Better Health for the Potomac River
by Deirdre Blake
posted Nov 20 2013 7:17AM
Some better news if you like to swim, boat or eat fish and seafood from the Potomac River. Its overall health goes from a grade of D to C over the past year. Cleanup is helping more American shad and other fish spawn and more land in the watershed is being protected. But officials say polluted runoff from development and deforestation is still public enemy number one.