Keep the Cacapon Clean Initiative

CAMPAIGN INFORMATION: Brent Walls, Upper Potomac Riverkeeper, is a leading figure in The Keep the Cacapon Clean Initiative (KCCI), a cooperative effort along with the Friends of the Cacapon River and Cacapon Institute to focus attention on water quality issues and to engage in “get wet” activities for river enthusiasts. In 2020, KCCI hosted activities … Read More

Savage River Wild & Scenic Campaign

CAMPAIGN INFORMATION: In September 2016, Potomac Riverkeeper Network launched a new campaign to have the Savage River in Western Maryland designated as Wild and Scenic by Congress, under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. This designation would provide additional protections against pollution and development on the Savage, helping to preserve this incredible river for future … Read More

Mining Threatens Tom’s Creek

Tom’s Creek is a small trout stream with headwaters in the Michaux State Forest, providing drinking water to the town of Fairfield, PA. Tom’s Creek is designated by the State as a High Quality stream. This high-quality stream is under a threat by a potential expansion of the Specialties Granules Incorporated (SGI) mining operation. SGI … Read More