Press releases 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

Waterways in Queen Anne’s County reclassified for shellfish harvesting

WATERWAYS IN QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY RECLASSIFIED FOR SHELLFISH HARVESTING BALTIMORE (April 26, 2021) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified waterways in the Eastern and Prospect bays area of Queen Anne’s County for shellfish harvesting. About 2,708 acres of waters in Marshy Creek, Greenwood Creek, Cox Creek, ...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 fund second phase of Southern Kent Island sewage project to reduce water pollution, improvements to Carroll County’s stormwater system and upgrades to a drinking water system in Somerset County BALTIMORE (April 21, 2021) ...Read More

Maryland takes enforcement action to protect the Magothy River

MARYLAND TAKES ENFORCEMENT ACTION TO PROTECT THE MAGOTHY RIVER Maryland Department of the Environment, Maryland Attorney General file court case seeking penalties, corrective actions from Pasadena facility BALTIMORE (April 19, 2021) — The Maryland Department of the Environment and the Maryland Attorney General have filed a suit alleging that ...Read More

Maryland Moves to Appeal Court Decision on Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations

Maryland Moves to Appeal Court Decision on Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations MDE Defends Legally-Sound and Science-Based Permit BALTIMORE (April 12, 2021) — Today the Attorney General filed notice that the state would seek an appeal of the lower court decision in Montgomery County that reversed the 2020 ...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

Attorney General Frosh, Environment Secretary Grumbles Announce Settlement with Verso Luke LLC and Verso Corporation

Attorney General Frosh, Environment Secretary GrumblesAnnounce Settlement with Verso Luke LLC and Verso Corporation Consent Decree Resolves Allegations of Violations of State and Federal Pollution Laws BALTIMORE (April 1, 2021) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles today announced a settlement with Verso ...Read More

Attorney General Frosh, Environment Secretary Grumbles Announce Settlement with Home Free Lead Inspections, LLC

Attorney General Frosh, Environment Secretary Grumbles Announce Settlement with Home Free Lead Inspections, LLC Lead Paint Inspection Company, Two Inspectors Will Pay $495,000 to Settle Allegations of Improperly Issued Lead-Free Certificates BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles today announced 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 and loans will improve drinking water systems, save energy BALTIMORE (March 10, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $3 million in grants and loans today to improve drinking water systems ...Read More
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