Climate change Archive

Maryland Commission on Climate Change Issues Annual Report

Maryland Commission on Climate Change Issues Annual ReportIndependent commission outlines various proposals and recommendations BALTIMORE (November 16, 2020) – The Maryland Commission on Climate Change (Commission) today issues its 2020 Annual Report to Governor Hogan and the General Assembly. The Commission adopted the report at its quarterly meeting on ...Read More

Maryland finalizes regulations to phase out hydrofluorocarbons and reduce methane emissions

Maryland finalizes regulations to phase out hydrofluorocarbons and reduce methane emissions Maryland Department of the Environment takes action to reduce potent greenhouse gases BALTIMORE (November 13, 2020) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has finalized regulations to phase out the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and reduce methane emissions ...Read More

Baltimore Sun op-ed: Secretary Grumbles – Clean energy not just good for the environment, but the economy too

Baltimore Sun op-ed: Secretary Grumbles – Clean energy not just good for the environment, but the economy too By BEN GRUMBLESFOR THE BALTIMORE SUN While the COVID-19 emergency has created the most significant economic crisis since the Great Depression, a new report underscores the reality that smart investing in ...Read More

Maryland moves to phase out hydrofluorocarbons and reduce methane emissions

Maryland moves to phase out hydrofluorocarbons and reduce methane emissions Maryland Department of the Environment seeks to reduce potent greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change BALTIMORE (August 17, 2020) – To help meet Maryland’s aggressive climate and environmental goals for reducing greenhouse gases, the Hogan administration today is ...Read More

Hogan administration joins multi-state clean truck initiative

HOGAN ADMINISTRATION JOINS MULTI-STATE CLEAN TRUCK INITIATIVE Maryland, with 14 other states and the District of Columbia, signs agreement to increase electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, reduce emissions BALTIMORE – The Hogan administration has committed to work with other states to reduce emissions from trucks, buses, and other large ...Read More

Department of Environment Helps Convert Motor Fleets to Cleaner Fuels

Department of Environment Helps Convert Motor Fleets to Cleaner Fuels Maryland’s VW Mitigation Plan Provides More Than $2 Million for Private Businesses to Improve Air Quality, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Provide Health Benefits BALTIMORE (July 13, 2020) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has approved $2.1 million ...Read More

Department of Environment Adds More Funding for Cleaner Delivery Trucks at Port of Baltimore

Department of Environment Adds More Funding for Cleaner Delivery Trucks at Port of Baltimore Maryland’s VW Mitigation Plan Provides $2 Million to Help Dray Truck Drivers with New Truck Purchases BALTIMORE (June 24, 2020) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) continues to support the Port of Baltimore’s ...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 protect drinking water, reduce pollution, save energy BALTIMORE (April 22, 2020) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved funding of more than $70 million toward major projects to protect the supply ...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, prevent sewage overflows and backups, improve drinking water reliability BALTIMORE (April 1, 2020) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved funding of more than $132 million for improvements 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 Grants and loans will reduce pollution and energy consumption, improve drinking water system BALTIMORE (March 4, 2020) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved nearly $9 million in grants and loans today to reduce pollution, ...Read More
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