National Highway Institute Sub-Surface Investigation Certification Training Group

Eight MES Employees Successfully Complete National Highway Sub-Surface Investigation Certification Training

During the week of July 15, Maryland Environmental Service had eight employees attend Sub-Surface Investigation (SSI) Certification training. Taught by instructors approved by the National Highway Institute (NHI), this course is part of a series to develop a training and qualification certification program for geotechnical inspectors and field personnel. This course is intended for drillers,…

Aerial photograph of the excavations in Chsrles County

Maryland Environmental Service Cultural Resources Staff Protect and Study Archaeological Sites for State Highway Administration

Did you know that Maryland Environmental Service has a Cultural Resources Staff (archaeologists and architectural historians) who work for the Maryland State Highway Administration? We do and we work with SHA to protect and study historic properties and archaeological sites all over Maryland, as well as participating in outreach efforts to share our findings with…

International Visitor Leadership Program Poplar Island Visit

United States Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program Visits Poplar Island As Part of Multi-Regional Environmental Protection and Biodiveristy Conservation Project

On Monday, July 15, participants of the United States Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program took a tour of Poplar Island. The tour included information on why Poplar Island is being rebuilt, how it is being constructed and the benefits of it versus the overall cost of the project. Members of the program came…

Constellation MSM Solar Field

Mount St. Mary’s University Wins Award for Solar Farm Installed By Maryland Environmental Service and Constellation

Last year, Governor Martin O’Malley and representatives from Constellation¬†and Mount St. Mary’s University attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Mount St. Mary’s University solar farm in Emmitsburg in Frederick County, part of the Maryland Energy Administration‘s (MEA) Generating Clean Horizons program. On January 15, Constellation received the award for Best Solar Project of 2012…