The Brookings Report On Wednesday, May 23 the Brookings Institution released a report titled, “Cleaner Rivers for the National Capital Region: Sharing the Cost.” The report concisely and clearly outlines the funding challenge that DC Water faces implemented a range of mammoth capital projects – the largest of which is the Clean Rivers Project.
The Washington Post’s Ashley Halsey covers aging water and sewer infrastructure on the front page of today’s paper. This is a national problem with a bill that has come due. We have the chance to ensure a clean water future and put people to work. Now is the time! Billions needed to upgrade America’s leaky
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)
The Post’s Mike DeBonis discusses the Clean Rivers Project and low-impact development as a possible alternative. D.C. Water’s tunnel vision, with green in mind (Washington Post, 05/19/2011)
On Monday, May 2, George joins various elected and environmental officials to help unveil the new DC Appleseed Report “A New Day for the Anacostia: A National Model for Urban Revitalization.” The Washington Post has a preview. DC Appleseed urges federal help to clean up Anacostia (Washington Post, 05/02/2011)