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Baltimore Sun op-ed by Sec. Grumbles: “Hogan administration is committed to confronting the climate crisis’”

The amazing 16-year old Greta Thunberg inspired tens of thousands of us participating in the recent UN Climate Week in New York City. While the effects of climate change are growing more severe, and the need for action is more urgent than ever before, there is some good and ...Read More

Department of the Environment funds electric and alternative fuel school buses under Volkswagen settlement

Department of the Environment funds electric and alternative fuel school buses under Volkswagen settlement Nearly $2.5 million approved for programs that will improve air quality, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provide health benefits to children BALTIMORE (Sept. 26, 2019) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has approved nearly $2.5 ...Read More

Department of the Environment participates in Day to Serve month events

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT PARTICIPATES IN DAY TO SERVE MONTH EVENTS Three cleanups scheduled in South Baltimore BALTIMORE (September 10, 2019) – Maryland Department of the Environment workers will be participating in three cleanup events in Baltimore City as part of the Hogan administration’s Day to Serve month, which ...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, energy consumption   BALTIMORE (September 4, 2019) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $1.4 million in grants today to reduce pollution and save energy. The board is composed ...Read More

Maryland Environment Secretary Grumbles statement on Shugart Valley and Ripley Road solar projects

MARYLAND ENVIRONMENT SECRETARY GRUMBLES STATEMENT ON SHUGART VALLEY AND RIPLEY ROAD SOLAR PROJECTS   BALTIMORE (Aug. 28, 2019) — Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles issued the following statement on the department’s decision to deny a wetlands and waterways application for the proposed Shugart Valley solar project and its determination ...Read More

Maryland submits Chesapeake Bay clean-up plan

MARYLAND SUBMITS CHESAPEAKE BAY CLEAN-UP PLAN Final Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan sets path to achieving bay restoration goals by 2025 BALTIMORE (Aug. 23, 2019) – Maryland has developed a comprehensive plan for the next steps in continued progress in restoring the Chesapeake Bay. The Phase III Watershed Implementation ...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 3, 2019) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $2 million in grants today to reduce pollution and improve water quality. The board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy ...Read More

Hogan Administration Leads Coordinated Rapid Response to Limited Oil Spill in Baltimore City

Hogan Administration Leads Coordinated Rapid Response to Limited Oil Spill in Baltimore City Situation Contained; Maryland Department of Environment Assisting U.S. Coast Guard ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration is leading a coordinated response to a limited oil spill on Jones Falls in Baltimore City, between Pier 6 and President Street ...Read More

Conditions at Maryland Beaches Available on Mobile Devices

Conditions at Maryland Beaches Available on Mobile Devices Department of the Environment urges beachgoers to use app to stay informed; annual report shows Maryland beaches are healthy BALTIMORE, MD (May 24, 2019) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is reminding swimmers that information on conditions at the state’s ...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 Grant made possible by Clean Water Commerce Act will fund water pollution reductions to Bay tributary in Harford County BALTIMORE (April 24, 2019) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved the first funding stemming from ...Read More
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