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Secretary Grumbles Attends COP24 Convention in Poland

MEDIA CONTACTS: Mark Shaffer (410) 537-3056 mark.shaffer1@maryland.gov   Secretary Grumbles Attends COP24 Convention in Poland   BALTIMORE, MD (December 14, 2018) – Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles’ attended the 24th Conference Of the Parties (COP24) convention in Katowice, Poland, earlier this week with a delegation of states and foundations to ...Read More

eMDE: Ben’s Blog remembering President Bush, rethinking recycling

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Remembering the kinder, gentler, greener side of President George H.W. Bush I’m grieving the loss of our 41st President, an amazing public servant and ambassador of civility, who also had some significant environmental accomplishments for our country and our state ...Read More

**Media Advisory** Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan to open Department of the Environment’s 17th annual “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   **Media Advisory** Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan to open Department of the Environment’s 17th annual “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest Maryland high school students to display their unique recycled art   BALTIMORE, MD (November 29, 2018) – Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan will ...Read More

For the Record – November

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

Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACTS: 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, energy consumption   BALTIMORE, MD (November 14, 2018) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $74 million in grants and loans ...Read More

Water unites all, including Maryland and Israel

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Water unites all, including Maryland and Israel When so many around the world these days are focused on division and hatred, it’s reassuring to see unity and friendship spring forth, particularly when the purpose of the partnership is to sustain ...Read More

Lead poisoning in Maryland drops to lowest recorded levels, testing increases dramatically under state initiative

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   Lead poisoning in Maryland drops to lowest recorded levels, testing increases dramatically under state initiative Governor Larry Hogan proclaims Lead Poisoning Prevention Week in Maryland   BALTIMORE, MD (October 23, 2018) – Childhood lead poisoning cases in Maryland decreased last year to ...Read More

For the Record – October

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

St. Mary’s County waterway reclassified for shellfish harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   St. Mary’s County waterway reclassified for shellfish harvesting St. Patrick Creek reclassified as “conditionally approved”   BALTIMORE, MD (October 15, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a tributary to St. Clements Bay in St. Mary’s County for shellfish ...Read More

Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants will reduce pollution, energy consumption   BALTIMORE, MD (October 3, 2018) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved  $13 million in grants today to reduce pollution and ...Read More
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