GWRCCC is recruiting for a the Clean Cities Coordinator position. Clean Cities coordinators provide the support and management skills necessary to accomplish the goals set by individual Clean Cities coalitions. A coordinator acts as the project manager for a given coalition’s efforts and coordinates various local events to best leverage resources, increase the number of alternative [...]
Question of the Month: What are the current and future light-duty vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards?
Answer: According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), light-duty vehicles (LDVs) emit nearly 60% of transportation-related GHG emissions and use more than half of all petroleum transportation fuel in the United States. In 1975, Congress enacted the Energy Conservation and Policy Act, which directed the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to implement the [...]
Be a Part of the World’s Largest National Park Service Emblem to Celebrate 100 Years of National Parks!
On August 25, 2016, National Mall and Memorial Parks will assemble more than 1,000 participants into a living version of the National Park Service’s iconic Arrowhead emblem. The event takes place on the 100th anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service and the public is invited to join National Park Service employees, volunteers [...]
Fiscal Year 2017 funding round for the Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Program is now open! This competitive grant program provides financial assistance to aid in the development of public access, alternative fuel refilling/charging infrastructure in the state of Maryland. Stakeholders should note one key difference in this years program versus last year's program funding round: Eligible DC [...]
DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE GREEN BUSINESS? CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE THEM! If you live or work in the District of Columbia, you may nominate your favorite sustainability champion, green business, or nonprofit partner for the 2016 District Sustainability Awards. Send DC Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) 2 or 3 sentences describing their sustainable activity [...]