ANNAPOLIS, MD (February 24, 2010) – Governor Martin O’Malley will join leaders and stakeholders in environmental protection, water quality, and the Chesapeake Bay for an important discussion on Maryland’s Bay Restoration and the Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP), with a focus on the Choptank River. The Governor will facilitate a discussion with attendees on how a cleaner, healthier Bay impacts our ability to be a winner in the new economy.
Following the State of the State address, Governor O’Malley announced a series of “Maryland Forward” local policy forums to advance many of those initiatives, serving as a continuation of the “Maryland Forward” forum series before the 2011 Inauguration. Today’s forum continues a series of smaller groups of local stakeholders throughout the 2011 legislative session focused on specific policy areas that will help Maryland be a winner in the new economy, protect our neighborhoods, and create jobs.
WHAT: Governor O’Malley to convene the “Maryland Forward” forum on the Watershed Implementation Plan
WHEN: TODAY, Thursday, February 24, 2011
12:30 p.m.: Forum sessions begin
1:00 p.m.: Governor O’Malley will deliver a presentation and facilitate discussion
WHERE: Calhoon MEBA-Engineering School
27050 St. Michael’s Road
Easton, MD 21601