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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published June 28, 2010

GOVERNOR MARTIN O’MALLEY TO CONVENE ROUNDTABLE TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL IMPACT OF GULF OIL LEAK ON MARYLAND WATERS AND BUSINESSES



Governor to convene panel of experts, local business owners, environmental scientists at Ocean City bayside restaurant

ANNAPOLIS, MD (June 28, 2010) – Governor Martin O’Malley will convene a panel of state officials, environmental scientists, local business owners, and other experts to discuss the possibility of the Gulf oil leak impacting Maryland waters and businesses. The group will also discuss response capacities in the event that oil does reach Maryland waters.

The Governor will convene this roundtable discussion along the bay in Ocean City, and later will join officials from the Maryland Department of the Environment to demonstrate the laying of protective boom in the water.

WHAT: Governor O’Malley to convene roundtable to discuss Gulf oil scenarios

WHEN: TOMORROW, Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Fish Tales
2207 Herring Way
Ocean City