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Posted byon June 25, 2013 at 6:18 PM EDT
David Agnew meets with leaders of the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians and the Moapa Solar Project.
Posted byon June 25, 2013 at 6:15 PM EDT
President Obama lays out his comprehensive plan to reduce carbon pollution, prepare our country for the impacts of climate change, and lead global efforts to fight it
Posted byon June 24, 2013 at 12:30 PM EDT
A group of fourth graders in Durham, North Carolina, are showing America the way to a clean energy future.
Posted byon June 22, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT
President Obama explains why we're taking action to combat climate change.
Posted byon June 21, 2013 at 3:30 PM EDT
The Department of the Interior is creating a photo collection of all the fun and exciting things people can do on America’s public lands this summer, and they need your help.
Posted byon June 19, 2013 at 10:45 AM EDT
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) operations encompass more than 10,000 buildings in all 50 states, from air traffic control centers and research facilities to our regional offices and headquarters, a range that complicates efforts to green internal operations and infrastructure. But, over the last two years, DOT has improved its sustainability performance across all seven measures of the OMB Sustainability and Energy Scorecard.
Posted byon June 18, 2013 at 1:15 PM EDT
The U.S. Department of Transportation is celebrating the four-year anniversary of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities by hosting a webinar series about three topics on which EPA, HUD, and DOT offer coordinated support: investing in green infrastructure, creating context-sensitive streets, and integrating housing and transportation planning.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 1:21 PM EDT
President Obama signs a Presidential Memorandum that will speed the modernization of the nation’s electric grid, by helping make electricity more reliable, save consumers money on their energy bills, and support homegrown American clean energy jobs and industries by making renewable energy easier to access across the country.
Posted byon May 31, 2013 at 3:43 PM EDT
Learn more about the Department of Energy's new energy efficiency standards for microwaves and how to choose energy efficiency appliances for your home.
Posted byon May 28, 2013 at 12:23 PM EDT
Released today, the Federal Oceanographic Fleet Status Report provides a comprehensive review of the Nation’s fleet of oceanographic survey and research vessels. These 47 ships are part of our Nation’s critical infrastructure, collecting vital information to help protect lives and property from marine hazards, measure and project global climate change and ocean acidification, enhance safety and security, and more.