Environmental Protection Agency

  • You’re driving a cooler and more eco-friendly federal fleet today, at least when it comes to air conditioning. That’s in part because of 26-year old Kristen Taddonio. Her work as Director of Climate Choice at…

    July 29, 2009
  • A Senate committee hears testimony on changes at the Environmental Protection Agency reversing what some consider eight years of setbacks for the agency\'s career scientists. The GAO notes one key database is on the road to improvement.

    June 10, 2009
  • In recent months, President Obama and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson have reversed course and changed the process by which science becomes part of public policy decisions on the environment. A Senate committee invited Jackson to…

    June 09, 2009
  • Regulations.gov is getting a complete makeover this year. That’s the site created for as a source for people to search, view and comment on rules issued by the federal government. Now, the federal government wants…

    June 04, 2009
  • By Jason Miller Executive Editor FederalNewsRadio Citizens now can comment more easily on agency proposed rules. The Environmental Protection Agency today announces the launch of Regulations.gov Exchange, which builds upon the site launched in 2003.…

    May 29, 2009
  • Standards part of broader plan to help reduce data center energy usage. Energy also has tool to measure data center power usage.

    May 18, 2009
  • What do coffee, glass, and Geographic Information Systems have in common? They are all being used to develop sustainable energy sources. Cynthia Nolt-Helms is the EPA’s “People, Prosperity, and the Planet” Program Manager holding the…

    April 20, 2009
  • OMB developing data standards to reduce strain on governmentwide systems

    April 15, 2009
  • The Environmental Protection Agency has more than $7 billion in recovery act funding to award and track. And while they may be on the low end compared to other agencies, EPA must comply with the…

    April 15, 2009
  • A summary of spending proposals from the Obama administration

    February 26, 2009
  • Can you write, sing, produce or dance? If you can, you might be a prime candidate for the EPA’s “Rachel Carson Sense of Wonder” contest. Kathy Sykes, Senior Advisor of EPA’s Aging Initiative, tells us…

    February 25, 2009
  • Marcus Peacock is deputy director at the EPA. We spoke with him for his last day in the office. He has been in government for a long time and done some remarkable things. He talked…

    January 19, 2009
  • Is there a better way to reach out to people and get their comments on federal regulations? The Environmental Protection Agency has been trying a variety of ways. This week, EPA has announced it is…

    January 16, 2009
  • There are only six days left in the Bush administration. The Daily Debrief has been having a number of “exit interviews” with some Bush administration political appointees. Last week, we spoke to Transportation Department chief…

    January 14, 2009