Thursday, November 23, 2017

Maryland Department of the Environment


Maryland Department of the Environment News

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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