cattle in river

Get the Cattle Out Campaign

CAMPAIGN INFORMATION: Shenandoah Riverkeeper has identified 73 herds of cattle with direct access to the North Fork, South Fork, and mainstem Shenandoah River. A seemingly harmless or even healthy activity for the animals, cattle with direct river access cause tremendous damage to river banks and overall river health. When cows enter the river their sharp hooves disturb … Read More

38 New Facilities Found to be in Violation of Permits in Upper Potomac

The Clean Water Act established a national framework for setting clean water standards and regulations in practice that would protect our rivers and streams and their use for drinking, fishing, swimming and boating. To do this effectively, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting scheme was created. Although the NPDES system has not met … Read More