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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

**Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to present “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay AppersonAdrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003jay.apperson@maryland.govadrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov **Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to present “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award Maryland high school students to display their unique recycled art BALTIMORE, MD  (November 13, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) will host the 13th annual ...Read More

eMDE – Drinking Water Week

      THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT FEATURED ARTICLE DRINKING WATER WEEK 2014 More than 70 percent of our planet is covered with water, but only about 1 percent of Earth’s water is usable for consumption. And while many of us might see water ...Read More

For the Record – April

For The Record: MDE Permits, Licenses, Certifications Applications and Issuances The following are partial lists by county of permit, license, and certification applications and issuances as well as other permitting activity at the Maryland Department of the Environment. For more information on these permits, please contact Amanda Degen at ...Read More

There will be no exceptions made to Maryland’s stormwater legislation

By Robert M. Summers Secretary Maryland Department of the Environment Mde.secretary@maryland.gov   There has been a lot of discussion over the last few months in the press and the MD Legislature about Maryland’s stormwater legislation and whether or not it is reasonable to expect property owners to pay to ...Read More

Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Grants and loans will reduce pollution, improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure    BALTIMORE, MD (March 5, 2014) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $5.8 million in funding today for projects to upgrade sewage and ...Read More

Executive Ulman Inks Partnership Agreement with Church to Treat Runoff and Reduce Fees

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Executive Ken Ulman today signed a first-of-its-kind agreement with a large local church that will provide resources for stormwater treatment on church property and reduce the congregation’s annual Watershed Protection and Restoration Fee to zero.  “This partnership will help keep our streams, rivers ...Read More

Baltimore Sun: Ellicott City church becomes first to sign stormwater fee waiver agreement

The flexibility granted to local jurisdictions in implementing stormwater management fees includes deciding how credits toward on-site practices can be used to reduce the fee for a particular property. The Baltimore Sun describes how a Howard County church has agreed to install stormwater management improvements in exchange for a fee waiver. 
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