Business, Politics, Sci-Tech

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water, Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis has approved more than $12 million in grants to reduce water pollution and flooding risks. The board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Dereck E. Davis and Comptroller Peter Franchot. Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford chaired this week’s meeting. “These are smart investments to advance our Chesapeake Bay goals, protect …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Crash with wires down, fuel spill reported in Rosedale

UPDATE: Due to electrified wires under the vehicle, the driver was trapped in their car for about 1 hour and 45 minutes. BGE had to respond and cut off power before emergency personnel could get close enough to rescue the driver. Original story below… ——— ROSEDALE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, Thursday afternoon crash in the Rosedale …


Governor Hogan announces statewide preparedness efforts for remnants of Hurricane Ian

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced statewide preparedness efforts as the remnants of Hurricane Ian move up the mid-Atlantic, leading to coastal flood and gale warnings in the region. Earlier this week, the governor announced the deployment of an Incident Management Team to the State of Florida to assist with the response. “In addition to sending personnel to Florida …

Attorney General Frosh, Secretary Tablada announce settlement with Eastern Shore poultry processing facility

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Horacio Tablada this week announced a settlement with Valley Proteins, an Eastern Shore poultry processing facility that uses poultry industry refuse to make food for other animals. The consent decree settles the lawsuit filed by the Office of Attorney General (OAG) on behalf of MDE in …

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Wednesday in Baltimore area

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Wednesday in the Baltimore metro area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease, or other lung diseases and the elderly. The …

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Saturday in Baltimore area

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Saturday in the Baltimore area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and the elderly. The effects …

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Wednesday in Baltimore area

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Wednesday in the Baltimore area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases, and the elderly. The effects …

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Thursday in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD— The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Thursday in the Baltimore area. The alert covers Baltimore City and southern Baltimore County, including most of the NottinghamMD.com coverage area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering …