$1.7B earmarked for cleanup of D.C.'s ailing Anacostia River

04/23/2010 | Engineering News-Record

The Army Corps of Engineers said its 10-year, $1.7 billion plan to clean up the Anacostia River involves 3,000 smaller projects that will breathe life back into the heavily polluted waterway that runs through part of Washington, D.C., and suburban Maryland. Projects include storm-water controls, stream restoration, wetland creation and restoration, fish blockage removal, reforestation and controlling trash and chemical contamination.

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