Monthly Archive:: October 2021

Department of the Environment issues first fish consumption advisory for PFAS

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ISSUES FIRST FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY FOR PFAS Recommended limits issued for three species caught in Piscataway Creek as part of Maryland’s comprehensive response to risks BALTIMORE (Oct. 15, 2021) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has issued its first fish consumption advisory based ...Read More

Department of the Environment acts to advance clean and renewable energy at redevelopment sites

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ACTS TO ADVANCE CLEAN AND RENEWABLE ENERGY AT REDEVELOPMENT SITES Public comment welcomed on proposed regulation to waive cleanup program fees for sites slated for green energy projects; proposal stems from governor’s task force recommendation and legislation BALTIMORE (Oct. 8, 2021) – The Maryland Department ...Read More

EPA to Host Conference Call on Proposed Addition of Bear Creek Sediments Site to Superfund National Priorities List

EPA to Host Conference Call on Proposed Addition of Bear Creek Sediments Site to Superfund National Priorities List PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 7, 2021) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host a conference call on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 6:00 p.m., to provide an opportunity for the public to ask ...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 system BALTIMORE (October 6, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $2.6 million in grants and loans today to reduce water pollution and ...Read More
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