Potomac River

The public is barred from a popular two-mile stretch of the Potomac whenever Trump visits his Virginia club.
We don't have to choose between a growing population and healthy economy, on the one hand, and a healthy and sustainable environment, on the other. We really can have it both ways.
The amount of protected land earned an A, current land use rated a C+, but prospects for future development received a C
The land use decisions people living near the Potomac River make today -- across towns, cities and states- - will directly affect the quality and quantity of water available to them, their children and their grandchildren.
WASHINGTON -- It's apparently still not clear why an SUV drove off the Memorial Bridge and into the Potomac River late Sunday
Agriculture still contributes to some of the pollution, but the bulk of the progress can now be made using new building techniques
America is witnessing some of its highest income inequality and lowest social mobility rates ever. If we are to fix any of this, it is best that we start at home, in our back yard, and in our nation's capital. And that begins with the Anacostia.
The Clean Water Act was critically important and made a real difference, but has it gone far enough? Perhaps a new documentary about the Potomac River will help shine a light on how the law has worked and, more importantly, how it hasn't.
Officials in Alexandria, Va.,'s Old Town, which experienced some minor flooding from Sandy on Monday, is monitoring the river
WASHINGTON -- The Easter Seals Young Professionals Council hosted a “Gilligan’s Island Cruise on the Potomac” on Thursday
Want to get away from it all but only have a few hours on a summer afternoon? Just a short drive away from that impossibly packed calendar are places of incredible wild beauty that offer a respite from the frenzy of daily life in D.C.
In spite of what scientists and water conservationists are telling us about the delicate state of the Potomac, Congress is actively pursuing legislation that will reduce federal environmental oversight of our lakes, rivers, and streams.
For the Hoback, the report recommends that "the leaseholder should agree to sell or donate its oil and gas leases to a conservation
If Congress slashes clean water protections, more Americans will get sick and communities and businesses will suffer. We simply cannot afford to go back to a time when the Potomac and rivers nationwide were too polluted to use.
What does it mean to be a resident of the Metropolitan D.C. region? What defines us as a people and a culture?
To reach Little Falls, take the pedestrian ramp down from Chain Bridge's Canal Road end to the C&O Canal towpath. Follow
"I saw such alarming rates of reproduction," he stressed. "You can't put your head in the sand and hope it goes away. You
Montgomery County officials have been opposed to previous proposals for a new Potomac crossing, like the scuttled Techway
The only trace of Freedman's Village left on the grounds are the lonely graves in Section 27 near the Iwo Jima Memorial.
Then, it seemed like a pipe dream. But thirty years of improvements have made the lake fishable, and kayakers can be seen