The U.S. Green Building Council’s annual list of the top states for green building once again puts Maryland and Virginia in the top 10, and if D.C. were a state, it would easily rank as No. 1.
The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded D.C. with the highest certification they give, the LEED for Cities Platinum certification.
If the District was ranked as a state, D.C. would be the greenest building state in the nation by one measure, and one of the top ranked just by raw square footage.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.