Washington, D.C. Department of Energy and Environment: Creating and Sharing Environmental Protection and Economic Development ‘Best Practices’ World-Wide [12.2.18]

Guest:

  • T.H. Tommy Wells, Director, (Washington, D.C.) Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE)
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Program Summary:

The world-wide EmeraldPlanet International Foundation movement is linking millions of professionals and citizens around the globe through a practical community-by-community identification, evaluation, broadcasting, and promotions weekly television program and selected The Emerald Mini-Treks.

EmeraldPlanet International Foundation has continually expanded its outreach and service to all sectors of countries and local communities. It is actively identifying the “best of the best” technologies, services, products, and processes. This is the “high touch” portions of the EmeraldPlanet global movement featuring the “high technologies” through The Emerald Mini-Treks, while creating The Emerald Mall to match those inventing, creating, experimenting with, and manufacturing needed technologies. with those individuals and communities needing such technologies, services, products, and processes for sustainable, resilient, and adaptive living in closer harmony with natural surroundings..

WELCOME to join in this world-wide movement by watching The EmeraldPlanet TV programs, participating in planning for and joining in various The Emerald Mini-Treks, and linking your “best practices” to those in need on The Emerald Mall. MANY BEST WISHES as together we create The EmeraldPlanet…Dr. Sam Hancock

Our featured guests are:

  • Segment ‘1’: T.H. Tommy Wells, Director, (Washington, D.C.) Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), (In-Studio), Theme: “Wildlife Action Plan”
  • Segment ‘2’: T.H. Tommy Wells, Director, (Washington, D.C.) Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), (In-Studio), Theme: “Anacostia River Sediment Project”
  • Segment ‘3’: T.H. Tommy Wells, Director, (Washington, D.C.) Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), (In-Studio), Theme: “Building Energy Performance Standard”
  • Segment ‘4’: T.H. Tommy Wells, Director, (Washington, D.C.) Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), (In-Studio), Theme: “Product Stewardship”

Program Overview:

The (Washington, D.C.) Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) is the leading authority on energy and environmental issues affecting the District of Columbia, USA. Using a combination of regulations, outreach, education, and incentives, the agency administers programs and services to fulfill its mission. The DOEE works collaboratively with other government agencies, residents, businesses, and institutions to promote environmentally responsible behavior which will lead to a more sustainable urban environment.

DOEE has approximately 300 engineers, biologists, toxicologists, geologists, technicians, inspectors, environmental specialists, policy analysts, administrators, public outreach specialists, and support staff. Among their many responsibilities are: Issuing permits; Monitoring environmental conditions; Providing funding and technical assistance; Assessing environmental risks; Developing policies; Inspecting facilities; Enforcing environmental regulations; Working with other entities to solve everyday environmental issues; and Informing and educating the public on local environmental trends and benefits.

The DOEE team promotes public and environmental health by implementing and enforcing District and Federal laws and regulations. Its leaders recognize strong and healthy communities are central to the District’s economic prosperity, and work daily to protect the environment in which its people live, work, and play.


Thank You Production Crew and Program Team for your commitment, dedication, and goodwill as we continue to expand our “best practices” solutions identification and reporting in our second decade. We would like to acknowledge that equipment and facilities are provided by Fairfax Public Access, Fairfax, Virginia. We thank our many viewers, supporters, and the general public for weekly feedback, ideas, and suggestions as together we create The EmeraldPlanet….Dr. Sam Hancock, Creator & Host, The EmeraldPlanet TV

THANK YOU AS TOGETHER WE CREATE THE EMERALDPLANET!