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Renee Wynn Joins NASA as CIO

Renee Wynn, former acting assistant administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Information, has joined NASA as chief information officer. Wynn succeeds Larry Sweet, who is set to retire in November, NASA said Monday. She will oversee the agency’s efforts to align information assets with federal regulations and …

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Ann Dunkin Appointed EPA CIO

Ann Dunkin, formerly a senior adviser to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator, has assumed the chief information officer role Monday, Fedscoop reported Monday. Dunkin is also President Barack Obama’s nominee to be assistant administrator for environmental information and awaits confirmation by the Senate, according to the station. She served as …

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EPA Wants New Labor, Employee Relations IT Platform

The Environmental Protection Agency seeks to implement a new technology platform for managing labor relations and employment records of current and former agency employees. EPA aims for the Labor and Employee Relations Information System to comply with privacy law and to help human resources personnel access LER case files across the …

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House OKs Federal Energy Usage Reduction Bill

The House has passed a bill that will require federal agencies to conserve energy usage for data center operations, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes legislators voted 375-36 on Wednesday approving a measure introduced by Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) and sponsored by Rep. David McKinley (R-W.Va.). The Office of Management …

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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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Former EPA Head Lisa Jackson Joins Apple

Lisa Jackson, who left her post as U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief earlier this year, has joined Apple as vice president for environmental initiatives, the San Jose Mercury News reported Wednesday. Dana Hull writes Jackson said in an official statement that Apple aims to remove toxins in products and use …

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Obama To Announce EPA, Energy, Budget Office Nominees

President Obama will announce his nominations of Gina McCarthy as Environmental Protection Agency head and Ernest Moniz as secretary of the Department of Energy, according to a Reuters article. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, head of the Walmart Foundation, is Obama’s choice as the next director of the White House budget office …

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