A Toxic Free Anacostia

While flowing through the heart of our nation's capitol, the Anacostia is overburdened and choked with toxic chemicals from dumping and pollution.

Chesapeake Currents - Spring | Summer 2016

Chesapeake Currents - Spring | Summer 2016

In this issue: Northern Virginia Healthy Communities; An Incinerator Win in Baltimore; Winning Primaries in Baltimore; Cleaning up the Anacostia; and more.

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From We All Live Downstream

May 4, 2017

The Anacostia River corridor within the District of Columbia is comprised of 15 miles of shoreline, 1,200 acres of green space, and a string of 10 adjacent neighborhoods on the river’s east side in Wards 7 and 8.  Polluted and neglected for decades, the Anacostia River is undergoing a renaissance thanks to years of community advocacy.