District of Columbia News

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New study indicates toxic chemicals used in take-out food packaging from popular chains

August 6, 2020

Testing suggests toxic PFAS chemicals in packaging from McDonald’s “Big Mac” and Burger King’s “Whopper”

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Ambassador to the Anacostia Watershed Urban Waters Partnership

July 23, 2020

Clean Water Fund hosts the Ambassador to the Anacostia Watershed Urban Waters Partnership (UWP) in the District of Columbia and Maryland.

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Clean Water Action is Helping to Build Equity and Community Capacity

June 26, 2020

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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DC Statehood

September 19, 2019

DC residents lack basic citizenship rights.

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Stop Bernhardt

August 9, 2019

Protect our Air, Lands, and Water 

During his tenure at the Department of the Interior, Bernhardt: 

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Barbara Helmick to Receive the David Zwick Award

October 2, 2018

Clean Water Action is pleased to announce a new award to honor the memory of our founder, David Zwick. It is fitting that the first recipient of the David Zwick Award will be Barbara Helmick.