Volume III, Number 5
eMDE is a monthly publication of the Maryland Department of the Environment. It covers articles on current environmental issues and events in the state.
To ensure that disposal of ash does not cause groundwater contamination, the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has proposed regulations to control the disposal of coal combustion byproducts (CCBs) and the use of CCBs in mine reclamation.
In April 2007, the Maryland Department of the Environment convened a Fiscal Analysis Steering Committee to analyze ten years of the Department’s revenues and expenditures to assess MDE’s fiscal health.
In 2006, Maryland set new records for the amount of waste recycled and credits earned on activities designed to reduce the amount of solid waste entering the waste stream.
The federal Clean Water Act requires states to set pollution limits, called Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs), for each pollutant identified as impairing the state’s water quality standards.
Enforcement and compliance employees are proud of their work to keep facility operators from exceeding pollutant emissions and protect public health.
The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and the Department of Planning (MDP) are about to conclude a series of six regional workshops to discuss the new requirement to include a Water Resources Element (WRE) in local comprehensive plans.
During the colder months of the year, weatherization is an important tool for Maryland residents who want to maintain a reasonable cost of living as well as do their part to improve air quality.
With Maryland facing a population increase of 1.1 million over the next 25 years, some citizens are asking, “Do we have enough water?”
A mermaid and a fish were two of the five winning sculptures at the sixth annual “Rethink Recycling” Sculpture Contest, hosted by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) on November 16th.
The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) joined Sudbrook Magnet Middle School on October 12 to test local waterways for World Wide Water Monitoring Day.
One of Roland Fletcher’s most important jobs is to protect Maryland’s citizens by using accurate information regarding public exposure to radiation.
The newly released eleventh Annual Enforcement And Compliance Report for the Stae Fiscal Year 2007 (July 2006-June 2007) presents data on all of MDE’s enforcement and compliance programs covering air, water and land.
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