District businesses selling food or alcohol are required to charge $.05 for each disposable paper or plastic carryout bag. Find out about DC's Bag Law.
Comprehensive Stormwater Management Enhancement Amendment Act of 2008
The Act establishes stormwater management programs to reduce the amount of stormwater pollutants that are discharged into District rivers and streams. It also requires the Mayor to offer financial assistance programs to mitigate the impact of increases in stormwater user fees on low-income residents of the District.