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Obama earns green thumb for sustainability record

Jon Powers is the Federal Environmental Executive for the White House Council on Environmental Quality. He spoke to Federal News Radio as part of the special report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years.

Tags: Jon Powers , Green government , sustainability , Obama Impact , Federal Drive

Monday - 09/17/2012, 03:29am EDT

Agencies to follow new greenhouse gas guidance

Based on lessons learned over the last two years, new guidance is coming to help agencies refine their greenhouse gas efforts.

Tags: Nancy Sutley , Green government , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 11:55am EDT

Agencies recycle, reuse 16 million pounds of electronics

Office of Federal Environmental Executive recognizes six agencies for their green IT efforts. The government disposes of 10,000 computers each week, EPA estimates.

Tags: Technology , management , Nancy Sutley , Office of the Federal Environmental Executive , Electronics recycling , green IT

Friday - 01/29/2010, 04:33pm EST

Agencies going green and saving green

Energy conservation and saving taxpayer dollars are the goals of an Executive order to agencies signed by the President last October. But what are the special challenges of complying with that order for Executive Branch agencies? A Senate committee spent yesterday afternoon getting a progress report.

Tags: management , energy conservation , Executive Order 13514 , Senate Financial Management, Government Informatio , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Tom Carper , Nancy Sutley , Richard Kidd , Department of Energy , Dorothy Robyn , Department of Defense , Sam Pulcrano , USPS , President Obama , Max Cacas

Thursday - 01/28/2010, 06:34am EST

White House issues guidance to measure agencies' greenhouse gas emissions

The White House Council on Environmental Quality on Wednesday issued guidance detailing how departments should go about developing a baseline measurement for greenhouse gas emissions. Nancy Sutley, chairwoman of the council, spoke with Federal News Radio's Jason Miller about how the guidance will help agencies achieve this goal.

Tags: Nancy Sutley , Greening of Government: buildings , Green government , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 10/06/2010, 06:56pm EDT