(a) The District Department of the Environment shall:
(1) Establish a pilot program that permits entities to adopt a section of the Anacostia River for the purpose of removing bottles and other trash; and
(2) Select an entity to participate in the pilot program whose organizational mission is related to the restoration and preservation of District waterways.
(b) The pilot program shall include financial incentives and continue for at least 6 months.
(c) After completion of the pilot program, the District Department of the Environment may extend the program indefinitely and expand it to include other District waterways.
This section is referenced in § 8-102.05.
Effect of Amendments
The 2012 amendment by D.C. Law 19-188 added this section.