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Could we soon see a federal Department of Water?

In today’s Federal Newscast, presidential advisors are calling for the creation of a “Department of Water” to confront what they say are rapidly evolving…

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United States Military Academy graduating cadets celebrate at the end of their graduation ceremony of the U.S. Military Academy class of 2022 at Michie Stadium on Saturday, May 21, 2022, in West Point, N.Y. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

The Army and West Point creating a climate change curriculum to focus on national security implications

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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

U.S. Customs and Border Protection seeks to strengthen enforcement against what it calls environmental bad actors and to foster a greener worldwide supply…

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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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FILE - Two of the offshore wind turbines which have been constructed off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va. are seen on June 29, 2020. The White House is launching a formal partnership with 12 East Coast governors to boost the growing offshore wind industry. It's a key element of President Joe Biden's plan for climate change. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Biden administration’s climate science focus and what it means for the public sector

The Biden administration has placed a greater focus on the impact of climate change than any administration to come before it. From climate research projects at the Energy Department and the Environmental Protection Agency to new sustainability requirements in General Services Administration contracts, climate change’s impact on federal procurement has only been increasing.

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