Clean Water Archive

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

State Files Appeal Documents in Richmond

MEDIA CONTACTS: Environment: Mark Shaffer, (410)537-3056, Mark.Shaffer1@maryland.gov Natural Resources: Stephen Schatz, (410) 260-8004, Stephen.Schatz@maryland.gov Attorney General: David Nitkin, (410) 576-6357, DNitkin@oag.state.md.us   State Files Appeal Documents in Richmond Baltimore, MD (February 12, 2016) – The state of Maryland has filed an appeal with the Commonwealth of Virginia calling for an ...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 Grant and loans will reduce pollution, improve water quality, reduce emissions Baltimore, MD (February 10, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $60 million in funding ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: Thoughts from Sec. Ben Grumbles

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT While 2015 is now officially in the rear view mirror, it’s good to keep in mind past accomplishments and experiences as we drive to new destinations and opportunities in 2016. Here are some of 2015’s top environmental accomplishments: 1 Phosphorus ...Read More

Maryland Water Quality Trading Advisory Committee to hold first meeting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Maryland Department of the Environment Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Maryland Department of Agriculture Jason Schellhardt (410) 841-5744 jason.schellhardt@maryland.gov Maryland Water Quality Trading Advisory Committee to hold first meeting Baltimore, MD (January 20, 2016) – An advisory group formed to help Maryland develop a nutrient trading policy to ...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, improve water quality, save energy Baltimore, MD (January 6, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $1.2 million in funding ...Read More

Algae-produced toxin found to be cause of Middle River fish kill

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Algae-produced toxin found to be cause of Middle River fish kill Baltimore, MD (December 7, 2015) – A fish kill last month in the Middle River area of Baltimore County was caused by toxins produced by algae, a Maryland Department of the Environment ...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 Grant will reduce pollution, improve water quality Baltimore, MD (December 3, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved more than $6 million in funding to improve water ...Read More
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