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Attorney General Anthony Brown Announces Guilty Plea and Sentencing of Curtis Bay Energy, LP – Owner of Largest Medical Waste Incinerator in the United States

Sentence is one of the largest penalties in an environmental criminal case in the history of theMaryland Office of Attorney General BALTIMORE, MD (October 17, 2023) – Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Browntoday announced the guilty plea and sentencing of Curtis Bay Energy, LP (Curtis Bay Energy),the owner and operator of a special medical waste  Read the Rest…

WYPR: MD’s Sec. of the Environment on climate change and electric cars

Serena McIlwain, the Maryland Secretary of the Environment, joins Midday. Gov. Wes Moore has set ambitious goals for the state to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, care for the Chesapeake Bay, and assure environmental justice. We will ask Sec. McIlwain about the state’s plans to meet those lofty goals. Listen here

Maryland Department of Agriculture Participates in Trade Mission with El Salvador

Maryland Department of Agriculture Participates in Trade Mission with El Salvador Maryland Department of the Environment to Have Key Role ANNAPOLIS, MD (August 25, 2023) – The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) in partnership with the Maryland Department of Environment (MDE) recently conducted a trade mission to El Salvador to explore opportunities and initiatives to  Read the Rest…

Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Joins Veloz Public Policy Board

Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Joins Veloz Public Policy Board National Expansion with Advisors from Maryland and Hawaii to Focus on 100% Zero-Emission Vehicles New Car Sales by 2035 BALTIMORE (August 3, 2023) – The Maryland Department of the Environment today announced that Secretary Serena McIlwain has joined the public policy board of Veloz,  Read the Rest…

MDE Announces Listening Sessions on Maryland’s Climate Pathway Report

Department of the Environment Announces Listening Sessions on Maryland’s Climate Pathway ReportPublic comment sought to develop climate plan BALTIMORE (July 18, 2023) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) today announced dates, times and locations for a series of outreach sessions to encourage public participation in the development of the State’s plan to achieve  Read the Rest…

Maryland Department of the Environment Encourages Water Conservation with Drought Watch for Portions of the State

Maryland Department of the Environment Encourages Water Conservation with Drought Watch for Portions of the State Watch Issued for Western Maryland and Portions of Central Maryland; No Mandatory Water Use Restrictions in Place but Voluntary Reductions Encouraged BALTIMORE (July 10, 2023) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is urging citizens and businesses in a  Read the Rest…

Maryland Moves to Intervene in Lawsuits Defending Truck Emissions Regulations to Reduce Air Pollution

Maryland Moves to Intervene in Lawsuits Defending Truck Emissions Regulations to Reduce Air Pollution BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown has joined a coalition of Attorneys General and cities in moving to intervene in lawsuits challenging decisions by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that authorize California to establish regulations that would speed the adoption of  Read the Rest…

New Analysis Gives Options for Meeting Maryland’s Climate Goals

New Analysis Gives Options for Meeting Maryland’s Climate GoalsMaryland’s Climate Pathway offers a menu of actions to consider to reach 60% greenhouse gas emissions reductions by 2031; Public comment is open for final plan to be submitted to General Assembly later this year BALTIMORE (June 30, 2023) — The Maryland Department of the Environment today  Read the Rest…

Maryland Department of Health, Department of the Environment urge Marylanders to take precautions due to Code Red-level unhealthy air quality across the state

Maryland Department of Health, Department of the Environment urge Marylanders to take precautions due to Code Red-level unhealthy air quality across the state Baltimore, MD – The Maryland Department of Health and Department of the Environment are urging Marylanders to take precautions as Maryland is once again under a Code Red Air Quality Alert today  Read the Rest…

Maryland Department of the Environment and Maryland Attorney General’s Office Seek Justice After 2021 Oil Release in Frederick County

Maryland Department of the Environment and Maryland Attorney General’s Office Seek Justice After 2021 Oil Release in Frederick CountyLawsuit Filed Holding Two Companies Responsible BALTIMORE, MD (June 15, 2023) – Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Serena McIlwain and Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown announced a lawsuit filed on behalf of the Maryland Department  Read the Rest…

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