Monthly Archive:: June 2021

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

Ben’s Blog: The Ocean Within Us; Green Registry awards and more

THE OCEAN WITHIN US June is World Oceans Month, a time to commemorate and rededicate to protecting the deep and salty blue that covers 70% of the earth’s surface. Rachel Carson’s “The Sea Around Us” (1951) had a big impact on me when I read it for the first time in 1993. ...Read More

Lt. Gov. Rutherford, Environment Sec. Grumbles honor winners of Md. Green Registry awards

Governor Boyd K. Rutherford, Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles Honor Winners ofMaryland Green Registry Sustainability Leadership Awards Members save nearly $94 million through enhanced environmental practices BALTIMORE (June 9, 2021) – Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford and Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles today announced the annual Maryland Green ...Read More

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

Board of Public Works approves funding for Ellicott City climate resiliency and the Chesapeake Bay Grant will help protect Ellicott City from flooding BALTIMORE (June 2, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a $2.4 million grant today to better control stormwater runoff and help protect Ellicott ...Read More

Dept. of the Environment announces stormwater enforcement settlement with Prince George’s County

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ANNOUNCES STORMWATER ENFORCEMENT SETTLEMENT WITH PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY Consent decree includes $475,000 penalty, requirements for additional work to reduce stormwater pollution BALTIMORE (June 1, 2021) – The Maryland Department of the Environment announced an agreement with Prince George’s County to resolve violations of the county’s ...Read More
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