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Hogan Announces New Maryland Department of Environment Chief | Maryland News

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan was named Monday as the new secretary of the state’s Department of the Environment.

Horacio Tablada is currently the deputy secretary at the department and will become the agency’s chief effective June 1

Since 1985, Tablada has been involved in the management and technical aspects of state environmental regulatory programs.

Hogan stated that Horacio Tablada has dedicated his career to serving the public, protecting the environment, and public health. He will be responsible for MDE’s ongoing work to restore and protect the environment, including the Chesapeake Bay. He will also help boost employment and the economy by redeveloping brownfields safely. And he will assist the state in achieving its climate goals through partnerships.

He succeeds Secretary Ben Grumbles.

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