Hogan Announces Landmark Agreement with Exelon on Conowingo Dam

Governor Hogan Announces Landmark Agreement with Exelon on Conowingo Dam Proposed settlement to provide more than $200 million toward Chesapeake Bay restoration and environmental projects ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced a comprehensive agreement between the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and Exelon Generation Company, LLC, which requires ...Read More

Lead poisoning numbers in Maryland’s children continue to drop as new state law takes effect in October to accelerate the decline

Lead poisoning numbers in Maryland’s children continue to drop as new state law takes effect in October to accelerate the decline Governor Larry Hogan proclaims Lead Poisoning Prevention Week in Maryland BALTIMORE, MD (October 23, 2018) – The number of Maryland children with elevated levels of lead in their ...Read More

For the Record – October

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

Maryland releases draft plan to achieve climate goals

MARYLAND RELEASES DRAFT PLAN TO ACHIEVE CLIMATE GOALS Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions by More Than 40% by 2030 BALTIMORE (Oct. 15, 2019) — The Maryland Department of the Environment has drafted a comprehensive, economy-wide plan to dramatically reduce emissions of greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. The draft ...Read More

Baltimore Sun op-ed by Sec. Grumbles: “Hogan administration is committed to confronting the climate crisis’”

The amazing 16-year old Greta Thunberg inspired tens of thousands of us participating in the recent UN Climate Week in New York City. While the effects of climate change are growing more severe, and the need for action is more urgent than ever before, there is some good and ...Read More

eMDE: Ben’s Blog – A September to Remember

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT A September to Remember What a month for important environmental, climate, and clean energy developments within and beyond Maryland. On the biggest stage, the UN Climate Action Summit in New York City from September 22-26, the world was watching and ...Read More
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