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News Coverage of Lawsuit Against Trump over Potomac Closeure
Published on: 9/20/2018
This is a list of news articles about the lawsuit with links to the publications.
CCA Sues Trump over Closure of Potomac at Golf Course
Published on: 9/20/2018
Washington, D.C. — Today, on behalf of the Canoe Cruisers Association of Greater Washington DC, Democracy Forward sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for unlawfully restricting access to a key portion of the Potomac River without providing the public with the required notice or opportunity for input, effectively blocking the public’s legal right to access the river during President Trump’s frequent golf trips.
Frank Havens 1923-2018
Published on: 7/23/2018
Four time Olympian, Frank Havens (1923-2018) the Washington Canoe Club Gold Medalist from 1952, died, July 22, 2018, just days before his 94th birthday. Frank was the winner of the first Potomac Downriver Race in 1956.
CCA's Proposed Modification to the Security Zone.
Published on: 7/24/2017
This map show our proposed modification of the Potomac Security Zone at Trump's golf course. GPS coordinates are approximate. We are asking the Coast Guard to allow us to paddle on the Maryland side of the river, and to give us a safe path across the river so that we can enter the GW Canal area of the Potomac.
News Coverage of Potomac Security Zone for Trump's Golf Club
Published on: 7/17/2017
Our efforts to reach the news media about the closure of the Potomac River everytime Trump plays golf at the club on the Potomac has worked. We have made the newspapers and the TV news. Check out these links.
Proposed Changes to Security Zone at Trump Golf Course
Published on: 7/15/2017
These are the changes that CCA and the paddling community are proposing for the security zone at the Trump golf course. We would like the boundary along the old C&O dam mover upriver at least 100 feet, and the boundary along the Maryland shore moved away from the shore to allow passage.
Potomac River Blocked when Trump is Playing Golf
Published on: 7/14/2017
We spoke with the US Coast Guard. The river will only be blocked when Trump is playing golf, but that is not how the regulation is written.
Letter Sent to DC Area Media Outlets about Trump Blocking the Potomac
Published on: 7/14/2017
I have sent this letter to the following DC area media outlets: ABC 7, CBS 9, FOX 5, NBC 4, WMPT 22, WETA 26, WTOP and WAMU. Others have sent the letter to local newspapers.