EPA Awards $40M For Chesapeake Bay Restoration, Part Of 5-Year, $238M PlanThe funding is part of a five-year $238 million plan to clean up the 64,000-square-mile watershed, federal officials announced.
EPA Awards $1.8M Grant To Reduce Diesel Emissions At Port Of BaltimoreMaryland has received a $1.8 million federal grant to reduce diesel emissions at the Port of Baltimore by replacing trucks, forklifts and other equipment with electric vehicles and cleaner alternatives, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday.
UMD To Receive $100K Contract To Upgrade EPA's Environmental Justice ToolThe University of Maryland's School of Public Health is set to receive a $100,000 federal grant to upgrade an Environmental Protection Agency mapping tool that tracks issues such as the concentration of homes with lead paint, proximity to traffic, the ozone level in the air and other hazards.
Maryland Awarded $144K EPA Grant To Enhance Wetlands With 'Living Shoreline'The Maryland Department of the Environment on Tuesday received an EPA grant to enhance state wetlands with a "living shoreline" approach, placing plants, stones and other materials to restore coastal habitats.
Maryland To Receive Over $3.6M In Grants For Chesapeake Bay RestorationAn additional 31 projects were announced out of the state for watershed restoration for a total of $10 million in grants.
Maryland Gets $2.3M EPA Grant To Combat Pollution, Provide Clean Drinking Water
Howard County Seeks $75M Loan For Ellicott City's Safe And Sound PlanHoward County submitted its application for the vital Water Infrastructure and Innovation Act (WIFIA) to finance the Extended North Tunnel as a part of the Ellicott City Safe and Sound plan.
Johns Hopkins University Receives Nearly $1.5M For Biosolids ResearchThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded nearly $1.5 million to Johns Hopkins University for research to help determine the risks to human health along with the environment from pollutants found in biosolids from wastewater treatment.
EPA Awards Over $20M To Maryland For Drinking Water Improvement ProjectsThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday it has awarded over $20 million to Maryland for drinking water improvement projects throughout the state.
3 States, DC, Sue EPA Over Alleged Failure To Enforce Chesapeake Bay Pollution Reduction GoalsThe attorneys general of Maryland, Washington, D.C., Delaware and Virginia have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accusing it of not requiring Pennsylvania and New York to develop sufficient plans to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution.
EPA Approves Two Lysol Products As The First To Effectively Kill Novel Coronavirus On SurfacesThe US Environmental Protection Agency has approved two Lysol products as effective against the novel coronavirus when used on hard, non-porous surfaces.
Rollbacks On Environmental Policies Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Have Some Experts ConcernedWhile the world has been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has rolled back some environmental policies or decided not to enforce them.
Environmental Protection Agency Responds To Chesapeake Bay Cleanup CriticismsThe Environmental Protection Agency is criticizing local leaders for questioning its commitment to cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
Group Preparing To Sue EPA Over Chesapeake Bay PollutionA conservation group announced Monday that it's preparing to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to enforce the Clean Water Act relating to pollution limits for the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland Could Take Legal Action Against EPA, Pennsylvania Due To Lack Of Efforts To Protect The BayGovernor Larry Hogan directed Attorney General Brian Frosh to pursue legal actions against Pennsylvania and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday.