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Volume III, Number 4

August 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

Maryland Computer Recycling Law Makes “Cents”

With registration laws now in effect, MDE works to keep computer monitors out of the waste stream, and encourages manufacturers to run free computer-recycling programs.

Aaron Run: An Update on Maryland’s §319(h) Funded Project

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

Energy Efficiency Pays Off

Voluntary actions Marylanders can take to save money protecting the environment.

Heavy Rain Seepage Prompts Review and Retrofit of Lake Needwood Dam

Emergency actions undertaken and the need to evacuate downstream residents required MDE recommendations to avoid future flooding issues.

Report From the Field: MDE Sanitarians Clear the Air About Facility Compliance

Enforcement and compliance employees are proud of their work to keep facility operators from exceeding pollutant emissions and protect public health.

:: 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-June and mid-July 2007.

:: For the Record

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



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Maryland Department of the Environment
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