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Volume VI, Number 1

February 2013

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

Conowingo Dam 

Garner Property Cleanup 

Secretary Summers at Reclaim the Bay Kickoff 

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Controlling Maryland pollution sources shown to be key to Bay restoration

Efforts to implement Maryland’s science-based blueprint to restore the Chesapeake Bay sh​ould move forward in parallel with work to address concerns about the impact of the Susquehanna River as it flows over the Conowingo Dam, a review of Maryland’s contribution to Bay pollution shows. More >

Rubber meets the road: Challenges overcome, a million scrap tires are cleaned up and taken away

Maryland’s largest known stockpile of scrap tires has been cleaned up. More >

MDE headlines 

Reclaim the Bay campaign kicks-off at the Maryland Science Center, MDE investigates groundwater contamination near Salisbury. More >

MDEStat: 5 years of added value

MDEStat celebrates five years of getting results. More >

Cutting down on salt

Salting snow-covered roads helps keep the traffic, and our economy, moving. But deicing chemicals can threaten public health and the environment – including the water that we drink. More >

General Assembly 2013

MDE’s legislative proposals in this year’s General Assembly session focus on increasing efficiency and lowering costs for the Department. More >

P2 interns ID $670K in savings

If “people, planet and profit” are the triple bottom line of sustainability, then the 2012 Pollution Prevention (P2) Intern Program has met all three through environmental benefits.
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Nominate your environmental hero

Nominations are open for the 2013 Tawes Award for a Clean Environment and the James B. Coulter Government Employee Award. More >

eMDE briefs

A green grocer, intern hosts wanted More >


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