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GCN: EPA Develops Application Programming Interface to Address Data Collection Issues

Robin Thottungal, chief data scientist at the Environmental Protection Agency, said EPA has built an application programming interface in efforts to address issues in the data submitted by regulated facilities, GCN reported Friday. The issues begins with disjoint between information from regulated facilities and the format and type of data required. Amanda Ziadeh writes EPA …

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Army Corps of Engineers, Maldives Govt Map Laamu Atoll Environmental Sensitivity

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers — on behalf of the U.S. Pacific Command — has partnered with Maldives’ defense force and environmental protection agency to develop an Environmental Sensitivity Index atlas for Laamu Atoll. The Army said Wednesday ESI maps aim to detail coastal resources that could be affected by an oil spill including birds, fish, shorelines, marshes, tidal flats and …

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GSA Selects 4 Winning Teams on Earth Day Hackathon

The General Services Administration hosted an event Friday to encourage multiple teams of government employees, students and industry professionals to develop eco-friendly technology ideas. The Earth Day Hackathon took place at GSA’s headquarters in Washington and drew 49 participants from the public and private sectors, the agency said Friday. GSA awarded $3,750 in cash prizes to the competition’s …

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EPA, DOE Release 2016 Energy Star Partners of the Year List

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department have released the list of awardees for the 2016 edition of Energy Star Partners of the Year. Both agencies have recognized 149 businesses from 35 states for its actions that worked to address energy-efficiency and environment protection, DOE said Tuesday. “Energy Star Partner of the …

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Howard Shelanski: Agencies’ Retro-Regulation Review Efforts Net $28B in 5-Year Savings

Howard Shelanski, administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, has said the first of the 2016 biannual retrospective reviews of regulations that government agencies released have identified at least 50 new “lookback initiatives.” Shelanki wrote in a White House blog published Friday that such initiatives aim to update …

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Renee Wynn Eyes Enterprise IT Infrastructure for NASA With Cloud, Collaboration Platforms

Renee Wynn, chief information officer at NASA, has said her office has begun to leverage cloud platforms in an effort to optimize operations and improve the space agency’s enterprise information technology infrastructure, FedTech magazine reported Thursday. Wynn told FedTech managing editor David Stegon in an interview that her office also has …

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GSA Program Adds 10 Agency-Specific Dashboards to Online Analytics Platform

The General Services Administration‘s Digital Analytics Program has introduced 10 agency-specific dashboards to an online tool that works to collect analytics data on Web traffic to government agencies’ websites. An article posted Thursday said the dashboards added to the analytics.usa.gov aim to provide information on the public’s interaction with websites of specific agencies. Tim …

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