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List of State Officials - Robert (Bob) L. Ehrlich Jr, Governor; Michael S. Steele, Lt. Governor; Kendl P. Philbrick, MDE Secretary 

Volume I, Number 10

February 2006

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.​​

:: Featured Articles

Rental Properties Must Comply with a Strict Feb. 24 Deadline

Find out what the 100 percent Rule is and why some rental units may not be marketable in a few weeks.

Are We Running Out of Water?

Water, water everywhere – but will there be enough to drink? State and local planners take a more concerted look at drinking water resources, a swelling issue.

2006 List of Impaired Waters – Now Available for Public Review and Comment

MDE seeks public input on waterways that make ‘the list.’ The latest edition of the 303(d) list notes ongoing efforts to track and restore chemical, physical and biological integrity of regional waters

Maryland Seeks to Have Small Businesses Reduce Air Toxics

Recent air quality audit aims to decrease levels of airborne toxins in at-risk communities.

High Compliance Rates are Good for Maryland

Gain insight into our enforcement, compliance and customer service policies.

ATK - an Environmental Management System Success Story

The Elkton rocket motor manufacturer sets the pace in its company to encourage compliance with global standards.

Agency, Council Seek Nominations for 30th Tawes Awards

New category will recognize government worker along with youth & adults for outstanding environmental project.

Reaching Out—MDE Goes the Distance

As a state-serving agency, we accept the responsibility of educating the public on protecting and restoring the environment. Read up on some of the past year’s events and how you may become involved


:: Enforcement and Compliance Notes

This section provides a monthly report on the State's environmental enforcement and compliance activities. This issue covers the period between December 15, 2005 - January 15, 2006.

:: For the Record

This section provides a partial list by county of applications received by MDE and other permitting activity between December 16, 2005 - January 15, 2006.



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Editorial Board
Maryland Department of the Environment
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