Climate change Archive

Board of Public Works approves funding for Ellicott City climate resiliency and the Chesapeake Bay

Board of Public Works approves funding for Ellicott City climate resiliency and the Chesapeake BayGrants will help protect Ellicott City from flooding BALTIMORE (Oct. 20, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $2 million in grants today to better control stormwater runoff and help protect ...Read More

Department of the Environment acts to advance clean and renewable energy at redevelopment sites

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ACTS TO ADVANCE CLEAN AND RENEWABLE ENERGY AT REDEVELOPMENT SITES Public comment welcomed on proposed regulation to waive cleanup program fees for sites slated for green energy projects; proposal stems from governor’s task force recommendation and legislation BALTIMORE (Oct. 8, 2021) – The Maryland Department ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for climate resiliency, clean water and the Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE (Sept. 1, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $400,000 in grants today to improve water quality and increase climate resiliency. The Board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp and Comptroller Peter Franchot. “These are smart investments to increase climate ...Read More

BPW approves funding for clean water, the Chesapeake Bay and energy-saving climate progress

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS APPROVES FUNDING FOR CLEAN WATER, THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AND ENERGY-SAVING CLIMATE PROGRESS Grants and loans will reduce pollution and energy consumption BALTIMORE (Aug. 11, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved more than $32 million in grants and loans today to ...Read More

Hogan administration funding initiative advances climate and clean energy goals, saves local jurisdictions money

HOGAN ADMINISTRATION FUNDING INITIATIVE ADVANCES CLIMATE AND CLEAN ENERGY GOALS, SAVES LOCAL JURISDICTIONS MONEYEnergy Water Infrastructure Program grant, approved today, supports Anne Arundel county solar project BALTIMORE (Aug. 11, 2021) – A $3 million state grant will help fund a solar energy project that will provide nearly all of ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for City of Cambridge climate resiliency and the Chesapeake Bay

Board of Public Works approves funding for City of Cambridge climate resiliency and the Chesapeake Bay Grant for seawall replacement will help protect Cambridge from flooding BALTIMORE (July 7, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a quarter million dollar grant today to replace and improve a ...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 will reduce pollution, improve water quality BALTIMORE (June 16, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $20 million in grants today to reduce pollution and improve water quality. The Board is composed ...Read More

Ben’s Blog: The Ocean Within Us; Green Registry awards and more

THE OCEAN WITHIN US June is World Oceans Month, a time to commemorate and rededicate to protecting the deep and salty blue that covers 70% of the earth’s surface. Rachel Carson’s “The Sea Around Us” (1951) had a big impact on me when I read it for the first time in 1993. ...Read More

Dept. of the Environment announces stormwater enforcement settlement with Prince George’s County

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ANNOUNCES STORMWATER ENFORCEMENT SETTLEMENT WITH PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY Consent decree includes $475,000 penalty, requirements for additional work to reduce stormwater pollution BALTIMORE (June 1, 2021) – The Maryland Department of the Environment announced an agreement with Prince George’s County to resolve violations of the county’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 BayGrants and loans will reduce pollution, upgrade drinking water system BALTIMORE (May 5, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $12 million in grants and loans today to reduce pollution and improve a ...Read More
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