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The Brookings Report


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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. 

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Front Page News


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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

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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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DC Appleseed Report


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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) 

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