District of Columbia

District of Columbia Offices +

1444 I Street
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005
202.895.0420
202.895.0438

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Map of the Anacostia River in Washington DC and Maryland

Restore the Anacostia River!

The Anacostia River is one of the most polluted Chesapeake Bay tributaries.

From We All Live Downstream

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Save the the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)

October 4, 2018

Authorization for the nation’s most successful conservation and recreation program, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), expired September 30.

Say NO to dirty water amendment for Chesapeake Bay

September 7, 2017

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, a long time opponent of efforts to clean up Chesapeake Bay, has crafted an amendment to a federal appropriations bill that prohibits the EPA from using funds to enforce EPA’s Chesapeake Bay clean up.

Getting Toxic Sediment out of the Anacostia River

May 4, 2017

The Anacostia River corridor within the District of Columbia is comprised of 15 miles of shoreline, 1,200 acres of green space, and a string of 10 adjacent neighborhoods on the river’s east side in