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How to build and maintain sustainability in government contracting

While necessary to harness the federal government’s buying power in addressing the climate crisis, new acquisition regulations could inadvertently serve…

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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

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Alaa Hijazi, Jerry Connolly, Don Beyer

Virginia Congressmen want more telework flexibilities regardless of pandemic

In today’s Federal Newscast, three Virginia Democrats are looking for more telework flexibilities ahead of upcoming construction on Washington Metropolitan…

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White House removes DoD comptroller nominee who raised Ukraine defense aid concerns

In today’s Federal Newscast, Elaine McCusker is no longer the White House’s choice for Defense Department Comptroller.

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In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, Lauren Woehr pours bottled water into her 16-month-old daughter Caroline's cup at their home in Horsham, Pa. In Horsham and surrounding towns in eastern Pennsylvania, and at other sites around the United States, the foams once used routinely in firefighting training at military bases contained per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. EPA testing between 2013 and 2015 found significant amounts of PFAS in public water supplies in 33 U.S. states. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Defense OIG to investigate Pentagon’s use of PFAS chemicals

In today’s Federal Newscast, at the request of two members of Congress, the Defense Department’s inspector general has agreed to review the department’s use of PFAS chemicals at military sites.

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