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, energy consumption BALTIMORE (April 6, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $23 million in grants and loans today to reduce water pollution and save energy. The ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: 2021 – A Year Like No Other; radon awareness and more

2021: A Year Like No Other Covid, Climate, and Chesapeake Bay dominated much of 2021, with environmental equity, infrastructure, and resiliency themes running through each and connecting all, just like our digital IT progress at MDE COVID-19 has been a wild, evolving and painful roller-coaster ride. In 2021, MDE ...Read More

Capital News Service: In move to electric vehicles, Maryland is doing better than most states

The future of the American automobile industry is electric, President Joe Biden said in an August executive order, pledging to make half of all new cars and trucks sold in 2030 zero-emission vehicles. But weaning the nation off of gas-fueled vehicles might be easier said than done, although Maryland ...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, improve drinking water system BALTIMORE (Dec. 2, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $4 million in grants this week to reduce water pollution and improve a drinking water ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: COP26; stormwater permits; lead awareness; PFAS; and more

    Maryland and Other State Programs Highlighted at Glasgow Global Summit I had the honor of representing Maryland, the Hogan Administration, and MDE at the annual global summit on climate change, known as COP26 (Conference of the Parties for the 26th year) in Glasgow, Scotland, November 7-10. What ...Read More

WJZ-TV: Maryland Zoo Replaces Diesel-Powered Shuttles With All-Electric Fleet

WJZ-TV: Maryland Zoo Replaces Diesel-Powered Shuttles With All-Electric Fleet Stop by the Maryland Zoo sometime soon and you’ll notice a new fleet of shuttles is now available to cart visitors around the park. The zoo announced this week it has replaced its diesel-powered shuttles with three all-electric vehicles, a ...Read More

Maryland Commission on Climate Change Issues Annual Report

Maryland Commission on Climate Change Issues Annual Report Report includes more than 50 recommendations for improving mitigation, sequestration, adaptation, resilience, education, Building Energy Transition Plan BALTIMORE (Nov. 16, 2021) – The Maryland Commission on Climate Change has issued its annual report to Governor Larry Hogan and the General Assembly. ...Read More

MDE issues stormwater permits for large MD jurisdictions, advances climate resiliency and equity

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ISSUES STORMWATER PERMITS FOR LARGE MARYLAND JURISDICTIONS, ADVANCES CLIMATE RESILIENCY AND EQUITY Clean Water Act Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permits issued for Baltimore City, Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Montgomery counties; MDE releases plan to modernize stormwater regulations in the face of climate change ...Read More

Md. Environment Sec. Grumbles to Attend Key Global Climate Conference in Scotland

Md. Environment Sec. Grumbles to Attend Key Global Climate Conference in Scotland BALTIMORE (November 4, 2021) — Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles will attend and participate in key events of the annual global summit on climate change, known as COP26 (Conference of the Parties for the ...Read More

BPW approves funding for safe and reliable drinking water, energy-saving climate progress

Board of Public Works approves funding for safe and reliable drinking water and energy-saving climate progressGrants and loans will reduce energy consumption and save money BALTIMORE (Nov. 3, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved more than $3.7 million in grants and loans today to ...Read More
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