Press Release

Media Contact

Julie Oberg
410-537-3003

MDE Lists Upcoming Public Meetings and Hearings

BALTIMORE, MD (June 9, 2006) - The following is a list of upcoming public meetings and hearings related to permitting or other activities of the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE). Updated schedules will be released as necessary. Information on all public meetings, hearings and calendars are posted on MDE’s website at mde.maryland.gov/calendar/.

June 8

  • Subject Meeting of the Controlled Hazardous Substances Advisory Council
  • Time 9:00 a.m.
  • Location MDE, Potomac Conference Room, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore
  • Contact Ed Hammerberg, 410-537-3345
  • Subject Sewage sludge utilization permit for Synagro Mid-Atlantic to land apply treated sewage sludge on one farm near Church Hill
  • Time 11:00 a.m.
  • Location Town of Church Hill Town Hall, 324 Main Street, Church Hill
  • Contact Howard Sims, 410-537-3375
  • Subject Patapsco/Back River Tributary Strategies Team
  • Time 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Location To be determined
  • Contact Scott Macomber, 410-537-3077

June 12

  • Subject Hearing on State Discharge Permit #05-DP-1999 regarding the tentative determination for Hebron WWTP to discharge an average of 101,000 gpd of treated domestic wastewater from the plant into the east channel of Rewastico Creek, designated Use II waters
  • Time 6:00 p.m.
  • Location Wicomico County Public Library, Meeting Room #1, 122 S. Division Street, Salisbury
  • Contact Stephen Luckman, 410-537-3671

June 13

  • Subject Public session for the 68th Street Dump Superfund Alternative Site status of EPA activities
  • Time 6:00 p.m.
  • Location Golden Ring Middle School Library, 6700 Kenwood Avenue, Baltimore
  • Contact Kim Lemaster, 410-537-3440
  • Subject APG Restoration – Public meeting to present a Canal Creek Study area proposed remedial action plan on 13 sites
  • Time 6:30 p.m.
  • Location Edgewood Senior Center, 1000 Gateway Road, Edgewood
  • Contact Harold Dye, 410-537-3343 or John Fairbank, 410-537- 3475

June 14

  • Subject Public informational meeting regarding Tidal Wetlands License #03-WL-1947, Sandra C. Williams has applied to construct and backfill a stone revetment and stone groin outboard located on the North East River
  • Time 11:00 a.m.
  • Location Administrative Bldg., 107 North Street, Elkton
  • Contact Rick Ayella, 410-537-3835
  • Subject Patuxent River Commission
  • Time 4:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Location TBA
  • Contact David Seaborn, 410-537-3689

June 15

  • Subject Public informational meeting to discuss regulations of waterworks and waste systems operators, and license matters
  • Time 10:00 a.m.
  • Location Howard County Bureau of Utilities, 8270 Old Montgomery Road, Columbia
  • Contact Lee Haskins, 410-537-3594
  • Subject Public informational meeting regarding Atlantic Ethanol permit to construct an ethanol manufacturing plant including storage and transportation
  • Time 7:00 p.m.
  • Location Curtis Bay Recreation Center, 1630 Filbert Street, Baltimore
  • Contact Shannon Heafey, 410-537-4433

June 16

  • Subject Public informational meeting regarding Water Advisory Committee Meeting on the Management and Protection of the State’s Water Resources
  • Time 9:30 a.m.
  • Location National Wildlife Visitor Center, Patuxent Research Refuge, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Room A, Laurel
  • Contact Saeid Kasraei, 410-537-3704

June 21

  • Subject Joint public informational hearing on application received by US Army Corps of Engineers and MDE for the 120-acre Masonville Dredged Material Containment Facility proposed in the open waters of the Patapsco River in Baltimore City
  • Time 7:00 p.m.
  • Location Baum Auditorium Harbor Hospital, 3001 S. Hanover Street, Baltimore, Md.
  • Contact Robert Cuthbertson, MDE Tidal Wetlands, 410-537-3845; Amanda Sigilito, MDE Nontidal Wetlands, 410-537-3766; Jon Romeo, COE (410) 962-6079

June 27

  • Subject Public hearing regarding State Discharge Permit #04-DP-2038, Martingham Utilities Cooperative to discharge an average of 66,800 gpd of treated domestic wastewater from the Martingham Utilities WWTP, St. Michaels, to groundwater via spray irrigation
  • Time 6:00 p.m.
  • Location Easton Town Office, Council Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, 12 S. Harrison Street, Easton
  • Contact Ching-Tzone Tien, 410-537-3662

June 28

  • Subject Public informational meeting – State Board of Well Drillers to discuss regulations of well drillers and well construction matters
  • Time 9:00 a.m.
  • Location MDE, Terra Conference Room, 1st Floor, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore
  • Contact Willie Everett, 410-537-3644

June 29

  • Subject APG Restoration Advisory Board (RAB), meeting (Other Edgewood Study Area)
  • Time 7:00 p.m.
  • Location Edgewood Senior Center, 1000 Gateway Drive, Edgewood
  • Contact Harold Dye, X3343 or John Fairbank, 410-537-3475

July 5

  • Subject Public informational meeting – Board of Environmental Sanitarians to discuss regulations of sanitarians and license matters
  • Time 10:00 a.m.
  • Location Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace
  • Contact Lee Haskins, 410-537-3594
  • Subject Middle Potomac Tributary Strategies Team
  • Time 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Location WSSC, Hocevar Building, 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel
  • Contact Melissa Chatham, 410-537-3937

July 6

  • Subject Meeting of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission
  • Time 9:30 a.m.
  • Location MDE, Potomac Conference Room, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore
  • Contact Tracy Smith, 410-537-3847

July 7

  • Subject Stakeholder update on House Bill 83 (2005) report on decabrominated diphenyl ethers
  • Time 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
  • Location MDE, Aeris/Aqua/Terra Conference Room, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore
  • Contact John Backus, 410-537-3965

July 8

  • Subject Patuxent River Commission
  • Time 4:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Location TBA
  • Contact David Seaborn, 410-537-3689

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