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Department of the Environment, Department of Health, Maryland
Environmental Indicators Summer 1999
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Information about the Report
Title Environmental Indicators Summer 1999 Exit EPA Disclaimer
Description The purpose of this report is to help the Maryland Department of the Environment "refine environmental goals and outcomes, focus its programs toward results-based management, and improve the relationship between the State and EPA''s report." It is intended to provide a concise characterization of Maryland''s environment and public health conditions.
Organization Department of the Environment, Department of Health, Maryland
Year 1999
URL http://www.mde.state.md.us/AboutMDE/Reports/indicators.asp Exit EPA Disclaimer
Level of Technical Detail Low
Direct Access to Data No
Direct Access to Metadata No
EPA Region Region 3
State Maryland
County
Municipality
Sub-Municipality
Watershed
Ecosystem
Link to Organization http://www.mde.state.md.us/; http://www.dhmh.maryland.gov/ Exit EPA Disclaimer
Contact Information 877-634-6361, servicedesk@doit.state.md.us; 410-537-3000
Environmental Indicator Scale State; County; City
Additional Information Policy recommendations; Health Effects

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
Air Quality Change in Emissions by Source Category Air:Air Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air:Air Quality
Air:Air Pollution:Mobile Sources of Air Pollution
Air Quality Common Air Pollutants Air:Air Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality Ozone Air:Air Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Particulate Matter
Air Quality Population Living in Areas Meeting Air Quality Standards Air:Air Quality
Air:Air Pollution
Air Quality Public Transportation Use Air:Air Pollution:Mobile Sources of Air Pollution
Air Quality Vehicle Miles Traveled/Population and NOx Air:Air Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Conservation of Biological Integrity Bald Eagle Population Species
Conservation of Biological Integrity Colonial Waterbird Population Trends Species
Conservation of Biological Integrity Forest Interior Breeding Bird Populations Species
Drinking Water Quality Groundwater Systems with Wellhead Protection Programs Water:Ground Water
Industires:Utilities:Drinking Water Industries
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Drinking Water Quality Municipal Waste Landfills in Compliance with Groundwater Standards Water:Ground Water
Wastes:Solid Waste:Municipal Solid Waste
Drinking Water Quality Oil Contaminated Sites Fuels:Fossil Fuels:Oil
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Drinking Water Quality Public Water Systems in Compliance Water:Drinking Water
Industires:Utilities:Drinking Water Industries
Conservation
Drinking Water Quality Surface Water Supply Systems with Source Protection Programs Water:Surface Water
Industires:Utilities:Drinking Water Industries
Hazardous Material Exposure Hazardous Waste Generated per Year Wastes:Hazardous Waste
Waste Reduction
Hazardous Material Exposure Reported Exceedance of Lead Poisoning Standard Health Risks:Exposure
Health Risks:Toxicity
Hazardous Material Exposure Toxics Releases Health Risks:Toxicity
Non-Tidal Aquatic Ecosystems Benthic Macroinvertebrate Index of Biotic Integrity (non-tidal) Water:Surface Water:Streams
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Water:Water Pollution:Point Sources of Water Pollution
Research & Analysis:Monitoring:Biomonitoring
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Non-Tidal Aquatic Ecosystems Fish Index of Biotic Integrity (non-tidal) Water:Surface Water:Streams
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Non-Tidal Aquatic Ecosystems Miles of Stream Degraded by Abandoned Mine Drainage Water:Surface Water:Streams
Water:Water Pollution:Point Sources of Water Pollution
Non-Tidal Aquatic Ecosystems Physical Habitat Index (non-tidal) Water:Surface Water:Streams
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water:Water Pollution:Point Sources of Water Pollution
Research & Analysis:Monitoring:Biomonitoring
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Non-Tidal Aquatic Ecosystems Riparian Forest Buffers Water:Surface Water:Streams
Conservation
Non-Tidal Aquatic Ecosystems Stream Miles Open to Migratory Fish Water:Surface Water:Streams
Species
Pesticide-related Illness Emergency department visits for acute pesticide exposure Pesticides
Chemicals
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Terrestrial System Degradation, Fragmentation, Isolation Acres of Abandoned Mine Lands Industries: Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Terrestrial System Degradation, Fragmentation, Isolation Areas of Agricultural and Forested Lands Industries:Agricultural Industries
Terrestrial System Degradation, Fragmentation, Isolation Brownfields/Federal Facilities Approved for Redevelopment Cleanup:Cleanup Sites:Brownfields
Terrestrial System Degradation, Fragmentation, Isolation Maryland Wetland Trends Water:Wetlands
Terrestrial System Degradation, Fragmentation, Isolation Protected Lands Conservation
Terrestrial System Degradation, Fragmentation, Isolation Recycling Municipal Solid Waste Waste Reduction:Recycling
Wastes:Solid Waste:Municipal Solid Waste
Terrestrial System Degradation, Fragmentation, Isolation Septic System Permits/ Low Density Residential Development Industries: Utilities: Drinking Water Industry
Conservation
Terrestrial System Degradation, Fragmentation, Isolation Wetlands Restoration Initiatives Water:Wetlands
Conservation
Tidal Aquatic Ecosystems Acres of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Water:Water Pollution:Point Sources of Water Pollution
Research & Analysis:Monitoring:Biomonitoring
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Tidal Aquatic Ecosystems American Shad Population Species
Tidal Aquatic Ecosystems Benthic Index of Biotic Integrity - Estuarine Water:Surface Water:Streams
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Tidal Aquatic Ecosystems Blue Crab Population Species
Tidal Aquatic Ecosystems Seed Oyster Population Species
Industries: Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Tidal Aquatic Ecosystems Striped Bass Juvenille Index Species
Tidal Aquatic Ecosystems Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Habitat Quality Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Water Quality (Fish and Shellfish Harvesting) Maryland Waters Safe for Harvesting Fish Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Water:Surface Water:Lakes:
Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption:
Health Risks:Exposure
Health Risks:Toxicity
Water Quality (Fish and Shellfish Harvesting) Shellfish Harvesting Waters Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Water Quality - Ecosystem Health Atmospheric Nitrogen Loading Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Water Quality - Ecosystem Health Cropland Acres Under Nutrient Management Plans Industries:Agricultural Industries
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Water Quality - Ecosystem Health Cropland Acres under Integrated Pest Management Industries:Agricultural Industries
Pesticides
Water Quality - Ecosystem Health Designated Uses of Surface Water Water:Surface Water:Rivers:
Water:Surface Water:Streams:
Water Quality - Ecosystem Health Dissolved Oxygen and Water Quality Impairment Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water Quality - Ecosystem Health Nutrient Input to Mainstems and Tributary Waters Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water Quality - Ecosystem Health Phosphorous Concentrations in Maryland''s Chesapeake Bay Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution