anacostia in the news

2010

Bladensburg town hall parking lot goes green
Gazette (12/23/10)
 
D.C. Getting Power to Make Polluters Pay
Washington City Paper (12/13/10)
 
Top EPA bay official quits: Fox departs for 'dream job' of saving world's oceans
The Capital (12/08/10)
 
EPA's Chesapeake Bay 'czar' to leave
The Baltimore Sun (12/08/10)
 
Stream repairs designed to offset ICC's environmental damage
Washington Post (11/25/10)
 
Ward 7 Great Streets project is underway
Washington Post (11/25/10)
 
The destruction of Paint Branch Stream
Gazette.net (11/24/10)
 
Smart Growth Names 6 Sites Conservation Priorities
WTOP Radio (10/18/10)
 
Park Rangers Take 400 DC Students On River Trips
wjz.com (11/13/10)
 
Surviving the Anacostia: a feat for fish and environmentalists alike
Silver Chips Online (11/11/10)
 
Taking the greener path
The Washington Post (11/10/10)
 
Beltsville Agricultural Research Center Takes On Stormwater Pollution
USDA (11/3/10)
 
D.C. Rolls Out New Anacostia River-Themed License Plate
dcist (11/1/10)
 
Council Postpones Highly Debated Storm Water Management Plan
RiverdalePark-UniversityParkPatch (10/30/10)
 
Council rejects employee raises, postpones storm water plan
Gazette.net (10/28/10)
 
The Roots of Washington DC's Green Roof Boom
GreenRoofs.com (10/27/10)
 
New regulation will help clean up Anacostia River
examiner.com (10/24/10)
 
The Secret to Turning Consumers Green
The Wall Street Journal (10/18/10)
 
Prince George's may require builders to filter all runoff
The Washington Post (10/14/10)
 
House of Sweden Explores Smart Growth with Fall Events
Georgetown Patch (10/14/10)
 
Plastic bags could lead to a new Evanston tax
dailynorthwestern.com (10/14/10)
 
Impervious Area Charge is an integral part of sewer service
Greater Greater Washington (10/8/10)
 
Tax on plastic bags may help clean up our waterways
Daily Tribune (10/8/10)
 
NRDC, local partners petition DC to use smarter practices to clean up its waterways
nrdc.org (10/7/10)
 
The New Shopping Bag Tax That Is Doing Its Job A Little Too Well
Knowelty.com (10/6/10)
 
Team of D.C. teens races in national dragon boat competition
The Washington Post (10/5/10)
 
Senate approves Anacostia islands bill
examiner.com (10/4/10)
 
UDC Partners with Anacostia Restoration Group
youtube.com (10/4/10)
 
D.C.'s Anacostia River goes on a trash diet
Miami Herald (10/4/10)
 
D.C. Enforces 'Pollution Diet' on Anacostia River
Earth911 (10/1/10)
 
Is the Government Trying to Weasel Out of Paying Water Taxes?
Infrastructurist.com (10/1/10)
 
Edmonston's Green Street Gets Congressional Red Carpet
CityBizlist Baltimore (10/1/10)
 
CSX Transportation to pay D.C. $7.5M for environmental cleanup of rail yard
The Washington Post (9/30/10)
 
Anti-trash campaign targets Potomac watershed
The Wall Street Journal (9/30/10)
 
Federal gov't won't pay part of D.C. stormwater fee
WTOP.com (9/29/10)
 
It's a Scary Time to Be a Weed
The Wall Street Journal (9/29/10)
 
D.C. Nabs Two Islands
NBC Washington (9/28/10)
 
Planning Board Approves Landy Development
RiverdalePark-UniversityPark Patch (9/24/10)
 
'Trash Pollution Diet' Announced at 5th Annual Potomac Watershed Trash Summit
PR Newswire (9/24/10)
 
Would you pay a nickel for a grocery bag?
The Christian Science Monitor(9/27/10)
 
The D.C. Bag Tax Is Working
NBC Washington (9/28/10)
 
Bag Tax Keeping Anacostia River Cleaner
WAMU (9/26/10)
 
Trash-free Anacostia?
Washington Post (9/26/10)
 
Anacostia cleanup goal at issue
Washington Post (9/27/10)
 
Tax Decreases Plastic Bag Use
Thehoya.com (9/24/10)
 
Anacostia Development Boom Tied to River Cleanup
Southern Maryland Online (9/12/10)
 
D.C. riverfront finally taking shape, with opening of Yards Park
The Washington Post (9/12/10)
 
EPA to D.C.: Clean Up!
Washington City Paper (9/10/10)
 
Fenty, Gray use Anacostia River for campaign stops
TBD (9/7/10)
 
Environmental Groups Accuse Fenty Administration Of Stifling Anacostia Rehab
WAMU (9/8/10)
 
Environmental Groups Still Waiting on Bag Tax Funds For Anacostia Cleanup
Fox News (9/7/10)
 
Anacostia Watershed Society Receives $50,000 Grant
RiverdalePark-UniversityParkPatch (9/5/10)
 
On this site in 1897 nothing happened: Anacostia Tributary Trails
WashCycle (9/6/10)
 
Recent EPA enforcement actions intended to send message to polluters
Chesapeake Bay Journal (9/10)
 
Hiking Along with Children
Homeschool Montgomery (9/10)
 
Md. accuses Konterra developer of pollution violations
Washington Post (8/28/10)
 
On Anacostia, the river with AWS.
Good Hope (8/28/10)
 
EPA Announces “Green Streets-Green Jobs” Pilot Grants for Anacostia
EPA.GOV (8/25/10)
 

August Steering Committee Meeting

Maryland snakeheads take a turn--for the worse
Baltimore Sun (8/19/10)
 
Flash Flooding and Tons of Trash: The Anacostia River After Thursday's Storm
anacostiaws.org (8/13/10)
 
Wells Run Cleanup May Continue
riverdalepark.patch.com (8/11/10)
 
Advanced bio-filtration system promises less Chesapeake pollution
Physoorg (8/9/10)
 
Smelly Stream Problem ID'd, Not Fixed
nbc washington (8/4/10)
 
State, county investigate possible oil leak in Hyattsville
gazette (8/3/10)
 
Residents Worry Creek Will Flood Homes
riverdalepark.patch.com (8/3/10)
 
Trail funding leads to many benefits
gazette (7/29/10)
 
Anacostia River Town Gets Makeover with Clean River Approach
DC MUD (7/26/10)
 
Stream Studies Carry Local Elementary Students Closer to Science
hhmi.org (6/24/10)
 
Green Scene: Rain gardens help conserve water in summer droughts
Washington Post (7/10/10)
 
Groups target invaders lest we can't see the forest for the weeds
CheasaPeake Bay Journal (7/10)
 
Federal government balks at paying D.C. sewer levy
Washington Post (7/5/10)
 
New trail will connect Prince George's Co. to D.C .
wtop.com (6/30/10)
 
Fixing Anacostia Pollution Won’t Be Quick
Chesapeake.news21.com (6/29/10)
 
Kingman Island Anacostia
DC Metrocentric (6/30/10)
 
D.C.'s Green Map
2ndgreenrevolution (6/26/10)
 
Breaking a promise to protect D.C.'s tree canopy
Washington Post (6/27/10)
 

June Steering Committee Meeting

HOW I SEE IT: Picking up momentum in war on trash
star exponent.com (6/11/10)
 
Debate: Plastic Bags -- Tax or Ban Is the Only Question
aolnews.com (6/7/10)
 
Forget 'Swimming in the Potomac,' Let's Learn from the Anacostia
chicagonow.com (6/3/10)
 
A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT
bisnow.com (5/25/10)
 
What the Waterfront Would Look Like if Designed By Middle Schoolers
washingtoncitypaper.com (5/22/10)
 
Brightening town with ‘green'
gazette.net (5/20/10)
 
Bag Tax Funding Restored to River Cleanup
washingtoncitypaper.com (5/19/10)
 
Anacostia River Water Trail Guide available
aws.org (5/2/10)
 
bayjournal.com (5/10)
 
D.C. Residents Take on Polluted River
CBS (4/22/10)
 
Bag tax: Local action, global import
The Baltimore Sun (4/22/10)
 
EPA Proposes “Next Generation” Storm Water Controls in Clean Water Permit for Washington D.C.
EPA.gov (4/21/10)
 
O'Malley: Anacostia River will go on 'trash diet'
theolympian.com (4/12/10)
 
Leaders unveil restoration plan
Gazette (4/22/10)
 
Council President Floreen, Montgomery Council Present ‘40 Environmentalists in 40 Years’ Awards Recipients
Montgomery Countymd.gov (4/20/10)
 
Officials unveil $1.7 billion plan to clean Anacostia River
The Washington Post (4/20/10)
 
Giant Food and Anacostia Watershed Society Celebrate by Helping Our Earth
Prnnewswire.com(4/20/10)
 
Plan unveiled for restoring DC's "Forgotten River"
The Baltimore Sun (4/20/10)
 
Anacostia River Restoration Plan To Be Released
NBC (4/19/10)
 
Anacostia River cleanup gets long-term blueprint
The Washington Examiner (4/19/10)
 
Officials Unveil Anacostia Cleanup Plan
ABC (4/19/10)
 
Leaders announce Anacostia restoration project
WTOP (4/19/10)
 
Restoration plan released for Anacostia River
WTOP (4/19/10)
 
Bagless D.C. benefits big (offline)
theolympian.com (4/12/10)
 
Washingtonians are bailing out their river, not their government, with bag tax
Mediamatters.com (4/8/10)
 
UM student group wants greener East Campus
Gazette.net (4/8/10)
 
It’s Easy Being Green: D.C. Bag Tax Benefits Local River
Center for American Progress (4/7/10)
 
Plastic Bag Bans Show that Change Is Possible -- and Easy
GreenBiz.com (4/7/10)
 
House-Senate panel OKs easing pollution curbs
The Baltimore Sun (4/7/10)
 
Senate Panel Approves Controversial Storm Water Regulations
NPR (4/7/10)
 
Fenty proposes to use bag tax money for street sweeping
voices.washingtonpost.com (4/1/10)
 
Did D.C.'s Bag Tax Work?
www.good.is (4/1/10)
 
The Checklist: A to-do list for April in Washington
Washtingtonpost.com (4/1/10)
 
Plastic Bags Used in DC Drops From 22 Million to 3 Million a Month
Treehugger.com (3/31/10)
 
D.C. bag tax collects $150,000 in January for river cleanup
Washington Post (3/30/10)
 
Nickel Power: Plastic Bag Use Plummets in Nation's Capital
ABC NEWS (3/30/10)
 
Advocates Trying to Fight the Holmes Bill (HB 1125)
Where are you Planted (3/30/10)
 
Plastic Bags and Econ 101
Mother Jones (3/30/10)
 
Legislative 'bloodbath' forecast on runoff controls
Baltimore Sun (3/25/10)
 
DC Bag Tax Nets $150,000 For Anacostia River Clean Up
WELoveDC (3/30/10)
 
Sweeping Away Bay Pollutants in D.C.
Chesapeake.news21.com (3/28/10)
 
Md. environmentalists split over stormwater pollution rules
Washington Post (3/24/10)
 
Snowstorms Triple Trash in Anacostia River
FOX.com (3/9/10)
 
Plans envision "green street" for C Street, NE
Greater Greater Washington (3/9/10)
 
A disposable bag fee for the Bay?
The Baltimore Sun (3/10/10)
 
Anacostia Clogged with Post-storm Debris
ABC 7 (3/8/10)
 
Capitol Riverfront: Still Growing
NBC ( 3/8/10)
 
Safety Concerns Over RFK Stadium Snow Piles
NBC (3/10)
 
A storm-water cleanup fee in your future?
The Baltimore Sun (3/2/10)
 
EmeraldPlanet - The Anacostia in the 21st Century and Beyond
upstream.tv (2/28/10)
 

February Steering Committee Meeting

Md. lawmakers propose delaying, weakening storm-water pollution controls
The Baltimore Sun (2/18/10)
 
Tax in the Bag
voanews.com (2/16/10)
 
Washington D.C Bag Tax Expected To Reduce Trash In Chesapeake Bay Watershed Area
All Headline News (2/17/10)
 
Montgomery County creek to be restored with state funds
The washington Post (2/16/10)
 
Plastic checkout bags in crosshairs again
The Baltimore Sun (2/15/10)
 
As D.C. blizzard melts, waterways could see influx of salt, chemicals
Earth News (2/16/10)
 
Weekend In Review: Tommy Wells On Race And The Bag Tax
Washington CityPaper (2/15/10)
 
Plastic bags linger as Richmond dithers
HamptonRoads.com (2/15/10)
 
Opinion: Paper, Plastic, or Neither?
AOL News (2/15/10)
 
Rapid melting of record snowfall could harm waterways, aquatic life
Washington Post (2/13/10)
 
City takes steps to control floating litter from stormwater runoff
WaterWorld.com(2/11/10)
 
The district's bag tax: a small price to pay
The GW Hatchet (2/08/10)
 
The ever-growing costs of pollution in the Chesapeake, Anacostia
The Washington Post (2/07/10)
 
Crews cleaning up sewage spill at Greenbriar wastewater station
Washington Post (2/3/10)
 
Anacostia River shows decades-long failure to improve water quality, ecosystem
Washington Post (2/2/10)
 
Washington, D.C. Becomes First U.S. City to Impose Fees on Disposable Grocery Bags
AllGov.com (1/25/10)
 
D.C. shoppers opt for roughing it over paying 5-cent bag tax
Washington Post (1/23/10)
 
Five-cent highway robbery? Bag fee sparks rebellion
USATODAY.com (1/23/10)
 
The bag that keeps on giving
Wisconsin State Journal (1/24/10)
 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and The Conservation Fund Announce Nationwide Partnership to Protect Water Resources (offline)
Freshnews.com (1/23/10)
 
County Council members criticize ICC changes
Gazette.net (1/21/10)
 
New Md. rules on storm runoff assailed
Baltimore Sun (1/18/10)
 
Pr. George's to hold meeting to discuss water, sewer resources
Washington Post (1/13/10)
 
Pr. George's decries loss of environmental projects for ICC
Washington Post (1/15/10)
 
The D.C. Bag Tax: Collusion against Consumers, Wrapped in Green
cato-at-liberty.org(1/14/10)
 
New bag fee prompts mixed reactions
The GW Hatchet (1/14/10)
 
District's New Bag Fee Sparks Confusion
wjla.com(1/12/10)
 
A tip of the hat, a kick in the pants
EastOregonian.com(1/12/10)
 
Where are the plastic bag fees going?
thestar.com (1/7/10)
 
District Bag Tax Hits Raw Nerve
washingtoninformer.com (1/7/10)
 
Jonetta Rose Barras: Bagging the bag
washingtonexaminer.com (1/7/10)
 
Free Tote Bags From the Golden Triangle BID
washingtonian.com (1/6/10)
 
A Capital Idea: Bag Fee to Reduce Litter, Clean Up River in Washington, DC
about.com (1/5/10)
 
Plastic bag fees: How did Washington, D.C. beat Portland?
oregonlive.com (1/5/10)
 
D.C. bags wasteful shopping habit with tax on paper and plastic
washingtonpost.com (1/2/10)
 
Patrick Gleason: New D.C. bag tax won't accomplish much
washingtonexaminer.com (1/3/10)
 
Bag tax has supporters, critics
Washingtonpost.com (1/3/10)
 
D.C. First to Impose Fee to Use Disposable Plastic, Paper Bags
abcnews.com (1/1/10)