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
This Act establishes stormwater management programs to reduce the amount of stormwater pollutants that are discharged into District rivers and streams. Pursuant to this Act, it is illegal to sell, use, or permit the use of coal tar pavement products in the District of Columbia. Violators of this ban may be subject to a daily fine of up to $2,500.