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  • Why We Can’t Afford Arbitrary Budget Cuts for the Public Lands and Waters that Fuel Our Economy

    The CEO of a South Carolina sport equipment manufacturer describes how investments in public lands impact her business, and how the arbitrary budget cuts imposed by Congress will slow our economy and hurt families across the country.


  • Leading the Effort to Cut Energy Waste

    Today at the White House, CEQ hosted a GreenGov Dialogue on Demand Response that brought together leaders from government, the private sector, non-profits, and academia to identify opportunities to reduce our peak energy demand, promote a more stable electric grid, and help the Federal Government save energy and money in its operations.


  • Taking Action for a Stronger, Smarter, Cleaner Electric Grid

    Today, the Obama Administration’s National Science and Technology Council released "A Policy Framework for the 21st Century Grid: A Progress Report" —an update highlighting the Administration’s recent achievements to make the Nation’s electric grid stronger, smarter, and cleaner than ever before. Modernizing the grid is a common sense approach to enhance energy reliability and speed the Nation’s transition to a clean-energy economy.


  • Taking Action for a Stronger, Smarter, Cleaner Electric Grid

    Today, the Obama Administration’s National Science and Technology Council released A Policy Framework for the 21st Century Grid: A Progress Report—an update highlighting the Administration’s recent achievements to make the Nation’s electric grid stronger, smarter, and cleaner than ever before. Modernizing the grid is a common sense approach to enhance energy reliability and speed the Nation’s transition to a clean-energy economy.


  • Working Together to Understand and Predict Arctic Change

    Today, the Administration’s National Science and Technology Council released a five-year Arctic Research Plan that outlines key areas of study the Federal government will undertake to better understand and predict environmental changes in the Arctic. Seven research areas are highlighted in the Plan, including: regional climate models, human health studies, and adaptation tools for communities.


  • Reducing Pollution For All American Families

    Outgoing EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson cites the importance of environmental justice for all Americans.


  • Open for Questions: The State of the Union and Energy and the Environment

    Heather Zichal, Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, answers questions from the public about the President’s speech in an “Open for Questions” session moderated by Popular Science.


  • State of the Union 2013: White House “Open for Questions” Marathon

    In the days following the State of the Union Address, Administration officials will take questions on key issue areas addressed in the President's speech submitted by the public on social media during an "Open for Questions" marathon.


  • President Obama Names Sally Jewell to Lead the Department of the Interior

    In his remarks at the White House, the President also highlighted the accomplishments of outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar


  • GreenGov Spotlight Communities: Leading by Example

    In local communities across the country, Federal agencies are finding innovative ways to work together to save taxpayer dollars and help the Federal Government work smarter and more efficiently.


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