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List of State Officials - Martin O'Malley, Governor; Anthony Brown, Lt. Governor; Shari Wilson, MDE Secretary 

Volume III, Number 3

July 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

To Eat Or Not To Eat

…that is the message. Fish is a great source of nutrition and Maryland tradition includes eating seafood. Because some fish are relatively high in contaminants, MDE issues consumption guidelines to clear up this murky issue.

State Continues Capital Funding Flow

Financial assistance is available to local governments and municipalities across the state to upgrade the quality of water discharging to the Bay.

New Partnership Supports Environmental Science Learning at University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Minority high school students encouraged to pursue environmental science studies as MDE partners with four organizations to promote linking environmental and academic programs.

Doing Well By Doing Right: EPA’s Performance Track Program Recognizes Three Maryland Organizations

More companies adapt energy and source reduction practices to benefit the environment and their bottom line.

Get Recognized for Going Green! Apply for Environmental Awards.

Seeking applications for the Bay Excellence Awards - Deadline is July 16.

MDE Hosts Forum for Its Inspectors

Staying on the cutting edge of enforcement allows MDE inspectors to better perform their jobs.

Mid-Summer Marks Mid-Ozone Season 

As Maryland prepares for high ozone concentrations driven by summer heat, pollution, and intense sunlight, here are some tips to protect your health.

MDE Secretary Celebrates Easton Wastewater Facility Grand Opening

Heading toward cleaner water in leaps and bounds, MDE administers grant funds to upgrade wastewater treatment plants and help restore the Bay.

:: 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-May and mid-June 2007.

:: For the Record

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



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Editorial Board
Maryland Department of the Environment
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