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Volume III, Number 2

June 2007

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

Attorney General and MDE Secretary “On the Scene” To Teach Students About Environmental Crimes

“Grime Crime” prevention programs bring professionals to the scene to help Maryland sixth graders identify and report environmental crimes.

Maryland’s 2007 Legislative Session Flourishes Toward Sunnier Side of Green

Environmental issues dominated this year’s session as legislators took protecting our State and the Bay seriously.

MDE Employees, Citizens Receive Statewide Environmental Awards

For 30 years, ceremonies have recognized environmental volunteerism, talent and stewardship.

Keeping an Eye on Our BEACHES

MDE works with local health departments to protect public health throughout the summer and ensures that beach water quality is safe for swimming.

First Onsite Sewage Disposal System Installed Under the Bay Restoration Fund

Grants are now available to the public for upgrading septic systems and helping to restore the Bay.

“Go Team Recycle!” Campaign Launched to Boost Community Recycling

MDE partners with Charles County and soft drink bottling companies to take the first step toward promoting recycling of cans and bottles in area baseball fields.

MDE Partners on Clean Cars for Clean Air Clinics 

MDE sponsors free car care clinics to help reduce emissions and keep Maryland’s air clean.

Vroom with A View: MDE Reduces Emissions from Emergency Response Vehicles

MDE retrofits its fleet of diesel vehicles to reduce emissions.

Capturing the Environmental Beauty of Western Maryland in Photography

MDE promotes the fourth Annual Environmental Photography Contest Awards.

:: 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 mid-April and mid-May 2007.

:: For the Record

This section provides a partial list by county of applications received by MDE and other permitting activity between mid-April and mid-May 2007.



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Editorial Board
Maryland Department of the Environment
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