Secretary Grumbles Archive

WBAL: State Officials Tout Progress In Reducing Road Salt Use

As Maryland deals with snow, all that road salt has to go somewhere. State environmental officials are working to mitigate the impact on rivers, streams and groundwater. Maryland Department of the Environment officials said Friday they’ve been working with state and local agencies on best practices for salt application, ...Read More

Governor Larry Hogan Proposes Major Investments for Maryland Environment, Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jason Schellhardt (410) 454-0311 jason.schellhardt@maryland.gov Stephen Schatz (410) 260-8004 stephen.schatz@maryland.gov Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   Governor Larry Hogan Proposes Major Investments for Maryland Environment, Chesapeake Bay FY 2020 Budget Includes Record Investment in Bay Restoration   ANNAPOLIS, MD (January 18, 2019) – For the fifth year in ...Read More

Maryland Reduces Use of Road Salts to Protect the Environment and Public Health

MEDIA CONTACTS: MDE: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   MDOT SHA: Charlie Gischlar  (410) 454-0311 cgischlar@sha.state.md.us   Maryland Reduces Use of Road Salts to Protect the Environment and Public Health Residents urged to stay safe in winter weather but cut back on salt when possible   BALTIMORE, MD (January ...Read More

MDE Secretary Grumbles Announces Settlements with Fiat Chrysler and Bosch to Resolve Diesel Cheating Allegations

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   MDE Secretary Grumbles Announces Settlements with Fiat Chrysler and Bosch to Resolve Diesel Cheating Allegations Fiat must fix cars, pay consumers, pay substantial penalties; parts supplier Bosch pays for its role in VW and Fiat/Chrysler use of “defeat devices” that concealed ...Read More

eMDE: CLEAN AND GREEN IN 2018

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT CLEAN AND GREEN IN 2018 Out with the old and in with the new, but not before having a quick last look at important state and regional environmental actions over the past year while making a New Year’s resolution for ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay Funding will reduce pollution and energy consumption   BALTIMORE, MD (January 2, 2019) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $46 million in funding today to ...Read More

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

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution and energy consumption, improve drinking water systems   BALTIMORE, MD (December 19, 2018) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than ...Read More

Secretary Grumbles Attends COP24 Convention in Poland

MEDIA CONTACTS: Mark Shaffer (410) 537-3056 mark.shaffer1@maryland.gov   Secretary Grumbles Attends COP24 Convention in Poland   BALTIMORE, MD (December 14, 2018) – Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles’ attended the 24th Conference Of the Parties (COP24) convention in Katowice, Poland, earlier this week with a delegation of states and foundations to ...Read More

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
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