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Volume IV, Number 11

September 2011

eMDE is a quarterly publication of the Maryland Department of the Environment. It covers articles on current environmental issues and events in the state. 

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Featured Articles

Maryland teams with local governments, stakeholders on plan for clean water

Maryland is partnering with local governments and stakeholders to improve waterways throughout the State and restore the Chesapeake Bay. More >

Costello named MDE Deputy Secretary for Policy and Planning

David A. Costello, Director of Governor O’Malley’s Delivery Unit and Assistant Secretary of the Department of Planning, has been named Deputy Secretary for Policy and Planning at the Maryland Department of the Environment. More >

MDE headlines

New mileage standards are a gas; good news on lead, but more to be done; clean water innovations trade show. More >

Drawing the line on greenhouse gas emissions

As Maryland takes steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, Department of the Environment projections show emissions would increase by nearly a quarter in that same time span if no reduction programs were put into place. More >

Recovery Act money fuels cleanups

MDE put American Recovery and Reinvestment Act money to work removing underground fuel tanks from a long-vacant Eastern Shore property – eliminating an environmental threat that otherwise might have gone unaddressed. More >

MDE announces electronic scheduling for pre-application meetings on wetlands and waterways permits

The Maryland Department of the Environment’s Wetlands and Waterways Program has launched an online method for the public to schedule a meeting prior to formal application for a wetlands or waterways permit. This action is part of the Department’s efforts to improve customer service in processing wetlands and waterways permit applications. More >

eMDE briefs

Heard at the fair, stormwater innovators, online with customer service. More >

MDE recognizes outstanding employees 

The Maryland Department of the Environment congratulates several employees for their outstanding service during the first two quarters of the year. More >

Spotlight on staff: Meet Hilary Miller

Hilary Miller plays an important role in protecting the environment through recycling programs that reduce the amount of waste and toxins in our landfills. More >


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