environmental sustainability

(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 - A child rinses a toothbrush at a shelter in San Francisco, Calif., June 18, 2019. Tap water is subject to a rash of government standards but people in many communities across the U.S. remain exposed to unhealthy drinking water. A Supreme Court decision on EPA regulation of carbon emissions from power plants this past week could make it harder to expand federal regulation in other areas. (Gabrielle Lurie/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, File)

Water water everywhere: EPA using Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds to make it safer to drink

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DOEPete McGrail, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Energy Department

Energy explores new way to harvest precious metals to help U.S. reserves

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Department of the NavyKINGS BAY, Ga., (August 4, 2021) James Balocki, (center left) Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations & Environment , and Deborah Loomis, (center right) Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Navy for Climate Change, are given a safety brief from Capt. Miguel Dieguez, (left) public works officer of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, and Cmdr. Marcel Duplantier, (right) resident officer in charge of construction Trident, during a tour. The Kings Bay Dry Dock is currently undergoing a $596 million in preparation for Columbia class submarines and to extend its life into the 2080s. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron Xavier Saldana/Released)

Department of the Navy’s new strategy for climate challenges expands scope

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In this photo made on Thursday, May 6, 2021, a 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E is seen as it is charging at a Ford dealer in Wexford, Pa. Taking sustainability efforts to the next level by switching to clean energy or purchasing an electric vehicle might feel daunting. Several federal incentives, such as the electric vehicle tax credit and home energy tax credits, may help offset the cost of the commitment for those who made upgrades last year or for those looking to take the leap in 2022. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Navy cutting back emissions, moving toward green vehicles in coming years

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Expect more shifts in IT procurement language to reflect sustainability goals

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Data centers pose prime opportunity to cut federal electricity consumption

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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 doubles initial order for electric vehicles under next-generation fleet contract

The Postal Service, under intense pressure from Congress and the Biden administration, has doubled its initial order for electric vehicles as part of its…

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Chairman Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., speaks during a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 22, 2021, to consider the nominees for Postal Service Governors Anton Hajjar, Amber McReynolds, and Ronald Stroman, along with Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Senators looking to pass comprehensive cyber bill

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is set to consider a bill combining incident reporting requirements…

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USPS

House Democrats press USPS to make bigger commitment on electric vehicles

A coalition of House Democrats is joining the Biden administration in pressing the Postal Service to make a larger commitment to electric delivery vehicles in the coming years.

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