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House appropriators formally endorse Biden’s 2022 federal pay proposal

House members are silent on federal pay in their 2022 draft appropriations bill, meaning they’ll defer to the president’s recommendation for a 2.7% raise…

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
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GSA details plans to help re-energize ‘green government’

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
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Building back greener: GSA has prime opportunity to lead federal climate change initiative

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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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Michael McGhee: Army aims to be energy self-sufficient

Over the past five years, the Army has been busily building renewable power facilities on its bases in order to reach an overall goal of 1 gigawatt of…

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Federal government and private sector collaborations

When it comes to executing an executive order, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the phrase “the more the merrier” applies.

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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

Navy Secretary says the maritime services haven’t devoted much attention to nuclear as a shore-side “alternative” energy option thus far, but it’s time to start.

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