Environmental Protection Agency

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2021 file photo, Fulton County Georgia elections workers process absentee ballots for the Senate runoff election in Atlanta.  When voters in Florida and Georgia request mailed ballots next year, they will have to make sure they do one more thing before sending it in: provide proof of identification.  (AP Photo/Ben Gray, File)

Postal Service agrees to provide more transparency during election season

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service settles another lawsuit stemming from the 2020 presidential election.

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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2017, file photo, a sign on a door of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. Long-running research projects credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm that pesticides, air pollution and other hazards pose to children are in jeopardy or shutting down because the Environmental Protection Agency will not commit to their continued funding, researchers say.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

EPA delays plans to close Houston lab, relocate employees amid nationwide consolidation

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Expect more shifts in IT procurement language to reflect sustainability goals

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EPA adopts ‘hybrid workplace’ model in office reentry plans set for May

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EPA wants digitization and enterprise solutions for a hybrid workforce post-pandemic

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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)A postal worker loads a delivery vehicle at the United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

USPS opts for mostly gas-powered vehicle fleet over Biden administration’s objections

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Labeled with asbestos and lead warnings, sheeting covers rubble from demolished barracks at Fort Ord on Thursday, April 29, 2021, in Fort Ord, Calif. In 1990, four years before it began the process of closing for active military training, Fort Ord was added to the Environmental Protection Agency’s list of the most polluted places in the nation. Included in that pollution were dozens of chemicals, some known to cause cancer, found in the base’s drinking water. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

What Lies Beneath: Vets worry polluted base made them ill

California’s Fort Ord has been on the Environmental Protection Agency’s list of the most polluted places in the nation since 1990

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FILE - This photo from Aug. 15, 2016, shows offshore wind turbines near Block Island, R.I. The Biden administration said Wednesday it will hold its first offshore wind auction next month, offering nearly 500,000 acres off the coast of New York and New Jersey for wind energy projects that could produce enough electricity to power nearly 2 million homes. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Biden administration doubles down on greener energy for agencies, USPS electric vehicles

The Biden administration is in the market for greener sources of electricity for the federal government, a significant step in a decades-long plan set…

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EPA acquisitions leader receives Presidential Rank Award

When it comes to acquisition, Kimberly Patrick has done it all. She used lean management to reduce backlogs and speed up procurements, brought senior agency management into acquisition planning, found innovative ways to meet small business goals. She’s the director of Office of Acquisition Solutions, Office of Mission Support at the EPA, and the recent recipient of a Presidential Rank Award.

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