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- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Building the Hybrid Cloud
- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
- Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation: Discussion of Progress and Next Steps
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- The New Generation of Database
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- The Truth About IT Opex and Software Defined Networking
- Value of Health IT
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The Environmental Protection Agency's administrator recently mentioned the administrative obstacles of firing employees and suggested Congress change the law. One of the unions representing EPA employees is now responding in a letter that blames management, not employees for agency problems.
Bob Perciasepe was appointed deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in 2009. He will become president of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions think tank in Washington, D.C.
For two decades, Douglas James Norton, senior environmental scientist in the Environmental Protection Agency's Watershed Branch, has been spearheading projects to help maintain the health of America's rivers, streams and lakes.
The Service to America Medals honor federal employees who go above and beyond their job descriptions to serve the public. As a senior scientist in the Environmental Protection Agency's Watershed Branch, Doug Norton has led projects to protect the nation's waterways for more than two decades. His colleagues call him a can-do person who uses the latest technology to communicate with environmental officials and the public. Now, he is a finalist in the citizen services category of the 2014 Sammies awards. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss the importance of the public understanding the local waterways. Read a related story.
The results are in for the latest Federal Green Challenge. The Environmental Protection Agency names the winners for Overall Achievement and for Improvement in the areas of Waste, Electronics, Purchasing, Energy, Water, and Transportation. Mathy Stanislaus is assistant administrator for the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response at the EPA. He explains on In Depth with Francis Rose why the agency thinks the Challenge is important and valuable.
The Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Homeland Security has blocked independent investigations by the EPA's inspector general for years, according to a top investigator.
From selfies to hashtags, agencies have asked Americans to actively participate in Earth Day by using social media.
The FBI, and the EPA and GSA IGs have been investigating spear phishing attacks using real federal employee email addresses and stolen credit card numbers to buy toner cartridges online. GSA said scammers so far have targeted employees of the EPA, Interior Department's Fish and Wildlife Service, the Commerce Department's Census Bureau, the Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health.
EPA's "How's My Waterway?" app earned the most votes out of eight finalists in ACT-IAC's Igniting Innovation awards. The site takes public data, simplifies it and adds new technology to make it easier to find and use by the public.
The Environmental Protection Agency has issued targeted early-retirement and buyout offers to hundreds of employees nationwide, according to an American Federation of Government Employees local. EPA officials are planning to offer early-outs at 19 different offices within the agency, spanning all 10 regions. Workers who sign up can receive up to $25,000 and will have to be off the rolls by early April.
New CIO at EPA; GSA gets another OMB detailee.
The agencies issued draft guidelines on how best to assess non-governmental environmental standards and ecolabels already in the marketplace for use in government. Comments are due in February.
Federal workers will still have to report to work for about four hours Tuesday even if the government shuts down.
Former EPA official pleads guilty to stealing nearly $900,000 by failing to show up for work
EPA also issues guidance to agencies, and OPM updates the governmentwide shutdown guidance.
Current and former Obama administration officials' use of personal email addresses and secret, secondary email accounts to conduct official business came under scrutiny Tuesday at a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said her use of a secret account was to do her job more efficiently.
The fourth annual Energy Star National Building Competition Battle of the Buildings encourages people to use the same energy-savings strategies they use at home and apply them to where they work, play and learn.
John C. Beale, a former deputy assistant administrator in the Office of Air and Radiation, is charged with stealing nearly $900,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency over 13 years. A document filed by the Justice Department says Beale stole the money by collecting bonuses and extra salary.
Environmental Protection Agency employees will no longer have to take their final, mandatory furlough day.
Senate overcomes GOP objections, approves Obama-pick Gina McCarthy to head EPA