Legislative Round-Up: 7 Clean Water Advocacy Updates from 2019

Legislative Round-Up: 7 Clean Water Advocacy Updates from 2019

We’re only six months into 2019 and the Potomac Conservancy has already had four major victories for clean water! With the help of our advocates, we’re protecting land, forests, and vital streams on the federal, state, and local levels.

There are several more battles for the River to be won, though, so brush up on the issues in our Legislative Recap so you’re prepared to vote in the next election!

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3 Pollutants in the Potomac River You've Never Heard of

3 Pollutants in the Potomac River You've Never Heard of

Though the fight against river pollution is gaining momentum, action still needs to be taken against some of the lesser known contaminants plaguing the Potomac. These pesky pestilences may sound unfamiliar, but they can have catastrophic effects on wildlife and public health.

Find out what these pollutants are, how they get into the water, and what can be done to get them out!

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Citing public health threats, local groups sue over Shenandoah River pollution

Citing public health threats, local groups sue over Shenandoah River pollution

Four environmental groups are suing the EPA over pollution levels that pose a risk to public health and local wildlife on a major Potomac tributary upstream of DC.

Find out what river is in trouble and what local groups want to see done to save it. 

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Photo Essay: Preserving Agricultural Lands and Rural Culture

Photo Essay: Preserving Agricultural Lands and Rural Culture

Get a sneak peak at some of our protected riverside farms and hear from Director of Land Protection Tracy Lind about the value of preserving local farmland and agricultural areas. 

Find out how our work with local farmers is saving healthy lands, water quality, and rural communities! 

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