Yesterday the Prince George's County Council voted unanimously to pass a bill to ban polystyrene foam ("styro-foam) food containers and packaging material. The ban goes into effect January 2016. To learn more, follow the link - just tap the logo.
When Governor Hogan began his campaign to end the Rain Tax, the hearts of many clean water advocates dropped. All the progress gained from the 2012 suite of Clean Water legislation hung in the ballance, and a major threat to all the water bodies of Maryland reemerged. This all sprung from the misconceptions that arose when opponents of the Clean Water Fee refered to it with the pajorative and inacurate title "Rain Tax". Fortunately, those close to the development of this p
With Earthday Activities just weeks away (Saturday, April 25th) Friends of Quincy Run are finalizing plans to remove trash from the entire length of the stream. We estimate that will take 200 volunteers and 10 site leads, and have planned 6 staging areas along the stream corridor. All volunteers should register in advance at http://www.anacostiaws.org/earthday2015/ . On the day of the event, we will gather north of the footbridge located at Newton and 52nd Ave in Bladensb