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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.
Host Mike Causey will talk professional liability insurance with attorneys John P. Mahoney and David Cavanaugh. Later Andy Medici will discuss potential buyouts at the Social Security Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency.
February 5, 2014
Tags: pay and benefits , liability insurance , John P. Mahoney , David Cavanaugh , Tully Rinckey , Fed Guard , Andy Medici , Federal Times , buyouts , Social Security Administration , US Postal Service , Mike Causey , Your Turn
The Environmental Protection Agency wants to move most of its IT enterprise to a cloud environment. The EPA's national computing center is in the process of building a secure hybrid cloud, and it's just awarded a three-year, $15 million contract to build hosting and virtualization services. The award was made under the General Services Administration's Infrastructure as a Service blanket purchase agreement. EPA wants to move 80 percent of its computing environment to the cloud by 2015.
Every other day, it seems, there's another report on TV about the rising epidemic of bedbugs.
The federal government, which owns nearly 20 percent of D.C., refuses to pay a new fee to clean up stormwater runoff, one that came about in response to unfunded EPA mandates.
Tags: WASA , Mark Segraves , Water and Sewer Authority , National Association of Clean Water Agencies , Nathan Gardner-Andrews , Impervious Area Charge , Treasury Department , water bills , EPA , George Hawkins , Susan Poling , stormwater discharge , stormwater runoff , Potomac River , Anacostia River , Chesapeake Bay
Activism about cleaning up the environment since the first Earth Day has diminished, says one noted bay expert.
Tags: Chesapeake Bay , Chesapeake Bay Foundation , Chesapeake Bay Program , Clean Water Act , Kent Mountford , Earth Day , EPA , Tom Horton , Pollution , population growth , urbanization , development
Tags: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act , ARRA , Senate Banking Committee , Ray Lahood , Shaun Donovan , Lisa Jackson , Department of Transportation , Department of Housing and Urban Development , EPA
A federal Environmental Protection Agency official says a new Maryland law limiting lawn fertilizer use will help the state meet its Chesapeake Bay restoration goals.
Maryland has become the first state to approve the use of Gonacon, a deer birth control product, but the state's director of wildlife said Friday he can't imagine it ever being used in what he termed the open landscape.
A report from the Environmental Working Group is raising eyebrows in homes across the region.