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Secretary Grumbles statement on Queen Anne’s Co. vote on Southern Kent Island Sewer Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Jay Apperson jay.appersonn@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 SECRETARY GRUMBLES STATEMENT ON QUEEN ANNE’S CO. VOTE ON SOUTHERN KENT ISLAND SEWER PROJECT Baltimore (August 24, 2016) – Maryland Secretary of the Environment Ben Grumbles today issued the following statement on the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners vote last night ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water, 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 wastewater and drinking water infrastructure; Bay Restoration Funding to help pay for Baltimore City sewage repairs required by consent decree BALTIMORE (August ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay

Media contact: Jay Apperson 410-537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants for Back River plant upgrade will reduce pollution, improve water quality BALTIMORE, MD (April 6, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $100 million in ...Read More

eMDE- Going green at the ballpark

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Going Green at the Ballpark Opening Day for baseball is just around the corner, and the lush infield turf isn’t all that’s greening at the stadiums that are home to two of Maryland’s pro teams. Recognizing the environmental initiatives that ...Read More

Maryland High Court upholds permits to reduce stormwater runoff, protect and restore Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACT: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 Maryland High Court upholds permits to reduce stormwater runoff, protect and restore Chesapeake Bay BALTIMORE, MD (March 11, 2016) – Maryland’s highest court today issued a ruling upholding Department of the Environment permits that regulate and reduce polluted stormwater runoff in the state’s ...Read More

Conowingo Dam Report Shows Time is Now for Collaboration, Innovation on Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

Conowingo Dam Report Shows Time is Now for Collaboration, Innovation on Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Scouring Nutrients and Sediment May Affect Implementation of Bay Goals March 10, 2016 — A newly finalized report on the Conowingo Dam underscores the urgency of finding innovative multi-state solutions to reduce the water pollution ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay

Media contact: Jay Apperson 410-537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve water quality, improve water infrastructure BALTIMORE, MD (March 9, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $3.7 million in ...Read More

Department of the Environment fish kill investigation continues

Media contact: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3012 Department of the Environment fish kill investigation continues Department investigating new but unconfirmed information relating to case, as precaution anglers advised to avoid eating fish from area as investigation continues Baltimore, MD (November 14, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is ...Read More

Department of the Environment, WSSC, citizen groups reach agreement to improve Potomac River

Department of the Environment, WSSC, citizen groups reach agreement to improve Potomac River Proposed Consent Decree will reduce pollution from drinking water treatment plant, require payment of financial penalty and funding for projects to benefit the environment BALTIMORE, MD (Oct. 21, 2015) – The public utility that serves the ...Read More

WTOL-TV: Lake Erie could learn from Maryland and Delaware in cutting algae threat

A television news crew from Toledo, Ohio, where an algae bloom caused a drinking water crisis, comes to Maryland for lessons on how to combat water pollution WTOL-TV’s Tim Miller reported on what Maryland is doing to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. He also reported on efforts underway in Delaware, and for ...Read More
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