Climate change Archive

Maryland releases bold new plan to achieve climate goals

MARYLAND RELEASES BOLD NEW PLAN TO ACHIEVE CLIMATE GOALS State Pursues Ambitious Goal to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 50% by 2030 as Nation Officially Re-enters Paris Climate Accord BALTIMORE (Feb. 19, 2021) — The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has released a comprehensive plan that sets 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 Bay Grants will reduce pollution and energy consumption BALTIMORE (Feb. 10, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $800,000 in grants today to reduce pollution and save energy. The board is composed of ...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 and energy consumption, improve water quality BALTIMORE (Jan. 27, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $4.6 million in grants today to reduce pollution, save energy and improve ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: 2020 year in review

2020 – THE YEAR IN REVIEW COVID, Climate, and Chesapeake dominated this historic and traumatic year of 2020 for us at the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) in nearly all respects, literally, figuratively, and virtually (digitally speaking). The COVID-19 crisis hurt our employees, families, and communities but also ...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 and flooding BALTIMORE (Dec. 2, 2020) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved funding of more than $100 million toward major projects to protect the supply ...Read More

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
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