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January 17, 2017

DCEN ANNOUNCEMENTS: January 17, 2017

Tue Jan 17, 2017 at 02:14:22 PM EST

by Chris Weiss, DC Environmental Network

Save As You Throw Sign-On Letter!

The Anacostia Riverkeeper, Anacostia Watershed Socieity, Building Materials Reuse Association, Clean Water Action, Earthjustice, Energy Justice Network, Global Green USA, Green Cross International, Institute for Local Self Reliance, Natural Resources Defense Council, Potomac Riverkeeper Network, Rock Creek Conservancy, Sierra, DC Chapter, and Wentworth Green Strategies signed on to a DCEN coalition letter asking the Department of Public Works to go forward with a Save As You Throw pilot.

[Because of a request from one organization we will send an update with additional signatures sometime next week.]

Click here to read the letter.  You can learn more about Save As You Throw here!

Join the DC Consumer Utility Board Grid 2.0 Working Group Meeting!

The DC Consumer Utility Board’s GRID2.0 Working Group meets to discuss and prepare the civil society response to the PSC’s Formal Case No. 1130, Modernizing the Energy Delivery System for Increased Sustainability (MEDSIS).  The PSC established MEDSIS to identify technologies and policies that can be implemented to modernize DC’s distribution energy delivery system . The stated goal of MEDSIS is to increase sustainability for District consumers, and in the near-term, make the distribution energy delivery system more reliable, efficient, cost effective, and interactive.

The next meeting will be February 6th @ 5:30 PM. It will be held at the offices of the DC Environmental Network, 322 4th Street NE.

All are welcome!

 

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