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Local beaches among nation's best for water quality

Hot weather means it's time to head to the beach, right? That depends.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 08:51am EDT

Tags: beaches, Natural Resources Defense Council, USA TODAY, Ocean City, Rehoboth

Ocean View swimming advisory lifted

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 03:50am EDT

Tags: ocean view,

Anacostia River: Ugly duckling or blossoming flower? (Video)

On a two-hour ride on the Anacostia River, Jim Foster with the Anacostia Watershed Society points out the beauty of the river and the challenges it continually faces.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 10:46am EDT

Tags: Troubled Waters, Anacostia River, Brennan Haselton, Anacostia Watershed Society, Jim Foster, bag tax

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Four Mile Run under advisory after sewage spill

After a wreck in Arlington dumped 1,800 gallons of sewage into area storm drains, officials are warning residents and their pets to steer clear of Four Mile Run.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 02:17pm EDT

Tags: sewage spill, Four Mile Run, pets, environment, Kate Ryan