Clean Water Archive

Department of the Environment investigates fish kill

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Department of the Environment investigates fish kill Largest fish kill of the year appears to be caused by toxin released by algae, no indication that toxin is harmful to people or animals other than fish Baltimore, MD (November 13, 2015) – The Maryland ...Read More

eMDE – preventing lead poisoning, restoring the Bay, going green at school and the holiday table

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Leadership on lead poisoning prevention Lead poisoning cases at lowest ever, 98 percent reduction since 1994 As Baltimore City Deputy Housing Commissioner Ken Strong left the press conference announcing the Hogan Administration’s plan to have all of Maryland’s children ages ...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 (November 4, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved $2 million in funding today to upgrade a wastewater treatment ...Read More

MDE hosts 2015 Clean Water Business Expo in Baltimore

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov For Immediate Release: MDE hosts 2015 Clean Water Business Expo in Baltimore Expo featured learning sessions and examples of best practices in stormwater management BALTIMORE, MD (October 15, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) today hosted the ...Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY: MDE to host Clean Water Business Expo, present learning sessions

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov For Immediate Release:   MEDIA ADVISORY: MDE to host Clean Water Business Expo, present learning sessions BALTIMORE, MD (October 14, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment will host the 2015 Clean Water Business Expo, an event that brings ...Read More

WTOL-TV: Lake Erie could learn from Maryland and Delaware in cutting algae threat

A television news crew from Toledo, Ohio, where an algae bloom caused a drinking water crisis, comes to Maryland for lessons on how to combat water pollution WTOL-TV’s Tim Miller reported on what Maryland is doing to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. He also reported on efforts underway in Delaware, and for ...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 drinking water infrastructure Baltimore, MD (September 16, 2015) –  The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $1 million in grants ...Read More

National Protect Your Groundwater Day provides reminder for Marylanders on how to safeguard this precious natural resource

Media contacts: Jay Apperson or Adrienne Diaczok 410-537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov National Protect Your Groundwater Day provides reminder for Marylanders on how to safeguard this precious natural resource BALTIMORE, MD (September 8, 2015) – Every day, Americans use 79.6 billion gallons of fresh groundwater for public and private use, including for drinking water, irrigation, livestock, ...Read More

EPA Releases Report on Maryland Agriculture Programs

Release Date: 08/31/2015 Contact Information: David Sternberg (215) 814-5548 sternberg.david@epa.gov (PHILADELPHIA – August 31, 2015) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it has completed an evaluation of Maryland’s animal agriculture regulations and programs. The assessment, which is one of six that the agency is conducting of state animal agriculture programs within ...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 Baltimore, MD (August 26, 2015) –  The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $300,000 in grants today to reduce pollution, improve ...Read More
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