eMDE Archive

eMDE: Ben’s Blog remembering President Bush, rethinking recycling

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Remembering the kinder, gentler, greener side of President George H.W. Bush I’m grieving the loss of our 41st President, an amazing public servant and ambassador of civility, who also had some significant environmental accomplishments for our country and our state ...Read More

Water unites all, including Maryland and Israel

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Water unites all, including Maryland and Israel When so many around the world these days are focused on division and hatred, it’s reassuring to see unity and friendship spring forth, particularly when the purpose of the partnership is to sustain ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog, VW settlement, food recovery summit & more

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Coast to Coast Two weeks ago, I was honored to represent Governor Hogan and the state of Maryland at two important environmental events in San Francisco — the Global Climate Action Summit and the National Governors Association’s (NGA) Water Policy ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog, vehicle emissions standards, new fish map & more

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Coming Together for Maryland’s Environment For the fourth year in a row, Maryland’s General Assembly delivered some important environmental victories in coordination with the Hogan administration. It was our best year yet for “green funding” to protect and restore the ...Read More

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THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Green in ’17 – and Looking to the New Year The Maryland Department of the Environment had a very productive 2017, taking important steps to restore the Chesapeake Bay, mitigate and adapt to climate change, fight for clean air, and ...Read More

eMDE – Summer Success

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Summer Success As we approach Labor Day, the time is right to share some news and views about a very productive summer for us at the Maryland Department of the Environment and around the state. This includes environmental progress on ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: Green & Purple Shine in 2017 Laws

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Green and Purple Shine in 2017 Laws Here’s some good news from Annapolis, where the General Assembly concluded its annual 90 day session on April 10: lots of environmental “green” wins and bipartisan “purple” collaborations between legislators and Governor Larry ...Read More

eMDE – ICYMI: Gov. Hogan Supports Fracking Ban

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Gov. Hogan Supports Fracking Ban In case you missed it: Governor Larry Hogan announced his support for a ban against hydraulic fracturing in Maryland. In an announcement Friday, Governor Hogan noted that the Maryland Department of the Environment has proposed ...Read More

eMDE – Building on a Green 2016

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Building on a Green 2016 On the environmental front, there’s a lot to cheer about in the year that just ended. Here are some of the initiatives and accomplishments in 2016 – and some thoughts on what to expect in ...Read More

eMDE – Clean & Green Ports and more

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Clean & Green Ports partnership continues to grow Funding awarded to Maryland Port Administration to revamp locomotives and cargo equipment to further clean air The Clean and Green Ports agreement has been responsible for significant air quality improvements in the area ...Read More
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