Generating energy by traditional means also generates greenhouse gases. When these gases become trapped in the atmosphere, climate change is the result.
Grid modernization is an important component of the city’s energy strategy.
The District’s resource for energy efficiency. Learn about energy related services, programs, and plans.
Laws and regulations related to energy, its sources and its use in the District.
Low- and no-cost tips for businesses to contirbute to the sustainability of the District and the planet.
Low- and no-cost tips for institutional and government buildings to contirbute to the sustainability of the District and the planet.
Low- and no-cost tips for small businesses to contirbute to the sustainability of the District and the planet.
DOEE's Enforcement & Compliance Database (ECD) s
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.
Apply for certification and licensing for air pollution, hazardous substances, water quality.
The District offers a vast amount of environmental data for interested researchers and residents to access.
The environment is intrinsically tied to public health. And so, at DOEE, our work revolves around maintaining the health and safety of our residents.
The District Department of the Environment offers a number of interactive maps for your review
An index of DOEE's major services to the District.
Business owners, managers, and employees need to comply with the District's environmental regulations and evaluate the environmental impact of your operations, products and services.
The District law requires that all children get screened for lead exposure at both 1 and 2 years of age.
1. What is a Stormwater Retention Credit (SRC) Purchase Agreement?
1. How does the SRC Site Evaluation Program work?
The District’s Fertilizer Law took effect on April 20, 2013, and is formally known as the Anacostia River Clean Up and Protection Fertilizer Act of 2012.
OEEJ implements DOEE’s Environmental Justice Program, and serves as the agency contact for environmental enforcement matters.