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Volume V, Number 3

August 2012

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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Envirothon 2012 

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Trash to treasure: Cleaning up Masonville Cove

A longtime dumping ground, the destination for trash and debris going back to the time of the Great Baltimore Fire, becomes a waterfront nature center. More >

Public hearing to be held on proposed Baltimore City stormwater permit

MDE will hold a public hearing Tuesday, Aug. 7, to accept comments on a proposed stormwater permit for the City of Baltimore. More >

MDE headlines

A five-star Maryland beach, the economics of fish kills, MDE on the air. More >

Turning the tide on fish kills

When fish began dying in late May in the creeks that feed the Patapsco River, MDE biologists had a pretty good idea of what was to blame. More >

Summer 2012: Hot air rises

As the next-day forecast warned of temperatures soaring toward triple digits, a monitoring station on a Garrett County mountaintop registered high levels of pollution in the nighttime air high above Maryland’s western gateway. More >

Harford school takes Envirothon by storm

Students from Harford Christian School finish first among Maryland students in a competition of environmental knowledge -- and prep for the national stage. More >

Maryland Green Registry honors members with Leadership and Clean Commute Awards

GM Baltimore Operations, JBS International, Life Technologies, Lucy School and Staples Advantage are the winners of the third annual Maryland Green Registry Awards. More >

eMDE briefs

An Admiral of the Chesapeake, stormwater innovations, meet you at the fair. More >


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