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Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance

News Archive

November 23, 2015

Obama Administration Announces 2015 GreenGov Presidential Award Winners.

June 24, 2015

The GreenGov Leader, Volume VI, Issue III.

June 10, 2015

White House Council on Environmental Quality Releases Executive Order 13693 Implementing Instructions

March 19, 2015

White House Releases Executive Order 13693 - Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade

July 29, 2014

Success of the President’s Performance Contracting Challenge.

October 31, 2014

Obama Administration Announces Winners of 2014 GreenGov Presidential Awards.

November 05, 2013

Obama Administration Announces Winners of 2013 GreenGov Presidential Awards.

September 25, 2012

Obama Administration Announces Winners of 2012 GreenGov Presidential Awards.

September 21, 2012

The GreenGov Leader, Special GreenGov Symposium Issue.

July 24, 2012

2012 GreenGov Symposium Draft Agenda Released.

April 17, 2012

Council on Environmental Quality Announces 2012 GreenGov Presidential Awards.

April 11, 2012

A Secure Approach to American Energy.

March 28, 2012

CEQ Announces 2012 GreenGov Symposium.

February 09, 2012

The GreenGov Leader, Volume III, Issue II Is Issued.

December 02, 2011

Presidential Memorandum - Implementation of Energy Savings Projects and Performance-Based Contracting for Energy Savings.

November 01, 2011

White House CEQ Announces 2011 GreenGov Presidential Awards.

November 01, 2011

GreenGov Presidential Award Winners of 2011.

October 31, 2011

Watch Live: GreenGov 2011 Panel with Mother Nature Network.

October 04, 2011

CEQ Announces GreenGov 2011 Speakers and Sessions.

August 26, 2011

Doing Well by Doing Good – Remembering Ray Anderson.

May 24, 2011

Obama Administration Takes Major Step toward Advanced Vehicles with New Fleet Management Practices and Launch of First Federal Electric Vehicle Pilot.

April 28, 2011

The White House Releases the 2010 Comprehensive Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory for the Federal Government.

April 26, 2011

Council on Environmental Quality Announces 2011 GreenGov Presidential Awards.

April 19, 2011

Federal Agencies Release Performance Benchmarks for Energy and Sustainability Goals.

March 4, 2011

Council on Environmental Quality Issues Climate Change Adaptation Planning Implementing Instructions for Federal Agencies.

November 29, 2010

CEQ Memo Establishes Task Force to Prepare National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship.

October 6, 2010

Council on Environmental Quality Issues Guidance on Federal Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Reporting.

September 28, 2010

Obama Cabinet Secretaries and Senior Officials Join Sustainability Author and GW President to Keynote GreenGov Symposium on October 5, 2010.

September 9, 2010

White House Announces the Release of Federal Agency Strategic Sustainability Performance Plans.

July 20, 2010

President Obama Expands Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target for Federal Operations.

July 14, 2010

Council on Environmental Quality Issues Draft Guidance for Federal Greenhouse Gas Reporting and Accounting.

June 29, 2010

Calling for 2010 GreenGov Presidential Awards Nominations.

June 24, 2010

Obama Administration and The George Washington University Announce 2010 GreenGov Symposium.

June 10, 2010

Presidential Memorandum on Disposing of Unneeded Federal Real Estate - Increasing Sales Proceeds, Cutting Operating Costs, and Improving Energy Efficiency.

June 10, 2010

EPA Building Green Video Available Online.

May 21, 2010

Federal Government Promotes Bike Commuting in Washington, DC.

May 17, 2010

OFEE Announces the Winners of the 2010 Federal Electronics Challenge.

April 14, 2010

Department of Energy Issues Federal Fleet Management Guidance.

February 18, 2010

Join the GreenGov Collaborative: Turning Ideas into Action.
GreenGov Collaborative logo.

January 29, 2010

President Obama Sets Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Target for Federal Operations.

January 27, 2010

Federal Agencies Compete to Recycle and Reuse Electronic Products; Challenge Results in More than 15.8 Million Pounds of Electronics Reused or Recycled.

January 15, 2010

List of Agency Senior Sustainability Officers under E.O. 13514.

December 11, 2009

EPA issues Stormwater Guidance to meet the first milestone of E.O. 13514.

November 13, 2009

President Obama signs a Proclamation on America Recycles Day.

November 5, 2009

Top ideas from the GreenGov Challenge to be presented to the Steering Committee on Federal Sustainability.

October 29, 2009

Six federal agencies receive Presidential awards for saving tens of millions in energy costs, reducing consumption and pollution.

October 29, 2009

Vice President Biden issues a video encouraging federal employees to participate in the GreenGov Challenge.

October 19, 2009

Michelle Moore answers questions from viewers about the GreenGov Challenge and ongoing sustainability efforts in the federal government.

October 19, 2009

White House launches the GreenGov Challenge - A bottom-up approach to greening government in which any Federal employee or military member can submit a clean energy idea to Whitehouse.gov/GreenGov from October 19th through October 31st.

October 5, 2009

President Obama signs Executive Order 13514 on Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance