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May 11, 2022

Maryland Environmental Service (MES) was created by the Maryland General Assembly in 1970 to support the maintenance, improvement and management of the quality of air, land, water and other  natural resources, as well as to promote the health and welfare of the state’s citizenry. Today, MES has more than 700 employees and operates upwards of 1,000 environmental projects throughout Maryland and in the mid-Atlantic region.  A leader in environmental management services, MES oversees and carries out projects that including dredging, shoreline restoration, water, wastewater and stormwater management, as well as solid waste and recycling programs. As a non-budgeted agency of the state, MES provides multidisciplinary environmental services to enhance and protect the environment through innovative solutions to the region's most complex environmental challenges.