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D.C. studies ban on styrofoam

Decades-old styrofoam continues to blight the Anacostia River and now the District is considering a ban on the ubiquitous foamy plastic.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 04:21pm EST

Tags: styrofoam, trash, water pollution, bag tax, D.C. Council, paula wolfson, environment

Mayor Vincent Gray proposes ban on Styrofoam food containers

Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed banning Styrofoam food containers in the District, citing their harmful effect on the Anacostia River.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 02:38pm EDT

Tags: vincent gray, styrofoam, Anacostia Watershed Society, environment, green living

Police seek help identifying body found in river

Monday - 08/26/2013, 06:54pm EDT


Crews recover body of missing swimmer in Anacostia

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 08:00pm EDT


Volunteers clean up Anacostia waterfront

If you head to Nationals Park you might not see their handiwork, but neighbors are taking pride in the waterfront that's just across the street from the stadium.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 04:26pm EDT

Tags: kathy stewart, cleanup,

'Friday Night Fishing' brings families to Anacostia River

There's something fishy going on in D.C., and you're invited to join in. "Friday Night Fishing" is a free program designed to get families hooked on all that the Anacostia River has to offer.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 04:14pm EDT

Tags: Friday Night Fishing, Earth Conservation Corps, anacostia Riverkeeper

D.C. clearing the way for new movie theater near Nationals Park

District officials have identified a site on the Anacostia River where they hope to move a Capitol Riverfront D.C. Water facility, clearing the way for a movie theater-anchored mixed-use development.

Monday - 07/15/2013, 03:15pm EDT

Tags: d.c. water, Nationals Park, movie theater,

Anacostia River: Ugly duckling or blossoming flower? (Video)

On a two-hour ride on the Anacostia River, Jim Foster with the Anacostia Watershed Society points out the beauty of the river and the challenges it continually faces.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 10:46am EDT

Tags: Troubled Waters, Brennan Haselton, Anacostia Watershed Society, Jim Foster, water quality, bag tax

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