Monthly Archive:: April 2022

MDE issues second report on sampling of Maryland public drinking water systems for PFAS

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ISSUES SECOND REPORT ON SAMPLING OF MARYLAND PUBLIC DRINKING WATER SYSTEMS FOR PFAS Phase 2 of sampling initiative finds no levels greater than EPA health advisory; MDE has reported results for sampling of systems serving about 70% of state’s population; third phase of sampling ongoing ...Read More

Public health advisory and progress report issued for Back River

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY AND PROGRESS REPORT ISSUED FOR BACK RIVER BALTIMORE (April 22, 2022) – Due to contaminants in Back River that can cause illness, the Maryland Department of the Environment and the Maryland Department of Health today issued the following recommendations: Avoid contact with Back River waterDo not ...Read More

Container ship grounded in Chesapeake Bay refloated following 35-day salvage operation

Container ship grounded in Chesapeake Bay refloated following 35-day salvage operation BALTIMORE — The U.S. Coast Guard, Maryland Department of the Environment and Evergreen Marine Corporation, in partnership with multiple state and local responders, refloated the Ever Forward Sunday, following a 35-day-long salvage operation that began Sunday, March 13, ...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 and loans will reduce pollution, energy consumption BALTIMORE (April 6, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $23 million in grants and loans today to reduce water pollution and save energy. The ...Read More
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