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DOEE protects DC residents, visitors, and the natural environment by reducing the concentration of pollutants in the outdoor air.

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Review the regulations and laws related to air quality, pollution control, asbestos abatement and vehicle emmissions.

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DOEE provides current water conditions of the Anacostia River and Potomac River, including temperature, Dissolved Oxygen (DO),  pH, depth, chlorophyll, and turbidity.

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The District of Columbia and State of Maryland have agreed to use the Anacostia river as a model of how to reduce trash and move toward a trash free Potomac Watershed.

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The Appliance Efficiency Standards were established in the Energy Efficiency Standards Act of 2007, and updated in the

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AREC is an aquarium and aquatic education center located minutes from Capitol Hill in Anacostia Park.

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The District’s Aquatic Resources Registry is a publicly available, interactive map of wetlands and submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) beds in the District.  

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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Fact Sheet contains the following information on arsenic.

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To get a permit, submit an Asbestos Notification Form with the appropriate fee payment.

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Asbestos Fibers Under a Microscope

 The District’s Asbestos Abatement Program ensures that asbestos removal contractors protect their own health and safety, and the health and safety of building occupants and the general public.

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Bats in the District

The District’s bats are in trouble. By learning to live with bats you can help with their long-term conservation.

Bats are one of the most mysterious and least understood groups of mammals.

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Building Energy Performance Portal

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Thank you for visiting DOEE’s Building Energy Performance Standard Page.

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District residents can learn more about the wildlife by participating in national and regional citizen science initiatives that provide hands on experience watching and monitoring plants and wildlife.

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The Clean Energy Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018 (the CEDC Act) represents one of the country’s most aggressive and impactful clean energy actions to-date and establishes the District of Columbia as a

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Vehicles produce almost a quarter of the District’s annual greenhouse gas emissions, making the transportation sector an important target in its efforts to achieve the District’s target of carbon neutrality by 2050.   The city has a number of important prog

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The mission of the District of Columbia’s Clean Water Construction (CWC) program is to fund the design and construction of voluntary projects that provide clean water to District streams and rivers.

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