All land disturbing activity unless specifically exempted from the soil erosion and sedimentation control regulations, require a DCRA building permit.
Become a Volunteer Water Quality Citizen Scientist and gain hands-on experience collecting data and water samples throughout the District!
This DC Clean Marina Partnership promotes environmental stewardship, waste minimization and pollution prevention at marinas, clubs and boatyards.
A road map that will lay the foundation for District-wide implementation and integration of environmental education into the K-12 curriculum.
The District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) helps DC residents and businesses use less energy and save money.
Let the District's buying power lower your energy costs.
By attending to our own waterways, we can best control what the District discharges into the Bay, ultimately leading to a cleaner Bay.
Who in our community is building a greener, more sustainable future? Nominate a business, school, organization or individual!
Ditch the Disposables: Transitioning from Single-Use to Reusable Foodware
You can conduct a Do-It-Yourself Audit, which will enable you to identify and correct most problem areas.
DOEE educates students, teachers, and residents about the connections between their personal actions and the health of their surroundings.
DOEE provides a few easy steps everyone can take to reduce consumption and be environmentally conscience.
Whether you are a business owner, manager or employee, you need to comply with DC's environmental regulations and evaluate the environmental impact of your operations, products and services.
Making District homes environmentally healthy and friendly is a top priority for the DOEE.
Energy benchmarking means tracking a building’s energy and water use and using a standard metric to compare the building’s performance against past performance and to its peers nationwide.
Learning about energy purchasing in the District
DOEE is devoted to educating the public about energy issues including conservation and efficiency!
Generating energy by traditional means also generates greenhouse gases. When these gases become trapped in the atmosphere, climate change is the result.