Posts Tagged ‘department of the environment’

Is D.C. Snow Safe to Eat?

The snowfall expected for this afternoon has started, and you might be tempted to get whimsical and eat some snow. But is catching snowflakes in your mouth, especially in an urban area, safe?
We're not talking about sludge on the ground here. This is poaching snowflakes out of the air, or if you like to live [...]

Spam Goes Green

In early September, my wife and I applied for one of the D.C. government's Renewable Energy Incentive Program grants to install solar panels on our house in Petworth. At the time, the District was justifiably proud of its program, which used dedicated taxes on energy companies to provide money for homeowners who went solar—an incentive [...]