Clean Water Archive

Sun: What about Pennsylvania?

If there is any hope for a Chesapeake Bay restoration, the amount of pollution flowing into it on a daily basis must be reduced. It’s really that simple. Maryland and Virginia have made significant progress in that regard, but one state trails particularly badly — Pennsylvania. The latest numbers produced by the ...Read More

Maryland Beach Conditions – Know Before You Go

With Memorial Day and a summer of fun just around the corner, the Maryland Department of the Environment reminds everyone to take steps to stay healthy at the beach. This includes things we all can do to keep the water clean. It also includes staying informed about conditions at ...Read More

WRC-TV: Taking a Dip in Maryland and Delaware: What’s in the Water at the Beach?

…The News4 I-Team took the results Cindy and dozens of other scientists like her have been collecting in the last five years to make this map, showing you what they found and how often our local beaches have “swimming advisories.”… Read the entire article.

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, improve wastewater infrastructure Baltimore, MD (May 13, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $80 million in ...Read More

Chesapeake Bay Program: Data sharing arrangement could lead to reduced pollution from onsite wastewater systems

Representatives from states across the Bay region recently signed a cooperative accord that will help reduce the amount of nitrogen flowing from onsite wastewater systems into local waterways. At the Chesapeake Bay Program office last week, representatives from Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia signed a Memorandum 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 Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve water quality, improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure Baltimore, MD (April 15, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than ...Read More

Aegis: Maryland environment chief talks about importance of groundwater in visit to Hickory Elementary

Maryland Secretary of the Environment Benjamin H. Grumbles visited Hickory Elementary School Wednesday as part of the observance of National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 8 to 14. Grumbles talked to a group of 50 Hickory Elementary fifth-grade students. He was joined by officials with the Harford County Health Department ...Read More

**Media Advisory** Hickory Elementary School hosts MDE for Groundwater Awareness Week celebration

MEDIA CONTACTS: Maryland Department of the Environment: Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Harford County Public Schools: Jillian Lader 410-588-5203 Harford County Health Department: William Wiseman 410-612-1771 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **Media Advisory** Hickory Elementary School hosts MDE for Groundwater Awareness Week celebration (Baltimore, MD) March 10, 2015 – In celebration of Maryland ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay

Media Contact: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 Board of Public Works approves funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve water quality, conserve water BALTIMORE, MD (February 18, 2015) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $13 million in funding today ...Read More

Baltimore Sun: Trash cleanup ordered for Baltimore harbor, streams

The abundant trash littering Baltimore area streams and the harbor will have to be cleaned up under new pollution limits set by federal and state regulators, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday. The city and Baltimore County would be required to remove or prevent hundreds of tons of trash ...Read More
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