Lead poisoning numbers in Maryland’s children continue to drop as new state law takes effect in October to accelerate the decline

Lead poisoning numbers in Maryland’s children continue to drop as new state law takes effect in October to accelerate the decline Governor Larry Hogan proclaims Lead Poisoning Prevention Week in Maryland BALTIMORE, MD (October 23, 2018) – The number of Maryland children with elevated levels of lead in their ...Read More

For the Record – October

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

Maryland releases draft plan to achieve climate goals

MARYLAND RELEASES DRAFT PLAN TO ACHIEVE CLIMATE GOALS Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions by More Than 40% by 2030 BALTIMORE (Oct. 15, 2019) — The Maryland Department of the Environment has drafted a comprehensive, economy-wide plan to dramatically reduce emissions of greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. The draft ...Read More

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

eMDE: Ben’s Blog – A September to Remember

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT A September to Remember What a month for important environmental, climate, and clean energy developments within and beyond Maryland. On the biggest stage, the UN Climate Action Summit in New York City from September 22-26, the world was watching 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

For the Record – September

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

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
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