Baltimore County to consider dredging at Hart-Miller Island following Key Bridge collapse

SPARROWS POINT, MD—As part of the latest effort to support regional port infrastructure following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge, Baltimore County on Tuesday announced a call for applications to serve on a new steering committee to lead an extensive public engagement process regarding the development of a potential new community benefit agreement to support Hart-Miller Island. Maryland […]

First vessel passes through temporary alternate channel around Key Bridge wreckage [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—The tugboat Crystal Coast pushing a fuel barge, transited the temporary alternate channel created by the Key Bridge Response Unified Command. The vessel passed through at 3 p.m. on Monday is the first to use the channel since the bridge collapsed into the federal waterway last week. The barge is used to supply jet fuel to the Department of […]

Baltimore County officials break ground at new Sparrows Point Park

SPARROWS POINT, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Department of Recreation and Parks officials this week joined state and local elected leaders and community members to break ground for the new Sparrows Point Park—a major milestone in the transformation of a portion of the former Bethlehem Steel Mill property into a sustainably designed and accessible 21st-century park. The nearly 22-acre […]

Governor Moore highlights progress at Tradepoint Atlantic facility with Orsted, signs more energy bills

SPARROWS POINT, MD—Governor Wes Moore continued his ‘More Opportunity Tour’ last week with a stop highlighting the progress at the Tradepoint Atlantic facility in Sparrows Point with Orsted Offshore North America and signing several energy bills. “Because of the work happening today at Tradepoint Atlantic, Maryland is on track to become the offshore wind capital of America; it’s happening through […]

Governor Moore announces major offshore wind energy initiatives during international forum in Baltimore

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore on Wednesday announced major offshore wind energy initiatives to move Maryland toward achieving its “100% clean energy” goal by 2035. Governor Moore announced that Maryland will significantly increase its offshore wind output and prioritize wind energy partnerships to position Maryland to be the country’s leader in offshore wind production. “Here in Maryland, we can have both […]

Baltimore County awarded over $2 million to grow emerging offshore wind workforce

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced that Baltimore County was awarded over $2 million in federal American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge funding through the Maryland Department of Labor to connect residents to regional training programs and apprenticeships for career paths in offshore wind industry. “The legacy of Sparrows Point is one built on good jobs for families, […]

Baltimore County awarded over $2 million to grow emerging offshore wind workforce

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced that Baltimore County was awarded over $2 million in federal American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge funding through the Maryland Department of Labor to connect residents to regional training programs and apprenticeships for career paths in offshore wind industry. “The legacy of Sparrows Point is one built on good jobs for families, […]