September 30, 2020 Anacostia River Sediment Project Announces Interim Record of Decision (WASHINGTON, DC) Today, the Bowser Administration, through the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), announced an interim action plan that will greatly reduce the health risk posed by PCBs across parts of the Anacostia River....

Anacostia Riverkeeper is honored to be a part of the award winning documentary (from The Stevie Awards) made by DataRobot and Global Water Challenge and a part of the #AIforGood program this year!  ...

"Microplastics: The grand reach of our tiny plastics problem" written by Whitney Pipken and published by the Abell Foundation, extensively examines microplastics in the Chesapeake Bay: their sources, their impact on humans and the environment, and what individuals can do about it.  ARK Program Manager...

Anacostia Riverkeeper has been awarded $45,927 by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to extend citizen science water quality monitoring to Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Maryland. This allows a more insight into what the water...

"EPA’s pollution limits for Anacostia, Potomac and Rock Creek are too high" Anacostia Riverkeeper, along with the Kingman Park Civic Association, and the Potomac Riverkeeper Network, have won a lawsuit against the EPA regarding fecal bacteria TMDLs (total maximum daily load). The ruling is a huge...