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Hogan administration joins multi-state clean truck initiative

HOGAN ADMINISTRATION JOINS MULTI-STATE CLEAN TRUCK INITIATIVE Maryland, with 14 other states and the District of Columbia, signs agreement to increase electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, reduce emissions BALTIMORE – The Hogan administration has committed to work with other states to reduce emissions from trucks, buses, and other large ...Read More

Department of Environment Helps Convert Motor Fleets to Cleaner Fuels

Department of Environment Helps Convert Motor Fleets to Cleaner Fuels Maryland’s VW Mitigation Plan Provides More Than $2 Million for Private Businesses to Improve Air Quality, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Provide Health Benefits BALTIMORE (July 13, 2020) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has approved $2.1 million ...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 (July 1, 2020) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $167 million in funding today to reduce pollution and improve water quality. The Board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy ...Read More

Department of Environment Adds More Funding for Cleaner Delivery Trucks at Port of Baltimore

Department of Environment Adds More Funding for Cleaner Delivery Trucks at Port of Baltimore Maryland’s VW Mitigation Plan Provides $2 Million to Help Dray Truck Drivers with New Truck Purchases BALTIMORE (June 24, 2020) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) continues to support the Port of Baltimore’s ...Read More

Multi-state panel approves Maryland petition seeking to reduce air pollution from upwind sources

MULTI-STATE PANEL APPROVES MARYLAND PETITION SEEKING TO REDUCE AIR POLLUTION FROM UPWIND SOURCES Ozone Transport Commission vote advances Maryland’s call for Pennsylvania power plants to run equipment to limit emissions that lead to harmful ozone pollution; recommendation now goes to U.S. EPA under Clean Air Act Section 184(c) BALTIMORE ...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 will reduce pollution and energy consumption, improve water quality BALTIMORE (June 3, 2020) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $16 million in grants today to reduce pollution and improve water quality. ...Read More

MDE Sec. Grumbles, Attorney General Frosh announce filing of suit against Luke Paper Mill owners

MDE SECRETARY GRUMBLES, ATTORNEY GENERAL FROSH ANNOUNCE FILING OF SUIT AGAINST LUKE PAPER MILL OWNERS UNDER FEDERAL HAZARDOUS WASTE LAW Complaint alleges ongoing violations of state and federal pollution laws, seeks civil penalties; previously filed claims under state law would be brought to federal case BALTIMORE (May 28, 2020) ...Read More

Waterways in Talbot County reclassified for shellfish harvesting

  WATERWAYS IN TALBOT COUNTY RECLASSIFIED FOR SHELLFISH HARVESTING Sections of Harris, Cummings creeks closed to harvesting   BALTIMORE (May 18, 2020) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified waterways in Talbot County for shellfish harvesting. About 428 acres of Harris Creek and about 71 acres of ...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

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 protect drinking water, reduce pollution, save energy BALTIMORE (April 22, 2020) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved funding of more than $70 million toward major projects to protect the supply ...Read More
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