Hogan Appoints Horacio Tablada To Head Maryland Department of the EnvironmentTablada is the deputy secretary of the department and has worked as a state regulator since 1985, Hogan said
Baltimore DPW Says It Wasn't Given Enough Time To Correct Back River Plant Issues Before State TakeoverThe Baltimore department began working with the Maryland Department of the Environment after it sent a letter to the City in August 2021 alleging violations were occurring that needed to be corrected.
Scott Vows To Work With Regulators After Maryland Takes Over Back River Wastewater Treatment PlantMayor Brandon Scott on Monday vowed that Baltimore City would help get things under control at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant after the state took over operations at the city-owned and operated facility.
Maryland Officials Look To Reduce Use Of Salt On RoadsIt’s a delicate balance of safety and environmental awareness—treating the roads with enough ice-melting salt to keep them safe, while minimizing the impact on our environment.
Maryland Sues Monsanto Over Chemicals' 'Long-Lasting Harm' On EnvironmentMaryland is suing agrochemical giant Monsanto over the toll the government believes the company's chemicals have taken on the state's environment, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said Tuesday.
Maryland Zoo Replaces Diesel-Powered Shuttles With All-Electric FleetStop by the Maryland Zoo sometime soon and you'll notice a new fleet of shuttles is now available to cart visitors around the park.
Environment Secretary Pledges Fracking Policy TransparencyMaryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles says his agency will gather more information and listen to citizens as it develops rules for fracking in the state.
Maryland Officials Reviewing Obama's Greenhouse Gas LimitsRepublican Gov. Larry Hogan's administration is still reviewing the impact of President Barack Obama's plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, but Maryland Democrats already are praising the plan.
Maryland Senate To Take Up Cabinet AppointmentsThe Maryland Senate is scheduled to take up some of Gov. Larry Hogan's Cabinet appointments.
Hogan Names Health Secretary, Other PostsGov.-elect Larry Hogan has named his health secretary, along with several other cabinet positions.