FNP editorial urges residents to Scoop the Poop

Frederick News-Post editorial: “Unscooped dog poop is a huge, easily preventable assault on people and the environment, so scoop the poop. Your neighbors and Mother Nature are counting on you to answer when doody calls.” Take the Scoop the Poop pledge.

MDE reminds dog owners to “Scoop the Poop” every stinkin’ time

Pet Waste is Responsible for 24 Percent of Bacteria in Urban and Suburban Waterways  (Baltimore, MD) August 27, 2013 – Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Robert M. Summers encouraged pet owners to “scoop the poop,” during an event held today at Patterson Park in Baltimore City. An estimated 1.3 million dogs ...Read More

Department of Environment issues enforcement actions

Agency Seeks Penalites, Corrective Actions for Alleged Violations of Land, Air and Water Regulations  BALTIMORE, MD (August 15, 2013) – The Maryland Department of the Environment today announced major enforcement actions in recent months for alleged violations of State and federal environmental laws to protect public health and our land, ...Read More

Governor Martin O’Malley hosts Maryland Climate Change Summit, releases final Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act Plan

Participants discuss actions Maryland is taking to address the impacts of climate change  BALTIMORE, MD (July 25, 2013) – Governor Martin O’Malley hosted hundreds of scientists, business leaders, environmental advocates and community activists today at a climate change summit to celebrate the release of Maryland’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act Plan ...Read More

Department of the Environment reminds residents to take steps in response to air quality alerts

Hottest weather of the year brings “Code Orange” forecast to most of Maryland  BALTIMORE, MD (July 17, 2013) – With some of the hottest weather of the summer increasing the potential for bad air quality, the Maryland Department of the Environment reminds residents to take steps to protect their health ...Read More