Upper Potomac Programs

“Being a Riverkeeper is not just a job, it’s a way of life. For ten years, I have immersed myself in the passion of protecting rivers and streams and I can not imagine doing anything else.” – Brent Walls, Upper Potomac Riverkeeper

Program News

PFAS Investigation Program

PFAS Investigation Program

11/09/2021

PFAS Investigation Program Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a growing list of 5,000+ chemicals found in…

Drone Surveillance Program

Drone Surveillance Program

11/09/2021

DRONE SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM Under the guidance of Upper Potomac Riverkeeper, Brent Walls, Potomac Riverkeeper Network has…

Annual Upper Potomac Member Meeting

Annual Upper Potomac Member Meeting

08/24/2021

Sunday, September 19th • 12:00 pmVeterans Park, Smithsburg, MD Annual UPRK Member Meeting Details Join Upper…

A Big Win for Clean Water in the…

A Big Win for Clean Water in the…

04/02/2021

Upper Potomac Riverkeeper Brent Walls’s campaign to clean up toxic “black liquor” emanating from Luke, MD,…

Public Hearing on Reissuance of Clean Water Act…

Public Hearing on Reissuance of Clean Water Act…

02/22/2021

The Mettiki Coal operation in Western Maryland is suspected of periodically discharging contaminated water which makes its…

Sailor Turns Sleuth in Battle for Nation’s River

Sailor Turns Sleuth in Battle for Nation’s River

09/01/2020

You’ll enjoy this feature story by Tom Pelton of Environmental Integrity Project on Upper Potomac Riverkeeper…

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