Maryland Department of the Environment

Oil Shipments By Rail Made Public In MarylandThe Maryland Department of the Environment released records Wednesday disclosing the number of large oil shipments by rail companies in the state.
Baltimore DPW Reports Sewage Overflow Into Jones FallsThe city's Department of Public Works is reporting a sanitary sewer overflowed into Jones Falls Monday morning.
Sparrows Point Settlement To Include $3M In ProjectsA 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.
Oyster Harvesting Temporarily Allowed In Kent Island NarrowsThe 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.
Scope Of Climate Change Commission Expanded By SenateMaryland 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.
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.
Md. Agency Gives Workers Day Off Due To BedbugsThe 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.
Cause Of Floating Dead Fish In Maryland Waters Remains A MysteryAs quickly as it started, a fish kill in Baltimore's Inner Harbor appears to be easing.
Early Morning Fire Destroys 3 Boats At Marina In EdgewaterAn 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.
Md. Puts Gas Drilling Proposals Out For ReviewMaryland's Department of the Environment is seeking public comment on proposed "best practices" for natural gas drilling in western Maryland.
MDE Celebrates Earth Day With Office CompostingMaryland'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.
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.
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