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Posted byon September 14, 2012 at 12:53 PM EDT
The U.S. Department of Agriculture challenges you to design innovative apps to connect farmers, ranchers, and others with the latest information on drought conditions and Federal drought relief resources.
Posted byon September 10, 2012 at 12:46 PM EDT
The U.S. Green Building Council discusses the Federal Government's leadership in promoting energy efficient buildings, which will be highlighted along with other innovative Federal projects at the GreenGov Symposium on September 24-26.
Posted byon August 31, 2012 at 4:00 PM EDT
Here's a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon August 31, 2012 at 3:52 PM EDT
The winners of the Youth Sustainability Challenge gathered at the White House to meet senior environmental policy-makers and discuss how young people can be leaders in promoting sustainability in their campuses, schools, and hometowns.
Posted byon August 30, 2012 at 11:52 AM EDT
The Administration has announced new standards that will increase fuel economy to the equivalent of 54.5 miles per gallon for cars and light-duty trucks by model year 2025. Learn more about how these standards will curb pollution, spur jobs, and save consumers money at the gas pump.
Posted byon August 16, 2012 at 10:38 AM EDT
Here are ten key facts about wind energy.
Posted byon August 14, 2012 at 1:39 PM EDT
The Department of Energy releases a new report highlighting strong growth in America’s wind energy market in 2011 and underscoring the importance of continued policy support and clean energy tax credits to ensure that the U.S. remains a leading producer and manufacturer in this booming global industry.
Posted byon August 3, 2012 at 9:40 AM EDT
The Deputy Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment at the U.S. Department of Agriculture discusses how biomass energy projects can restore forests, create jobs, and save money.
Posted byon August 2, 2012 at 7:30 PM EDT
The Senate Finance Committee passes a one-year extension of the Production Tax Credit for the domestic wind industry.
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 2:48 PM EDT
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.