In May of 2019 Anacostia Riverkeeper staff, in coordination with other Waterkeepers around the world, collected four water samples from select sites on the Anacostia and submitted them for microplastic analysis. When results were returned microplastics were found in abundance in every sample collected at...

The Trump administration is pushing for changes that will severely damage the Clean Water Act. The proposed changes would remove some tributaries, groundwater, wetlands, temporal streams, and other waterways from the definition of “Waters of the United States”,  exposing them to hazardous pollution threats. Excluding...

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...