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White House Unveils Guidance to Streamline Federal Infrastructure Review & Permitting Process

The White House has released new guidance that outlines changes designed to help federal agencies streamline the environmental assessment and authorization process for federal infrastructure projects in compliance with Title 41 provisions of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. A White House blog post published Friday says the proposed changes in the guidance …

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White House Unveils New Energy Standards Tool

The White House has launched a new acquisition tool designed to help agencies identify contracts that comply with the government’s energy requirements. Anne Rung, the U.S. chief acquisition officer, and Christine Harada, the federal chief sustainability officer at the Council on Environmental Quality, announced the launch of the Green Check …

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Anita Molino Attends White House GreenGov Dialogue

Anita Molino, co-founder and managing partner at Bostonia Partners, attended a recent GreenGov Dialogue event hosted by the Council on Environmental Quality. The executive delivered a speech at the event, which the company said highlighted the Obama administration’s plan to cut energy costs in federal buildings through a performance-based procurement …

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Fed Green IT Progress Not Tracked, Report Says

Most federal agencies have not created targets or baselines to measure green IT initiatives, a July 28 Government Accountability Office report says. GreenBiz.com reports the federal government will spend $79 billion this year on IT, including the purchase of roughly 1 million environmentally friendly computers and monitors. The green IT …

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OMB Thinks Green on Data Center Consolidation

Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra has long promoted the Office of Management and Budget’s efforts to shutter government data centers in a push to save costs and prepare the foundation for federal cloud-computing platforms. But a new partnership between OMB and the Council on Environmental Quality now means one …

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