Chesapeake Bay Archive

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, improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure Baltimore, MD (Dec. 7, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $21 million in ...Read More

Waterways in Talbot, St. Mary’s counties reclassified for shellfish harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Waterways in Talbot, St. Mary’s counties reclassified for shellfish harvesting Portions of Broad, San Domingo creeks approved for harvesting, part of Breton Bay closed Baltimore, MD (Nov. 4, 2016) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified three waterways in Talbot and ...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 fund Southern Kent Island sewage project to reduce water pollution, improvements to Baltimore City drinking water system Baltimore, MD (Nov. 2, 2016) – The Maryland Board of ...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 Loans will improve wastewater infrastructure, reduce pollution Baltimore, MD (October 5, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $9 million in funding today to  improve water ...Read More

Baltimore Sun Op-Ed: Md. takes a smart approach on septics

Environmental economics research professor writes: Even though advanced septic pollution controls are highly effective at removing nitrogen, for many locations, the nitrogen removed would never have reached a place where it could do harm. With flexibility, local governments will have the option to spend money in ways that will most ...Read More

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 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, improve wastewater infrastructure Baltimore, MD (July 6, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $5.4 million in grants today to help eliminate ...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, improve water quality Baltimore, MD (June 8, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $24 million in grants today to reduce pollution ...Read More

New Law to Boost Wetlands Restoration

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov New Law to Boost Wetlands Restoration Governor Hogan signs Nontidal Wetlands Mitigation Banking bill into law Baltimore, MD (May 19, 2016) – A measure to improve Maryland’s wetlands conservation and restoration strategies was signed into law today. Governor Larry Hogan signed the Nontidal ...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
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