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**SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASE** Maryland Department of the Environment highlights best practices in stormwater management at Baltimore Community ToolBank

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov   **SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASE** Maryland Department of the Environment highlights best practices in stormwater management at Baltimore Community ToolBank  BALTIMORE, MD (October 29, 2014) – Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Secretary Robert M. Summers kicked off the first stop of the Stormwater Innovations Roadshow ...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 loans will reduce pollution, improve wastewater infrastructure  BALTIMORE, MD (Oct. 29, 2014) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $173 million in funding today for projects to ...Read More

**MEDIA ADVISORY** MDE Secretary to kick off the Stormwater Innovations Roadshow at Baltimore Community ToolBank in Baltimore City

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **MEDIA ADVISORY** MDE Secretary to kick off the Stormwater Innovations Roadshow at Baltimore Community ToolBank in Baltimore City BALTIMORE, MD (October 28, 2014) – Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Secretary Robert M. Summers will kick-off the first stop of ...Read More

MDE hosts 4th annual Smart, Green & Growing Clean Water Innovations Trade Show

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MDE hosts 4th annual Smart, Green & Growing Clean Water Innovations Trade Show Trade show featured learning sessions and examples of best practices in stormwater management BALTIMORE, MD (October 21, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment ...Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY: MDE to host 4th annual Clean Water Innovations Trade Show, present learning sessions

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   MEDIA ADVISORY: MDE to host 4th annual Clean Water Innovations Trade Show, present learning sessions BALTIMORE, MD (October 18, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment will host the 2014 Smart, Green & Growing Clean Water Innovations ...Read More

Governor Martin O’Malley and partners to award Governor’s Cup for DataBay Hackathon Challenge

Media Contacts: Jay Appersonjay.apperson@maryland.govAdrienne Diaczokadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov410-537-3003 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Governor Martin O’Malley and partners to award Governor’s Cup for DataBay Hackathon Challenge  Four finalist teams will compete for the chance to win a $4,000 cash prize   ANNAPOLIS, MD (August 25, 2014) — An app that makes citizens aware of the ...Read More

Maryland lead program opens registration for rental properties built before 1978

Media Contacts: Samantha Kappalmansamantha.kappalman@maryland.gov Jay Appersonjay.apperson@maryland.gov410-537-3003 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Maryland lead program opens registration for rental properties built before 1978Current law requires rental properties built before 1950 to be registered in State program that protects children from lead paint poisoning; change in law now requires newer rental properties to be ...Read More

Maryland Achieved 2012-2013 Pollution Reduction Targets for Bay Restoration

Media Contacts: MDE: Jay Apperson 410-537-3172/ jay.apperson@maryland.govDNR: Karis King 410-260-8001 / karis.king@maryland.govMDA: Julie Oberg 410-841-5889 / julie.oberg@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Maryland Achieved 2012-2013 Pollution Reduction Targets for Bay RestorationSets 2014 –2015 targets; on target to reach 2017 goals BALTIMORE, MD (June 26, 2014) – The Chesapeake Bay Program announced today ...Read More

Carroll County High School Team Take Top Honors at Maryland Envirothon

Media Contact: Julie Oberg julie.oberg@maryland.gov410-841-5889 ANNAPOLIS, MD  – A five-member team of students from Carroll County, named Venturing Crew 202, is the winner of the 24th annual Maryland Envirothon—an outdoor natural resources competition that challenges students to identify and categorize living resources, perform soil surveys and solve other complex natural ...Read More

Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards announced

Media Contacts:  Samantha Kappalman, samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov or Adrienne Diaczok, adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov410-545-3003 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards announcedMembers report $79 million in savings through environmental practices  BALTIMORE, MD (June 12, 2014) – Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Robert M. Summers joined members of the Maryland Green Registry and Bethesda Green last evening ...Read More
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