AWS Press Room

Official press releases and media advisories from the Anacostia Watershed Society. AWS encourages media representatives to contact us with questions about any of these items, or for additional information, quotes, and perspective on environmental issues relating to the lands, waters, and communities of the Anacostia River, the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region, and the Greater Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

2012 Press Releases and Media Advisories

4/11/12 - Anacostia River Receives Failing Grade in New Report Card

2011 Press Releases and Media Advisories

12/12/11 - Consent Decree Announced at Washington Gas Toxic Site on Anacostia River

 10/5/11 - New Clean Water Act Permit a Step Toward Clean Rivers in DC

7/18/11 - Prince George’s County Stormwater Bill Under Fire from Developers

6/30/11 - Media Advisory: Senior Lawmakers, Leading Scientists and Clean Water Proponents to Ignore Public Health Warnings and Take the Anacostia Plunge

4/9/11 - New Report Shows Anacostia River Still Decades From Meeting Federal Clean Water Standards

2009 Press Releases and Media Advisories

9/10/09 - Media Advisory: Anacostia Watershed Society 20th Anniversary and United We Serve Campaign River Cleanup




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