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  • Young Americans Building a Sustainable Future

    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.

  • What the New Fuel Economy Standards Mean for You

    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.

  • Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Wind

    Here are ten key facts about wind energy.

  • A Banner Year for the U.S. Wind Industry

    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.

  • Helping Communities Diversify Their Energy Sources

    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.

  • A New Step Forward to Protect American Wind Energy Jobs

    The Senate Finance Committee passes a one-year extension of the Production Tax Credit for the domestic wind industry.

  • Better Building Federal Award Underway

    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.

  • Growing Our Economy Through the Great Outdoors

    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.

  • A Long-Term Game Plan for Solar Energy Development on our Public Lands

    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).

  • Advancing National Security Through Energy Security

    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.