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Man’s Body Found Along Anacostia River Trail

Police are investigating the discovery of a man’s body along the Anacostia River trail in Cottage City.

08/31/2014

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Bridge Over Anacostia To Close For Several Hours

Transportation officials in Washington are closing the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge over the Anacostia River for several hours.

08/25/2014

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D.C. Officials: 2 of 5 Troubled Bridges Are Fixed

Five bridges in the nation’s capital, including the heavily traveled Frederick Douglass Bridge over the Anacostia River, are categorized by federal highway officials as both “fracture critical” and “structurally deficient,” but District of Columbia officials say they’ve already fixed one and replaced another.

09/15/2013

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Crews Recover Body Of Missing Swimmer In Anacostia

Rescue crews have recovered the body of a 25-year-old man who went missing while swimming with his two brothers in the Anacostia River in Bladensburg.

08/17/2013

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Body Found In D.C. River Identified As Iraq Veteran From Md.

A body found in the Anacostia River has been identified as an Iraq war veteran from Prince George’s County.

04/03/2013

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D.C. Plans To Replace Aging Bridge Near Capitol

District of Columbia officials are rolling out plans to replace an aging bridge in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol.

12/31/2012

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Anacostia River Trip To Launch New RiverView App

Kayaks, canoes and paddle boards will be heading down the length of the Anacostia River to mark the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act and launch a new app for river lovers.

09/29/2012

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival To Resume In D.C.

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is set to resume on the National Mall.

07/04/2012

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D.C. Suburb Cited As Green Infrastructure Model

A Prince George’s County town is being recognized as an example of how to improve the environment while creating jobs.

12/14/2011

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10 Scariest Facts About Chesapeake Bay

The Chesapeake Bay is a ghost of its former self, and Environment America says it has 10 scary facts to prove it.

10/27/2011

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Judge Orders New Pollution Standards For Anacostia

A federal judge has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to adopt or approve new pollution standards for the Anacostia River.

07/26/2011

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Report Calls For Federal Help With Anacostia

A new report is scheduled to be released on Monday that calls on federal officials to help clean up the Anacostia River.

05/02/2011

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