Category Archives: Environment

Department of the Environment extends public comment period on Water Quality Certification application for proposed Conowingo Dam relicensing

The Maryland Department of the Environment is extending by two weeks the public comment period on the Proposed Relicensing of the Conowingo Hydroelectric Project Application for Water Quality Certification under the Clean Water Act.
Continue reading

Posted in Across the River, Announcements, Environment, Health, Information, News | Leave a comment

CRA Bacteria Data Now on SwimGuide App

Last year, in response to the requests of our members and others that use the Chester, we embarked on an ambitious bacteria monitoring project at several popular swimming and boating locations throughout our watershed. Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Environment, Information | Leave a comment

Learn about MD Solar at July 20th CBG Meeting

Meet Corey Ramsden MD SOLAR UNITED NEIGHBORHOODS (MD SUN) Program Director. Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Environment, Information, Lecture-Talk | Leave a comment

Board of Public Works Approves Funding For Clean Water

The following Statewide and Kent County are part of the $92 million in grants that were approved today, July 5, 2017 by the Board, which is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp and Comptroller Peter Franchot.
Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Environment, Government, Health, Information | Leave a comment

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Multi-Agency Efforts to Reduce Lead Poisoning, Asthma Cases

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has approved an application by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to launch a $7.2 million initiative to reduce lead poisoning and improve asthma, two conditions related to environmental conditions in housing. The department, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of the Environment and the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, will implement the initiative. Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Environment, Government, Health, Information, News | Leave a comment

Kent County Gets First Prescription Drug Disposal Box

Kent County residents now have a 24-hour, anonymous prescription drug drop-off station at the sheriff’s department in Chestertown for safe disposal of unused or expired medications. Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Environment, Health, Information, News | Leave a comment