Facilities/Construction

FILE - General Electric light bulbs are displayed in a supermarket April 5, 2021 in New York. The Biden administration is scrapping old-fashioned incandescent light bulbs. Rules finalized by the Energy Department will require manufacturers to sell energy-efficient lightbulbs, accelerating a longtime industry practice to use compact fluorescent and LED bulbs that last 25 to 50 times longer than incandescent bulbs. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

A BRIGHT idea would save government millions of dollars on lightbulbs, electricity

In today’s Federal Newscast: A BRIGHT idea by lawmakers could save millions of taxpayer dollars. The Biden administration takes steps to loosen COVID-19…

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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.
green roofs, green buildings, St Elizabeths, GSA

This federal construction project has dragged on through four administrations

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GSA

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

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Gary Somerset

Government Publishing Office resets with a new five-year strategy

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Associated PressUSPS Mailroom

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

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(DoD photo)firefighter, PFAS

Defense Department sites are rife with poisons in nearby groundwater

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(AP Photo/Eric Gay)FILE - Border Patrol agents hold a news conference prior to a media tour of a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection temporary facility near the Donna International Bridge in Donna, Texas, May 2, 2019. A special Customs and Border Protection unit used sensitive government databases intended to track terrorists to investigate as many as 20 U.S.-based journalists, including a Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press reporter, according to a federal watchdog. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Even Customs and Border Protection is getting into the green movement

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FILE - Framed by the Manhattan skyline, electricians with IBEW Local 3 install solar panels on top of the Terminal B garage at LaGuardia Airport, Nov. 9, 2021, in the Queens borough of New York. President Joe Biden is promising “strong executive action” to combat climate change, despite dual setbacks that have restricted his ability to regulate carbon emissions and boost clean energy such as wind and solar power. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Environmental spending bill tees up multi-year federal hiring, training investments

The Inflation Reduction Act would give the Postal Service $1.29 billion to purchase electric vehicles, and $975 million to GSA to support emerging sustainable…

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GAOSocial Security Administration federal data center

New data center journey must include optimization, modernization, hybrid cloud

Tom Santucci, the director of IT modernization within GSA’s Office of Governmentwide Policy, and Steven Naumann, a senior advisor in Office of IT Modernization,…

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Back to the office: When, where, and mostly, why?

Are you a nervous introvert to who dreads going back to the office? Or are you a lonely extrovert who can’t wait for those sessions around the water cooler?

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