Sustainability and Stormwater Initiatives in the District of Columbia: A Model for the Nation?
Bloomberg BNA Webinar
May 7, 2013|
1:00 PM ET
Environment Partner Amy Edwards will speak at the Bloomberg BNA webinar on the topic of Sustainability and Stormwater Initiatives in the District of Columbia.
- Discuss the existing sustainability programs in the District, including the Green Building Act that sets forth stringent standards for all new construction and future plans to achieve a 50% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in the city by 2032
- Analyze the District’s proposed stormwater management regulations, which include requirements for developers of new projects and existing projects undergoing a major substantial improvement activity
- Explore whether the proposed stormwater management performance standards can be achieved
- Understand the implications the District’s sustainability initiatives as they may serve as a model for other parts of the country