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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, traffic along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington streaks past the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters building. The FBI has been shaken by a series of sexual misconduct cases involving senior leadership over the past few years, including two new claims brought in December 2020 by women who say they were sexually assaulted by supervisors. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

Building Back Greener: Does federal government still need as much space post-COVID?

In part 3 of Federal News Network’s special report, agencies face a tricky question with the widespread success of telework: Does the federal government…

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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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It’s not just the fatigues that are green in the Army

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Thomas Day, Chief Sustainability Officer, USPS

In a recent executive order, President Barack Obama called on agencies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Thomas Day, the Postal Service’s chief sustainability…

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White House challenge puts the quest to go green in feds’ hands

The government wants to go green and it’s soliciting employee suggestions to help do it. It’s a top-to-bottom effort though, as federal agencies also released…

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GSA pushing agencies to reuse, recycle electronics

The General Services Administration plans to have draft governmentwide policies for reusing and recycling used electronics by the end of this fiscal year. Kevin Kampschroer, deputy senior sustainability official for GSA, announced the agency’s efforts at the release of the updated national strategy for sustainable electronics.

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