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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

A total of 23 agencies have detailed new climate change strategies, part of their response to a January executive order from President Joe Biden.

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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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Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army/100630-A-5590K-001/Monica KingArmy

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

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Navy on track to meet renewable energy goal by year’s end

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus told an audience at the GreenGov Symposium Wednesday his service would reach the goal of producing 1 gigawatt of renewable energy…

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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 their annual sustainability plans and the President announced a new GreenGov Symposium.

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