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Anyone engaged in eliminating lead-based paint hazards must abide by a set of work practices described in the new law and must at minimum be trained in lead-safe work practices. 

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Accreditation, certification and permitting protects humans and the environment.

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Branches of the Lead and Healthy Housing Division are responsible for ensuring lead poisoning prevention and professional accreditation, certification and permitting.

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Our city continues to work steadily toward a more sustainable DC and is leading other cities in the area of urban sustainability.

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Home Energy Audits

Frequently requested green services from recycling to rodents.

Pollinator Gardening

2nd Annual DOEE Native Pollinator Plant Seed Giveaway

For Earth Day DOEE will give away native pollinator plant seeds (while supplies last) at various metro stations across the District on Friday, April 21, from 7:30 – 9:00 am.

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Certification applications are available for businesses and individual contractors who wish to provide UST services to DC.

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We work daily to protect the environment in which its people live, work and play.

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Get information on how to obtain a Pesticide License in Washington DC.

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DDOE's pesticide program aims to protect human health and the environment from risks resulting from pesticide production, registration, distribution, use and disposal.

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Review the regulations for use of pesticides and the requirements for communicating with District citizens.

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Learn about DOEE's plans and commitments for environmental improvements throughout the Distric.

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Information for property managers on the proper management of spent compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), fluorescent light bulbs, and batteries.

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DC PACE provides an attractive financing solution that will help District property owners implement energy efficiency improvements.

 

Winter weather brings its own set of environmental challenges to the District. As snow and ice accumulate it becomes contaminated with salt, litter, dirt, and other pollutants.

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