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Maryland Green Registry to announce Leadership Award winners at annual event

Media Contacts: Samantha Kappalmansamantha.kappalman@maryland.govAdrienne Diaczokadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov410-537-3003 Maryland Green Registry to announce Leadership Award winners at annual event  (BALTIMORE, MD – June 10, 2014) Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Robert M. Summers will announce the Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award winners at the fifth annual Registry Member and Leadership Awards event, recognizing local businesses ...Read More

*Media Advisory* Media conference call about Multi-State Action Plan to put 3.3 mil. ZEVs on roads

Media Contacts:Samantha Kappalmansamantha.kappalman@maryland.govJay Appersonjay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 **Media Advisory** Media conference call about an unprecedented Multi-State Action Plan to put 3.3 million ZEVs on America’s roads Annapolis, MD—Today, eight states will release a Multi-State Action Plan to guide efforts to put 3.3 million zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) on their roads by 2025. The ...Read More

MDE, DNR and Maryland Petroleum Council Present 37th Annual Tawes Awards for a Clean Environment

MDE, DNR and Maryland Petroleum Council Present 37th Annual Tawes Awards for a Clean Environment Tawes and Coulter Awards recognize outstanding environmental achievements of individuals, groups and government employees   Contacts:  Samantha Kappalmansamantha.kappalman@maryland.govAdrienne Diaczokadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov410-537-3003 ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 21, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment, Department of Natural Resources and Maryland Petroleum ...Read More

Color Maryland Green Contest Names Winners

Media contact: Karis King – kking@dnr.state.md.us Color Maryland Green Contest Names WinnersGrand prize artwork to be featured on Bay Game cover (ANNAPOLIS, MD – April 23, 2014) Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Joe Gill, and the Department of the Environment Secretary Bob Summers, today announced the winners of ...Read More

MDE Secretary Summers and Howard County students celebrate Groundwater Awareness Week at Dunloggin Middle School

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MDE Secretary Summers and Howard County students celebrate Groundwater Awareness Week at Dunloggin Middle School (ELLICOTT CITY, MD) March 13, 2014 – Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Secretary Robert M. Summers met with Howard County eighth-graders ...Read More

**Media Advisory** Department of Environment Secretary Summers to mark Read Across Maryland month, discuss climate change with students at The Siena School in Silver Spring

  Contact Information: Samantha Kappalman samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **Media Advisory** Department of Environment Secretary Summers to mark Read Across Maryland month, discuss climate change with students at The Siena School in Silver Spring (BALTIMORE, MD)  March 11, 2014 – The Maryland Department of the Environment ...Read More

Maryland Department of the Environment Makes Final Determination to Issue Stormwater Permits to Baltimore and Prince George’s Counties and Baltimore City

For Immediate Release: Maryland Department of the Environment Makes Final Determination to Issue Stormwater Permits to Baltimore and Prince George’s Counties and Baltimore City Permit for Anne Arundel County expected to be issued by the end of 2013 BALTIMORE, MD (December 23, 2013) – As part of ongoing efforts ...Read More

**SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASE** Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary highlights the Bay-Wise Yardstick Program in Frederick

FREDERICK, MD (December 18, 2013) – Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Secretary Robert M. Summers highlighted the University of Maryland Extension’s Bay-Wise Yardstick program today at a private residence in the City of Frederick. The Yardstick program assists residents in measuring how their landscaping practices impact the Chesapeake Bay and makes ...Read More

Bay Journal: From Annapolis to Rio: A bay-to-bay visit

The Bay Journal provides an insightful report on a Maryland delegation — led by Governor O’Malley and including Secretary Summers — that shared the experiences gained in the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort with Brazilians faced with a polluted bay of their own. To read the entire article please click ...Read More

**MEDIA ADVISORY** MDE’s Stormwater Innovations Tour highlights the Bay-Wise Yardstick program in Frederick

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **MEDIA ADVISORY** MDE’s Stormwater Innovations Tour highlights the Bay-Wise Yardstick program in Frederick BALTIMORE, MD (December 17, 2013) – Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Robert M. Summers will highlight stormwater remediation efforts at a private residence in the City of Frederick tomorrow, Wednesday, December 18. This is the fourth stop on ...Read More
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