Enviroment

Maryland Proposes Regulations for Faster, Better, Chesapeake Bay Restoration

October 12, 2017
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The Maryland Department of the Environment has proposed regulations to establish the Maryland Water Quality Trading Program and accelerate the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay while bringing economic benefits to Maryland.
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Maryland’s Governor Larry Hogan Announces State Lawsuit Against EPA

September 27, 2017
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Governor Larry Hogan today directed Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh to file suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its failure to act on a petition requiring power plants in five upwind states to reduce pollution that significantly affects the quality of the air that Marylanders breathe.
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Portions of Wye River Approved for Shellfish Harvesting

September 26, 2017
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The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of the Wye River in Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties as approved for shellfish harvesting.
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DNREC invites public input at October 5, 2017 ocean planning workshop in Bethany Beach

September 25, 2017
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The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invites ocean recreational users to participate in the Mid-Atlantic Non-Consumptive Recreation Workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the South Coastal Public Library at Bethany Beach, 43 Kent Avenue, Bethany Beach, DE 19930.
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Maryland Traditions announces recipients of 2017 Maryland Traditions Heritage Awards

September 18, 2017
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Maryland Traditions September 18, 2017 Maryland Traditions, the folklife program of the Maryland State Arts Council, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Maryland Traditions Heritage Awards, an honor given each year to three of Maryland’s outstanding stewards of folklife, or living cultural traditions. The recipients are: in the category of person,...
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Whether one hive or one hundred, it’s important to register your bee hive in Delaware

September 7, 2017
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Earlier this year, the Delaware Department of Agriculture unveiled its Managed Pollinator Protection Plan to protect and enhance populations of bees and other valuable pollinators in the state.
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Stretches of ocean beach to reopen at DNREC’s Cape Henlopen State Park

August 30, 2017
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DNREC’s Divisions of Parks & Recreation and Fish & Wildlife announced today that stretches of ocean beach between Gordons Pond and Herring Point, and beachfront along the ocean side of The Point on Cape Henlopen, will reopen Sept. 1, following the conclusion of beachnesting bird season. The beach is now accessible for fall...
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Washington College Project Analyzes Risk Perception Among Residents of the Eastern Shore’s Communities Most Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise

August 28, 2017
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Streets and yards are awash on Smith Island during this high tide. Credit David Casagrande

Three Washington College students spent the summer asking residents on some of the most vulnerable lands of Maryland’s Eastern Shore whether they were concerned about rising waters in their communities. The students learned that how people perceive the risk associated with the issue is nuanced and complicated, deeply enfolded in their sense of place,...
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Delaware Department of Agriculture warns Delawareans about pesticide application scam

August 22, 2017
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Secretary of Agriculture Michael Scuse and Pesticide Administrator Christopher Wade are warning Delawareans of people impersonating farmers and agricultural pesticide applicators coming door to door.
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Travel Advice for during the Solar Eclipse

August 20, 2017
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On Monday, August 21, 2017 many parts of the country will experience a total solar eclipse, an event which has not occurred since June 8, 1918.
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