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Anacostia River Cleanup Fund

Fishing on the Anacostia

Nick Wiseman | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC
Nick Wiseman

Not since the Anacostan Indians canoed these waters in the 17th century has there been such an upsurge in subsistence fishing. Some of D.C.'s poorest neighborhoods flank the river -- food deserts without access to healthy food.

D.C. Bag Tax Collects $150,000 In January For River Cleanup

The Washington Post | Tim Craig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The District's 5-cent bag tax generated about $150,000 during January to help clean up the Anacostia River, even though residents have dramatically sc...