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White House environmental policy adviser Sutley to resign

After five years as chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), Nancy Sutley will leave her position in February 2014. During Sutley's tenure, the Obama administration created the National Ocean Policy and Climate Action Plan.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 09:00am EST

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.

Monday - 09/17/2012, 03:29am EDT
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Sustainability Efforts: The grades are in

Federal agencies released FY 2011 sustainability scorecards indicating overall progress.

Friday - 06/15/2012, 06:50pm EDT

New Energy program helps agencies meet efficiency goals

Tim Unruh, program manager at the Energy Department's Federal Energy Management Program, shared tips on how agencies can become more energy efficient.

Monday - 10/31/2011, 03:17pm EDT
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Mixed progress on varied goals in agency sustainability score cards

The Obama administration announced the release of the second annual sustainability performance plan for federal agencies at the annual Green Gov Symposium.

Monday - 10/31/2011, 12:33pm EDT
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GSA makes progress on greening the fleet

Michael Robertson, GSA's chief of staff, provided an update on the agency's continuing green and clean energy efforts.

Monday - 10/31/2011, 10:33am EDT
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DoD seeks energy 'nirvana' in priorities

Dorothy Robyn, the deputy undersecretary of defense for installations and environment, said DoD is taking the lead in helping clean energy companies clear the commercialization hurdle.

Monday - 10/31/2011, 09:43am EDT
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Pilot projects could increase agency energy efficiency

Gary Guzy, the Council's Deputy Director, describes how these projects can make your agency more energy efficient.

Tuesday - 04/05/2011, 03:15pm EDT
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White House hands out awards for green efforts

Subhead: Administration honors sustainability efforts by seven agencies with the 2010 GreenGov Presidential awards.

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 07:03pm EDT

White House's Sutley sees new greener mindset

Council on Environmental Quality issues new guidance giving agencies instructions to measure greenhouse gas emissions. Council chair Nancy Sutley said the directive includes approaches used inside and out of government. Agencies have until January 2011 to complete an initial baseline inventory.

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 07:09am EDT
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GSA, Energy going alternative to run its buildings

DoE wants to make all of its roofs white or light color to help reduce the amount of heat buildings absorb. GSA is testing solar panels, geo-thermal and solar chimneys in different buildings around the country. The goal is to help reduce the government's $25 billion annual energy bill.

Wednesday - 10/06/2010, 07:30am EDT
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Agencies have plans, now will go green

The White House releases 56 agency sustainability plans showing how the government will meet an assortment of energy efficiency goals. Federal Environmental Executive Michelle Moore said ideas run the gamut from recycling to computer power management. The administration is hosting the GreenGov Symposium in October to help educate and promote agency goals.

Monday - 09/13/2010, 06:24am EDT
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Kundra says reducing data centers takes a village

Agency strategies to consolidate data centers are due to OMB by Aug. 30. Kundra says his office will approve them by Dec. 31. He advises agencies that this is more than a technology initiative.

Thursday - 08/26/2010, 06:30am EDT
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