Updates

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 4:53pm
On April 2, 2015, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals ruled that the State of Maryland's MS4 permits are violating the Clean Water Act and Maryland law by failing to meet requirements to clean...
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 4:55pm
  The Stormwater Management Plan provides comprehensive overview of the District’s efforts to manage runoff and pollution from its MS4 system.  This draft will be updated to account...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 2:25pm
The Prince George's COunty Department of the Environement will hold public meetings to provide an overview and receive comments on the County's draft plan for dealing with trash in the...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 2:07pm
Thanks to everyone who came and helped out with our very first Clean Waterways cleanup at Kennilworth Park on Saturday. Here's a count of all of the trash we bagged: Glass: 344 lbsPlastic: 300...
Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 4:44pm
On July 14, 2014, the DC Council bans polystyrene foam food containers
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 1:25pm
  A hearing on the PG County MS4 stormwater permit was held on Jul 11 in the circuit court for Prince George's County. The Maryland Dept. of Environement had issued a stormwater permit and...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 3:40pm
The Anacostia River suffers from many forms of pollution, but perhaps the most difficult to fix is toxic compounds in the riverbed. These compounds have a variety of sources, some from industrial...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 3:30pm
President Obama commemorates the 20th anniversary of the February 11, 1994 signing of Executive Order 12898 on Environmental Justice. I call upon all Americans to observe this day with programs...
Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 10:36am
DDOE/Alice Ferguson Foundation Report Findings D.C. Resident and Business Bag Use Survey   Residents Survey Findings   The residents survey documents strong public acceptance of the...
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 2:08pm
  Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Sends Stormwater Permit Back to Maryland Department of Environment Decision states that the permit lacks clarity, doesn’t fulfill clean water...
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