That’s the date by which the Clean Water Act promised that America’s waterways would be fishable and swimmable.
It’s 28 years since that deadline came and went. To bring attention to this anniverary, a group of hardy souls plunged into the murky waters of the Anacostia River to protest the continued failure to make good on that promise.
Thanks to everyone who came out today!
Read more about the event here:
“Getting dirty to clean up the Anacostia River,” WTOP.