Updates

Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 5:44pm
On July 14, 2014, the DC Council bans polystyrene foam food containers
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 2:25pm
  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 - 4:40pm
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 - 4:30pm
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 - 11:36am
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 - 3:08pm
  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...
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 3:21pm
A proposal to amend the land-use plan for the Clarksburg area, in the northern part of the county, is set to be taken up by the county council in December. This proposal may endanger the integrity of...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 2:21pm
  Container Recycling Rate Not Nearly Good Enough "Between 1990 and 2010—a period that saw almost feverish growth and investment in municipal recycling programs, education, and...
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 4:53pm
Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed  legislation to the DC City Council, The “Anacostia Pollution Prevention Act of 2013."  The legislation would prohibit the sale, use, or provision...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 12:22pm
Finally a place to rent kayaks in DC on our river! Our partners at Ballpark Boathouse are giving a 20% discount for groups to join ARK on the water Fridays this fall. Sierra...
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