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Black History Month – and the History of Segregated Beaches

Black History Month – and the History of Segregated Beaches

Feb 1, 2023

 (Pic from Library of Congress) Today, we begin Black History month, a month dedicated to recognizing the contributions of Black Americans to the United States,…

Riverpalooza Coordination Internship Opportunity (May – September 2023)

Riverpalooza Coordination Internship Opportunity (May – September 2023)

Jan 27, 2023

Position:  The Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN) is seeking a part time intern to support Riverpalooza – a summer paddle series to enhance public use and…

PRKN Joins State of Maryland in Fight Over Raw Sewage…

PRKN Joins State of Maryland in Fight Over Raw Sewage…

Jan 5, 2023

St. Mary’s County’s Wastewater Discharges Violate Clean Water Act, Pollute Oyster Beds, and Harm Watermen and the General Public Washington, DC – January 5 –…

Legislation to Study Safe Public Swimming Sites in the Potomac…

Legislation to Study Safe Public Swimming Sites in the Potomac…

Dec 16, 2022

Thanks to Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton for her Leadership in Requesting Study to Identify Locations for Public Beaches Washington, D.C. – December 22 – Potomac…

New Leadership Team Announced by Potomac Riverkeeper Network

New Leadership Team Announced by Potomac Riverkeeper Network

Nov 22, 2022

New Arrivals to Guide Programs and Litigation Washington, DC – November 22 – Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN) has added two fantastic environmental leaders in Programs…

Urge EPA to add PFOA and PFOS to toxic substance…

Urge EPA to add PFOA and PFOS to toxic substance…

Oct 31, 2022

FORM OF LETTER Dear Administrator Regan, I urge you to designate perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) as hazardous substances. PFOA and PFOS are…

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