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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

MDE, Md. Petroleum Council and DNR Present 38th Annual Tawes Awards for a Clean Environment

Media Contact: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 MDE, Md. Petroleum Council and DNR Present 38th Annual Tawes Awards for a Clean Environment Tawes and Coulter Awards recognize outstanding environmental achievements of individuals, groups and government employees   ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 14, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment, Maryland Petroleum Council ...Read More

Media Advisory: MDE, Md. Petroleum Council and DNR Host 38th Tawes Environmental Awards

Media Contacts: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 Media Advisory: MDE, Md. Petroleum Council and DNR Host 38th Tawes Environmental Awards Annual Ceremony Recognizes Marylanders’ Outstanding Environmental Work    WHAT: The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), Maryland Petroleum Council and Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will announce winners of the ...Read More

Department of the Environment now accepting applications for 2015 Environmental Science Student Award and Internship Program

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Department of the Environment now accepting applications for 2015 Environmental Science Student Award and Internship Program Winner will receive a paid internship with the Department during summer 2015 BALTIMORE, MD (November 21, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment ...Read More
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