This summer, the D.C. Council passed two major bills aimed at reducing the city’s emissions and leading the nation on tackling climate change. Two more environmental bills, introduced last month by Ward 6 Council member Charles Allen (D) and several colleagues, seem aimed at continuing the momentum.
One proposal envisions providing 30,000 low-income households with electric home appliances to replace gas-burning stoves and heaters, installed at no cost to the resident, by 2040. The other seeks to get 7,500 public electric vehicle charging stations up and running in the District by 2027. Currently, D.C. has around 250 public chargers….