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Tips to make your agency more green

Federal News Radio has compiled a list of dos and don'ts when it comes to making your agency or company more green.

Tags: greening of government , green tips , Green buildings

Friday - 10/01/2010, 05:18pm EDT

Greening of Government Resource Page

A list of important resources for agencies and contractors interested in the greening of government.

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Friday - 10/01/2010, 04:14pm EDT

Agencies release first sustainability scorecards

The scorecards provide a benchmark on agencies' progress to meet the mandate. Each agency will update its sustainability plan based on its scorecard performance, according to a joint statement from the Office of Management and Budget and the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

Tags: sustainability , greenhouse gas emissions , scorecard , OMB , Jolie Lee , John Buckner , environment ,

Tuesday - 04/19/2011, 05:25pm EDT

Green government already shining in Denver

President Obama was in Denver Tuesday to sign The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, known to most of us as the stimulus bill. That bill includes money for alternative energy, but federal buildings at the Denver Federal Center (DFC) are already using alternative energy

Tags: tech , mngt , Douglas Porter , Denver Federal Solar Park , solar energy , renewable energy

Tuesday - 02/17/2009, 08:36pm EST
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How to save $585 million and green the government

Staying $585 million under budget is a major accomplishment for any agency. But, as Federal News Radio's Francis Rose found out, GSA's Bill Guerin did just that.

Tags: Bill Guerin , Public Buildings Service , Sammies , Service to America Medals , management , acquisition , American Recovery and Reinvestment Act , In Depth , GSA

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:34pm EDT
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DoD to treat energy as a critical military capability

The Defense Department says it's committed to changing both the way it uses energy and the kinds of energy the military uses.

Tags: DoD , Energy , industry , contracting , William Lynn , Sharon Burke , alternative fuels , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Wednesday - 06/15/2011, 08:11am EDT
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Postal Service reduces greenhouse gas emissions

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) reduced the amount of carbon dioxide it emitted by more than 1 million metric tons. Federal News Radio asked Emil Dzuray, acting chief sustainability officer, to explain how the agency pulled it off.

Tags: Emil Dzuray , USPS , management , Tom Samara , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , Ruben Gomez

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 04:24pm EDT
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95 percent of all new contracts must be green

FAR Council issues an interim rule to change the acquisition regulations. Agencies and contractors must start meeting new requirements for goods and services.

Tags: contracting , industry , FAR Council , EPA , USDA , acquisition regulations , contractor ethics , EPEAT , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 05/31/2011, 03:39pm EDT

AFCEA Bethesda hosts 2nd Annual Energy IT Day

Steve Krauss, president of AFCEA Bethesda, talked to Federal News Radio about the event and some of the big issues that were to be discussed.

Tags: AFCEA IT Day , Steve Krauss , IT , technology , AFCEA Bethesda

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 01:41pm EDT
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GSA works with contractors to increase energy efficiency

Nancy Gillis, the director of the Supply Chain Emissions program management office at the General Services Administration, tells Federal News Radio how it's working with contractors to increase their energy efficiency.

Tags: Nancy Gillis , GSA , energy efficiency , AFCEA IT Day , contracting

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 01:05pm EDT
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