» December 2012, The Little Cove that Could, Chesapeake Quarterly
» November 26, 2012, ANS and Partners' testimony at a Prince George's County hearing, regarding legislation that will encourage "green streets" and a "swimmable, fishable" Anacostia River through environmental site design practices and outdoor classrooms for citizens.
» November 26, 2012, Diane Cameron's letter to Montgomery County's Department of Permitting Services (DPS), recommending that they include the attached proposal for streamline permitting of bioretention retrofits in Montgomery County in the DPS' Streamline Development Roundtable Initiative.
» November 15, 2012, "Global Mission church OK’d despite outcry," The Frederick News-Post
» November 8, 2012, ANS and partners comment on DC's Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit.
» October 19, 2012, ANS and Chose Clean Water Partners comment on the Arlington County, VA, Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit, urging the EPA Region 3 to ensure that the permit complies with all applicable legal requirements.
» October 18, 2012, Diane Cameron features in WTOP article and video on protecting Ten Mile Creek.
» October 10, 2012, County to amend Clarksburg master plan: Review to center on area arount Ten Mile Creek, Gazette.Net
» October 8, 2012, Lockheed Martin CEO Cited for cutting trees along the Potomac, The Washington Post
» October 2, 2012, Dolores Milmoe's letter to Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner and Council Members in support of the Burtonsville Crossroads Neighborhood Plan and protection of sensitive lands in Burtonsville and the Patuxent Watershed.
» October 1, 2012, Clarksburg Environmentalists Launch Petition to Protect Ten Mile Creek, North Potomac-Darnestown Patch. ANS and Montgomery Countryside Alliance were listed as creators of the petition, which as of Monday had more than 630 supporters.
» August 28, 2012, Diane Cameron's letter to Montgomery County's Zoning Office, opposing erosion of Grosvenor tributary of Rock Creek due to neighboring construction project.
» August 27, 2012, ANS and multiple partners comment on DC's Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit, urging EPA to limit runoff by setting enforceable requirements.
» August 13, 2012, ANS and Chose Clean Water Partners comment on Maryland's Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit, urging the MD Dept. of the Environment to pass strong permits in the state.
» August 7, 2012, ANS's Diane Cameron's testimony before reps of the Maryland Department of the Environment on Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permits in the state. As always, our goal is to push for enforceable requirements that will limit runoff into MD's waterways.
» July 26, 2012, Master Plan Bows Before Art, The Connection Newspapers.
» July 25, 2012, Fate of Costco Gas Station in Wheaton Remains Uncertain, Wheaton Patch.
» July 17, 2012, Montgomery Council gives Rales the green light for Glenstone, The Washington Post.
» July 17, 2012, ANS and other Choose Clean Water coalition members' letter, urging the VA Natural Resources Secretary to develop strong Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permits in the state.
» June 27, 2012, ANS and Partners' letters to Montgomery County Executive Leggett and Department of Transportation Chief of Tree Maintenance Section, opposing the treatment of trees and streams along county-designated Rural & Rustic Roads.
» June 21, 2012, ANS testimony before the Montgomery County Council, opposing mega-sprawl projects.
» June 16, 2012, Stella Koch comments to the National Park Service in support of the restoration of Dyke Marsh.
» June 14, 2012, Diane Cameron testifies before the Prince George's County County in support of a stormwater rebate bill.
» June 12, 2012, ANS and partner testimony before the Montgomery County Council in support of Bill 16-12, regarding utility vegetation management.
» June 8, 2012, ANS and partners letter to the D.C. City Council in oppostion to the Anacostia Waterfront Environmental Standards Amendment.
» June 6, 2012, ANS and hundreds of other groups sign onto letter to President Obama, urging monies for environmental education and climate change education in upcoming budget.
» May 21, 2012, Why the Ospreys Can Come Home, The Washington Post, letter to the editor by Neal Fitzpatrick
» May 15, 2012, ANS and partners' letter to Washington, D.C. officials, urging the implementation of stormwater regulations that will increase the retention of of rain water where it falls.
» May 14, 2012, ANS's letter to county official in support of Nick's Organic Farm in Potomac, which could be lost to soccer fields.
» April 13, 2012, ANS signed onto partners' letter to President Obama, urging the creation of a President's Council on Environmental Literacy.
» April 12, 2012, ANS's Stella Koch's testimony before Fairfax County's Board of Supervisors, urging their support of a proposed 1 cent increase in the Stormwater Service District rate.
» April 10, 2012, Use rosier Metro outlook to reduce fare hike, GreaterGreaterWashington.org
» April 5, 2012, Public Health Effects of Costco Gas Station Questioned, Wheaton Patch
» March 21, 2012, ANS and partners' letter to MD legislators in support of HB 772, which would grant further protections to family farms in Montgomery County's Ag Reserve.
» March 16, 2012, ANS and partners' letter to U.S. Senators and Representatives, urging the continuation of funding for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Education and Training program.
» March 8, 2012, ANS and partners' letter to MD House Economic Matters Committee, urging support of HB 940, which will make lighting controls mandatory in hotels.
» March 8, 2012, ANS and partners' letter to MD Senate Education, Health, Environmental Affairs Committee, urging support SB 869, which will make lighting controls mandatory in hotels.
» March 8, 2012, Dolores Milmoe's testimony in support of HB 1199, a bill that ensures gas utility providers proactively address gas leaks in proximity to trees.
» February 22, 2012, Cleaning Up the Potomac, Tracking Down Cows, North Potomac-Darnestown Patch
» January 24, 2012, Diane Cameron's letter to Montgomery County Planning Director, requesting immediate action on the Forest Conservation Plan exemption granted to developers of Wheaton's Costco Mall in light of the fact that construction has begun.
» January 20, 2012, Costco's Forest Conservation Plan Exemption Challenged, Kensington Patch
» January 13, 2012, ANS and partners letter to Montgomery County Planning Director, urging review of the Forest Conservation Plan exemption granted to developers of Wheaton's Costco Mall
» January 5, 2012, Diane Cameron's letter to the Montgomery County Planning Department, urging the recall exempting developers of the Costco Mall addition from submitting a Forest Conservation Plan (on the green buffer in the area).
» January 5, 2012, Letter through Choose Clean Water coalition to VA state representatives, regarding conservation commitments in VA's budget.
» January 5, 2012, Letter through Choose Clean Water coalition to VA Governor McDonnell, regarding the state's role in addressing the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay.