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Air Quality Law and Regulations

Notice of Final Rulemaking – Adoption of California Vehicle Emission Standards
Notice is hereby given that the proposed rulemaking, "Adoption of California Vehicle Emission Standards" was approved by the Director of DOEE as final on December 15, 2023. The rules became effective through publication in the District of Columbia Register on December 29, 2023. This rulemaking reduces vehicular greenhouse gas emissions by adopting stricter emission standards for light-duty vehicles. Read More>>

clouds in a blue sky Air Pollution Control

The District's main air pollution control law focuses on reducing emissions from a variety of sources, including industrial and commercial buildings, vehicles, and construction. Read More>>


Asbestos AbatementAsbestos Abatement

Asbestos is a material that can be found in buildings and can be harmful to human health. The District’s Asbestos Abatement Program ensures health and safety. Read More>>

a muffler blowing smokeEngine Anti-Idling

Motor vehicles are the largest source of emissions in the District. To reduce these emissions, the District has implemented a law to limit engine idling. Read More>>

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