Here’s something you don’t see everyday: a news release from the Gray administration announcing that it has shitcanned an agency head.

The fired official: now former Department of Environment Director Christophe Tulou. His dismissal was announced today via email from Chief Administrator Allen Lew’s office. Their statement:

District of Columbia City Administrator Allen Y. Lew today announced the dismissal of Christophe A.G. Tulou as director of the District Department of Environment (DDOE). Keith Anderson was appointed interim director of the agency, effective immediately.

“Mayor Gray and I thank Christophe for his service,” said Lew. “We will immediately commence a search for a strong, innovative leader of this vital agency to continue Mayor Gray’s Sustainable DC Initiative to transform the nation’s capital into the healthiest, greenest, most livable city in the world.”

Gee, thanks for all the info. More as LL gets it.