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A healthier Potomac River

A new study details the river's slow transformation from polluted waterway to an environmental success story.

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Potomac River now healthier than in '50s, study shows
Article | The Potomac River is cleaner now than it has been in decades, thanks largely to upgrades at Washington's sewage plant - and the proof is on the river bottom, where thickets of underwater grass are replacing mud and murk, according to a new scientific study.
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Potomac River report cites farms and forests
Article | Here's what the troubled Potomac River needs to get healthy, according to a report released Thursday by a group devoted to protecting it: more forests and farmland to filter toxic rainwater.

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