A study has found that with the D.C. region’s growing population and growth in jobs along the water, commuter water taxis across the region’s rivers could be economically viable.
Despite a cleanup that’s taken decades, the Potomac has been declared the most endangered river in America.
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing temporary security zones in the Potomac and Anacostia rivers for the State of the Union address.
The U.S. Geological Survey says rains from Hurricane Irene pushed rivers to record levels in Maryland, Delaware and eight other states.
Most streams in the Chesapeake watershed are in poor condition, according to data released Monday by the Chesapeake Bay Program.