Maryland Department of the Environment

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Sparrows Point Settlement To Include $3M In Projects

A company hired to demolish an old steel mill in Baltimore and the mill’s former owner will undertake $3 million in new environmental projects for the site.

04/03/2015

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Oyster Harvesting Temporarily Allowed In Kent Island Narrows

The Maryland Department of the Environment says it’s temporarily allowing watermen to harvest oysters and clams in the Kent Island Narrows, a waterway that is usually closed to shellfish harvesting.

03/16/2015

Asia Dying Coral

Scope Of Climate Change Commission Expanded By Senate

Maryland Senators voted Tuesday to increase the scope and responsibilities of the state’s Commission on Climate Change, but not before Democratic and Republican lawmakers debated science and fiction.

03/10/2015

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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