A building that runs on almost no energy. It’s not magic, it’s called a net zero building — and the Energy Department can now boast of creating the world’s largest.
CIO’s office detailed experts to assess the problems, and formulate a plan to improve how Arlington National Cemetery manages and tracks veterans’ records. Lt. Gen. Sorenson says the first thing is to ensure the data is correct. He says the end result could include an online capability to find out where loved ones are buried.
Among other issues, the GAO finds Facility Security Committees have operated since 1995 without procedures that outline how they should operate or make decisions, or that establish accountability. Mark Goldstein, Director of Physical Infrastructure Issues at GAO has more details.
Defense officials characterized the realignment of U.S. forces in the Pacific as a strategic move, similar to domestic Base Realignment and Closure moves. We get an update from David Bice, Executive Director of the Joint Guam Program Office.
Federal agencies move operations, and people, all the time. Sometimes the reasons are noble: to save taxpayer money, improve operations and for national security. Sometimes they are part of empire-building or please-a-politician reason. Check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey’s column today.
In 2005, the BRAC recommended the Missile Defense Agency move most of its operations out to Redstone Arsenal in northern Alabama.
What’s white and green and efficient all over? DOE hopes it’s your roof.
The Senate unanimously passed the bill.
The new initiative will provide $100 million in mortgage loans to homebuyers in the 10 jurisdictions within the state most impacted by BRAC.
GAO questions cloud computing security, DISA lease woes slow cybercommand
Legislation calls for agencies to adopt computer power savings techniques, implement advanced metering technology and create energy data standards.
We get analysis from Washington Business Journal Sarah Krouse.
All Federal agencies are required to submit annual Sustainability Plans starting in June 2010. The plans must outline how the agency will meet the mandates of Executive Order 13514 to conserve more, consume less and substantially reduce its carbon footprint. In this interview, representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) will talk about the key components of Sustainability Plans, including implementation, monitoring and challenges.
It’s being called a potential traffic catastrophe. Thousands of federal workers, and their cars, are being shifted to already crowded roads in Northern Virginia as part of BRAC. Now, there are efforts to stop it.