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Study Found D.C. Area Water Taxis Could Be Viable

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.

10/10/2013

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Potomac River On List Of Most Endangered

Despite a cleanup that’s taken decades, the Potomac has been declared the most endangered river in America.

05/15/2012

April 27: In response to detractors, President Barack Obama released his official Hawaiian long-form birth certificate. The action came as a response to the long-held accusations toward the president in regards to his American citizenship – and by proxy, his eligibility to hold office. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Security Zone Set For State Of The Union

The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing temporary security zones in the Potomac and Anacostia rivers for the State of the Union address.

01/24/2012

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USGS: Irene Caused Record River Levels In Md., Del.

The U.S. Geological Survey says rains from Hurricane Irene pushed rivers to record levels in Maryland, Delaware and eight other states.

08/31/2011

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New Data Shows Chesapeake Streams In Bad Health

Most streams in the Chesapeake watershed are in poor condition, according to data released Monday by the Chesapeake Bay Program.

05/09/2011

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