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USDA eyes airports for alternative energy production

Travis DeVault, project leader for USDA's National Wildlife Research Center in Sandusky, Ohio, told The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about the project.

Tags: Travis DeVault , USDA , Green government , Federal Drive ,

Monday - 04/09/2012, 09:31am EDT
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FAA awards cyber contract to lock down personally identifiable information

The Federal Aviation Administration has chosen cybersecurity firm Lunarline to lock down personally identifiable information in its systems. The company says it'll help the agency prevent unauthorized access and disclosure of such material.

Tags: cybersecurity , contracting , acquisition , Lunarline , In Depth , Emily Kopp , Tom Temin

Friday - 03/30/2012, 02:07pm EDT

Obama taps acting FAA chief to officially head agency

President Barack Obama has nominated Michael Huerta, the acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, to officially head the agency. Huerta, the deputy FAA administrator, has led the agency on an acting basis since December when former FAA head Randy Babbitt resigned in the wake of a drunken driving arrest.

Tags: Randy Babbitt , Michael Huerta , Transportation , NextGen

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 09:26pm EDT

FAA extends reprisal-free safety reporting program

The Federal Aviation Administration has expanded a project that allows controllers who make a mistake to report the incident without fear of instant reprisal.

Tags: David Conley , FAA Managers Association , DoT , Federal Drive , AT-SAP

Monday - 03/26/2012, 08:30am EDT
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Transportation IG: FAA has made improvements in reporting jobs data under Recovery Act

Lou Dixon, the principal assistant inspector general for auditing and evaluation at the Office of the Inspector General for the Transportation Department, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss a recent IG report on how FAA reported jobs data under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Tags: Transportation , financial management , Lou Dixon , In Depth , Francis Rose , ARRA , management

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 07:36pm EDT
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Pressure builds for civilian drone flights at home

Civilian cousins of the unmanned military aircraft that have tracked and killed terrorists in the Middle East and Asia are in demand by police departments, border patrols, power companies, news organizations and others wanting a bird's-eye view that's too impractical or dangerous for conventional planes or helicopters to get.

Tags: DoD , drones , Congress

Sunday - 02/26/2012, 10:30pm EST

Obama signs bill modernizing aviation system

President Barack Obama has signed legislation Tuesday that modernizes the nation's aviation system, speeding up the nation's switch from radar to an air traffic control system based on GPS technology. The law also opens up the skies to military, commercial and privately-owned unmanned drones.

Tags: budget , Congress , NextGen , John Mica , National Air Traffic Controllers Association

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 06:33pm EST

House passes 4-year aviation program blueprint

Tags: Congress , House , budget ,

Friday - 02/03/2012, 04:54pm EST
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