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Posted byon July 19, 2012 at 12:46 PM EDT
A National Football League player and environmental activist discusses the role sports can play in promoting sustainability
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 10:54 AM EDT
Two years removed from the spill, the Gulf of Mexico is back in business.
Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 11:42 AM EDT
The Obama Administration recently launched a series of Open Data Initiatives—in health, public safety, education, and energy. The Energy Data Initiative (EDI) aims to help Americans benefit from entrepreneurial innovation enabled by open energy data from the US government and other sources. By making energy data available to entrepreneurs, new products and services will continue to emerge to help American families and business save energy and money, protect the environment, and ensure a reliable energy future.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 2:08 PM EDT
Terri Turner works to manage the natural and man-made threats and hazards that plague our local communities, and lessening the costs and misery caused by flooding and other natural disaster events.
Posted byon July 5, 2012 at 4:39 PM EDT
A primary care pediatrician discusses the importance of the Obama Administration's recently announced Coordinated Federal Action Plan to reduce asthma disparities.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 7:17 PM EDT
Our goal and commitment is not simply to address the damage caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill - it is to ensure the long term improvement and restoration of the Gulf Coast and its unique ecosystems.
Partnership for Sustainable Communities Marks Three Years Helping Communities Build a Foundation for ProsperityPosted byon June 29, 2012 at 6:10 PM EDT
In 2009, President Obama challenged three agencies to help communities around the country better meet their housing, transportation, and environmental goals, laying the groundwork for an economy that provides good jobs now and creates a strong foundation for long-term prosperity. A partnership between the DOT, HUD, and EPA has now funded 744 projects in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico with approximately $3.7 billion in assistance.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 3:48 PM EDT
This decision constitutes an important victory in the Obama Administration’s broader efforts to build a stronger, more innovative economy, create new jobs, and protect American families from harmful pollution
Posted byon June 27, 2012 at 5:58 PM EDT
A member of the City of Atlanta's Office of Sustainability discusses the importance of developing advanced vehicles that reduce our country's dependence on foreign oil, and grow jobs in our communities.
Posted byon June 27, 2012 at 5:11 PM EDT
The Obama administration is making strides in the Better Building Challenge across the U.S. with the hopes of making new American buildings 20 percent more effective over the next ten years.