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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.
The General Services Administration and Metropolis Magazine have teamed up to offer $10,000 for a winning design that will make a 45-year-old GSA building more green. Susan Szenasy, the editor-in-chief of Metropolis Magazine, discusses the competition.
The Air Force is adopting what it calls a "New Energy Culture" to reduce the force's energy use.
The Department of Energy is testing out new hydrogen technology. Learn more about it through Federal News Radio's Greening of Government series.
Federal agencies are turning to web sites like Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace to reach out to the public regarding their mission. But many agencies have also turned to social collaboration and networking sites to reach out to their own staff when it comes to President Obama's Green Government initiatives.
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Chris O'Brien is the director of sustainability at American University in Washington. He offers some advice for federal workers who want to green their offices. O'Brien said to go easy dishing out the guilt and instead serve up solutions that make work easier and more efficient, and heap the praise on everyone who helps.
The agency seeks to improve the government's energy efficiency through internal and external initiatives. GSA is leading the effort to modernize federal buildings as well as provide customer agencies with sustainable products and services. Read an op-ed by Stephen Leeds, the General Services Administration's senior counselor to the administrator.
Federal News Radio has compiled a list of dos and don'ts when it comes to making your agency or company more green.
A list of important resources for agencies and contractors interested in the greening of government.
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