August 30, 2022
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 Executive Committee has approved a schedule for the 2022 elections.
August 17, 2022
The Sierra Club asked DC's Construction Codes Coordinating Board to approve a clean electricity building code that transitions DC off dirty fuels.
July 27, 2022
The DC chapter submitted the following statement to the District Department of Transportation in support of the timely completion of the Metropolitan Branch Trail and the Piney Branch to Blair Road section in particular: The Washington DC...
May 18, 2022
At the confirmation hearing for DC Public Service Commission chairman nominee Emile Thompson, the Sierra Club called on the DC Council to determine whether the nominee has provided proactive leadership required to ensure that DC meets it climate...
March 31, 2022
At the DC Council budget hearing for the Department of General Services (DGS), the Sierra Club called for adequate funding to make sure DC government meets the requirements of the building energy performance standards (BEPS) program. The Club also...
March 30, 2022
The Sierra Club and the Washington Interfaith Network (WIN) jointly testified before the DC Council in favor of expanded affordable housing that relies on clean and efficient energy instead of indoor combustion of dirty energy that pollutes our...
March 29, 2022
As in previous years, at the budget hearing for DC's Green Finance Authority, the Sierra Club again called on the "green" bank to stop financing fossil fuel systems in buildings.
March 29, 2022
The Sierra Club testified before the Department of Energy and Environment's budget hearing, calling for greater funding for building electrification and certain zero waste initiatives.
March 28, 2022
In testimony before the DC Council, the Sierra Club called for the creation of a solar ombudsman within the Public Service Commission to address problems with solar interconnection and delayed payments to Solar for All participants.
March 25, 2022
Susan Schorr, chair of the DC Chapter's Zero Waste Committee, gave testimony March 25 at the Budget Oversight Hearing for the Department of Public Works. The hearing was conducted by the Council's Department of Transportation and the Environment...