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Mathy Stanislaus, Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency has named winners of this year's Federal Green Challenge, which prompts agencies to help reduce the entire government's environmental footprint. More than 400 agencies participated this year. Mathy Stanislaus, the assistant administrator of the EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the challenge, and this year's winners.

Tags: Mathy Stanislaus , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Green government

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 09:41am EDT
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Congress slams EPA for turning blind eye to 'serial sexual harasser'

Is the EPA turning a blind eye to sexual harassment and pornography in the in the office? Members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee gave the impression that they thought so at a hearing Thursday.

Tags: sexual harassment , pornography , misconduct , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Jason Chaffetz , Peter Jutro , John Reeder , Mark Meadows , Stanley Meiburg , elijah cummings , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 04:06pm EDT

We need to address 'deep, systemic problems' to improve federal workforce morale

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) wants to improve working conditions for federal workers by dealing with poorly performing employees more quickly. He said most federal workers are committed, hard-working people, but long-standing challenges are hampering employee success need to be addressed.

Tags: Mark Meadows , Congress , House , workforce , firing , worst places to work , OPM , DHS , National Archives , Jason Chaffetz , elijah cummings , commentary

Monday - 04/27/2015, 03:46am EDT

Six women tackle a variety of roles at EPA

This week, Women of Washington hosts Gigi Schumm and Aileen Black go on location to the EPA. They interview six women in different roles to understand what it's like to be a woman working for the EPA.

Tags: Women of Washington , Bridget Williams , Benita-Best Wong , Cynthia Giles , Joann Chase , Lorie Schmidt , Tara O

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 06:01pm EDT

GSA's Hashmi squares away industry plans; Kraden heads to OGP

There was an awful lot of movement in the federal IT community over the last few weeks. There was maybe none more surprising than Sonny Hashmi's decision to leave as the chief information officer of the General Services Administration. Now we know who made him an offer he couldn't refuse.

Tags: people , Technology , Sonny Hashmi , GSA , Greg Godbout , 18F , Jonathan Kraden , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Office of Governmentwide Policy , Steve Grewal , Education Department , Cybersecurity , Jason Miller , Inside the Reporters Notebook

Monday - 03/16/2015, 04:58am EDT

OMB's Kathy Stack's impact on government shouldn't be overlooked

Kathy Stack who spent the last 28 years at the Office of Management and Budget, was the quiet leader behind the move toward evidence-based decision making over the last few years.

Tags: people , Technology , USDA , Charles McClam , OMB , Kathy Stack , Ann Dunkin , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Monday - 03/02/2015, 05:03am EST

Ann Dunkin named CIO at EPA

Ann Dunkin has been named chief information officer at the Environmental Protection Agency. Her first day on the job was Monday, Feb. 23. Dunkin previously served as senior adviser to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

Tags: Ann Dunkin , CIO , Women of Washington , Aileen Black , Gigi Schumm , Technology , Congress , nominations

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 05:36pm EST

Kevin Collins, Spokesman, Office of Inspector General, EPA

Potential fraud at the Environmental Protection Agency is attracting congressional attention. Members asked EPA's Office of Inspector General to investigate a specific case involving a senior policy Adviser at the agency named John Beale. Kevin Collins is spokesman for EPA OIG and contributed to its report. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained the details of the case and why Congress is paying attention.

Tags: Kevin Collins , OIG , inspector general , In Depth

Friday - 02/20/2015, 05:20pm EST
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EPA aims to please employees with short-term projects

For the agency, the Skills Marketplace offers a new way to get work done without more staff or resources. For employees, it provides a chance to build skills and make connections without giving up their day jobs.

Tags: John Reeder , Noha Gaber , Wing Yeung , Janice Weiner , workforce , career development , Employee engagement , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 02/18/2015, 07:00am EST
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John Reeder, Deputy Chief of Staff, and Noha Gaber, EPA

Online dating has come to the EPA. It's not a romantic thing, but the concept is similar. The agency's new skills marketplace lets employees apply for projects throughout the agency. If selected, they get to do the new work, develop their skills and meet new colleagues all without leaving their day jobs. Now other agencies are paying attention. Federal News Radio Reporter Emily Kopp spoke with John Reeder, the EPA deputy chief of staff, and Noha Gaber, the acting director of internal communications. John explains why the EPA launched the marketplace.

Tags: John Reeder , Noha Gaber , Emily Kopp , In Depth

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 04:44pm EST
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