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When we look at trash on the street most of us don’t think twice, but that trash eventually makes its way to our waterways.  Anacostia Riverkeeper (ARK) with funding from the District Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), has created a temporary art installation to...

Watch our video of the ribbon cutting here: https://youtu.be/2Y30Atz58Rs And read the official press release below!   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2018 Contact: Prince George’s County Department of the Environment: Linda Lowe, 301-883-5952, LMLowe@co.pg.md.us Anacostia Riverkeeper: Suzanne Kelly, 240-605-7077, suzykelly@anacostiariverkeeper.org Chesapeake Bay Trust: Erin Valentine, 410-974-2941, x 113, evalentine@cbtrust.org   Prince George’s County Partners...

Anacostia Riverkeeper (ARK) worked closely with other environmental groups and experts in the fields of hydrology and river sediment transport to review the Draft RI and submit comments, questions, and recommendations to DOEE.  The open comment period for the Draft Anacostia Sediment Remedial Investigation Report...

Anacostia Riverkeeper announced today a legal complaint filed against PEPCO for continuing violations of their NPDES permit, specifically as regards heavy metals.  We have been monitoring ongoing violations by PEPCO of their NPDES permits for several years now.  PEPCO has been under court order since...

Many people ask us about the bag fee. Is it working? Where does the money go? These are very important questions - after all, the purpose of good environmental policy is to improve the environment. The answer can be found in the characterization of the...