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Air Quality Awareness Week 2014

Last year, Maryland’s air was the cleanest in the three decades that ground level ozone has been measured. Hot summer sunshine generally increases the amount of ground-level ozone in our air, and that causes health issues for many Marylanders with asthma or other respiratory problems. Last summer had a ...Read More

Delmarvanow: USDA gives $2.6 million to extend water to Morris Mill

FRUITLAND — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $2.6 million in additional support for the extension of public water to the Morris Mill community following the discovery of groundwater contamination in private wells. State officials announced Friday that $2.6 million in USDA Rural Development funds would go toward the extension of public ...Read More

eMDE – Clean water for Morris Mill

      THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT FEATURED ARTICLE CLEAN DRINKING WATER FOR MORRIS MILL When the Maryland Department of the Environment learned about significant groundwater contamination in the Morris Mill area near Salisbury, the agency launched an aggressive response. At the top of ...Read More

Clean Drinking Water For Morris Mill

  When the Maryland Department of the Environment learned about significant groundwater contamination in the Morris Mill area near Salisbury, the agency launched an aggressive response. At the top of the to-do list: ensure that any household that needed a temporary alternative supply of drinking water got one. Done. ...Read More

Earth Week 2014

The Maryland Department of the Environment is joining in the worldwide call to environmental awareness that is Earth Week. That means planting trees, picking up litter, teaching children how they can Reclaim the Bay and more. To kick off the week’s events on Earth Day itself, MDE Secretary Robert ...Read More

Welcome to the New-Look eMDE

      THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT WELCOME TO THE NEW-LOOK eMDE For many years the Maryland Department of the Environment has produced newsletters to share information on environmental issues. In recent years this has taken the form of eMDE – an electronic newsletter ...Read More

Media Advisory: Department of Environment to Celebrate Earth Week Across Maryland

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman or Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **MEDIA ADVISORY** DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT TO CELEBRATE EARTH WEEK ACROSS MARYLAND BALTIMORE, MD (APRIL 21, 2014) – Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Secretary Robert M. Summers will kick-off Earth Week with a tree planting tomorrow in Frostburg followed ...Read More

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

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS APPROVES FUNDING FOR CLEAN WATER AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve wastewater infrastructure, reduce greenhouse gas emissions    BALTIMORE, MD (April 16, 2014) – The Maryland Board of Public Works ...Read More

For the Record – April

For The Record: MDE Permits, Licenses, Certifications Applications and Issuances The following are partial lists by county of permit, license, and certification applications and issuances as well as other permitting activity at the Maryland Department of the Environment. For more information on these permits, please contact Amanda Degen at ...Read More

Maryland Green Registry Now Accepting Applications For Annual Leadership Awards

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman or Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARYLAND GREEN REGISTRY NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ANNUAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS  Applications due April 30th   BALTIMORE, MD (April 8, 2014) – The Maryland Green Registry is now accepting applications for the 5th annual Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards. Interested organizations should submit an application ...Read More
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