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Lighter force has double meaning for Marine Corps

After a decade of heavy land war, Marine Corps turns to energy efficiency as a way to lighten its load and return to its expeditionary maritime roots. The service already rolled out four technologies that reduce the amount of energy a marine uses. The Marines Corps also is spending hundreds of millions of dollars on developing and testing other energy efficient equipment.

Tags: DoD , Marine Corps , renewable energy , Green government , Richard Mills , Jared Serbu , technology

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 05:26am EDT
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Federal Drive interviews - Oct. 3, 2012

GSA's Dorothy Robyn discusses new green initiatives being tested on federal facilities. And the president of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research is urging a new approach to how the federal government predicts weather.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Bogdan , University Corporation for Atmospheric Research , Dorothy Robyn , GSA , Green government , NOAA , Carlo Munoz , The Hill , Air Force

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 09:02am EDT

Achieving effective outcomes through management initiatives proves difficult

Federal News Radio evaluated a total of five initiatives meant to rally federal managers' enthusiasm, expertise and duty as part of the special report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years. We determined more progress was needed on the administration's performance management and regulation reduction efforts. We called the President's plan to reorganize the Commerce Department a bust but find effective efforts surrounding energy sustainability and cutting waste, fraud, abuse and improper payments.

Tags: management , Lisa Wolfe , The Obama Impact , performance management agenda , improper payments , sustainability , Green government , regulations

Monday - 09/17/2012, 03:23am EDT

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 , White House Council on Environmental Quality , Green government , sustainability , Obama Impact , Federal Drive

Monday - 09/17/2012, 03:29am EDT
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Cool Roofs Initiative helps agencies achieve energy-saving goals

Agencies are installing white, reflective roofs, solar panels and plant-filled green roofs to cut down on energy costs and save taxpayers money. This is all in response to President Barack Obama's executive order requiring agencies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase energy efficiency.

Tags: Jennifer MacDonald , Mark Sprouse , Steven Chu , DoE , sustainability , Green government , Green Government Initiative , cool roofs , National Archives , Obama Impact , management , Michael OConnell

Monday - 09/17/2012, 03:26am EDT

Sustainability and Efficiency in the Federal Government

Ever wonder what the federal government is doing to reduce electricity use and reduce costs? Learn more about how the US federal government is leading the way in working to make its facilities more sustainable and environmentally responsible.

Tags: financial management , Green government , management , Lutron , Andrew Wakefield , David Fricke

Monday - 08/13/2012, 11:28am EDT
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Interior, DoD to convert unused bases to energy projects

Interior estimates 13 million acres in the Western United States have high winds, lots of sunlight, or sit on top of geothermal sources.

Tags: DoD Report , Interior , Green government , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 08/07/2012, 07:50am EDT

Building personnel face new green training expectations

Employees and contractors must demonstrate core competency skills released today by the General Services Administration. GSA developed the competencies and related curriculum recommendations to meet legislative requirements.

Tags: GSA , Green government , sustainability , best practices , building management , Esther Carey

Monday - 07/23/2012, 04:01pm EDT

GSA improves sustainable facilities tool

The new version of the online resource provides additional resources to better help agencies improve workplace sustainability.

Tags: GSA , SFTool , sustainability , technology , Green government , Esther Carey , Noblis , management , Kevin Kampschroer

Friday - 07/13/2012, 07:14pm EDT

Treasury's paperless initiative means no more paper benefit checks

Those who are already receiving paper checks for federal benefit payments have until March 1, 2013, to sign up for direct deposit or direct express.

Tags: Treasury , Walt Henderson , paperless , Green government , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell , pay and benefits

Friday - 03/02/2012, 10:23am EST
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