Clean Water Archive

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay, mitigation plan for Ever Forward grounding

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay, mitigation plan for Ever Forward grounding Wetlands license requires seeding of oyster bars after grounding and refloating of container ship; Conowingo Watershed Implementation Plan funding approved for bay restoration BALTIMORE (Jan. 4, 2023) – The Maryland ...Read More

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

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants will reduce pollution, improve water quality, allow for faster testing of PFAS contaminants BALTIMORE (Dec. 21, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved more than $2.3 million in grants today to ...Read More

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

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay BALTIMORE (Dec. 7, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved more than $12 million in funding today to replace a deteriorating wastewater treatment plant on Smith Island with a facility featuring advanced ...Read More

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

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake BayGrants will reduce pollution and flooding risks, protect public health BALTIMORE (Nov. 16, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved more than $12 million in grants today to reduce water pollution and flooding risks.The ...Read More

MDE issues immediate closure to shellfish harvesting in portion of St. Mary’s River

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ISSUES IMMEDIATE CLOSURE TO SHELLFISH HARVESTING IN PORTION OF ST. MARY’S RIVER BALTIMORE (Nov. 2, 2022) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has issued an order immediately closing a portion of the St. Mary’s River to shellfish harvesting following a report of damage ...Read More

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

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution and flooding risks, protect public health BALTIMORE (Sept. 14, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved more than $10 million in grants and loans today to ...Read More

Bay Journal: New ‘forever chemical’ guidelines challenge Chesapeake Bay states

States across the nation will need to do more to protect the public from toxic “forever chemicals” in drinking water. How much and how soon remain up in the air. In June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed new lifetime health advisories for four per– and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, indicating ...Read More

Attorney General Frosh, Secretary Tablada Announce Settlement with Valley Proteins

Attorney General Frosh, Secretary Tablada Announce Settlement with Valley Proteins Consent Decree Requires the Company to Pay $540,000 Penalty and Install Upgrades to Existing System BALTIMORE, MD (September 12, 2022) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Secretary Horacio Tablada today announced ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water public-private partnership and the Chesapeake Bay

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water public-private partnership and the Chesapeake Bay BALTIMORE (Aug. 10, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved funding of $65 million for improvements for projects to reduce stormwater pollution and flooding in Prince George’s County and help Maryland meet ...Read More

eMDE: Secretary’s Blog, new air quality forecasting system, and more

New Tools for Environmental Justice, MDE Documents One thing that really caught my eye after being appointed MDE Secretary in June by Governor Hogan was all the recent progress we have made in serving overburdened communities throughout the state thanks to our Maryland Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable ...Read More
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