The Sustainability Division (SD) is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of environmental programs that protect our communities and enhance the quality of life in Prince George’s county. SD is dedicated to the management, restoration and protection of the water, air and natural resources. Through community services and outreach efforts, SD promotes a healthy environment, community involvement and environmental awareness.
Effective December 13, 2021, Prince George’s County will re-initiate performing 100-year floodplain studies (FPS) for county stream reaches.
Prince George’s County is one step closer to creating a Climate Action Plan that will help our communities become more resilient to the increasing impacts of climate change. The Climate Action Plan aims to help the County reach its carbon emissions goal of 50% reduction by 2030, compared with 2005 levels. It provides recommendations on how Prince George’s County can invest in green infrastructure and programs, such as renewable energy, smart growth communities, low-carbon transportation, and resilient water systems.
The draft Climate Action Plan was released for public comment until Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Visit the CAP page here.
Residents, organizations, businesses, and County-based entities can submit responses to the plan that can help create climate change resilient communities throughout Prince George's County. Join us at one of these meetings to have your voice heard!
PGCLitterTRAK is a smartphone application (app) developed by the Prince George's County Department of the Environment (DoE), designed to assist County residents, community organizations and businesses report trash and debris collected during individual and group clean-up events. This easy to use app will take you through a series of questions that will allow DoE to collect data on your contribution towards a cleaner, greener Prince George’s County.