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Archive, Editorial

Bravo for the Anacostia Watershed Society!


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Kingman Island, Northeast Washington, D.C. The Anacostia Watershed Society celebrated its 25th Anniversary recently on the banks of the Anacostia River in Washington, DC.  I was delighted to be there and to share the podium with the Honorable Anthony Williams, founder Robert Boone and a new friend from Boston – more on that in a

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Archive, Infrastructure

Clean Rivers Groundbreaking.


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DC Water broke ground this week on the Clean Rivers Project, a 20-year, $2.6 billion project to reduce combined-sewer overflows in the District by 96 percent. Senator Benjamin Cardin, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Mayor Vincent Gray and others joined the ceremony. . 6 To clean the rivers, tunnels aren’t the only solution (Washington Post, 10/13/2011)

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Archive, Media Mentions

On Capitol Hill.


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George joined Corporate Accountability International, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and others on the Hill to call for Congress to kick its bottled water habit. House of Representatives Still Drinking Bottled Water, Costing U.S. Nearly $1 Million a Year (Planetsave.com, 02/10/2011) Will Congress Stop Spending $860,00 a Year on Bottled Water? (Treehugger.com, 02/10/2011) Progress! House Members

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