The Washington Post recently published an opinion piece by John Mathwin about making the northern snakehead a game species.Read More
The North Branch of the Potomac River has its share of problems despite its beauty and reputation of a good fishing destination only 3 hours from Washington DC.
Learn more about the issues that plague this part of the river.Read More
Hancock, MD - Protestors marched through town to oppose a fracked gas pipeline proposal to move product from Pennsylvania to West Virginia by tunneling underneath the C&O Canal and beneath the Potomac River.Read More
Charlottesville, VA—Today, on behalf of Potomac Riverkeeper Network, the Southern Environmental Law Center filed an appeal of the permit issued by Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to Dominion that would allow the company to pollute Quantico Creek and the Potomac River with more than 150 million gallons of coal ash wastewater contaminated with high levels of toxic metals from the Possum Point Power Station.Read More
This boat graveyard is a great place to fish and is being given sanctuary status. Let's see what restrictions are put in place here.Read More
Freshwater intake downstream is at risk, as well as river life. Let's hope for the best!
Ten thousand gallons of latex used for paper coating from the Verso paper mill ended up in the North Branch of the Potomac River during a four-hour period, according to the Maryland Department of the Environment.Read More