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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 II, Number 1

May 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

EPA Wins in Defense of Maryland’s TMDL Program

Courts decide in favor of the State’s management.

MDE, Lottery Pour Out 'Liquid Treasures'

New scratch-off offers useful conservation tips, chance at winnings 

Agency Offers Useful Fish Consumption Info

Women, children should be aware of types, size & amount of fish eaten 

TMDL Guidance Document is Coming Soon

State & local partnership will be necessary to improve water quality 

Diesel Retrofits Help Clean Region's Air

New law, projects make it easier to breathe

Public Does, Can Have Involvement in Environmental Policy

Learn how to be heard during the permitting process & beyond

Attorney General & Secretary Go ‘To the Scene’ to Teach Students

Mock scene draws attention to environmental crimes

Foundation Hosts 18th Annual Watershed Cleanup

Secretary joins volunteers to fish trash out of Potomac

Secretary Helps Plant Native Forest, Awards Reforestation Efforts

Demonstration plot may yield options for reclaimed mine lands

Shallmar Coal Projects Seek to Ease Years of Neglect

The landscape in one Garrett community has undergone notable change

Commuter Health Fair Helps Educate Workers

Event will give lifestyle ideas to attendees


:: 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 March 15 - April 15, 2006..

:: For the Record

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



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Maryland Department of the Environment
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