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Board of Public Works approves funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay

Media Contact: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 Board of Public Works approves funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve water quality, conserve water BALTIMORE, MD (February 18, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $13 million in funding today ...Read More

Capital Gazette: Lead exposure program expansion to require more properties to be registered

The new year will bring an expansion of the state’s lead exposure prevention program to homes built between 1950 and 1978. Read the article here.

WBAL: Maryland environmental officials introduce zero-waste plan

The Maryland Department of the Environment has introduced a 25-year zero-waste plan in an effort to reduce the amount of trash in the state. Read the entire article and watch the video.

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT MARKS 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT, URGES MARYLANDERS TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT OUR WATER SUPPLIES

MEDIA CONTACT: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT MARKS 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT, URGES MARYLANDERS TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT OUR WATER SUPPLIES MDE celebrates landmark public health legislation, issues reminder on the value of drinking water in our daily lives BALTIMORE, MD (December ...Read More

Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACT: Jay Apperson(410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.gov Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loan will reduce pollution, improve water quality BALTIMORE, MD (Dec. 3, 2014) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $7 million in funding today to upgrade a wastewater ...Read More

Maryland Marcellus Shale Safe Drilling Initative Draft Final Report Recommends Permitting Natural Gas Development Under New Comprehensive Health and Environmental Safety Rules

MEDIA CONTACTS: MDE: Jay Apperson(410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.gov DNR:  Karis King410-260-8001karis.king@maryland.gov   MARYLAND MARCELLUS SHALE SAFE DRILLING INITIATIVE DRAFT FINAL REPORT RECOMMENDS PERMITTING NATURAL GAS DEVELOPMENT UNDER NEW COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY RULES Science-based proposal recommends adoption of strongest, most comprehensive protection rules in the nation  BALTIMORE, MD (November 25, ...Read More

Department of the Environment now accepting applications for 2015 Environmental Science Student Award and Internship Program

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Department of the Environment now accepting applications for 2015 Environmental Science Student Award and Internship Program Winner will receive a paid internship with the Department during summer 2015 BALTIMORE, MD (November 21, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment ...Read More

WBAL: Tips for handling wood for winter

Randy Mosier with the Maryland Department of the Environment has tips to safely handle heating wood for the winter. Read the entire article and watch the video.  

**Social Media Release** Maryland Department of the Environment awards Grand Prize for “Beautiful Bird” at “Rethink Recycling” Contest

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov   **Social Media Release** Maryland Department of the Environment awards Grand Prize for “Beautiful Bird” at “Rethink Recycling” Contest Annual contest promotes recycling and creativity among high school students  BALTIMORE, MD (November 14, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment today ...Read More

**Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to present “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov **Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to present “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award Maryland high school students to display their unique recycled art BALTIMORE, MD  (November 13, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) will host the 13th annual ...Read More
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