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TV Energy Star Rating

As of May first, televisions that carry the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star label are now required to, on average, be 40 percent more efficient than conventional models. Available nationwide, the new sets will help consumers save more energy and money, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, while offering the same features and performance. The new requirements represent EPA's most stringent Energy Star TV specification to date. With more than 19 million sets with screens larger than 40 inches expected to ship to American homes this year, the new specifications also offer important savings in larger size TVs. If all televisions sold in the U.S. met the new requirements, Americans would save $2.5 billion annually in energy costs while reducing annual greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the emissions of about 3 million cars.

Monday - 05/10/2010, 02:23pm EDT

Obama nominates two for key administration posts

President Barack Obama announced on Thursday his intent to fill two key administration posts.

Thursday - 04/29/2010, 01:29pm EDT

EPA jumping on the mobile apps bandwagon

The Environmental Protection Agency is going mobile. Learn how on this week's show.
April 29, 2010

Tuesday - 04/27/2010, 12:55pm EDT
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EPA shares lessons learned about Web 2.0 policy

EPA's Director of Web Communications discusses the challenges, and benefits, of having a solid agency-wide Web 2.0 policy.

Wednesday - 04/21/2010, 03:41pm EDT
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The climate of EPA and climate change explained

U.S. energy companies and manufacturers are adamant that the Senate climate bill pre-empt the states and the EPA's Clean Air Act authority to control greenhouse gases. National Journal's Margaret Kriz Hobson, energy and environmental correspondent has details.

Tuesday - 04/20/2010, 10:30am EDT
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Regs Nix New World

What would the New World look like if Christopher Columbus had been a federal worker rather than a private contractor? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says things would probably be a lot quieter.

Monday - 10/19/2009, 04:00am EDT

OMB's new performance framework to combine the best of the past

Deputy director for management Jeffrey Zients hires Shelley Metzenbaum to help lead the performance management effort. OMB to lean on the Performance Improvement Council to develop and advocate for new approach.

Friday - 09/25/2009, 06:50am EDT
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SAMMIES Tracker: Cooler and greener

Wednesday - 07/29/2009, 10:28am EDT
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EPA: Back to science

A Senate committee hears testimony on changes at the Environmental Protection Agency reversing what some consider eight years of setbacks for the agency's career scientists. The GAO notes one key database is on the road to improvement.

Wednesday - 06/10/2009, 07:06am EDT
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Changes at the EPA

Tuesday - 06/09/2009, 07:39pm EDT
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Federal website wants your opinion

Thursday - 06/04/2009, 10:20am EDT
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EPA adds Web 2.0 to Regulations.gov

Friday - 05/29/2009, 03:36pm EDT

EPA sets Energy Star ratings for servers

Standards part of broader plan to help reduce data center energy usage. Energy also has tool to measure data center power usage.

Monday - 05/18/2009, 03:38pm EDT

People, Prosperity, and the Planet

Monday - 04/20/2009, 10:28am EDT
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Agencies must deal with Recovery Act stress

OMB developing data standards to reduce strain on governmentwide systems

Wednesday - 04/15/2009, 07:56pm EDT
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How the EPA Will Spend Its Stimulus

Wednesday - 04/15/2009, 04:20pm EDT
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A summary of spending proposals

A summary of spending proposals from the Obama administration

Thursday - 02/26/2009, 02:12pm EST

Federal Idol

Wednesday - 02/25/2009, 08:51am EST
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Exit Interview: Marcus Peacock

Monday - 01/19/2009, 03:02pm EST
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EPA-Air Quality Blog

Friday - 01/16/2009, 05:31pm EST
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