Amy Salzman, CEQ Associate Director for Policy Outreach, joined more than 500 young leaders in Central Park to focus on the best ways in involve young people in the President's America's Great Outdoors Initiative.
Gary Guzy, Deputy Director and General Counsel at the White House Council on Environmental Quality, reflects on the bike ride to work on “National Ride Your Bike to Work Day” as an example of the little choices we make in our homes and communities that can add up to a big difference for our own health and the health of our planet.
Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley visits her hometown of New York City to learn how all five boroughs are getting involved in efforts to increase energy efficiency and build a greener city.
CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley traveled to the Florida Everglades to participate in the groundbreaking of an important wetlands preservation project and to emphasize the Administration's commitment to protecting this unique ecosystem.
CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley reports on her recent visit to Cornell University where she participated in a conference discussing new initiatives to advance global sustainability through entrepreneurship and took a tour of the Cornell Fuel Cell Institute and the Energy Materials Center.
Today, the Steering Committee on Federal Sustainability will hear about some of the top ideas submitted during the the GreenGov Challenge. Tune in to learn how we’re taking this bottom-up approach to greening government to the next level.
The GreenGov Challenge ends this Saturday at midnight. Watch this special message from Vice President Joe Biden and go to WhiteHouse.gov/GreenGov to share your ideas and vote on others before the deadline.
Today, Obama Administration officials released a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by nine Federal Departments and Agencies to make it faster and simpler to build transmission lines on Federal lands.
Nancy Sutley, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, reports on the Ocean Policy Task Force's recent public meeting in New Orleans and its efforts to learn more about disappearing wetlands and how they affect the Gulf Coast's ability to defend itself against hurricanes.
Department of Transportation Secretary, Ray LaHood, encourages federal and military personnel to visit WH.gov/GreenGov and submit clean energy ideas before the GreenGov Challenge comes to a close this Saturday, October 31st.