The Maryland Department of the Environment

June 11, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Temporary Road Closures, One Injured in Midnight Collisions on I-495

The outer loop of I-495 was temporarily closed overnight between Georgia and Connecticut Avenues due to multiple collisions involving four tractor-trailers around midnight. At around 2 a.m. Thursday, the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue hazmat team and the Maryland Department of the Environment were on the scene of one of the collisions—a sideways trailer on […]

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July 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Announces New Initiative to Reduce Lead Poisoning, Asthma Cases

Lead poisoning and asthma are two conditions related to housing. In an effort to ensure that Marylanders have access to safe and healthy housing, The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved an application by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to launch a $7.2 million initiative to reduce lead poisoning and asthma, […]

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