The Anacostia Waterfront Corporation
has released a set of Draft Environmental Standards
for "integrated environmental design, green building, stormwater control, and site planning and preservation" for projects that fall within the AWC boundaries
; the accompanying press release
says that "The Committee's recommendations would establish some of the most environmentally protective development standards in the United States, requiring use of 'sustainable development' techniques to help restore the Anacostia River and provide a cleaner, healthier environment for District residents." Comments are being solicited through March 13.