Can government go green without overhauling procurement rules?

A former Public Buildings Service commissioner said aligning clean energy and other sustainability goals with agency missions is central to achieving low…

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How to build and maintain sustainability in government contracting

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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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This OES-16 East  GeoColor satellite image taken Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at 11:40 a.m. EDT., and provided by NOAA, shows Tropical Storm Henri in the Atlantic Ocean. Henri was expected to intensify into a hurricane by Saturday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Impacts could be felt in New England states by Sunday, including on Cape Cod, which is teeming with tens of thousands of summer tourists. (NOAA via AP)

Agencies draw up new plans for preparing employees, federal facilities for climate change

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
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Building back greener: GSA has prime opportunity to lead federal climate change initiative

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The green ideas our local entrepreneurs are bringing

Adam Roberts, executive director of Bethesda Green, discusses the ways that companies like his are building environmentally sound and sustainable communities,…

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MAP: Where in the country are GSA’s greenest buildings?

This week the U.S. Green Building Council released its 2018 Top 10 States for LEED Green Building. See which of these states are home to the most LEED-certified…

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Tammy Flanagan: Federal retirement by the numbers

Federal retirement expert Tammy Flanagan joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to shine some light on more recent retirement statistics.

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