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Maryland submits Chesapeake Bay clean-up plan

MARYLAND SUBMITS CHESAPEAKE BAY CLEAN-UP PLAN Final Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan sets path to achieving bay restoration goals by 2025 BALTIMORE (Aug. 23, 2019) – Maryland has developed a comprehensive plan for the next steps in continued progress in restoring the Chesapeake Bay. The Phase III Watershed Implementation ...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 BALTIMORE (July 3, 2019) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $2 million in grants today to reduce pollution and improve water quality. The board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy ...Read More

Hogan Administration Leads Coordinated Rapid Response to Limited Oil Spill in Baltimore City

Hogan Administration Leads Coordinated Rapid Response to Limited Oil Spill in Baltimore City Situation Contained; Maryland Department of Environment Assisting U.S. Coast Guard ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration is leading a coordinated response to a limited oil spill on Jones Falls in Baltimore City, between Pier 6 and President Street ...Read More

Conditions at Maryland Beaches Available on Mobile Devices

Conditions at Maryland Beaches Available on Mobile Devices Department of the Environment urges beachgoers to use app to stay informed; annual report shows Maryland beaches are healthy BALTIMORE, MD (May 24, 2019) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is reminding swimmers that information on conditions at the state’s ...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 Grant made possible by Clean Water Commerce Act will fund water pollution reductions to Bay tributary in Harford County BALTIMORE (April 24, 2019) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved the first funding stemming from ...Read More

Maryland releases draft Chesapeake Bay restoration plan

MARYLAND RELEASES DRAFT CHESAPEAKE BAY RESTORATION PLAN Public invited to comment on draft Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan BALTIMORE (April 12, 2019) – A draft plan for continued progress in restoring Maryland’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay is now available for public review and comment. The draft Phase III ...Read More

Southern Maryland waterway reclassified for shellfish harvesting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jay Apperson 410-537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov SOUTHERN MARYLAND WATERWAY RECLASSIFIED FOR SHELLFISH HARVESTING Portion of Wicomico River in Charles, St. Mary’s counties closed to harvesting BALTIMORE (Nov. 5, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of the Wicomico River in Charles ...Read More

WJZ: Lead Poisoning In Maryland Drops To Lowest Recorded Levels

A report from the Maryland Department of the Environment shows that childhood lead poisoning cases in Maryland dropped to its lowest levels last year. Details in the 2017 Childhood Blood Lead Surveillance report released Tuesday showed that less than 0.3 percent of children tested across Maryland showed blood lead ...Read More

Maryland to Phase Out Hydrofluorocarbons

Maryland to Phase Out Hydrofluorocarbons Maryland joins U.S. Climate Alliance states in reducing potent greenhouse gases BALTIMORE (Sept. 11, 2018) – Demonstrating the state’s commitment to meeting greenhouse gas reduction goals, Maryland will be pursuing measures to phase out the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), greenhouse gases that are significantly ...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 infrastructure BALTIMORE (Aug. 22, 2018) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $1.8 million in grants and loans today to reduce pollution and improve ...Read More
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