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Federal energy footprint sees tremendous growth

FedSources chief knowledge officer Ray Bjorklund explains what that means.

Tags: management , FedSources , Ray Bjorklund

Friday - 11/13/2009, 03:38pm EST

Study: Government needs better fraud controls for stimulus programs

The reviews are starting to roll in for the government's stimulus program.

Tags: management , Deloitte , Jane Norris , stimulus , recovery

Wednesday - 11/11/2009, 03:02pm EST

How to save $585 million and green the government

Staying $585 million under budget is a major accomplishment for any agency. But, as Federal News Radio's Francis Rose found out, GSA's Bill Guerin did just that.

Tags: Bill Guerin , Public Buildings Service , Sammies , Service to America Medals , management , acquisition , green government , In Depth , GSA

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:34pm EDT

Officials announce work on new National Mall levee

Construction of a new levee aimed at protecting downtown D.C. and the National Mall from river flooding is expected to be complete by summer of next year, federal and local officials say.

Tags: National Capital Planning Commission , Marcel Acosta , National Mall , levee , U.S. Army Corps of Engineers , Steve Garbarino , Constitution Avenue , 17th Street , Potomac River , D.C. Department of the Environment , Christophe A.G. Tulou , Katrina , Federal Emergency Management Agency

Monday - 11/15/2010, 04:38pm EST

Fauguier County awaits news on stimulus money

Fauquier expects to get word in the next couple of months about whether it will receive federal stimulus money.

Tags: Ari J. Sky , Foreclosed homes

Wednesday - 07/15/2009, 09:23am EDT

Earthquake Detection

The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded $2.7 million in cooperative agreements under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to several American universities and UNAVCO, Incorporated, to improve networks that detect minute changes in the earth's crust caused by faulting in earthquake-prone regions. The agency says monitoring the changes - undetectable except through the methods of advanced technology - is an integral part of assessing the likely rate of large earthquakes. They say, for optimal performance in real time, many existing monitoring stations will need modern sensors and improved communication systems. Funds provided through six cooperative agreements will improve monitoring capabilities by replacing obsolete sensors.

Tags: technology , Meeting Mission Goals Through Technology , UNAVCO

Monday - 04/26/2010, 11:22am EDT
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