Thursday, March 21, 2019

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Maryland Department of the Environment News

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIROMMENT: Department of the Environment to Monitor Air Near Poultry Houses

The Maryland Department of the Environment will sample the air from newly installed monitoring stations on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore in answer to ongoing questions regarding the potential effects of large poultry houses on air quality.
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MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIROMMENT: Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Clean Water and the Chesapeake Bay

The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $74 million in grants and loans today to reduce pollution and save energy.
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Maryland reopens Kent Narrows for shellfish harvesting

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) recently reopened clam and oyster harvesting from Kent Narrows in Queen Anne’s County after water quality tests found the area now meets the requirements for shellfish harvesting.
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Maryland Department of Environment seeking nominees for Tawes, Coulter awards

The Maryland Department of Environment said in a recent news release that nominations are being accepted for the 40th annual Tawes Award for a Clean Environment and for the James B. Coulter Government Employee Award.
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Maryland agencies band together for lead poisoning initiative

Maryland officials have applied to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to create an initiative to reduce lead poisoning and improve asthma, which contributes to environmental conditions in housing, the Maryland Department of the Environment said in a news release.
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