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Environmental Justice in Anacostia Park

The Anacostia Park and Community Collaborative is a network of organizations committed to maximizing the value of public spaces along the Anacostia River to residents of Ward 7 and 8 in the District of Columbia.

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Kenilworth Park Restoration Plan

After decades of planning, there is finally a proposed plan to clean up Kenilworth Park.

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Restore the Anacostia River!

The Anacostia River is one of the most polluted Chesapeake Bay tributaries.

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DC Statehood

DC residents lack basic citizenship rights.

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Clean Water Accomplishments in the District of Columbia

2020 was a challenging and inspiring year for our work in the District of Columbia. Our accomplishments would not have been possible without the on-the-ground leadership of our Anacostia-based members in the District Wards 7 and 8.

From We All Live Downstream

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Andrew Fellows

August 17, 2022

In honor of Clean Water Action's 50th birthday, we are lifting up voices and stories in the Clean Water movement through #CleanWater50Stories. Our story is the story of everyday people who have used their power to make a difference to create a healthier and greener future for all. 

We're Hungry for Parks

May 26, 2020

Congress should fully fund for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) by passing the Great Americans Outdoor Act.

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Ryan Zinke is out. What's next for LWCF?

December 18, 2018

LWCF funds projects in every state, and nearly every county, in the country. But Ryan Zinke supported slashing 2019 LWCF funding to a measly 1/50 of its 2018 budget. And Congress followed his lack of leadership and failed to reauthorize LWCF at all.