Climate change Archive

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

Board of Public Works approves funding for Ellicott City climate resiliency

Board of Public Works approves funding for Ellicott City climate resiliency Grant will help protect Ellicott City from flooding; additional grant will help connect a fire station to a public water system BALTIMORE (July 6, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved a $1.2 million ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for Urban Trees Program and climate progress

Board of Public Works approves funding for Urban Trees Program and climate progress Grant to Chesapeake Bay Trust made under Tree Solutions Now Act of 2021; projects will benefit underserved communities BALTIMORE (June 22, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved a $10 million grant ...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 and loans will reduce pollution, energy consumption BALTIMORE (April 6, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $23 million in grants and loans today to reduce water pollution and save energy. The ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: 2021 – A Year Like No Other; radon awareness and more

2021: A Year Like No Other Covid, Climate, and Chesapeake Bay dominated much of 2021, with environmental equity, infrastructure, and resiliency themes running through each and connecting all, just like our digital IT progress at MDE COVID-19 has been a wild, evolving and painful roller-coaster ride. In 2021, MDE ...Read More

Capital News Service: In move to electric vehicles, Maryland is doing better than most states

The future of the American automobile industry is electric, President Joe Biden said in an August executive order, pledging to make half of all new cars and trucks sold in 2030 zero-emission vehicles. But weaning the nation off of gas-fueled vehicles might be easier said than done, although 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 drinking water system BALTIMORE (Dec. 2, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $4 million in grants this week to reduce water pollution and improve a drinking water ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: COP26; stormwater permits; lead awareness; PFAS; and more

    Maryland and Other State Programs Highlighted at Glasgow Global Summit I had the honor of representing Maryland, the Hogan Administration, and MDE at the annual global summit on climate change, known as COP26 (Conference of the Parties for the 26th year) in Glasgow, Scotland, November 7-10. What ...Read More

WJZ-TV: Maryland Zoo Replaces Diesel-Powered Shuttles With All-Electric Fleet

WJZ-TV: Maryland Zoo Replaces Diesel-Powered Shuttles With All-Electric Fleet Stop by the Maryland Zoo sometime soon and you’ll notice a new fleet of shuttles is now available to cart visitors around the park. The zoo announced this week it has replaced its diesel-powered shuttles with three all-electric vehicles, a ...Read More
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