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Agencies under new orders to recycle electronics

Agencies will have to take new steps to ensure electronics, such as computers and copiers, are reused or recycled and do not end up in landfills, according to a governmentwide bulletin the General Services Administration issued Thursday.

Tags: technology , Janet Dobbs , e-waste , Martha Johnson , GSA , National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship ,

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 05:21pm EST
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DoD initiative will save fuel, improve security

Sharon Burke, the assistant secretary of defense for operational energy plans and programs, says saving energy takes risks out of the battlefield.

Tags: DoD , Sharon Burke , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell , Army , Marine Corps , energy savings

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 01:06pm EST
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EPA recognizes DoD bases for energy savings

Gary McNeil, a co-manager of EPA's Combined Heat and Power Program, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss an award for energy savings earned by two military bases.

Tags: technology , renewable energy , Gary McNeil , EPA , DoD , military bases , In Depth , Francis Rose

Thursday - 02/16/2012, 07:36pm EST
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Army's Fort Bliss finding cost-savings in green performance contracts

Fort Bliss announced the contract award after President Obama called on agencies to save $2 billion using the tool.

Tags: DoD , Richard Kidd , Army , Fort Bliss , contracting , Federal Drive

Friday - 02/10/2012, 12:00pm EST
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DoD awards $18M for battlefield energy reduction programs

One objective of the program is to reach new contractors, primarily small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Tags: DoD , Energy , In Depth

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 04:26pm EST

New generation of feds advancing telework, expert says

Tom Simmons, an expert on federal telework initiatives and vice president for Federal Systems at Citrix Systems, says that while the Telework Enhancement Act made greater mobility a mandate, a cultural shift in the workforce may be a driving factor behind an increase teleworking.

Tags: telework , Telework Enhancement Act , Tom Simmons , Citrix Systems , Federal Drive , technology , cybersecurity , management ,

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 11:37am EST
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State of the Union: What was in it for feds?

President Barack Obama hit on some issues important to federal employees during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, including his push for a reorganization of some federal agencies. But, he also called for the creation of two new "units" to help fight counterfeit goods and financial fraud.

Tags: Barack Obama , State of the Union , Congress , economy , government reorganization , job creation

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 01:18am EST
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GSA tool helps agencies measure greenhouse gas emissions

Jennifer Hazelman, who manages GSA's Carbon Footprint Tool, explains how a simple commuter survey can help agencies find ways ways to reduce greenhouse gases at their work site or facility.

Tags: Jennifer Hazelman , GSA , Transportation , CEQ , Federal Drive

Monday - 01/23/2012, 12:00pm EST
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Navy breaks ground on second-largest federal solar project

The Navy has signed a deal to start funneling green energy to its largest base. Instead of costing money, the project will save money, Navy and industry officials say.

Tags: DoD , Energy , SunPower , Navy , China Lake , Clifford Maurer , power purchase agreement , Karen Butterfield , Jared Serbu

Friday - 01/20/2012, 05:08am EST
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Air Force reducing energy consumption in the air, on bases

The Air Force is hungry for energy like no agency in the federal government. The service's top energy official says they're trying to have a smaller appetite without hindering their mission.

Tags: DoD , On DoD , Air Force , Energy , Kevin Geiss , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 05:06am EST
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