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WASHINGTON (AP) - A planned art project to build an illuminated, partially submerged gas station in the Anacostia River is drawing some opposition.
The artwork, scheduled for installation in September, will be visible to drivers on the East Capitol Street Bridge and is set to remain in place through December.
The artist says it’s designed to make people think about environmental issues like global warming and rising sea levels.
But Doug Siglin with United for a Healthy Anacostia tells WRC-TV (http://bit.ly/WhwzMr ) that the sculpture could have the opposite effect and send the message that it’s OK to leave things in the river. He said art projects don’t belong in the river any more than toxic chemicals.
The station, part of a citywide public art project, has already received local and federal approval.
Information from: WRC-TV, http://nbcwashington.com
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