Archive for March 19, 2012

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EPA Administrator Announces Anacostia River Revitalization Fund

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and David O’Neill of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) joined Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton of the District of Columbia this morning at Marvin Gaye Park to announce the creation of The Anacostia River Revitalization Fund. The fund, which will invest $1 million in…

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3/9/2012: EPA Chief to Announce Anacostia River Revitalization Fund

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  WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and David O’Neill of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), joined by Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton of the District of Columbia, will announce the creation of The Anacostia River Revitalization Fund. The Fund will invest $1 million in restoration activities this year, with…

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Washington, DC Installs Two New Bandalong Litter Traps on the Anacostia River

Bandalong Litter Trap in James Creek Marina in Washington, DC

Once again, Storm Water Systems is proud to be involved with our nation’s capital’s on-going efforts to prevent trash from entering waterways. Washington DC started 2012 off right with the installation of two new Bandalong Litter Traps. According to a press release from the District Department of the Environment (DDOE), “the two Bandalongs, one installed in Marvin Gaye Park  and…

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First Bandalong Litter Trap in New England Installed in Brockton, Mass

Bandalong Litter Trap full of trash in Brockton, Mass after a storm

The “City of Champions” has yet another reason to celebrate their name, as they become champions in the fight against litter. The city has made a remarkable commitment to protect their environment by becoming the first city in New England to install a Bandalong Litter Trap to capture and remove floating litter on the Salisbury Plain River.   The project…

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