Navy Region Southwest Wins Environmental Sustainability Honor Award
SAN DIEGO (NNS) - (Above Photo) Low Impact Development for all projects over 465 square meters mitigate storm water runoff and reduce water use.
DoD Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan
Strategic Sustainability Performance: January 2013 OMB Scorecard
Air Force officials using more green roof technologies
LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas - Using a variety of solar reflective materials to lower the temperature of the roof, cool-roof technology supports the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design criteria.
Picatinny exceeds Army's energy reduction goal
PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - The energy management team at Picatinny Arsenal recently surpassed the Army-wide goal to reduce energy consumption by 30 percent five years ahead of schedule.
NAS Kingsville to Install Energy Smart Meters
KINGSVILLE, Texas - Naval Air Station Kingsville became the first Navy Region Southeast command to install Advanced Metering Infrastructure smart meters.
- DoD Report on Regional Sea Level Scenarios for Coastal Risk Management (PDF)
DoD announces the release of a new report, "Regional Sea Level Scenarios for Coastal Risk Management: Managing the Uncertainty of Future Sea Level Change and Extreme Water Levels for Department of Defense Coastal Sites Worldwide." A multi-agency team of researchers developed the report and an accompanying online database to provide regionalized sea level and extreme water level scenarios for three future time horizons (2035, 2065, and 2100) for 1,774 military sites worldwide.
- USPS and DoD Sign MOU (PDF)
The USPS BlueEarth™ Federal Recycling Program provides a simple and free solution to recycle e-waste.
USPS and DoD signed a memorandum of understanding that allows employees of DoD to recycle qualified personally owned consumer electronic devices.
This free program helps implement the goals of EO 13514 (Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy and Economic Performance). Electronic devices included as part of the program include printer cartridges, cell phones, tablets, MP3 players, GPS devices, digital cameras, media games and game systems, DVD and Blu-ray players, computers, servers, and storage media.
To recycle personal property through the program, go to http://www.fedrecycling.com, select DoD and confirm the items are personally owned, enter information about the items to be recycled, print a label, pack the items in your own box, and mail the package using USPS. No user name or password is required. For more information on the USPS Federal Recycling Program, visit http://blueearth.usps.gov.
The USPS BlueEarth Federal Recycling Program follows DoD protocols for wiping data from all personal items.
Watch a video about the Program here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YB1KAEDdGJI&list=PL22EB0D3268894E25&index=1
- Navy Region Southwest Wins Environmental Sustainability Honor Award (PDF)
Environmental Engineering and Science
- Arkansas ANG Air Guard Strikes 'Silver' in Green Construction Project (PDF)
- Air Force Material Command: Develop Bio Jet Fuels (PDF)
Energy Security and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions