Climate change Archive

Maryland Raises a Billion Dollars for Climate Progress and Energy Efficiency

Maryland Raises a Billion Dollars for Climate Progress and Energy Efficiency Latest Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Auction Brings Maryland’s Total Proceeds to More than $1 Billion; Initiative Key to Achieving Maryland’s Ambitious Climate Change Goals; Majority of Proceeds Goes to Energy Assistance and Efficiency for Low-income Communities BALTIMORE (Dec. ...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 BALTIMORE (Dec. 7, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved more than $12 million in funding today to replace a deteriorating wastewater treatment plant on Smith Island with a facility featuring advanced ...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 and flooding risks, protect public health BALTIMORE (Nov. 16, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved more than $12 million in grants today to reduce water pollution and flooding risks.The ...Read More

Maryland Commission on Climate Change Presents Recommendations to Pursue Ambitious Greenhouse Gas Reductions while Growing Jobs and the Economy

 Maryland Commission on Climate Change Presents Recommendations to Pursue Ambitious Greenhouse Gas Reductions while Growing Jobs and the Economy BALTIMORE (Nov. 16, 2022) – The Maryland Commission on Climate Change (MCCC) has issued its annual report to Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland General Assembly.  The 2022 MCCC annual ...Read More

5 Million Maryland Trees for Climate Progress

5 MILLION MARYLAND TREES FOR CLIMATE PROGRESS New plan provides roadmap for achieving ambitious tree-planting goal to reduce carbon in the atmosphere and combat climate change while providing additional benefits; effort supports equity, targets tree planting in underserved urban communities BALTIMORE (Nov. 2, 2022) – A commission chaired by ...Read More

Maryland Surpasses 2020 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Goal

Maryland Surpasses 2020 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Goal Publishes 2030 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report BALTIMORE (October 25, 2022) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) submitted the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions in Maryland: A Progress Report to Governor Hogan and the legislature. The report highlights progress made since ...Read More

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
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