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'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, Anacostia River, Earth Conservation Corps, anacostia Riverkeeper

Montgomery County to decide whether to bag the bag tax for some

Montgomery County residents have been paying an extra 5 cents for every bag they take home from stores since 2012. Now lawmakers will take a look at tweaking the law and perhaps creating exceptions.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 06:04am EDT

Tags: kate ryan, Montgomery County bag tax, Montgomery County Council, Chesapeake Bay, anacostia Riverkeeper

Thousands eat Anacostia fish despite health risks, warnings

A new study finds more education, outreach needed to prevent anglers from eating fish caught in the Anacostia River.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 06:25am EST

Tags: anacostia Riverkeeper, Mike Bolinder, fishing, Anacostia River, pollution, food safety