District of Columbia News

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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.


DC Mayoral Candidate Environmental Forum

March 1, 2022

The forum will focus on environmental issues and will be an opportunity for all candidates to share their vision for the future.

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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.