Maryland Department of the Environment

China Climate Conference

Panel Advances Air Quality Proposals In Maryland

A Maryland panel has advanced new protections against smog pollution proposed by the Maryland Department of the Environment.

10/06/2014

bedbug, bed bug

Md. Agency Gives Workers Day Off Due To Bedbugs

The Maryland Department of the Environment is giving some employees the day off after bedbugs were discovered in a portion of the agency’s headquarters building in Baltimore.

09/15/2014

fish kill investigation

Cause Of Floating Dead Fish In Maryland Waters Remains A Mystery

As quickly as it started, a fish kill in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor appears to be easing.

04/29/2014

boat fire

Early Morning Fire Destroys 3 Boats At Marina In Edgewater

An early morning fire destroys several expensive boats in Anne Arundel County. Flames broke out in a marina in Edgewater just after 5 a.m. Thursday morning.

07/25/2013

Natural gas, gas drilling

Md. Puts Gas Drilling Proposals Out For Review

Maryland’s Department of the Environment is seeking public comment on proposed “best practices” for natural gas drilling in western Maryland.

06/27/2013

Earth Day - Thinkstock

MDE Celebrates Earth Day With Office Composting

Maryland’s Department of the Environment says it is marking Earth Day by offering composting of food waste to the more than 900 employees at its Baltimore headquarters.

04/22/2013

Natural gas, gas drilling

Gas Drilling Panel Meeting In Western Md.

A panel studying the impact of natural gas drilling in western Maryland is holding a meeting to update residents on its work.

08/20/2012

water generic

Panel Hears Testimony On Septic Regulations

A Maryland legislative panel is weighing regulations proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration to require the use of the best available technology in septic systems to remove nitrogen in new construction in most of the state.

07/10/2012

pollution

Baltimore, Prince George’s County, Eastern Shore Get Green Streets Grants

Communities in Baltimore, Prince George’s County and the Eastern Shore are among those selected to receive Green Streets grants to protect the environment as well as create green jobs.

06/27/2012

oysters

Portions Of Wye River Closed To Shellfish Havesting Due To Bacteria Levels

June 11th, the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) closed portions of the Wye River in Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties to shellfish harvesting due to unacceptable bacteria levels.

06/12/2012

state house dome

Senators Criticize Septics Regulation Proposal

Maryland senators on Monday criticized regulations proposed by the Maryland Department of the Environment last month that would require the use of best available technology for nitrogen removal septic systems in new construction on land draining to the Chesapeake Bay or Atlantic Coastal Bays watershed.

05/14/2012

Drought

Drought Watch Declared In Central, Western Md.

The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a drought watch for western and central Maryland, joining most of the Eastern Shore.

05/08/2012

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