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 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

Chesapeake Bay and environmental progress at the Conowingo Dam

CHESAPEAKE BAY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRESS AT THE CONOWINGO DAM Exelon makes initial payments of more than $5.7 million to Maryland under $200 million agreement incorporated into dam relicensing BALTIMORE (May 3, 2021) – Maryland has received the first payments, totaling more than $5.7 million, under an agreement that requires ...Read More

Hagerstown Herald-Mail: MD environment secretary emphasizes state’s ambitious greenhouse gas reduction plan

In the wake of President Joe Biden announcing his commitment to cut national fossil fuel emissions up to 52% by 2030, Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles emphasized Maryland’s already ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gases. Grumbles said in a phone interview on Thursday — Earth Day — that Maryland’s ...Read More

MDOT MARYLAND PORT ADMINISTRATION RENEWS COMMITMENT TO ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES

MDOT MARYLAND PORT ADMINISTRATION RENEWS COMMITMENT TO ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the MDOT Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) have renewed and expanded a voluntary Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) to strengthen environmental ...Read More

Ben’s Blog: A big day for climate progress; green purchasing

A BIG DAY FOR CLIMATE PROGRESS I will always remember February 19, 2021, as a day for climate hope, globally and locally. Not only was it the day the United States re-entered the historic Paris Climate Accord but also the day the Maryland Department of the Environment submitted its ...Read More

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
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