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...
Our comments were submitted jointly with the Environmental Integrity Project, Center for Progressive Reform, Waterkeepers Chesapeake, Blue Water Baltimore, Potomac Riverkeeper Network, Clean Water Action, and Environmental Action Center.
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Anacostia Riverkeeper with Prince George's County Department of Environment, Chesapeake Bay Trust, and Stormwater Systems partner to install first Bandalong litter trap in Maryland and the 5th in the Anacostia watershed. All five traps are currently managed by Anacostia Riverkeeper.
Watch our video of the ribbon cutting here:
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,
Chesapeake Bay Trust: Erin Valentine, 410-974-2941, x 113, firstname.lastname@example.org
Prince George’s County Partners...
In the wake of the MLB All-Star game festivities, Anacostia Riverkeeper's water quality testing program was featured in a Washington Times article about the quality of water along the Anacostia, our programs, and the publishing of our results on an interactive web based platform called...
This Bandalong Litter Trap is designed to capture litter and debris
discarded on to roadways and transported by rain and wind into
storm drains The trap keeps floating litter from reaching the Anacostia River,
the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean where it becomes marine debris.
Take Control. Take...