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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 2

June 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

Tips for Beachgoers

MDE’s BEACHES Program provides precautions for this season’s swimmers. With the official beach season underway, MDE reminds the public that swimming in natural waters is never risk-free.

Ensuring Environmentally Sustainable Growth and Development in Maryland

With a successful state comes an ever-growing population and booming development. Maryland is working with local governments to ensure there will be enough water to go around.

Report from the Field: Sharing MDE Emergency Response Expertise with Bosnian Officials

Welcome to Sarajevo: Emergency Response Chief reaches out to war-torn Bosnia - Herzegovina as part of the Department of Defense Partnership for Peace Program.

Environmental Road Show: MDE Presents to Worcester County Elementary Schools

Outreach group from MDE’s Waste and Air administrations travel to school classrooms to teach “Building A Zero Waste Lunch” and more…

Report from the Field: A Day in the Life of a Maryland Solid Waste Inspector

Waste Management Administration inspectors train Chinese counterparts in reporting and observing solid waste violations.

Regulatory Words 101

Compliance? Significant? Words take on new meanings when applied to permitting. Here’s a reference to sort through the ambiguity…

Commuter Health Fair Educates Workers on Healthier Alternatives

Bike to work, keep your car in good repair, take a shuttle, join a carpool…exhibitors help Montgomery Park keep it clean.

:: 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 April 16 – May 15, 2006.

:: For the Record

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



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Editorial Board
Maryland Department of the Environment
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