The goal of “Clearing the Air” is to give the public an inside look at the District's Air Quality Division, everything from the science of air pollution to the laws and regulations that protect our health from harmful emissions. The workshops are free and open (virtually) to the public. A recording of this workshops will be posted below.
January 11, 2022 - Clearing the Air #6: How the District Inspects Air Pollution Sources
This workshop will cover How the District Inspects Air Pollution Sources, including how AQD performs inspections in response to resident concerns.
October 12, 2021 - Vehicle Inspections: This workshop covers vehicle inspections including what they are and why they're a crucial part of keeping our air clean.
August 10, 2021 - How the District Plans for Air Quality: Learn how the District uses planning tools and programs to improve air quality in the District. Also learn about sources of air pollution and some policies DOEE is implementing to reduce them.
July 13, 2021 - Air Quality Trends in the District: Learn how the DOEE analyzes data on air pollutants and what other factors impact local air quality.
May 25, 2021 - How the District Monitors Air Quality: Learn how the DOEE's Air Quality Division monitors air pollution, which air pollutants they measure, and the types of instruments they use.
April 27, 2021 - Air Quality Permits: Permits are issued so that sources of air pollution may only emit limited amounts of pollution, meeting air quality laws. This workshop will cover how DC issues permits and how the public can be involved in this process.
DOEE's Air Quality Division welcomes your feedback on this workshop and recommendations on future topics. Please use this form to provide feedback >>