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Mayor Gray Praises Consent Decree for Cleanup of Anacostia River Property

Mayor Gray Praises Consent Decree for Cleanup of Anacostia River Property

 

From Doxie McCoy:

The federal government, in partnership with the District of Columbia, today reached agreement on a negotiated settlement with the Washington Gas Light Company (Washington Gas) that addressed operations at the company’s former facility, resulting in Anacostia riverfront contamination at a District-owned property, located below Water Street S.E., near the 11th Street Bridge.

HHW/E-CYCLING/DOCUMENT SHREDDING SLATED FOR SAT., DEC 3

HHW/E-CYCLING/DOCUMENT SHREDDING SLATED FOR SAT., DEC 3

 

From Linda Grant:

The DC Department of Public Works announced yesterday that the November drop-off for household hazardous waste, e-cycling and personal document shredding will be Saturday, December 3, at the Ft. Totten Transfer Station, between 8 am and 3 pm, 4900 John F. McCormack Rd., NE.*  To accommodate residents whose religious beliefs prohibit them from using the Saturday drop-off, DPW accepts household hazardous waste and e-cyclables the first Thursday of the month (December 1, from 1 pm to 5 pm). 

Environmental Protection Agency Honors The District With Its Green Power Community of The Year Award

 

This press release comes to us from Robert Marus:

 

Casey Trees Awarded $95k for Major Planting Projects Along D.C. Waterways

This story comes to us from Jared Powell:

Casey Trees to welcome STIHL Tour des Trees cyclists to D.C.

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