I arrive at work early to workout. Every morning the guard struggles to see my parking hangtag in my car. A chip that was readable from some distance in the guard shack would let the guard know that I had a legitimate parking hangtag and a visible observation would not be necessary.
Environmental Protection Agency
Transfer EPA to the Department of Homeland Security to allow for closer cooperation/harmonization with the "other" environmental response agency... the U.S. Coast Guard.
This article has comments by someone at EPA that illustrates some grave waste.
If the idea is going directly to EPA, that won't work due to the nature of the issue. I wonder why OSC hasn't gotten involved in some of these issues?
There are many employees who decide to work forever and are no longer as competent as they once were.
Having a mandatory retirement age will help people plan for their retirement more effectively and it gives young people an opportunity to have a career in the... more »
With constant cuts to the US Postal service why are other Agencies not mandated to use them. Currently EPA is using UPS or FedEx. Why can't we have a nationwide inter-governmental contract whereby we are required to use the US Postal service? I propose that this would save us money and also save jobs.
Join with the US Postal Service to provide prepaid boxes at a reduced rate for mailing packages and documents instead of using other more expensive contractors.
Our buildings were designated "historic" and therefore the hallways are painted depressing, drab colors. Paint them a bright or light color. The cost savings would come from being about to adjust the lighting appropriately.
Require that all federal agencies reduce their energy use by a certain percentage each year. Energy audits will show where reductions can be made. We have storage rooms that are infrequently used but constantly lit, and conference rooms that are freezing cold. If our operating budgets for energy were reduced, we'd all be forced to comply! Waste not, want not!