:: Featured Articles
To promote and encourage waste diversion in Maryland, MDE works to develop partnering markets for recyclable materials and increase the volume of materials diverted from landfills to meet the voluntary statewide waste diversion goal of 40 percent…
The recent receipt of a $750,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency EPA will facilitate real-time data availability among health and environmental agencies, allowing MDE to receive water quality laboratory results as soon as the data are available from the testing laboratories.
Maryland will have another 1.1 million additional residents by 2030. To improve planning and coordination among state agencies and local governments, the Maryland Departments of the Environment and Planning are hosting four regional workshops, entitled: Balancing Land Use and Environmental Decisions
To ensure that businesses located close to community supply wells are properly managing and disposing of their chemical wastes, Wellhead Protection Area Inspector Susan Allen investigates…
MDE provided schools across the state with easy to use sample water quality monitoring kits to gather data on four important measures of water quality
MDE Secretary Kendl P. Philbrick and Maryland Attorney General Joseph Curran enlisted future generations in their ongoing fight against environmental crimes when they recently visited middle school students…
Maryland's commitment under the Chesapeake Bay Agreement with six Bay states, prompted a Biological Nutrient Removal Program (BNR) to reduce nutrients by the most stringent control mechanism used by any state. Terms like Enhanced Nutrient Removal ENR and BNR have been thrown around in the media for the last few years. But what do they mean?
With home heating season quickly approaching, it's time to prepare your home for cold weather and know that there are environmental concerns with wood burning.
Nautical Destinations has established a bay-friendly charter program called "Go Green" for its participating boats, caterers and other vendors involved in the charter...
:: Enforcement and Compliance Notes
section provides a monthly report on the State's environmental enforcement and compliance activities. This issue covers the period between
September 15, 2005 and October 15, 2005.
:: For the Record
provides a partial list by county of applications received by MDE and other
permitting activity between September 15, 2005 and October 15, 2005.