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GSA reconsidering controversial green building program

GSA reconsidering controversial green building program

After months of ongoing scrutiny, the General Services Administration (GSA) is finally showing signs of willingness to hear the arguments against its current system of green building certification. “GSA published a notice in the Federal Register seeking public comments for
DC Tops List of Costly, Subsidized 'Green' Buildings

DC Tops List of Costly, Subsidized 'Green' Buildings

Given the questions regarding the waste borne of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards for green building certification, it’s almost fitting that Washington D.C has again topped the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) list with the highest
Obama to Appoint Google Bigwig to National Science Board

Obama to Appoint Google Bigwig to National Science Board

President Obama plans to appoint Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist to the National Science Board, the news organization Politico reported Wednesday afternoon. The elevation of Vint Cerf, who has worked at the Internet behemoth since 2005, was announced Wednesday.  His appointment
Report: High Cigarette Taxes Fuel Smuggling

Report: High Cigarette Taxes Fuel Smuggling

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy has released a new report indicating that high cigarette taxes fuel smuggling from lower-tax jurisdictions, which benefit from out-of-state buyers looking to save money on smokes. According to the report, over 60 percent of

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