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MDE, DNR, Maryland Petroleum Council to Play Host to 39th Annual Tawes Environmental Awards

MEDIA CONTACTS: Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov MDE, DNR, Maryland Petroleum Council to Play Host to 39th Annual Tawes Environmental Awards Annual Ceremony Recognizes Marylanders’ Outstanding Environmental Work What The Maryland Department of the Environment, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Maryland Petroleum Council will announce winners of ...Read More

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay

Media contact: Jay Apperson 410-537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants for Back River plant upgrade will reduce pollution, improve water quality BALTIMORE, MD (April 6, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $100 million in ...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

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay

Media contact: Jay Apperson 410-537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water and the Chesapeake Bay Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve water quality, improve water infrastructure BALTIMORE, MD (March 9, 2016) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $3.7 million in ...Read More

Department of the Environment fish kill investigation continues

Media contact: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3012 Department of the Environment fish kill investigation continues Department investigating new but unconfirmed information relating to case, as precaution anglers advised to avoid eating fish from area as investigation continues Baltimore, MD (November 14, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is ...Read More

Department of the Environment, WSSC, citizen groups reach agreement to improve Potomac River

Department of the Environment, WSSC, citizen groups reach agreement to improve Potomac River Proposed Consent Decree will reduce pollution from drinking water treatment plant, require payment of financial penalty and funding for projects to benefit the environment BALTIMORE, MD (Oct. 21, 2015) – The public utility that serves the ...Read More

WTOL-TV: Lake Erie could learn from Maryland and Delaware in cutting algae threat

A television news crew from Toledo, Ohio, where an algae bloom caused a drinking water crisis, comes to Maryland for lessons on how to combat water pollution WTOL-TV’s Tim Miller reported on what Maryland is doing to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. He also reported on efforts underway in Delaware, and for ...Read More

Lead poisoning cases drop in Baltimore and in Maryland, Department of the Environment moves to reduce potential exposures in more homes

Media contact: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003   Lead poisoning cases drop in Baltimore and in Maryland, Department of the Environment moves to reduce potential exposures in more homes Maryland Department of the Environment releases 2014 Childhood Lead Registry report; number of cases decreases to lowest levels recorded, showing continued impact of Maryland’s ...Read More

Maryland poised to meet clean air standards

Media contact: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 BALTIMORE, MD (August 31, 2015) – A new federal proposal rewards Maryland for continued improvements in air quality — gains that position Maryland to meet standards for the pollutant ground level ozone throughout the state for the first time. The proposal, from the U.S. Environmental Protection ...Read More

EPA Releases Report on Maryland Agriculture Programs

Release Date: 08/31/2015 Contact Information: David Sternberg (215) 814-5548 sternberg.david@epa.gov (PHILADELPHIA – August 31, 2015) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it has completed an evaluation of Maryland’s animal agriculture regulations and programs. The assessment, which is one of six that the agency is conducting of state animal agriculture programs within ...Read More
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