Secretary Grumbles Archive

Aegis: Aberdeen Proving Ground to build $40 million cogeneration electric power, steam plant

Aberdeen Proving Ground officials broke ground Wednesday for a cogeneration power that is expected to provide 80 percent of energy needs for the installation’s Edgewood Area. The Combined Heat and Power Plant, or CHP, will produce both steam and electricity. The plant’s steam output is expected to replace steam ...Read More

Daily Record: New Md. environmental chief: Enforcement not ‘first step’

The new head of the Maryland Department of the Environment is promising better relations with businesses in the state but said environmental groups need not be worried he will be a rubber stamp. Ben Grumbles, Gov. Larry Hogan’s choice to lead the environmental agency, said his challenge will be ...Read More

Tablada Named Deputy Secretary of the Environment

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Tablada Named Deputy Secretary of the Environment Baltimore, MD (May 4, 2015) – Horacio Tablada, a veteran environmental regulator who most recently headed the Land Management Administration at the Maryland Department of the Environment, has been named a Deputy Secretary of MDE. MDE ...Read More

Maryland Department of the Environment Releases Clean Air Progress Report

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Maryland Department of the Environment Releases Clean Air Progress Report Report describes improvement in the quality of the air Marylanders breathe Baltimore, MD (April 30, 2015) – For the first time in more than three decades, the metropolitan Baltimore area is meeting the ...Read More

Your4State: Washington County Activates New Solar Field in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT, Md. – There may have been a rainstorm, but the sun still shined brightly on Earth Day in Washington County. Government and business leaders activated the county’s newest solar field at Kemps Mill Park near Williamsport. Their ultimate goal is to become the first county in Maryland to ...Read More

Herald-Mail: Washington County shines in role as state’s solar ‘powerhouse’

WILLIAMSPORT — Maryland’s top environmental official said Wednesday that Washington County is quickly becoming known as “Solar County, Maryland” thanks to its state-leading number of completed solar projects with more on the way…. Read the article.

MDE Secretary Grumbles Honored for Environmental Work

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov MDE Secretary Grumbles Honored for Environmental Work Secretary Ben Grumbles receives 2015 William K. Reilly Environmental Leadership award from American University’s Center for Environmental Policy Baltimore, MD (March 27, 2015) – MDE Secretary Ben Grumbles has been named a winner of the 2015 ...Read More

Aegis: Maryland environment chief talks about importance of groundwater in visit to Hickory Elementary

Maryland Secretary of the Environment Benjamin H. Grumbles visited Hickory Elementary School Wednesday as part of the observance of National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 8 to 14. Grumbles talked to a group of 50 Hickory Elementary fifth-grade students. He was joined by officials with the Harford County Health Department ...Read More

**Media Advisory** Hickory Elementary School hosts MDE for Groundwater Awareness Week celebration

MEDIA CONTACTS: Maryland Department of the Environment: Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Harford County Public Schools: Jillian Lader 410-588-5203 Harford County Health Department: William Wiseman 410-612-1771 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **Media Advisory** Hickory Elementary School hosts MDE for Groundwater Awareness Week celebration (Baltimore, MD) March 10, 2015 – In celebration of Maryland ...Read More

Grumbles Confirmed as Maryland Secretary of the Environment

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Grumbles Confirmed as Maryland Secretary of the Environment Baltimore, MD (March 6, 2015) – The Maryland State Senate today voted to confirm the appointment of Ben Grumbles as Secretary of the Maryland Department of the Environment. Secretary Grumbles brings experience in environmental issues ...Read More
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