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Volume II, Number 3

July 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

Tot Lot on Carroll/Archer Streets Opens to Great Fanfare

Open Burning Ban in Effect

Summers here are hot and dry! Maryland takes steps to prevent forest fires.

Report From the Field: Fish Kill Investigations, Protecting Aquatic Resources

As the warm tides roll in, so do algae blooms.

Breath-taking Fireworks – In More Ways Than One!

With 4th of July fireworks, pop go the particles - as PM levels increase.

Maryland Hospitals Recognized for Environmental Leadership

Mercury rises in summer, but diminishes in health care use.

Amendment of Federal Regulations Compels Changes to Hazardous Waste Manifests

Keeping the public safe with updated manifests/requirements.

Funding TMDL Implementation: The 319 Nonpoint Source Program and Other Financial Assistance

MDE developed Total Maximum Daily Loads, now let’s discuss how to use them and funding available.

Cabinet Members Tour Annie’s Playground

Cheerful lot commemorates child, family and recycled products.

Update on the New Hazardous Material Security Requirements

At MDE, we do our part to help companies keep Marylanders safe from unwanted chemical emissions.

Maryland Awards Green Schools Statewide for Environmental Excellence

On May 31, the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Educators (MAEOE) presented the 2006 Green Schools Awards to schools from all over the state for their efforts to enhance the environment.

Protecting A Watershed: the Corsica River Restoration and Protection Project

Communities get together to protect the river.

Revisions to Integrated Project Priority System Approved

Learn more about Maryland’s efforts to provide local governments with financing to address water quality problems.

:: 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 May 16 – June 15, 2006.

:: For the Record

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



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Editorial Board
Maryland Department of the Environment
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