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Trash Talk!  As part of “Plastic Free July”, Anacostia Riverkeeper hosted a webinar on the challenges related to waste reduction in Washington, DC with a specific focus on challenges related to plastic waste. Panelists discussed different types of legislation that could be used to reduce plastic...

[caption id="attachment_9819" align="alignright" width="300"] Debris found in a microplastics trawl conducted by ARK and George Mason University in summer 2019.[/caption] The Anacostia is one of the most urbanized watersheds in the United States and, by being such, has long suffered the human impacts that come with such...

Read the proposed plan here. Read about Kenilworth Landfill's history here. Who this plan affects: - Residents near Kenilworth Park, in Ward 7, and across the District - Anyone who uses the fields and the track facility at Kenilworth Park - Families who visit the playground...

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....

Get a deep dive into the laboratory processes behind Anacostia Riverkeeper’s monitoring programs. This is a webinar recorded on 6/17/2020 on how Anacostia Riverkeeper runs water quality samples on monitoring days (usually Wednesdays). Discussed in the video are: - Parameters we sample for and why - Protocol for running...