Morning Rundown

by Andrea Swalec April 21, 2015 at 9:00 am 2 Comments

Outside Union Station

Rainfall Total — (Updated at 5:40 p.m.) The H Street corridor got about 1.5 inches of rain during the downpour last night, according to one estimate. [Twitter/H Street Weather]

Redevelopment of School Building on 13th Street SE — A plan is underway to convert the Buchanan School building at 13th and D streets SE into residential units. The historic structures would be preserved, and newer buildings would be razed and replaced with townhouses. [Capitol Hill Corner]

House Republicans Fighting D.C. Law — Conservative House Republicans are challenging a District law that prohibits employers from discriminating against employees who seek contraception or family planning services. D.C. leaders are not protecting the rights of religious organizations, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) said. [Washington Post]

‘How DC Water Turns Poop Into Power’ — WAMU explored how DC Water converts wastewater into an energy source. The American Biogas Council plans to hand out solids from the process to local garden centers, to use as compost. [WAMU]


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