Governor O’Malley Archive

Maryland Green Registry Now Accepting Applications For Annual Leadership Awards

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman or Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARYLAND GREEN REGISTRY NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ANNUAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS  Applications due April 30th   BALTIMORE, MD (April 8, 2014) – The Maryland Green Registry is now accepting applications for the 5th annual Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards. Interested organizations should submit an application ...Read More

Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman Jay Apperson FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure    BALTIMORE, MD (March 5, 2014) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $5.8 million in funding today for projects to upgrade sewage and ...Read More

Aiding and Abetting Bad Behavior

The Chesapeake Bay is not only an essential natural resource for Maryland, but also for the United States. It is a recognized national treasure. Here in our great State, we’ve taken on this moral imperative by making a commitment to restore the Bay and ensure that it’s an economically ...Read More

Governor O’Malley Announces $20 Million in Cold Weather Energy Bill Assistance

Annapolis, Md. — Governor Martin O’Malley today announced the release of an additional $20 million to help lower-income Marylanders pay high utility bills resulting from recent extreme winter weather. Working together, the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA), the Department of Human Resources (DHR) and the Public Service Commission (PSC) will administer ...Read More

Governor O’Malley Issues Statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Defense of the Chesapeake Bay TMDL

MEDIA CONTACTS: Nina Smith 410-974-2316 For Immediate Release ANNAPOLIS, MD (February 12, 2014) — Governor O’Malley issued the following statement today on Maryland’s amicus brief to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit: “As we continue to make great strides in restoring and protecting the Chesapeake Bay, ...Read More

Bay Journal: From Annapolis to Rio: A bay-to-bay visit

The Bay Journal provides an insightful report on a Maryland delegation — led by Governor O’Malley and including Secretary Summers — that shared the experiences gained in the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort with Brazilians faced with a polluted bay of their own. To read the entire article please click ...Read More

Cecil Daily: Maryland needs to be a leader in Bay’s restoration

In a Letter to the Editor, Secretary Robert M. Summers explains that while each Chesapeake Bay Watershed state has played a role in the deterioration of the Bay, “Maryland is also a major contributor of pollution to the Bay and it would be irresponsible of us to blame others ...Read More

Governor O’malley Releases Statement Upon His Election As Chair Of Chesapeake Executive Council

MEDIA CONTACTS: Nina Smith Office: 410-974-2316 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD. (December 12, 2013) — Governor O’Malley released the following statement upon his election as chair of the Chesapeake Executive Council:  “It is an honor to be elected chair of the Chesapeake Executive Council again, during what will be my ...Read More

Governor O’Malley highlights efforts to strength the middle class, protect public health and the environment

For Immediate Release Contact:  Governor’s Press Office – 410-974-2316 LAUREL, MD (October 31, 2013) — Governor Martin O’Malley today hosted Maryland’s Better Choices, Better Results Forum on Sustainability,  the third in a series of statewide sessions designed to foster an ongoing, collaborative dialogue on strengthening the middle class.  More than 300 stakeholders ...Read More