FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, traffic along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington streaks past the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters building. The FBI has been shaken by a series of sexual misconduct cases involving senior leadership over the past few years, including two new claims brought in December 2020 by women who say they were sexually assaulted by supervisors. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

Building Back Greener: Does federal government still need as much space post-COVID?

In part 3 of Federal News Network’s special report, agencies face a tricky question with the widespread success of telework: Does the federal government…

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FILE - This Aug. 27, 2015, file photo shows a solar power array that is part of sustainability improvements at the Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. In recent years, huge solar and wind farms have sprouted up on public desert land in the Western United States buoyed by generous federal tax credits. A group of lawmakers in the most Republican statehouse in the country is bucking the nationwide trend toward stricter renewable energy requirements with a plan to do the opposite: Require utilities to get their electricity from fossil fuels or face fines. (Ryan Jones/Jackson Hole News & Guide via AP, File)

As Army pushes toward 1 gigawatt renewable energy goal, emphasis is on resiliency

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FILE - This June 2, 2011 photo shows the Tennessee Valley Authority's Bellefonte Nuclear Plant site in Hollywood, Ala. On Thursday, May 5, 2016, the Tennessee Valley Authority board voted to sell the never-completed nuclear plant that has cost more than $4 billion dollars over the last four decades. (AP Photo/Eric Schultz, File)

Navy eyes miniature nuclear reactors to power its bases

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It’s not just the fatigues that are green in the Army

Assistant Secretary of the Army Katherine Hammack is leading the Army’s charge toward more sustainable bases. The Army has some ambitious near-term goals…

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Energy planting seeds for a greener government

The Energy Department’s Federal Energy Management Program Office made four awards under its Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies…

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Navy launches Green Fleet partly powered by biofuel

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack took part in the opening ceremony Wednesday for the Great Green Fleet, a year-long initiative that demonstrates the sea service’s efforts to transform its energy use.

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