October 12, 2023
The Sierra Club testified in support of Councilmember Henderson's COOLS Act and asked it require one-way air conditioners be replaced with two-way systems that can provide both cooling in the summer and heating in the winter.
September 21, 2023
Catharine Ferguson testified for the DC Chapter in support of Richard Jackson's nomination to serve as director of the DC Department of Energy and Environment.
September 21, 2023
The Sierra Club testified against a zoning change that would allow a new building on the UDC campus that does not comply with the net-zero energy requirements in the Greener Government Buildings Act.
September 20, 2023
Sierra Club and CCAN Action Network wrote to the DC Public Service Commission asking for an explanation for PSC staff blocking some members of the public from a public hearing on Washington Gas's application to raise rates 20%.
DC Council Must Act on $4.5 Billion Fossil Fuel Spending Proposal Amid Climate Inaction by Public Service Commission
August 16, 2023
The Sierra Club, Interfaith Power & Light (DC.MD.NoVA), and Washington Interfaith Network are seeking a DC Council hearing on DC regulators rubber stamping Washington Gas requests for costly fossil fuel pipeline spending.
August 15, 2023
The Sierra Club DC Chapter holds elections in the fourth quarter of every year for two-year terms on the Executive Committee, in accordance with its bylaws. The chapter has approved the schedule for the 2023 elections.
July 13, 2023
Sierra Club DC Chapter Energy Committee Chair Lara Levison testified at the hearing on Delano Hunter's nomination to head the Department of General Services, calling for the agency to prioritize transitioning DC government buildings off fossil fuels.
July 10, 2023
Sierra Club DC Chapter Clean Transportation Chair Mike Litt submitted testimony to the DC Council with recommendations for strengthening EV charging legislation before the Transportation and Environment Committee.
July 6, 2023
DC Chapter Clean Water Committee Chair Larry Martin testified before the DC Council in support of legislation to replace lead pipes that carry drinking water to District residents.
Residents, Advocates to D.C. Council: Prioritize Affordability, Public Health by Passing Healthy Homes Act
May 10, 2023
More than 80 residents and advocates testified before the DC Council in support of the Healthy Homes Act, which would help 30,000 low- and moderate-income District residents retrofit their homes to replace gas appliances with electric alternatives.