Gerry Caron, with the State Department’s Information Resource Management Bureau, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the department’s goal of cutting power waste on its computers.
The Air Force is hungry for energy like no agency in the federal government. The service’s top energy official says they’re trying to have a smaller appetite without hindering their mission.
A new Defense Department report finds solar-power development on military bases and installations in the Western United States could generate as much solar energy as seven nuclear power plants. By working with private industry and renting out unused land on bases to serve as energy testbeds, the department could reap as much as $100 in revenue and reduced energy costs and rent payments. DoD spends $4 billion a year on energy costs.
Dr. Andrea Morris, BRAC Coordinator for Arlington County in Virgina, talks about the impact of BRAC on local communities. January 13, 2012(Encore presentation January 27, 2012)
The Air Force and EPA signed a memorandum of understanding last month to conduct environmental footprint analyses on Air Force installations in the Pacific Southwest Region.
Marco Giamberardino, senior director of the Associated General Contractors of America’s federal and heavy construction division, outlines the winners and losers of the FY2012 budget for federal construction.
As it prepares to implement the changes enacted by a sweeping patent reform bill, the Patent and Trademark Office is ending one of the temporary fast-track programs it created to clear out its backlog of patent applications. Another is being extended.
Treasury’s building, DoD’s Mark Center both get LEED Gold certification. Treasury expects to save $3.5 million by improving how the structures uses energy. DoD expects its new building to use 45 percent less water.
Bruce Blank, the energy director of the DLA’s bulk petroleum business unit, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the procurement process of a new biofuel contract with the Navy.
Roger Platt of the U.S. Green Building Council, joins host Debra Roth to talk about what the government is doing to be more environmentally friendly. December 16, 2011
Massive spending bill includes provisions that would cap parking at the controversial office site until DoD implements traffic mitigation measures recommended by the department’s inspector general.
Rear Adm. Phillip Cullom joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the new step in the Navy’s green energy efforts at sea.
GAO examined 94 federal projects run by 11 agencies. Three agencies oversaw a majority of these projects — the departments of Housing and Urban Development, Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency.
The Army is collaborating with the Environmental Protection Agency to makes its bases more sustainable as part of its Net Zero initiative.