CEQ Press Releases

April 22, 2014
FACT SHEET: President Obama Honors Earth Day with Series of Administration Events and Announcements

April 11, 2014
U.S. Forest Service and White House Council on Environmental Quality Announce New 21CSC Member Organizations

January 16, 2014
Testimony of Nancy Sutley, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

September 18, 2013
Testimony of Nancy Sutley, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

July 24, 2013
Obama Administration Releases 2013 Asian Carp Control Strategy Framework

May 31, 2013
Federal Agencies Release Energy and Sustainability Performance Updates

May 10, 2013
Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation

April 18, 2013
Testimony of Nancy Sutley, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, Before the House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs

April 16, 2013
Obama Administration Releases Plan to Promote Ocean Economy and Resilience

March 22, 2013
Obama Administration Releases Updated Principles and Guidelines for Federal Investments in Water Resources

March 5, 2013
CEQ Releases Handbooks on Improving Efficiency of Federal Environmental Reviews

February 7, 2013
Obama Administration Releases Federal Agency Strategic Sustainability Performance Plans

December 4, 2012
America's Great Outdoors Progress Report Highlights Conservation, Recreation Successes

September 25, 2012
Obama Administration Announces Winners of 2012 GreenGov Presidential Awards

September 17, 2012
Statement by CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley on the Passing of Russell E. Train

July 13, 2012
Obama Administration Releases Report on Progress and Next Steps in Restoring the Everglades, Announces Additional $80 Million in Project Funding

June 15, 2012
Federal Agencies Release Annual Performance Updates on Energy and Sustainability Goals

May 31, 2012
Obama Administration Working to Close Racial, Ethnic Gap on Asthma

May 18, 2012
Obama Administration to Hire 20,000 Young People for Summer Work on Public Lands

May 8, 2012
Obama Administration to Present Asian Carp Control Options by 2013

May 2, 2012
New Industry Commitments to Give Over 3 Million New Households and Businesses Tools to Shrink Their Energy Bills

March 30, 2012
Obama Administration and Great Lakes States Announce Agreement to Spur Development of Offshore Wind Projects

March 28, 2012
2012 GreenGov Symposium to Take Place in Washington, DC, September 24-26

March 22, 2012
New Industry Commitments to Give 15 Million Households Tools to Shrink Their Energy Bills

March 6, 2012
Council on Environmental Quality Issues Final Guidance to Promote Efficient Environmental Reviews

March 2, 2012
White House Conference Sets Stage for New Era of Conservation

February 27, 2012
Obama Administration Announces Commitments to Focus on Health Protections for Every American

February 23, 2012
Obama Administration Releases 2012 Asian Carp Control Strategy Framework

February 9, 2012
CEQ and Forest Service Announce Project to Improve Efficiency of Federal Environmental Reviews

January 13, 2012
Council on Environmental Quality, U.S. Department of Transportation Announce Effort to Cut Costs, Fast Track Construction and Job Creation for High-Speed Rail Projects in the Northeast Corridor

January 12, 2012
Obama Administration Releases Action Plan to Address Ocean Challenges

December 7, 2011
White House Council on Environmental Quality Issues Draft Guidance to Promote Efficient Environmental Reviews

December 5, 2011
Statement by CEQ Chair Sutley on the Release of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Strategy

November 2, 2011
Council on Environmental Quality Reports 99.9 Percent of Environmental Reviews Completed for Recovery Act Projects

November 1, 2011
White House CEQ Announces 2011 GreenGov Presidential Awards

October 31, 2011
Obama Administration Releases Federal Agency Sustainability Performance Plans

October 26, 2011
Testimony of Nancy Sutley, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, Before the House Natural Resources Committee

October 19, 2011
GreenGov 2011 Announces Day One Keynote and Plenary Speakers

October 19, 2011
CEQ Announces Projects to Improve Efficiency of Federal Environmental Reviews through Creation of Best Practice Principles, Use of Effective IT Tool

October 12, 2011
America's Great Outdoors Progress Report Shows Conservation, Recreation Gains and Economic Benefits

October 5, 2011
Obama Administration Announces Job-Creating Grid Modernization Pilot Projects

October 4, 2011
CEQ Announces GreenGov 2011 Speakers and Sessions

August 31, 2011
CEQ Launches Project to Improve Efficiency of Federal Environmental Reviews through Information Technology Tools

August 4, 2011
Obama Administration Advances Efforts to Protect Health of U.S. Communities Overburdened by Pollution

August 1, 2011
Council on Environmental Quality Reports More Than 99 Percent of Environmental Reviews Completed for Recovery Act Projects

July 20, 2011
Obama Administration Officials and Industry Leaders Unveil Federal Strategy to Promote U.S.-Based Electronics Recycling Market and Jobs

June 30, 2011
Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge

June 29, 2011
2011 GreenGov Symposium to Take Place in Washington, DC, October 31 to November 2

June 13, 2011
Administration Announces Federal Council Dedicated to Promoting Outdoor Recreation

June 13, 2011
Administration Announces Grid Modernization Initiatives to Foster a Clean Energy Economy and Spur Innovation

June 2, 2011
Obama Administration Marks Next Steps in Implementing Nation's First Ocean Stewardship Policy with Series of National Ocean Month Public Events

June 2, 2011
Council on Environmental Quality Releases Draft Plan to Protect Water Quality and Availability from Climate Change Impacts

May 24, 2011
Obama Administration Takes Major Step toward Advanced Vehicles with New Fleet Management Practices and Launch of First Federal Electric Vehicle Pilot

May 23, 2011
Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee Announces 2011 Asian Carp Monitoring and Rapid Response Plan for Illinois Waters

May 4, 2011
Council on Environmental Quality Reports 99 Percent of Environmental Reviews Completed for Recovery Act Projects

April 27, 2011
Obama Administration Affirms Comprehensive Commitment to Clean Water

April 26, 2011
Federal Employees to Nominate Leaders and Projects that Exemplify Energy Efficiency, Sustainability, and Savings for 2011 GreenGov Presidential Awards

April 19, 2011
Federal Agencies Release Performance Benchmarks for Energy and Sustainability Goals

March 17, 2011
CEQ Calls on Public, Federal Community to Nominate Pilot Projects to Improve the Efficiency of NEPA Environmental Reviews

February 23, 2011
Obama Administration's National Ocean Council Names State, Local and Tribal Representatives to Coordinating Body

February 16, 2011
President Obama Announces Plan for Community-Based Conservation through the America's Great Outdoors Initiative

February 2, 2011
Council on Environmental Quality Reports 98 Percent of Environmental Reviews Completed for Recovery Act Projects

January 18, 2011
White House CEQ Chair to Highlight Administration’s Energy and Environment Work at U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting

January 14, 2011
White House Council on Environmental Quality Issues Mitigation and Monitoring Guidance under NEPA

December 16, 2010
Obama Administration Releases 2011 Asian Carp Control Strategy Framework

December 15, 2010
Obama Administration Convenes Environmental Leaders at Historic White House Environmental Justice Forum Featuring Five Cabinet Secretaries

December 15, 2010
Salazar, Sutley, Snow to Provide Update on the California Bay-Delta Conservation Plan

December 6, 2010
White House CEQ Chair to Lead U.S. Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainability Side Events at COP-16 in Cancun

November 29, 2010
White House Council on Environmental Quality Statement Regarding Environmental Reviews for Recovery Act Funded Projects

November 23, 2010
White House Council on Environmental Quality Issues Guidance to Help Federal Agencies Ensure the Integrity of Environmental Reviews

November 16, 2010
President Signs America Recycles Day Proclamation

November 9, 2010
Obama Administration Cabinet Secretaries and Senior Officials Convene for First Meeting of the National Ocean Council

November 5, 2010
Council on Environmental Quality Submits Report to Congress on Environmental Analysis of Recovery Act Activities and Projects

October 29, 2010
White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair to Represent U.S. at 2010 Shanghai World Expo Closing Ceremonies

October 27, 2010
Obama Administration Hosts Great Lakes Offshore Wind Workshop in Chicago with Great Lakes Wind Collaborative

October 14, 2010
Obama Administration Officials Release Progress Report on Work of Climate Change Adaptation Task Force

October 7, 2010
White House Council on Environmental Quality Announces GreenGov Presidential Awards

October 6, 2010
Council on Environmental Quality Issues Guidance on Federal Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Reporting

October 5, 2010
Obama Administration Launches First GreenGov Symposium, Hosted By The George Washington University

October 5, 2010
Obama Administration Announces Plans to Install New Solar Panels on the White House Residence

October 4, 2010
Obama Administration Officials to Join Salt Lake City Mayor, Cisco Senior VP at Oct. 6 GreenGov Symposium

September 28, 2010
Obama Cabinet Secretaries and Senior Officials Join Sustainability Author and GW President to Keynote GreenGov Symposium on October 5, 2010

September 14, 2010
Obama Administration Officials to Meet with Great Lakes Governors Regarding Asian Carp on September 15, 2010

September 8, 2010
Council on Environmental Quality Appoints John Goss as Asian Carp Director

September 3, 2010
Obama Administration Announces Agenda for First GreenGov Symposium

September 2, 2010
Obama Administration Officials to Visit Bay Area to Discuss National Ocean Policy

August 25, 2010
Testimony of Nancy Sutley, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, Before the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling

August 16, 2010
Council on Environmental Quality Releases Report on its Review of Minerals Management Service NEPA Procedures

August 2, 2010
Council on Environmental Quality Submits Report to Congress on Environmental Analysis of Recovery Act Activities and Projects

July 28, 2010
White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair to Deliver Remarks Today at National Environmental Justice Advisory Council Public Meeting

July 20, 2010
President Obama Expands Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target for Federal Operations

July 19, 2010
Obama Administration Officials Announce the Final Recommendations of the Ocean Policy Task Force

July 14, 2010
Testimony of Nancy Sutley, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water and Power

July 14, 2010
Council on Environmental Quality Issues Draft Guidance for Federal Greenhouse Gas Reporting and Accounting

July 9, 2010
Obama Administration Officials to Convene Public Outreach Meeting of the Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force in Chicago, July 15, 2010

July 2, 2010
Obama Administration Officials Join Rep. Mike Thompson for America’s Great Outdoors Listening Session on July 7th at UC Davis

July 2, 2010
Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality to Travel to San Jose, CA, to Visit Clean Energy Sector Facilities

June 24, 2010
Obama Administration and The George Washington University Announce 2010 GreenGov Symposium

June 9, 2010
Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality to Speak at the State of the Coast Conference in Baton Rouge

June 4, 2010
Obama Administration Officials to Hold Climate Change Adaptation Task Force Outreach Meeting in Portland, OR, on June 6, 2010

May 18, 2010
Testimony of Nancy Sutley, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

May 14, 2010
Council on Environmental Quality and Department of the Interior Announce Review of Minerals Management Service NEPA Procedures

May 4, 2010
Council on Environmental Quality Submits Fifth Report to Congress on Environmental Analysis of Recovery Act Activities and Projects

April 23, 2010
Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality to Deliver Remarks in Honor of Earth Day on the National Mall

April 16, 2010
President Obama Launches Initiative to Develop a 21st Century Strategy for America’s Great Outdoors

March 26, 2010
Obama Administration Officials Announce White House Conference on America’s Great Outdoors

March 19, 2010
White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair to Visit Guam March 22-23 to Assess Potential Environmental Impacts of the Expansion of Military Facilities

March 16, 2010
Obama Administration Officials Release Progress Report on Work of Climate Change Adaptation Task Force

March 10, 2010
White House Council on Environmental Quality Statement Regarding the Ocean Policy Task Force and Recreational Fishing

March 4, 2010
Obama Administration Officials Release Roadmap for Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Focused on Resiliency and Sustainability

February 25, 2010
Testimony of Nancy Sutley, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water and Power

February 18, 2010
White House Council on Environmental Quality Announces Steps to Modernize and Reinvigorate the National Environmental Policy Act

February 8, 2010
Federal Officials Unveil Aggressive Strategy to Reduce Threat of Asian Carp in the Great Lakes

February 1, 2010
Council on Environmental Quality Submits Fourth Report to Congress on Environmental Analysis of Recovery Act Activities and Projects

January 29, 2010
President Obama Sets Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Target for Federal Operations

January 28, 2010
Obama Administration Officials to Meet with Great Lakes Governors Regarding Asian Carp on February 8, 2010

January 27, 2010
Testimony of Nancy Sutley, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality Before the U.S. Senate HSGAC, Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security

January 27, 2010
Federal Agencies Compete to Recycle and Reuse Electronic Products; Challenge Results in More than 15.8 Million Pounds of Electronics Reused or Recycled

January 26, 2010
Obama Administration Officials to Testify Before the U.S. Senate HSGAC, Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security

January 20, 2010
CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley Responds to Governors Granholm and Doyle Request for Summit on Asian Carp

January 14, 2010
White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair to Tour Energy Efficiency Job Training Center, Retrofit Site in New York City on January 15

January 6, 2010
Obama Administration Officials Travel to Florida for Events Focused on Wetlands Restoration, Protection of the Everglades and Tour Region January 7-8

December 17, 2009
CEQ Chair Sutley Gives Keynote Speech at the U.S. Center in Copenhagen

December 14, 2009
Ocean Policy Task Force Releases Interim Framework for Effective Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning

December 4, 2009
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Working Group to Hold Meetings with Stakeholders, Tour Affected Areas

December 3, 2009
White House Council on Environmental Quality Releases Revised Principles and Guidelines for Water Resources

November 5, 2009
The White House Council on Environmental Quality Seeks Public Input on the Recovery Through Retrofit Report Through Online Forum

November 2, 2009
Council on Environmental Quality Submits Third Report to Congress on Environmental Analysis of Recovery Act Activities and Projects

October 30, 2009
White House Council on Environmental Quality Statement in Recognition of National Weatherization Day

October 29, 2009
Presidential Awards Presented to Six Federal Agencies for Saving Tens of Millions in Energy Costs, Reducing Consumption and Pollution

October 28, 2009
Nine Federal Agencies Enter into a Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Transmission Siting on Federal Lands

October 23, 2009
Obama Administration Officials to Hold Great Lakes Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting in Cleveland, OH on October 29, 2009

October 19, 2009
Obama Administration Unveils the GreenGov Challenge, Using Innovative Approach to Engage Federal Employees on Greening the Government

October 14, 2009
White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley to Visit Bayou Bienvenue Coastal Restoration Site in Advance of President Obama’s Town Hall in New Orleans

October 9, 2009
Obama Administration Officials to Hold Gulf Coast Regional Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting on October 19, 2009

October 5, 2009
President Obama signs an Executive Order Focused on Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance

September 25, 2009
Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, Commemorates National Public Lands Day

September 24, 2009
Obama Administration Officials to Hold Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting in the Pacific Islands on September 29, 2009

September 17, 2009
Obama Administration Officials Release Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force Interim Report

September 15, 2009
Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, Announces the Deputy Director of the Office of Environmental Quality

September 14, 2009
Obama Administration Officials to Hold Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting in Providence, RI, on September 24, 2009

September 1, 2009
Obama Administration Officials to Hold Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting in San Francisco on September 17, 2009

August 7, 2009
Obama Administration Officials to Hold Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting in Anchorage on August 21, 2009

August 3, 2009
Council on Environmental Quality Submits Second Report to Congress on Environmental Analysis of Recovery Act Activities and Projects

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