Cross Media Programs

Environmental Emergencies

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) staff are always on call to ensure that all environmental emergencies are promptly addressed. MDE's Emergency Response​ Team is called into action as Maryland's frontline experts in hazardous materials spills, chemical fires and other environmental disasters.  The team has also been heavily involved in response to the threat of terrorist attacks.

Environmental Justice

Environmental justice seeks equal protection from environmental and public health hazards for all people regardless of race, income, culture and social class.

Pollution Prevention

Pollution Prevention (P2) offers a proactive approach to environmental management. As defined by the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990, P2 is the reduction or elimination of pollution at the source rather than through control or treatment technologies at the end of the pipe or stack.​​


Human Trafficking GET HELP

National Human Trafficking Hotline - 24/7 Confidential

1-888-373-7888 233733 More Information on human trafficking in Maryland

Customer Service Promise

The State of Maryland pledges to provide constituents, businesses, customers, and stakeholders with friendly and courteous, timely and responsive, accurate and consistent, accessible and convenient, and truthful and transparent services.

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Help Stop Fraud in State Government

The Maryland General Assembly’s Office of Legislative Audits operates a toll-free fraud hotline to receive allegations of fraud and/or abuse of State government resources. Previous reports have led to elimination of fraud.

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