Posts Tagged ‘Potomac River’

Experts Worried Fracking Could Harm D.C. Area’s Water Supply

The U.S. Forest Service is working on a plan for the George Washington National Forest that has some experts concerned for the future safety of D.C.'s drinking water.
Last week, the Forest Service pushed back its release of the plan, which was originally set for late August or early September, to late October or early November. [...]

D.C.’s Fish Now Slightly Less Gross

Good news for the District's fishermen, and better news for its fish: Tumor rates among fish in the city's waterways have dropped substantially.
According to a survey just released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 42 percent of female brown bullhead catfish in the Anacostia River and 14 percent of males had liver tumors during [...]