Volume II, Number 4
eMDE is a monthly publication of the Maryland Department of the Environment. It covers articles on current environmental issues and events in the state. Additional monthly features include: MDE public meetings and hearings schedule, enforcement and compliance notes, and permitting activity.
To provide local jurisdictions with more information, MDE has prepared two documents that will be of use to local managers and elected officials: the Water Capacity Management Plan Guidance and Wastewater Capacity Management Plan Guidance.
Howard University and MDE partner in air quality research. New balloon launches allow for better air quality assessment.
Maryland continues to lead in restoring the health of the Chesapeake Bay by funding wastewater treatment plant upgrades.
Know the limitations cropping up in water use.
Salvage switches from the crusher: keeping mercury out of the waste stream, another pilot program for Maryland.
Good gas/bad gas – it cooks your fries and runs your car! Finding alternative fuel sources to petroleum products.
Critter counts reflect health of water bodies.
Consumer smoke screen - legal to buy, illegal to use in Maryland.
section provides a monthly report on the State's environmental enforcement and compliance activities. This issue covers the period between
June 16 – July 15, 2006.
provides a partial list by county of applications received by MDE and other
permitting activity between June 16 – July 15, 2006.
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