#182: Ride On A River: The Anacostia

For a long time, the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C. was nicknamed the Forgotten River due to a lack of investment, heavy pollution, and surrounding low-income neighborhoods.

Now ecological restoration and a development boom have brought attention to the Anacostia.

This episode is a ride on the river with Trey Sherard, Anacostia Riverkeeper.

Trey talks about challenges such as environmental racism, toxic sediment, and gentrification, as well as progress on sewer overflows, stormwater controls, and community engagement.

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