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Latest Press Releases

Statement on Dominion’s Coal Ash Report

Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN) notes, as it predicted, that recycling and landfill disposal are the best solution to the legacy problem of coal ash stored at Dominion Energy’s Possum Point plant in Dumfries, VA.  The release of Dominion Energy’s report on coal ash recycling confirms that recycling and landfill disposal is the best solution for the […]


Gala Recap!

Our fourth annual Gala was a smashing success!  Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President of Waterkeeper Alliance and leading environmental advocate was our keynote speaker who delivered a dynamic speech, applauding our work and exhorting the attendees to stay dedicated to the cause we all support – swimmable, fishable, and drinkable water across the country and […]


Frederick Sewage Plant Upgrade Success!

Great news!  We succeeded in our efforts to resolve the nitrogen pollution violations at Frederick’s wastewater treatment plant — the city successfully completed a $45 million upgrade to the plant after delays of several years. The upgrades were supposed to have been completed in 2011, but because of inactivity by the city, we were compelled […]


Potomac Riverkeeper Network Announces Award Winners for Service to Clean Water

Washington, D.C. – October 4 –Potomac Riverkeeper Network revealed the winners of its annual “Service to Clean Water” awards, Nancy Stoner, President of Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN), announced today.  “These individuals and organizations work tirelessly to protect our right to clean water.  We are truly honored to recognize their contribution to PRKN and to all […]


Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to Keynote 2018 GALA

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President of Waterkeeper Alliance and leading environmental advocate will be our keynote speaker at our Law & Water Gala on November 1!  Our fourth annual Law & Water Gala will celebrate the work we do to enforce clean water laws that protect the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers.  Law & Water brings […]