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  • BRAC Threat Needed to Sell Business Community on Pax River EUL

    Local officials in Southern Maryland were forced to raise the possibility of a new round of base closures to persuade a gathering of banking and development leaders to support a Navy plan to develop office space at Patuxent River Naval Air Station through the enhanced use leasing program. If the Navy doesn’t have adequate space to expand at Pax River, the installation could lose a mission in another BRAC round or sooner …

  • Army Selects 17 Posts to Attain ‘Net Zero’ Consumption

    The Army has picked a mix of active and reserve installations to participate in its pilot Net Zero Installation initiative, a program intended to highlight best management practices and demonstrate effective resource management in conserving energy, water and waste streams. Six installations were chosen for each of three categories — energy, water and waste — with two identified as integrated sites that would try to reach net zero consumption in all three categories …

  • ADC Adds Two Categories to Defense Community Awards Program

    The 2011 Defense Community Awards program includes two new awards, one recognizing energy efficiency partnerships and one for military families partnerships. The Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Partnership award recognizes a public-public or public-private partnership created to achieve DOD’s energy efficiency/sustainability goals, including a reduction in energy intensity and increased reliance on renewable energy …

  • Governor Signs Ambitious Renewable Energy Mandate into Law

    California Gov. Jerry Brown has enacted the nation’s most challenging renewable portfolio standard, requiring the state’s utilities to generate 33 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2020. Some believe the mandate will jump start the state’s economy, with 100,000 jobs forecast to be created …


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