Nancy Sutley

  • EO preserves energy efficiency goals for agencies but lacks deadlines

    A new executive order echoes the Obama-era GreenGov initiative to make the federal government a leader in environmental sustainability uses less strict metrics for measuring those goals.

  • White House environmental policy adviser Sutley to resign

    After five years as chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), Nancy Sutley will leave her position in February 2014. During Sutley’s tenure, the Obama administration created the National Ocean Policy and Climate Action Plan.

  • Sustainability Efforts: The grades are in

    Federal agencies released FY 2011 sustainability scorecards indicating overall progress.

  • Mixed progress on varied goals in agency sustainability score cards

    The Obama administration announced the release of the second annual sustainability performance plan for federal agencies at the annual Green Gov Symposium.

  • GSA, EPA to green government using IT schedules

    By Ruben Gomez Federal News Radio The General Services Administration (GSA) will revamp federal IT purchase contracts, in keeping with the administration’s National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship released Wednesday. GSA will remove all products that…

  • White House launches 4-pillar smart grid plan

    The Obama administration released its policy framework for modernizing the nation’s electric grid Monday. As has been the case in national strategies on other topics the White House has released recently, the administration wants the federal government to emphasize its role as a facilitator and standards author rather than a regulator.

  • White House hands out awards for green efforts

    Subhead: Administration honors sustainability efforts by seven agencies with the 2010 GreenGov Presidential awards.

  • White House’s Sutley sees new greener mindset

    Council on Environmental Quality issues new guidance giving agencies instructions to measure greenhouse gas emissions. Council chair Nancy Sutley said the directive includes approaches used inside and out of government. Agencies have until January 2011 to complete an initial baseline inventory.

  • White House issues guidance to measure agencies’ greenhouse gas emissions

    The White House Council on Environmental Quality on Wednesday issued guidance detailing how departments should go about developing a baseline measurement for greenhouse gas emissions. Nancy Sutley, chairwoman of the council, spoke with Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller about how the guidance will help agencies achieve this goal.

  • GSA, Energy going alternative to run its buildings

    DoE wants to make all of its roofs white or light color to help reduce the amount of heat buildings absorb. GSA is testing solar panels, geo-thermal and solar chimneys in different buildings around the country. The goal is to help reduce the government’s $25 billion annual energy bill.