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.
Air Quality Law and Regulations
The District's main air pollution control law focuses on reducing emissions from a variety of sources, including industrial and commercial buildings, vehicles, and construction. Read More>>
Asbestos is a material that can be found in buildings and can be harmful to human health. The District’s Asbestos Abatement Program ensures health and safety. Read More>>
Motor vehicles are the largest source of emissions in the District. To reduce these emissions, the District has implemented a law to limit engine idling. Read More>>