Check out how this former CIO brought innovation and overcame challenges at her agency.
Posts Tagged: epa
Toxic heavy metals from industry power plants are polluting waterways across America causing health issues to the people and wildlife exposed to these toxins. Fortunately, this govie has worked tirelessly to update regulations that ensure our nation's waterways are clean and not harmful to the population and environment.
Citizens have come to expect the government's digital engagement to be on par with the private sector's. However, a lot of agencies are struggling to effectively implement digital service strategies. Fortunately, new partnerships are forming to make this process much easier and more efficient.
Learn how this govie is making compliance and oversight fun.
Learn how transformational data can be when used appropriately.
Here’s how agencies are giving employees more opportunities to expand their skills, meet new people and learn about other parts of the agency.
Each day, most of us will turn on our stove at some point or another to cook food. What we normally wouldn’t think about is how advanced this appliance is compared to others around the world. Whether our stoves are gas or electric, most cooking appliances in the western world are far more efficient and... Read more »
Lab rats rejoice! There’s a new way to test common household chemicals. The EPA’s Office of Research and Development has started a new program that can screen thousands of industrial and household chemicals for hazardous effects without using animals. Chemicals, depending on their classification, have different degrees of research data gathered on them. For many... Read more »
Freshwater nutrient pollution alone costs the U.S. more than $2 billion each year. And that stat is an underestimate because it doesn’t account for brackish estuaries or the 95,000 miles of salty coasts. In an effort to help address this problem, EPA is part of the Challenging Nutrients Coalition, a group of federal agencies, universities,... Read more »
Complex problems require new thinking, and sometimes that means stripping the question down to simple components. The New York Times detailed how Apple uses a series of Picasso’s lithographs to teach this concept. The artist moved from a full sketch to a minimal outline through the course of 11 prints. A spare collection of lines... Read more »