March 2, 2022
In testimony before the DC Council oversight hearing on the Department of General Services, the Sierra Club called for net zero energy buildings and waste prevention measures.
February 24, 2022
The Sierra Club testified before the DC City Council in support of changes to the building code to allow the use of climate-friendly refrigerants to replace hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants, which are commonly used in air conditioning, heat...
February 23, 2022
The Sierra Club testified in support of legislation that would provide a $100 per month transit subsidy for DC residents and at least $10 million a year for bus improvements and investments.
February 23, 2022
The Sierra Club testified at the DC Council's Public Service Commission oversight hearing calling for more proactive leadership on transitioning off fossil fuels, addressing the health threat from fracked gas, expanding solar energy, providing low-...
February 18, 2022
The Sierra Club applauded the DC Department of Transportation for expanding bike lanes, but expressed disappointment with DC's failure to reduce traffic fatalities as part of its Vision Zero Commitment.
February 16, 2022
The Sierra Club called on the Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development to end delays in building a resilient microgrid at the new hospital planned in Ward 8.
February 15, 2022
The Sierra Club submitted written comments on Metro’s proposed FY2023 budget. The comments recommended increasing service frequency, improving transparency of spending on safety, and jumpstarting electrification of Metro’s bus fleet and other...
February 8, 2022
The Sierra Club testified before the DC Council that the Department of Public Works needs new, visionary leadership that will lead the agency to improve DC's abysmal waste diversion rates.
February 3, 2022
The Sierra Club testified on a District Department of Transportation contract to convert the District's street lights to energy-efficient LEDs. The Sierra Club supports highly efficient LEDs, but urged that three elements of the contract be revised...