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Kick-off Celebration for 50th Anniversary of Clean Water Act

March 22 @ 10:00 AM 11:00 AM

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Join Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Potomac Riverkeeper Network and other Leading Environmentalists to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act

WHEN: Tuesday, March 22, 2022 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

WHERE: District Pier at The Wharf, 101 District Square SW, Washington, DC 20024

  • Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton
  • Rep. Steny Hoyer (invited)
  • Rep. Jamie Raskin (invited)
  • The Honorable Muriel Bowser (invited)
  • Chair Phil Mendelson – DC Council (invited)
  • Nancy Stoner, President, Potomac Riverkeeper Network
  • Dean Naujoks, Potomac Riverkeeper
  • Trey Sherard, Anacostia Riverkeeper

Legislation Has Contributed to Clean Water Across America, Revitalization of Waterfront in DC, Maryland, Virginia

Over the past 50 years, the Clean Water Act has made a huge improvement in water quality both locally and nationally. Learn how Potomac Riverkeeper Network has used the Act to hold polluters accountable and to make the Potomac River swimmable again – how the improvement in water quality should be the basis for lifting the decades old swimming ban in DC waters.