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Anacostia River: Sediment Pollution Limits

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April 24, 2013 | Blog Post

Friday Finds: Seafood S.O.S.

Seafood lovers hooked on $1 oyster nights may soon have to find a new source of comfort for the work week blues.

September 10, 2012 | Photos

The Anacostia River: In Need Of Clean-Up

Not so long ago, the Anacostia River was the pride of the District of Columbia, flowing as a pristine ribbon from Maryland to where it empties into the Potomac. But now this once-vibrant recreational spot is better known for being one of the most polluted rivers in the nation.

September 29, 2011 | Feature

Salve for River Sickness

Suzanne Helakas, an Earthjustice Foundations Officer, shares her recollection of her second day on the job in the Washington, D.C. office, traveling on the Anacostia River.

February 25, 2009 | Case

Anacostia River: Sediment Pollution Limits

Not so long ago, the Anacostia River was the pride of the District of Columbia. But today, it's been described as one of the dirtiest rivers in America due to outdated and poor-functioning sewer systems. State and federal governments failed to protect this cherished watershed. Working with civic and conservation groups, Earthjustice has undertaken numerous initiatives to protect the Anacostia.

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