A unique view of 2012
The President has taken unprecedented action to build the foundation for a clean energy economy, tackle the issue of climate change, and protect our environment.
“We can’t have an energy strategy for the last century that traps us in the past. We need an energy strategy for the future – an all-of-the-above strategy for the 21st century that develops every source of American-made energy.” - President Barack Obama, March 15, 2012
The President and the Department of Defense are taking unprecedented steps to protect our environment, achieve significant cost savings, and give our military better energy options.
Today is National Bike to Work Day! Learn more about how Federal employees are reducing pollution and incorporating healthy activity into their workday through bike commuting.
As part of the Administration's work to make America a magnet for jobs by building a 21st century infrastructure, the President today signed a Presidential Memorandum that will modernize the Federal permitting process and cut timelines in half for major infrastructure projects that grow our economy and support healthy communities.