In The News

Anacostia Riverkeeper works to shed light on the pollution in the Anacostia Watershed and efforts to clean it up. Check out Anacostia Riverkeeper in the news:


May 3, 2016

Interview with Trey Sherard ( Anacostia Riverkeeper Organization) 

”Right now, the Anacostia River is still very polluted, facing 5 big challenges: sediment, trash, toxic chemicals, sewage, and stormwater. However, almost all these challenges not only have plans in place now, but action on the ground towards accomplishing those plans.”- D.C. Water pollution Cleanup


March 24, 2016

Boat Tours Explore Anacostia 

The Anacostia may not be the first river that you think of when you think of Washington, D.C. But the District’s other river offers abundant wetlands, improving wildlife habitats, rich history — and now you can see that for yourself on new boat tours.”- NBC Washington


December 17, 2012

On Anacostia, some don’t catch tainted-fish warning

Washington Post


November 16, 2012

Thousands eat Anacostia fish despite health risks, warnings

WTOP


December 2, 2012

Thousands could be eating contaminated Anacostia fish

Southern Maryland Online

July 12, 2012

Fishing the Forgotten River in the Nation’s Capital

National Geographic Online


June 5, 2012

Do Plastic Bags Help the Environment?

Anacostia Riverkeeper dicusses the DC Bag Fee with Host Michel Martin of NPR’s “Tell Me More,”


February 2, 2009

Unfinished Business: The Environment 40 Years After Earth Day

Washington Post


February 2, 2009

DC Bag Tax Takes Effect January 1

Fox 5 Channel News – December 29, 2009


December 24, 2009

Byproducts of Urban Life Smother Chesapeake Bay

NPR’s “All Things Considered,”


July 9, 2009

Our Region’s Riverkeepers

The Kojo Nnamdi Show