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Citizens’ Poplar Point Working Group

June 27, 2022

The Citizens Poplar Point Working Group is a broad-based, collaborative effort of residents interested in the future of the Poplar Point area of the District of Columbia.

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Kenilworth Park Restoration Plan

March 9, 2022

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

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Clean Water Accomplishments in the District of Columbia

December 10, 2020

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.

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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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Environmental Justice in Anacostia Park

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.