Earth Week Archive

Capital Gazette: Maryland highway administration hopes to exchange education for credits toward stormwater permit in new pilot

The Maryland Department of Transportation maintains thousands of miles of roadway in the state — thousands of miles of land covered in pavement that rain water can’t filter through. Instead it runs off the roads picking up pollutants along the way, gaining speed and heat in the summer and ...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, save energy BALTIMORE (April 22, 2020) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved funding of more than $70 million toward major projects to protect the supply ...Read More

Maryland Environment, Transportation Departments Advance Innovative Solution to Pollution

MARYLAND ENVIRONMENT AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENTS ADVANCE INNOVATIVE SOLUTION TO POLLUTION MDOT State Highway Administration, Living Classrooms partner on education to help restore Bay; MDE approves and requires rigorous testing to ensure science-based, measurable results BALTIMORE – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has approved an innovative approach to ...Read More

**Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to host the Waste-Free Lunch Challenge at Churchville Elementary School in Harford County

Media contacts: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 **Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to host the Waste-Free Lunch Challenge at Churchville Elementary School in Harford County BALTIMORE, MD  (April 18, 2016) – In celebration of Earth Week, the Maryland Department of the Environment will host the ...Read More

eMDE – Earth Week 2015

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT FEATURED ARTICLE EARTH WEEK 2015 Greetings all. April 22 was Earth Day (in fact, the 45th since its creation in 1970). With spring in the air and flowers in bloom, it’s a great time to celebrate our environmental progress and ...Read More

Color Maryland Green Contest Names Winners

Media contact: Karis King – kking@dnr.state.md.us Color Maryland Green Contest Names WinnersGrand prize artwork to be featured on Bay Game cover (ANNAPOLIS, MD – April 23, 2014) Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Joe Gill, and the Department of the Environment Secretary Bob Summers, today announced the winners of ...Read More

Earth Week 2014

The Maryland Department of the Environment is joining in the worldwide call to environmental awareness that is Earth Week. That means planting trees, picking up litter, teaching children how they can Reclaim the Bay and more. To kick off the week’s events on Earth Day itself, MDE Secretary Robert ...Read More

Welcome to the New-Look eMDE

      THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT WELCOME TO THE NEW-LOOK eMDE For many years the Maryland Department of the Environment has produced newsletters to share information on environmental issues. In recent years this has taken the form of eMDE – an electronic newsletter ...Read More

Media Advisory: Department of Environment to Celebrate Earth Week Across Maryland

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman or Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **MEDIA ADVISORY** DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT TO CELEBRATE EARTH WEEK ACROSS MARYLAND BALTIMORE, MD (APRIL 21, 2014) – Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Secretary Robert M. Summers will kick-off Earth Week with a tree planting tomorrow in Frostburg followed ...Read More
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