Maryland Department of the Environment

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Name: Maryland Department of the Environment
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Toublesome trees aid salmon habitat restoration

POWERS — The only sound on Forest Road 33 on Thursday morning was the hum of a chainsaw as a timber cutting crew repurposed dangerously-positioned trees for an unusual beneficiary: salmon.The work, undertaken in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service, ... [Published TheWorldlink.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Oregon: UPDATE on Lead Ammo Survey Hearings

As anticipated earlier this spring , the lead ammunition issue has arrived in Oregon.  This week, the Oregon House Interim Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources met to discuss the ongoing Lead Ammunition Survey.This survey, which your NRA previously ... [Published NRA-ILA - 19 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Coastal rivers stocked with fish

COOS BAY, Ore. -- It turns out there really are plenty of fish in the sea.The ocean Coho season officially closes Saturday morning at midnight along most of the Oregon coast with some of the highest numbers seen in over a decade.According to the Oregon ... [Published KCBY.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Residents divided on water plan

CUMBERLAND — Residents in the Barrelville and Sunnyside areas, along state Route 36, are divided on whether they want a county water project to move forward. Some of the residents have good wells and clean water, but others are suffering from water problems, ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking: New owners for Sparrows Point; environmental agreement reached

by Nicole RodmanToday, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that Sparrows Point Terminal, LLC. would become the new owners of the former Sparrows Point steel mill property.The site was previously owned by liquidator Hilco Industrial and ... [Published Dundalk Eagle - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Mayor announces city manager, attorney nominees

Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides is filling two of the key vacant posts at City Hall: city manager and city attorney.Pantelides has nominated Thomas C. Andrews as city manager and Michael G. Leahy as city attorney. The Annapolis city council must confirm ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cougar possibly spotted near Banks-Vernonia Trail

A cougar may be roaming around the linear trail near Vernonia.Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife spokesman Rick Swart said he heard about the possible cougar sighting a week ago. Chatter swirled around social media in the past week of people claiming ... [Published Oregonian - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

$48M Settlement Firms Plans to Clean Sparrows Point Property

Updated: Thursday, September 18 2014, 01:05 PM EDTA settlement has been reached with the new owner of the former Sparrows Point steelmaking facility outlining the cleanup needed after decades of industrial pollution and contamination.The settlement was ... [Published FOX 45 WBFF - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hunting not allowed on most Corps lands

PORTLAND — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prohibits hunting on Corps property between Celilo Park and the city of Arlington in Oregon.With waterfowl hunting season beginning Sept. 6, the Corps urges all hunters to respect the boundaries of Corps projects ... [Published Hood River News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Bedbug Infestation Treated at MD Dept. of the Environment Office

, 05:37 PM EDTAround 200 state workers at the Maryland Department of the Environment were asked to stay home on Monday, due to an infestation of bedbugs in their offices.Workers at the Montgomery Park building say they first noticed the infestation last ... [Published FOX 45 WBFF - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

200 state employees put on leave after bed bugs found in Baltimore office

About 200 Maryland Department of the Environment employees on one floor out of the four the agency occupies at its Baltimore headquarters were granted administrative leave Monday as officials dealt with an infestation problem.State officials found bed ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Md. agency gives workers day off due to bedbugs

The Maryland Department of the Environment is giving some employees the day off after bedbugs were discovered in a portion of the agency's headquarters building in Baltimore.Click to Continue » ... [Published Bradenton Herald - Sep 14 2014]

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...has the federal government acknowledged that there is no safe level of lead and we need to avoid kids getting poisoned at all," Norton said. "Because once a child is poisoned, most of the effects are irreversible and they're there for a life time."
"It has been good for several weeks,” ODFW district fish biologist Mike Gray said. “A lot of the fish are coming in out of the ocean and in the Coos Basin, the Coquille and the lower Umpqua. Lots of boats are out and lots of people fishing off the banks."
"We live in a state where there are cougars," Swart said. "We have never had a confirmed attack from a cougar" in the wild. Last November, at least one cougar attacked and killed an animal technician at the WildCat Haven Sactuary in Sherwood
"It's not just a compliance issue, this is an infrastructure maintenance issue" Devilbiss said

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High toxin levels found at Wickiup Reservoir in... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - 3 hours ago]
Toublesome trees aid salmon habitat restoration [Published TheWorldlink.com - 6 hours ago]
Oregon: UPDATE on Lead Ammo Survey Hearings [Published NRA-ILA - 19 hours ago]
Health advisory: Officials confirm algae in Wil... [Published Katu.com - 21 hours ago]
New Md. laws aim to protect against lead poison [Published ABC2 News - 21 hours ago]
Coastal rivers stocked with fish [Published KCBY.com - 22 hours ago]
Senior Center News: Dues, pool & more 090314 [Published Curry County Reporter - Sep 19 2014]
Residents divided on water plan [Published Cumberland Times-News - Sep 19 2014]
Mayor announces city manager, attorney nominees [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 19 2014]
ODFW hosts workshop to teach rules of hunting game [Published Longview Daily News - Sep 19 2014]
Breaking: New owners for Sparrows Point; enviro... [Published Dundalk Eagle - Sep 18 2014]
Cougar possibly spotted near Banks-Vernonia Trail [Published Oregonian - Sep 18 2014]
Annapolis mayor picks city manager, city attorney [Published Maryland Daily Record - Sep 18 2014]
New owner, cleanup to begin at Sparrows Point [Published ABC2 News - Sep 18 2014]
$48M Settlement Firms Plans to Clean Sparrows P... [Published FOX 45 WBFF - Sep 18 2014]
EPA Accepting Comment on Proposed Agreement for... [Published Ein News - Sep 18 2014]
Carroll's stormwater permit application up for ... [Published Community Times - Sep 18 2014]
Fitch Affirms Maryland Water Quality Fin Admin ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 17 2014]
Hunting not allowed on most Corps lands [Published Hood River News - Sep 17 2014]
Officials issue health advisory after scum seen... [Published Katu.com - Sep 17 2014]
Morris Mill project set for early '16 2 minutes... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Sep 16 2014]
Keeping an eye on the goats [Published Bakercityherald.com - Sep 16 2014]
Bedbug Infestation Treated at MD Dept. of the E... [Published FOX 45 WBFF - Sep 15 2014]
200 state employees put on leave after bed bugs... [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 15 2014]
High toxin levels found at Tenmile Lakes in Coo... [Published Albany Democrat Herald - Sep 15 2014]
Md. agency gives workers day off due to bedbugs [Published Bradenton Herald - Sep 14 2014]
New coal plant pollution controls eyed [Published Maryland Gazette - Sep 13 2014]
Shale Gas Public Health Meeting Set [Published Deep Creek Blog - Sep 12 2014]
Oregon: Informational Hearing Scheduled to Disc... [Published NRA-ILA - Sep 12 2014]
Obama Announces New Kennedy Center Advisory Com... [Published Broadway World - Sep 12 2014]
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Big Rail Cites Bin Laden, Al Qaeda to Fight Oil... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 20 2014]
Big Rail done little to halt the very terrorism threats it claims a desire to stop While many states around the U.S. have released information to the public about the frequency and routes of trains carrying oil obtained from hydraulic fracturing ...
BH : Fish Die-Off (mass destruction) / North-Am... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - May 31 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140531-43972-USA Date / time: 31/05/2014 10:48:06 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Fish Die-Off (mass destruction) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Orergon City: Florence Description: Reports ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - May 31 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140531-43972-USA Date / time: 31/05/2014 10:48:06 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Orergon Location: Florence [Dune Lake] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number ...
California's Lone Wolf Finds Love [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 13 2014]
Damon Nagami, Senior Attorney, Santa Monica !--[if !vml]--> /a>   !--[if !vml]--> /a> OR7, left, and his lupine lover. Photo Credit: U.S. Dep't of Fish and Wildlife. OR7, California’s first gray wolf to inhabit the state since 1924, ...
Why Are 20 Far-Away States Trying To Block The ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 16 2014]
Over time, the Chesapeake Bay has been famous for many things: bountiful seafood, such as clams, oysters and the bay’s iconic blue crabs; its boating, fishing and water sports industry; even its curly-haired duck-hunting dogs . Now, however, the bay ...
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