Veronica Blette’s passion for water conservation has spurred her to action that’s saved an estimated 1.5 trillion gallons of water. Blette, who is the chief of the EPA’s WaterSense program and recipient of industry’s Water Star Award, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about water conservation.
When Hurricane Matthew made landfall in the United States in early October, it was a chance for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to prove it’s learned from its mistakes.
The U.S. Geological Survey released a collection of black and white, stereoscopic photos of scenes from the American West on its Flickr page.
The General Services Administration pushed back its decision to March on which of the three properties under consideration would be the future home of the FBI.
Congress and the Government Accountability Office are asking new questions about the long-term viability of the Military Privatized Housing Initiative.
The Air Force says it’s ready to start training at least some of its enlisted members to fly aircraft. Classes are set to begin next month, and the graduates would be the first enlisted pilots in the Air Force’s 69-year history.
The General Services Administration honored 18 federal building projects at the 2016 Design Awards. Winners were recognized for their commitment to architecture, conservation, engineering and their impacts on the community.
The Agriculture Department has closed offices in five states after receiving anonymous threats
The National Park Service is celebrating its centennial by going international, embracing digital culture and exploring new ways of fundraising and promoting itself.
After a six year decline in spending, budgets have begun to bounce back in 2016, and contract spending is expected to follow that upturn shortly after as the trend continues into 2017.
An Aug. 23, 2011 earthquake shook Washington, D.C., sending federal workers outside and causing $15 million in damage to the Washington Monument.
NPS is working to build accessibility into the culture despite the unique challenges posed by the nature of the agency’s mission.
Agencies admitted that when it comes to telework, they’re still flying by the seat of their pants. The Office of Personnel Management is asking agencies to look more closely at their reports on employees’ telework usage and success.
With visitor levels rising every year to the national parks, the National Park Service is on a long-term plan to increase accessibility to pretty much everyone. Federal Drive with Tom Temin discussed this with Jeremy Buzzell, chief of the national accessibility branch at NPS.
A new contracting project from the Department of Energy is helping the National Park Service save thousands of dollars a year in its smallest region by becoming more energy efficient.