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Obama Seeks Private Sector Partnerships to Fund Infrastructure Work

President Barack Obama has proposed new tax exemption policies in a move to draw private sector investments for infrastructure works, the New York Times reported Friday. Julie Hirschfeld Davis writes the White House’s administrative actions aim to finance roads, bridges, water systems and broadband networks projects without public funds. Obama …

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BIO: EPA Should Change Renewable Pathway Petition Process

The Biotechnology Industry Organization is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to come up with a new process for companies to apply for new renewable pathway petitions. BIO said Monday that it welcomes the EPA’s decision to halt new petitions for six months but believes the agency should create a new review …

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Gina McCarthy: EPA to Release New Rules for Renewable Fuel Use

The Environmental Protection Agency is set to release new regulations for renewable fuel use in gasoline on Friday, Reuters reported Thursday. Valerie Volcovici writes the EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard pending proposal has been with the Office of Management and Budget since Aug. 30 as the requirements have not yet been …

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Malcolm Jackson to Step Down as EPA CIO

Malcolm Jackson, Environmental Protection Agency chief information officer, is stepping down after three years in the position, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes Jackson, who also holds the title of assistant administrator in the EPA’s office of environmental information, told agency staff in an e-mail that he will join …

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NASA Ranks 1st on ‘Innovative Large Agencies’ List

NASA has topped the Partnership for Public Service’s list of the most innovative federal agencies based on impressions of federal employees in a survey, Federal Times reported Monday. Nicole Blake Johnson writes the agency scored 76.5 points for innovation, 15 points higher than the government-wide mark. The PPS based its findings …

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VA, EPA Promoting Water Industry Careers For Vets

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Veterans Affairs are working to connect veterans with disabilities to water and wastewater sector career opportunities, the EPA and VA announced Wednesday. State and local VA counselors will work with the EPA and the VA’s vocational rehabilitation and employment program to promote …

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