Climate change Archive

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

Md. Environment Sec. Grumbles Attends Key Global Climate Conference in Spain

MEDIA CONTACTS: Mark Shaffer (410) 537-3003 mark.shaffer1@maryland.gov   Md. Environment Sec. Grumbles Attends Key Global Climate Conference in Spain Delegation of U.S. states delivers on bipartisanship and ocean stewardship   BALTIMORE, MD (December 13, 2019) – Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles attended and participated throughout the ...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, improve drinking water BALTIMORE (October 30, 2019) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $5 million in grants and loans today to reduce pollution and improve drinking ...Read More

Governor Hogan Announces Landmark Agreement with Exelon on Conowingo Dam

Governor Hogan Announces Landmark Agreement with Exelon on Conowingo Dam Proposed settlement to provide more than $200 million toward Chesapeake Bay restoration and environmental projects ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced a comprehensive agreement between the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and Exelon Generation Company, LLC, which requires ...Read More

Maryland releases draft plan to achieve climate goals

MARYLAND RELEASES DRAFT PLAN TO ACHIEVE CLIMATE GOALS Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions by More Than 40% by 2030 BALTIMORE (Oct. 15, 2019) — The Maryland Department of the Environment has drafted a comprehensive, economy-wide plan to dramatically reduce emissions of greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. The draft ...Read More

Baltimore Sun op-ed by Sec. Grumbles: “Hogan administration is committed to confronting the climate crisis’”

The amazing 16-year old Greta Thunberg inspired tens of thousands of us participating in the recent UN Climate Week in New York City. While the effects of climate change are growing more severe, and the need for action is more urgent than ever before, there is some good and ...Read More

eMDE: Ben’s Blog – A September to Remember

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT A September to Remember What a month for important environmental, climate, and clean energy developments within and beyond Maryland. On the biggest stage, the UN Climate Action Summit in New York City from September 22-26, the world was watching and ...Read More

Department of the Environment funds electric and alternative fuel school buses under Volkswagen settlement

Department of the Environment funds electric and alternative fuel school buses under Volkswagen settlement Nearly $2.5 million approved for programs that will improve air quality, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provide health benefits to children BALTIMORE (Sept. 26, 2019) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has approved nearly $2.5 ...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, energy consumption   BALTIMORE (September 4, 2019) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $1.4 million in grants today to reduce pollution and save energy. The board is composed ...Read More

Maryland submits Chesapeake Bay clean-up plan

MARYLAND SUBMITS CHESAPEAKE BAY CLEAN-UP PLAN Final Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan sets path to achieving bay restoration goals by 2025 BALTIMORE (Aug. 23, 2019) – Maryland has developed a comprehensive plan for the next steps in continued progress in restoring the Chesapeake Bay. The Phase III Watershed Implementation ...Read More
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