Facilities/Construction

Electric vehicle chargers are seen in the parking lot of South El Monte High School in South El Monte, Calif., Friday, Aug. 26, 2022. Discounted prices, car-share programs, and a robust network of public charging stations are among the ways California will try to make electric vehicles affordable and convenient for people of all income levels as it phases out the sale of new gas cars by 2035. Advocates for the policy say the switch from gas- to battery-powered cars is a necessary step to reducing pollution in disadvantaged neighborhoods, but that the state make sure those residents can access the cars, too.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

A big-city official comes to DC to deal with infrastructure

The infrastructure spending bill enacted earlier this year includes $7.5 billion to install chargers for electric cars. In response, the energy and transportation…

Read more
(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
green roofs, green buildings, St Elizabeths, GSA

This federal construction project has dragged on through four administrations

Read more
GSA

White House issues federal workforce to-do list to meet green-government goals

Read more
Gary Somerset

Government Publishing Office resets with a new five-year strategy

Read more
Associated PressUSPS Mailroom

USPS pulls plug on prior impact studies as latest consolidation plan comes into focus

The Postal Service, as it prepares for the latest effort to consolidate its delivery network, is pulling the plug on pending work from its last attempt…

Read more
Redstone Arsenal Active Shooter

IG says ‘inconsistent’ Pentagon policy on active shooters could make things worse

Also in today’s Federal Newscast, the Navy and the state of Hawaii join forces to clean-up the military’s mess in Paradise.

Read more
(DoD photo)firefighter, PFAS

Defense Department sites are rife with poisons in nearby groundwater

One environmental group says two out of three Defense Department sites have excessive levels of hazardous PFAS in their groundwater.

Read more