2016 MACo Summer Conference Session: Open Forum With DNR & MDE

MACo is hosting an open forum with the Maryland Departments of the Environment (MDE) and Natural Resources at the 2016 MACo Summer Conference. Prepare to hear key policy updates and discuss issues directly with the Secretaries and top-level staff of each agency.


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Maryland DNR Secretary Mark Belton, Courtesy of Maryland Manual Online

Join the Secretaries of the DNR and MDE in an open forum at the 2016 MACo Summer Conference. The Secretaries will provide updates on key issues important to the counties such as nutrient credit trading, Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts, and Program Open Space. After the updates conclude, the Secretaries and departmental personnel will be available for questions.

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MDE Secretary Ben Grumbles, Courtesy of Maryland Manual Online


  • Benjamin “Ben” Grumbles, Maryland Secretary of the Environment
  • Mark Belton, Maryland Secretary of Natural Resources

Moderator: TBD

Date & Time: Thursday, August 18, 2016; 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn more about MACo’s Summer Conference: