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A Note from ​​Your People's Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye What a Difference a Year…or 50 Years...Make Fifty years ago on April 22, the world stood up in defense of the environment and Earth Day was born. Earth Day 1970 was the launching pad for a citizen movement that produced new environmental laws and public investments to reduce air pollution, protect nature and clean our water. Today, as climate change threatens the…
A Note from ​​Your People's Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye OPC Remote but Ready As our city and its residents face unprecedented challenges with the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the Office of the People’s Counsel continues to aggressively advocate for District utility consumers even with the limitations of remote operations. Over the past three weeks, my staff have handled dozens of consumer complaints and concerns, with particular focus on disconnections and restorations. With…