Tag Archives: EPA

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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Laurence Brewer Promoted to Full-Time US Chief Records Officer

Laurence Brewer, acting U.S. chief records officer since October 2015, will assume full-time duties as CRO of the U.S. government beginning May 1. Brewer will collaborate with agencies to manage government records and further the Managing Government Records Directive goals, the National Archives and Records Administration said Friday. “Laurence’s experience in …

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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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EPA Seeks Info on Environmental Digital Services Marketplace

The Environmental Protection Agency has moved to solicit ideas from industry for its effort to develop an environmental digital services marketplace. EPA released a request for information that seeks to evaluate vendors based on how they manage to settle environmental business issues and on their pattern of environmentally sustainable behavior, …

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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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