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Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 1:48 PM EST
The nomination period for the 2013 Better Building Federal Award (BBFA) is now open. This contest builds on the Federal Government’s goal to reduce energy intensity – or energy consumed per square foot – by 30 percent by 2015 through encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding Federal agencies that achieve the greatest annual savings in energy intensity.
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 7:55 AM EST
The President of the American Fly Fishing Trade Association discusses how the Obama Administration's work to protect our outdoor spaces is important for small businesses and our economy.
Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 1:32 PM EST
As part of this administrations commitment to renewable energy, the Bureau of Land Management is releasing its final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States (Solar PEIS).
Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 9:56 AM EST
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus discusses the recent Great Green Fleet demonstration in which a carrier strike group used advanced biofuels during the largest maritime exercise in the world.
Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 9:39 AM EST
Luis Aguirre-Torres is the founder and CEO of GreenMomentum and Cleantech Challenge México, two organizations created with the purpose of promoting, developing and implementing clean technology, as well as green Jobs, in Latin America. During the past three years, he has overseen the execution of several region-wide programs that seek to promote the development, licensing and transferal of clean technology.
U.S. Public Lands Continue to Create Jobs and Boost Local Economies Through Tourism, Restoration Efforts, and Energy InitiativesPosted byon July 26, 2012 at 12:16 PM EST
In sectors ranging from tourism to outdoor recreation and energy development, our nation’s public lands and waters are creating jobs and supporting local economies across the country.
Posted byon July 24, 2012 at 2:26 PM EST
The President of Health Care Without Harm discusses the Healthier Hospitals Initiative's campaign to promote sustainability in hospitals and health care facilities across the country
Posted byon July 24, 2012 at 9:45 AM EST
On September 24-26, 2012, the Council on Environmental Quality and the Association of Climate Change Officers will bring together sustainability leaders and newcomers from federal, state, and local governments, academia, non-profits, and the private sector for the third annual GreenGov Symposium
Posted byon July 20, 2012 at 7:55 AM EST
Building off the recent launch of the Energy Data Initiative, fifty technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors joined staff from the White House, Department of Energy, and the Environmental Protection Agency to participate in an “Energy Data Jam” last week in New York City. One of the goals of the half-day workshop was to brainstorm how freely available datasets—i.e., open data—might be used by clean-energy entrepreneurs for new products, services, or apps.
Posted byon July 19, 2012 at 11:46 AM EST
A National Football League player and environmental activist discusses the role sports can play in promoting sustainability