Posts Tagged: epa

Project of the Week: The New Face of EPA

A special thanks to Jeffrey Levy, Director of Web Communications for Office of Public Affairs at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for participating in this weeks GovLoop Project of the Week. 1. What prompted this redesign? We constantly assess our home page, so this is the next cycle. Our last home page redesign was 18 monthsRead… Read more »

David Frum is “Totally Against Transparency”

I must say, as a media stakeholder, I am outraged at David Frum editor of the Frum Forum, who speaking this morning on CNN about the Health care Summit indicated that he is “totally against transparency.” If David’s statement is not challenged, then David just got free air time to minimize all of the effortsRead… Read more »

The Latest News from The White House from the Open Government TV RSS feed

I’m curious to get feedback on this latest news White House official advises on open-government plans Plans on how to become more transparent should be road maps that identify what agencies want to achieve By Doug Beizer Feb 18, 2010 The open-government plans that agencies must publish by April 7 shouldn’t be used to specifyRead… Read more »

Lisa Schlosser: CIO, Cyber Soldier, Data Sharing Maven

http://www.fedinsider.com Soon after returning from a year of active duty as an Army reserve officer, Lisa Schlosser left her job as CIO of the Housing and Urban Affairs Department to join EPA. Now, as Director of the Office of Information Collection, she finds herself at the center of the signature data-use initiative of the ObamaRead… Read more »

Government YouTube Competition: Enter EPA’s Our Planet, Our Stuff, Our Choice

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking 30 and 60 second video competition to raise awareness of the connection between the environment and the “stuff” people use, consume, recycle, and throw away. http://bit.ly/EPAVideo Cash prizes will be given to top adult and student entries. See over amazing entries posted as video responses to date onRead… Read more »

EPEAT – Collaborating for the Environment

If you have experienced a successful outcome from a collaborative initiative, you understand what the commitment can achieve. However, most people have experienced unsuccessful collaboration, thus they come into projects with biases and pre-conceived low expectations for success. The job of the process facilitators is to manage those notions and foster real collaboration within theRead… Read more »

Collaborating for the Environment

Recently, during a conversation about on-line community management and growth, a top executive from a small collaboration software vendor told me that collaboration was just great team building. I understand how the difference between collaboration and team building can be blurry, but I walked away from that conversation feeling that vendors who believe such simplificationRead… Read more »

Mitigation = Successful Preparedness, Resiliency and Recovery

Mitigation = Successful Preparedness, Resiliency and Recovery Disasters have a very significant impact on our Nation and the world. This topic will focus primarily on one specific type of disaster and hazard within the United States, but it does not diminish the impact of this type disaster or other hazards on a global scale andRead… Read more »