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Department of the Environment issues first fish consumption advisory for PFAS

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ISSUES FIRST FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY FOR PFAS Recommended limits issued for three species caught in Piscataway Creek as part of Maryland’s comprehensive response to risks BALTIMORE (Oct. 15, 2021) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has issued its first fish consumption advisory based ...Read More

Department of the Environment acts to advance clean and renewable energy at redevelopment sites

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ACTS TO ADVANCE CLEAN AND RENEWABLE ENERGY AT REDEVELOPMENT SITES Public comment welcomed on proposed regulation to waive cleanup program fees for sites slated for green energy projects; proposal stems from governor’s task force recommendation and legislation BALTIMORE (Oct. 8, 2021) – The Maryland Department ...Read More

EPA to Host Conference Call on Proposed Addition of Bear Creek Sediments Site to Superfund National Priorities List

EPA to Host Conference Call on Proposed Addition of Bear Creek Sediments Site to Superfund National Priorities List PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 7, 2021) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host a conference call on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 6:00 p.m., to provide an opportunity for the public to ask ...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 reduce pollution, improve drinking water system BALTIMORE (October 6, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $2.6 million in grants and loans today to reduce water pollution and ...Read More

Intentional Balloon Releases Banned in Maryland

Intentional Balloon Releases Banned in Maryland New state law will reduce plastic pollution that degrades waterways and threatens animal life BALTIMORE (Sept. 30, 2021) The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) remind Marylanders that a new state law that prohibits intentional balloon ...Read More

Dept. of the Environment announces clean water initiatives at Valley Proteins facility

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT ANNOUNCES CLEAN WATER INITIATIVES AT VALLEY PROTEINS FACILITY MDE releases draft discharge permit with significantly stronger requirements, pursues enforcement action with financial penalty for alleged environmental violations BALTIMORE (Sept. 15, 2021) – The Maryland Department of the Environment today released a draft permit that would ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding to improve drinking water system

Board of Public Works approves funding to improve drinking water system BALTIMORE (Sept. 15, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $2.8 million in funding today to improve a drinking water system in Allegany County. The Board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy ...Read More

MDE Seeks Lost Lead Paint Test Tool Containing Small Amounts of Radioactive Material

Maryland Department of the Environment Seeks Lost Lead Paint Test Tool Containing Small Amounts of Radioactive Material Device last seen at job site on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Laurens Street in Baltimore City, not a hazard as long as material remains locked BALTIMORE (August 18, 2021) – ...Read More

BPW approves funding for clean water, the Chesapeake Bay and energy-saving climate progress

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS APPROVES FUNDING FOR CLEAN WATER, THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AND ENERGY-SAVING CLIMATE PROGRESS Grants and loans will reduce pollution and energy consumption BALTIMORE (Aug. 11, 2021) – The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis approved more than $32 million in grants and loans today to ...Read More

Hogan administration funding initiative advances climate and clean energy goals, saves local jurisdictions money

HOGAN ADMINISTRATION FUNDING INITIATIVE ADVANCES CLIMATE AND CLEAN ENERGY GOALS, SAVES LOCAL JURISDICTIONS MONEYEnergy Water Infrastructure Program grant, approved today, supports Anne Arundel county solar project BALTIMORE (Aug. 11, 2021) – A $3 million state grant will help fund a solar energy project that will provide nearly all of ...Read More
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