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On Friday @AnacostiaRrkper installed two new @Seabin_project trash traps at Yards Marina funded by DOEE @chesbayprogram ...
12/15/2021

On Friday @AnacostiaRrkper installed two new @Seabin_project trash traps at Yards Marina funded by DOEE @chesbayprogram & EPA Region III. These innovative traps remove plastics and other trash from our waterways while letting water flow through. Check out the photos! #TrashFreeDC

Apply NOW! Don't miss the December 20 deadline and opportunity to work with DOEE! DOEE is seeking qualified graduate-lev...
12/15/2021
Green Fellows Leadership and Development Program | ddoe

Apply NOW! Don't miss the December 20 deadline and opportunity to work with DOEE! DOEE is seeking qualified graduate-level students pursuing Master's or JD in public policy, public admin, urban planning, sustainability, energy, public health or related:

Happy 5th anniversary to a #FoamFreeDCIn 2016, DC banned foam food containers. Previously a common sight in local rivers...
12/15/2021

Happy 5th anniversary to a #FoamFreeDC

In 2016, DC banned foam food containers. Previously a common sight in local rivers, we’re now seeing less of this pollution!

Learn more about the Foam Ban: doee.dc.gov/foam

Thanks to Anacostia Watershed Society for the data!

#TrashFreeDC

Happy 5th anniversary to a #FoamFreeDC

In 2016, DC banned foam food containers. Previously a common sight in local rivers, we’re now seeing less of this pollution!

Learn more about the Foam Ban: doee.dc.gov/foam

Thanks to Anacostia Watershed Society for the data!

#TrashFreeDC

DOEE is looking for an Environmental Protection Specialist to join the team that  enforces the Bag Law, Foam Ban, and ot...
12/14/2021

DOEE is looking for an Environmental Protection Specialist to join the team that enforces the Bag Law, Foam Ban, and other regulations that reduce pollution in the District.

For more information, head to careers.dc.gov and enter 15262 in the search area.

DOEE is looking for an Environmental Protection Specialist to join the team that enforces the Bag Law, Foam Ban, and other regulations that reduce pollution in the District.

For more information, head to careers.dc.gov and enter 15262 in the search area.

DOEE is seeking qualified graduate-level students pursuing their Master's or JD in the fields of public policy, public a...
12/07/2021

DOEE is seeking qualified graduate-level students pursuing their Master's or JD in the fields of public policy, public administration, urban planning, sustainability, energy, public health or related fields: bit.ly/DOEEGreenFellows

DOEE is seeking qualified graduate-level students pursuing their Master's or JD in the fields of public policy, public administration, urban planning, sustainability, energy, public health or related fields: bit.ly/DOEEGreenFellows

🚨New law alert🚨: Effective January 1st, 2022, food-serving entities will no longer automatically include disposable uten...
12/07/2021

🚨New law alert🚨: Effective January 1st, 2022, food-serving entities will no longer automatically include disposable utensils, napkins, straws, etc, with your food. Thanks to the Zero Waste Act, you must now ask for these items! More info ➡️ doee.dc.gov/service/utensils

🚨New law alert🚨: Effective January 1st, 2022, food-serving entities will no longer automatically include disposable utensils, napkins, straws, etc, with your food. Thanks to the Zero Waste Act, you must now ask for these items! More info ➡️ doee.dc.gov/service/utensils

Did you know? As of Jan 1, 2021, the retail sale of Styrofoam products is prohibited in the District of Columbia.  Spot ...
12/06/2021

Did you know? As of Jan 1, 2021, the retail sale of Styrofoam products is prohibited in the District of Columbia.

Spot a District restaurant, grocery store, or other business selling or using foam products? Help keep DC foam free and submit a tip at 311.dc.gov

Did you know? As of Jan 1, 2021, the retail sale of Styrofoam products is prohibited in the District of Columbia.

Spot a District restaurant, grocery store, or other business selling or using foam products? Help keep DC foam free and submit a tip at 311.dc.gov

Are you interested in reducing your energy bill? If so, bring a copy of your PEPCO bill to the Solar for All Ribbon Cutt...
12/01/2021
Solar for All Ribbon Cutting at Fairfax Village

Are you interested in reducing your energy bill? If so, bring a copy of your PEPCO bill to the Solar for All Ribbon Cutting at Fairfax Village TOMORROW at 3pm to learn more about the Solar for All program and to see if you qualify.

RSVP: bit.ly/FairfaxVillageSFA

Solar for All Ribbon Cutting at Fairfax Village

TOMORROW: Join Mayor Bowser, Department of Energy & Environment, DC Green Bank, DC Sustainable Energy Utility and commun...
12/01/2021

TOMORROW: Join Mayor Bowser, Department of Energy & Environment, DC Green Bank, DC Sustainable Energy Utility and community members celebrating the installation of solar panels at Fairfax Village and to let residents know how they can cut their electricity bill in half by signing up for Solar for All!”

RSVP: bit.ly/FairfaxVillageSFA

TOMORROW: Join Mayor Bowser, Department of Energy & Environment, DC Green Bank, DC Sustainable Energy Utility and community members celebrating the installation of solar panels at Fairfax Village and to let residents know how they can cut their electricity bill in half by signing up for Solar for All!”

RSVP: bit.ly/FairfaxVillageSFA

Happy 5th anniversary to a #FoamFreeDCIn 2016, DC banned the use of foam food containers. The good news: it’s working! W...
12/01/2021

Happy 5th anniversary to a #FoamFreeDC

In 2016, DC banned the use of foam food containers. The good news: it’s working! We’re finding less foam pollution by the year!

Learn more about Foam Ban’s impact: doee.dc.gov/foam

Thanks to Anacostia Watershed Society for the data!

#TrashFreeDC

Happy 5th anniversary to a #FoamFreeDC

In 2016, DC banned the use of foam food containers. The good news: it’s working! We’re finding less foam pollution by the year!

Learn more about Foam Ban’s impact: doee.dc.gov/foam

Thanks to Anacostia Watershed Society for the data!

#TrashFreeDC

12/01/2021
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Lead Service Line Planning Task Force

December 2, 2021

The next meeting of the Lead Service Line Planning Task Force meeting will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually on the WebEx link below.

Meeting Agenda

1. Roll Call of Task Force Members
2. Discussion of Public Input Process
3. Announcements

The Task Force is only offering a remote meeting option. To join remotely:

On a computer or mobile phone:
https://dcnet.webex.com/dcnet/onstage/g.php?MTID=eda174921ed9116f493e3eeaf3a3aa35e
Event number: 2311 425 9567
Password: public

By phone:
1-650-479-3208
Access code: 2311 425 9567
.......................................

For additional information, please contact DOEE at [email protected].

While last year’s dead zone was the second smallest observed since 1985, this year’s assessment paints a more complex pi...
11/30/2021
Experts find an average Chesapeake Bay dead zone in 2021 | Chesapeake Bay Program

While last year’s dead zone was the second smallest observed since 1985, this year’s assessment paints a more complex picture of the Bay’s health. Read more of the end-of-season hypoxia report by Chesapeake Bay Program

Hot weather and mild winds contribute to the dead zone sticking around longer into the fall

You probably know that plastic bags get a big thumbs down👎, but #DYK that production of paper bags creates 70 percent mo...
11/20/2021

You probably know that plastic bags get a big thumbs down👎, but #DYK that production of paper bags creates 70 percent more air #pollution than plastic? Clean Air Partners says to make the switch to reusable grocery bags to reduce air pollutants and landfill waste.👍

You probably know that plastic bags get a big thumbs down👎, but #DYK that production of paper bags creates 70 percent more air #pollution than plastic? Clean Air Partners says to make the switch to reusable grocery bags to reduce air pollutants and landfill waste.👍

Fall is in full swing.🍁 If you opt to remove leaves from your lawn this season, Clean Air Partners says to grab a rake. ...
11/20/2021

Fall is in full swing.🍁 If you opt to remove leaves from your lawn this season, Clean Air Partners says to grab a rake. Leaf blowers consume fuel and emit #pollutants into the air, while manual methods contribute to better #airquality.

Fall is in full swing.🍁 If you opt to remove leaves from your lawn this season, Clean Air Partners says to grab a rake. Leaf blowers consume fuel and emit #pollutants into the air, while manual methods contribute to better #airquality.

#DYK that hard braking and acceleration can waste #fuel and lower your mileage by as much as 33 percent?🚗Instead, our fr...
11/19/2021

#DYK that hard braking and acceleration can waste #fuel and lower your mileage by as much as 33 percent?🚗

Instead, our friends at Clean Air Partners say to be gentle on your car to cut #emissions and save money. Your car and your lungs will thank you!

#DYK that hard braking and acceleration can waste #fuel and lower your mileage by as much as 33 percent?🚗

Instead, our friends at Clean Air Partners say to be gentle on your car to cut #emissions and save money. Your car and your lungs will thank you!

“The pandemic has increased people’s awareness of outdoor spaces,” Portia Sampson-Knapp of Living Classrooms of the Nati...
11/19/2021
Picking up trash + boating = 'ploating'?

“The pandemic has increased people’s awareness of outdoor spaces,” Portia Sampson-Knapp of Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region so they’re more eager than ever to access them and protect them. “There’s man-made pollution, but there’s a man-made solution.”

Read more about how cities are creating boat based programs such as our very own Anacostia Green Boats!

How a new trend in river cleanups can inspire kids to protect habitats

TONIGHT: We're seeking public comment for a grant application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a FY...
11/18/2021

TONIGHT: We're seeking public comment for a grant application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a FY22 Brownfields Cleanup Grant, which provides funding to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield sites. Join us!

RSVP: bit.ly/DOEEBGMeeting

TONIGHT: We're seeking public comment for a grant application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a FY22 Brownfields Cleanup Grant, which provides funding to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield sites. Join us!

RSVP: bit.ly/DOEEBGMeeting

Did you know? Restaurants & other businesses that sell or provide food or beverages are prohibited from providing single...
11/18/2021

Did you know? Restaurants & other businesses that sell or provide food or beverages are prohibited from providing single use plastic straws to customers (with a special exception for disabled customers requesting straws). Spot a violation? Submit a tip at 311.dc.gov

Did you know? Restaurants & other businesses that sell or provide food or beverages are prohibited from providing single use plastic straws to customers (with a special exception for disabled customers requesting straws). Spot a violation? Submit a tip at 311.dc.gov

The next meeting of the Lead Service Line Planning Task Force meeting will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 2...
11/17/2021
Notice of Public Meeting - Lead Service Line Planning Task Force 11.18.21 | ddoe

The next meeting of the Lead Service Line Planning Task Force meeting will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The meeting will be held virtually. See more:

The next meeting of the Lead Service Line Planning Task Force meeting will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The meeting will be held virtually on the WebEx link below. Meeting Agenda

Are you handy? Do you have repair skills you’d like to share (e.g., bicycles, jewelry, small appliances, etc.)? Voluntee...
11/16/2021
Volunteer as a "Fix-It DC" Coach

Are you handy? Do you have repair skills you’d like to share (e.g., bicycles, jewelry, small appliances, etc.)? Volunteer to be a "Fix-It DC" Coach!

Fix-It Clinics will be held in partnership with DC Public Library at the Labs, MLK Library. Visit:

Are you handy? Do you have repair skills you’d like to share (e.g., bicycles, jewelry, small appliances, etc.)? Volunteer to be a "Fix-It DC" Coach!

Fun fact: restaurants and other businesses that sell or provide food or beverages are prohibited from providing single u...
11/15/2021

Fun fact: restaurants and other businesses that sell or provide food or beverages are prohibited from providing single use plastic straws to customers (with a special exception for disabled customers requesting straws).

Spot a violation? Submit a tip: 311.dc.gov

Fun fact: restaurants and other businesses that sell or provide food or beverages are prohibited from providing single use plastic straws to customers (with a special exception for disabled customers requesting straws).

Spot a violation? Submit a tip: 311.dc.gov

Happy 5th anniversary to a #FoamFreeDC In 2016, DC banned the use of foam food containers. Since then, District business...
11/14/2021

Happy 5th anniversary to a #FoamFreeDC

In 2016, DC banned the use of foam food containers. Since then, District business compliance rates rose from 60% to 96%!

Learn more about Foam Ban’s impact: doee.dc.gov/foam

#TrashFreeDC

Happy 5th anniversary to a #FoamFreeDC

In 2016, DC banned the use of foam food containers. Since then, District business compliance rates rose from 60% to 96%!

Learn more about Foam Ban’s impact: doee.dc.gov/foam

#TrashFreeDC

Congratulations to Anacostia High School’s strong performance in Georgetown Law’s mock trial tournament! We are so proud...
11/08/2021

Congratulations to Anacostia High School’s strong performance in Georgetown Law’s mock trial tournament! We are so proud to partner with you in supporting the next generation of environmental and social justice leaders. #WhyAna DC Public Schools

Congratulations to Anacostia High School’s strong performance in Georgetown Law’s mock trial tournament! We are so proud to partner with you in supporting the next generation of environmental and social justice leaders. #WhyAna DC Public Schools

Join us TODAY (Thurs, Nov 4 at 3pm) for DOEE's Quarterly Environmental Stakeholders Meetings!  Click below to sign up, s...
11/04/2021

Join us TODAY (Thurs, Nov 4 at 3pm) for DOEE's Quarterly Environmental Stakeholders Meetings! Click below to sign up, save your online seat, and learn about DOEE's programs, services and initiatives.

RSVP today! doeestakeholdersmeeting.eventbrite.com

Join us TODAY (Thurs, Nov 4 at 3pm) for DOEE's Quarterly Environmental Stakeholders Meetings! Click below to sign up, save your online seat, and learn about DOEE's programs, services and initiatives.

RSVP today! doeestakeholdersmeeting.eventbrite.com

Got opinions? We want to hear them! Join us this Thurs, Nov 4 at 3pm for DOEE's Quarterly Environmental Stakeholders Mee...
11/01/2021

Got opinions? We want to hear them! Join us this Thurs, Nov 4 at 3pm for DOEE's Quarterly Environmental Stakeholders Meetings! Click below to sign up, save your online seat, and learn about DOEE's programs, services and initiatives.

RSVP today! doeestakeholdersmeeting.eventbrite.com

Got opinions? We want to hear them! Join us this Thurs, Nov 4 at 3pm for DOEE's Quarterly Environmental Stakeholders Meetings! Click below to sign up, save your online seat, and learn about DOEE's programs, services and initiatives.

RSVP today! doeestakeholdersmeeting.eventbrite.com

Curious about what you can do on Kingman and Heritage Islands? Look no more! Come explore the islands and join in on the...
10/22/2021

Curious about what you can do on Kingman and Heritage Islands? Look no more! Come explore the islands and join in on the fun during the Kingman Family Festival THIS Saturday, Oct. 23!

RSVP: bit.ly/KHIDay2021

Curious about what you can do on Kingman and Heritage Islands? Look no more! Come explore the islands and join in on the fun during the Kingman Family Festival THIS Saturday, Oct. 23!

RSVP: bit.ly/KHIDay2021

Grab a friend, pack a picnic and head over to the islands for the Kingman Island Family Festival TOMORROW,  Saturday, Oc...
10/22/2021

Grab a friend, pack a picnic and head over to the islands for the Kingman Island Family Festival TOMORROW, Saturday, Oct. 23rd! Learn more at Kingmanisland.com

RSVP: bit.ly/KHIDay2021

Grab a friend, pack a picnic and head over to the islands for the Kingman Island Family Festival TOMORROW, Saturday, Oct. 23rd! Learn more at Kingmanisland.com

RSVP: bit.ly/KHIDay2021

Happy 5th anniversary to a #FoamFreeDCIn 2016, DC banned the use of foam food containers. Previously a common sight in l...
10/21/2021

Happy 5th anniversary to a #FoamFreeDC

In 2016, DC banned the use of foam food containers. Previously a common sight in local rivers, we’re now seeing less of this pollution!

Learn more about Foam Ban’s impact: doee.dc.gov/foam

#TrashFreeDC

Happy 5th anniversary to a #FoamFreeDC

In 2016, DC banned the use of foam food containers. Previously a common sight in local rivers, we’re now seeing less of this pollution!

Learn more about Foam Ban’s impact: doee.dc.gov/foam

#TrashFreeDC

Aquatic Resources Education Center (AREC) is a multi-use environmental education center located in Anacostia Park and ex...
10/20/2021
AREC Tour

Aquatic Resources Education Center (AREC) is a multi-use environmental education center located in Anacostia Park and exhibits over 40 species of fish, amphibians, reptiles, and invertebrates found in the District and the Chesapeake Bay! You can learn more about the AREC and wildlife found in the District by watching this virtual AREC tour.

October is #EnergyAwarnessMonth and @CleanAirPartner has a tip to keep your home comfy, your #energy bill low, and the a...
10/20/2021

October is #EnergyAwarnessMonth and @CleanAirPartner has a tip to keep your home comfy, your #energy bill low, and the air around you clean: caulk and weatherproof any little cracks and crevices that let outside air in.

October is #EnergyAwarnessMonth and @CleanAirPartner has a tip to keep your home comfy, your #energy bill low, and the air around you clean: caulk and weatherproof any little cracks and crevices that let outside air in.

Curious about what you can do on Kingman and Heritage Islands? Look no more! Come explore the islands and join in on the...
10/20/2021

Curious about what you can do on Kingman and Heritage Islands? Look no more! Come explore the islands and join in on the fun during the Kingman Family Festival THIS Saturday, Oct. 23!

RSVP: bit.ly/KHIDay2021

Curious about what you can do on Kingman and Heritage Islands? Look no more! Come explore the islands and join in on the fun during the Kingman Family Festival THIS Saturday, Oct. 23!

RSVP: bit.ly/KHIDay2021

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From VNPS Potowmack Chapter vice president Mark Murphy: Watch the video recording of Rod Simmons' presentation "Native Biodiversity Conservation and Restoration Challenges in Urbanized Areas" to the VNPS Pocahontas Chapter on February 4.
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2020! Add a Vegan Caterer! The SAG awards went vegan. The Golden Globes went vegan. Now is the time to add #1 plant-based catering company in the region to your vendor list! DC Vegan is a 100% vegan business. Plant-based food is the #1 way to green your events. www.dc-vegan.com DC Vegan Catering
Your Lead Disclosure Form is still Auto-populating in PDF! We can't enter information on one line without the same info showing up on EVERY line. Didn't [email protected] get the memo?!?
Come learn about an opportunity for a FREE Masters of Public Health through Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Bloomberg Fellows Program. Tomorrow (Thurs, Oct 10) and Friday, Oct 11, we'll host a series of meetings across the city and would love to see you there! Links and details below. Please share with your networks! Englewood - Thursday from 10am - 11:30am https://americanhealth-chicago-oct10-englewood.eventbrite.com Uptown - Thursday from 3:30 - 5pm https://americanhealth-chicago-oct10-upton.eventbrite.com Loop - Friday 9:00 - 10:30am https://americanhealth-chicago-oct11-loop.eventbrite.com Chicago Department of Public Health (Loop) from 2:30 - 4:00pm https://americanhealth_oct4_cdph.eventbrite.com
Girls Who Click is hosting a free wildlife photography workshop for teen girls in the DC area, run in partnership with DC Parks and Recreation. You can send them an email at [email protected] for more information. https://www.facebook.com/events/2334960996821051/
The proposed coal-burninig "Rockwool" plant will pollute the Potomac... And, thereby, municipal water of the DMV. They seek to be in operation by 2020... The following article will explain important details:
When do we start? When do we *lead* with a total ban on single use plastic?
This week, we had tree crews in our block. That was great and much appreciated. Not so great was the oil spill they left all over our front yards, retaining walls, front step and side walk, which will soon make its way to the sewer and into our watershed. Take a look at the video and then please let me know when someone from the city will come address this. I have placed a ticket with 311. Cc:Elissa Silverman for DC Council Charles Allen
Swap till you Drop at Swap-A-Nista November 8, 2018 and December 6, 2018 Room 609. Bring your beautifully, gently used clothing and shoes to swap, give, donate fashionably keeping fiber, textiles and fabric out of the waste stream....11a-1p...SEE YOU SOON!
Today was fabulouso...Department of Energy and Environment. Energy Administration Weatherization Branch kicked off its Waste Diversion Program by diverting fabric, textiles , fibers, wood, metal and other items keeping them out of the waste stream. “Swap-A-Nista” Lunch and Shop had it all! Over 25 staff members will be sporting their co-workers “threads” looking absolutely amazing while keeping items out of the waste stream. Next months event is going to be Epic... See you then Swap-A-Nistas, You will never buy retail again!
2018 Poster Contest Awards One of our 12 talented and creative winners... This year’s themes were Climate Change and Year of the Anacostia CONGRATS to all our winners!