Secretary Grumbles Archive

Herald-Mail: Officials break ground on upgrades to Washington County sewage plant

The same day as the 44th anniversary of the EPA’s Clean Water Act, Maryland Secretary of the Environment Ben Grumbles said Washington County continues to prove itself as an environmental leader — locally, regionally and beyond… Read the entire article.

Maryland counties meet funding requirements to reduce stormwater pollution

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Maryland counties meet funding requirements to reduce stormwater pollution 9 Counties, Baltimore City Put Forward Plans without State Mandate Baltimore, MD (October 18, 2016) – Maryland’s largest jurisdictions have met their requirements under state law to develop financing plans to reduce polluted stormwater ...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 Loans will improve wastewater infrastructure, reduce pollution Baltimore, MD (October 5, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $9 million in funding today to  improve water ...Read More

Lead poisoning cases remain low but testing and prevention must increase

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Lead poisoning cases remain low but testing and prevention must increase Maryland Department of the Environment releases 2015 Childhood Blood Lead Surveillance report Baltimore, MD (September 28, 2016) – A report released today by the Maryland Department of the Environment shows that childhood ...Read More

Star Democrat: Campers test water quality with MDE secretary

EASTON — When it comes to breeding a new generation of environmental stewards, it’s important to start them early, said Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles on Wednesday, July 27. Grumbles was at Pickering Creek Audubon Center on Wednesday to run through water quality tests with campers ...Read More

Environment Secretary Grumbles and EcoCamp students monitor water quality in Pickering Creek in Talbot County

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Environment Secretary Grumbles and EcoCamp students monitor water quality in Pickering Creek in Talbot County EASTON, MD (July 27, 2016) – Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles visited with campers at Pickering Creek Audubon Center’s ...Read More

Department of the Environment Awards Grants Totaling $250,000 for Electronics Recycling in Maryland

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Department of the Environment Awards Grants Totaling $250,000 for Electronics Recycling in Maryland Statewide Electronics Recycling Program provides money to counties and municipalities Baltimore, MD (July 22, 2016) – The Maryland Department of the Environment recently announced $250,000 ...Read More

Hogan Administration sues Volkswagen, seeks penalties for violations of environmental laws

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Hogan Administration sues Volkswagen, seeks penalties for violations of environmental laws Baltimore, MD (July 19, 2016) – The Hogan Administration announced today the filing of a lawsuit against automaker Volkswagen for installing devices that allowed thousands of vehicles to exceed emissions standards and ...Read More

Cecil Whig: Hogan opens door to Conowingo Dam dredging

PORT DEPOSIT — Gov. Larry Hogan chose a cliff overlooking the Conowingo Dam to announce his administration’s sharpened focus on finding out more about the role Susquehanna River sediment plays in the pollution of the Chesapeake Bay… Read the entire article.

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 will reduce pollution, improve wastewater infrastructure Baltimore, MD (July 6, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $5.4 million in grants today to help eliminate ...Read More
ae1a-ewspw-web1