If you can’t attend or join a working group, but have detailed comments on a particular element of Sustainable DC, we have a public comment form (https://sites.google.com/view/sdc-survey/home) that you can complete—each section is its own survey, so you can just enter your thoughts in each specific area.
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Energy + Climate + Built EnvironmentProposed scope: Energy: energy efficiency & consumption reduction; clean energy; locally-sourced energy, system reliability; financing; Climate: greenhouse gas mitigation, climate change adaptation (extreme heat, rising sea levels, flooding, severe storms); Built Environment: existing buildings, new construction; increased density
Nature + WaterProposed scope: Nature: Wetlands/aquatic ecosystems; tree canopy; connected habitat/green/natural space; biodiversity; animals/fish/insects/birds; biophilia; Water: river and stream water quality; stormwater management; water conversation
WasteProposed scope: Reducing amount of waste generated; circular economy; reuse; recycling; composting TransportationProposed scope: Transit (Metrorail/bus, Circulator/streetcar); bikability; walkability; congestion reduction; car sharing; carpooling; electric vehicles
Health + FoodProposed scope: Health: Access to physical activity opportunities; air quality; healthy homes/neighborhoodsFood: Urban agriculture; access to healthy food; food economy;
Equity + PeopleProposed scope: Reduction of disparities in income, education, health; vibrant neighborhoods/access to services; access
Jobs + Economy + Education Proposed scope: Small, local businesses; job creation and retention (through sustainable projects); job training; environmental/sustainability education; community engagement; arts as tactic for sustainability