Stormwater 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 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

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 BALTIMORE (September 2, 2020) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $10 million in grants today to reduce pollution and improve water quality. The board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy ...Read More

Capital Gazette: Maryland highway administration hopes to exchange education for credits toward stormwater permit in new pilot

The Maryland Department of Transportation maintains thousands of miles of roadway in the state — thousands of miles of land covered in pavement that rain water can’t filter through. Instead it runs off the roads picking up pollutants along the way, gaining speed and heat in the summer and ...Read More

Maryland Environment, Transportation Departments Advance Innovative Solution to Pollution

MARYLAND ENVIRONMENT AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENTS ADVANCE INNOVATIVE SOLUTION TO POLLUTION MDOT State Highway Administration, Living Classrooms partner on education to help restore Bay; MDE approves and requires rigorous testing to ensure science-based, measurable results BALTIMORE – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has approved an innovative approach to ...Read More

Secretary Grumbles statement on Supreme Court decision in Carroll County stormwater permit appeal

SECRETARY GRUMBLES STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT DECISION IN CARROLL COUNTY STORMWATER PERMIT APPEAL   BALTIMORE (March 2, 2020) — Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles issued the following statement in response to the decision today by the Supreme Court of the United States to deny Carroll County’s petition to be ...Read More

Howard County Times: $2.1 million stream restoration project to begin in Howard

Howard County officials announced plans Thursday to begin the largest stream restoration project in the county’s history on farmland in Woodbine. The $2.13 million project will restore around 6,200 feet of Cattail Creek over the next two years as the county attempts to meet state requirements to tackle stormwater ...Read More

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

Bay Journal: Maryland stormwater permits upheld, rejecting complaints they’re not tough enough

State appeals court sides with state regulators; environmental groups file another suit against EPA over tributary cleanup plans Environmental regulators acted within the law in giving Maryland’s largest localities some leeway in deciding how to reduce polluted runoff from their streets, buildings and parking lots, the state’s highest court ...Read More

Maryland High Court upholds permits to reduce stormwater runoff, protect and restore Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACT: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 Maryland High Court upholds permits to reduce stormwater runoff, protect and restore Chesapeake Bay BALTIMORE, MD (March 11, 2016) – Maryland’s highest court today issued a ruling upholding Department of the Environment permits that regulate and reduce polluted stormwater runoff in the state’s ...Read More
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