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Executive Office of the President

Increase permit fees for environmental degradation

ALL permits issued allowing for the degradation of environmental quality should cost at LEAST as much as the government spends to protect those resources, process permits, provide logistics coordination, generate press releases, police, and monitor compliance. Corporations have it so easy and can easily afford to pay the bills the government incurs on behalf of society and the quality of life for all Americans, international... more »

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Department of Justice

Disaster Recovery / Backup

Many Government agencies (including the Bureau of Prisons) rely on daily, tape backups for disaster recovery and daily operations. Given the availability today of cost effective, online backups and NAS storage this is wasteful, and outdated. Online storage is much more cost effecient and useful for daily operations and with redundancy across areas it is much more reliable. Tape systems are extremely expensive, and considering... more »

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Environmental Protection Agency

Implement Polluter Pays Principle

Under Superfund (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended) EPA seeks reimbursement for costs from polluters related to implementing CERCLA provisions. We refer to this provision as the Polluter Pays Principle Reimbursement includes labor and benefits accrued by federal employees for time spent working on Superfund sites. However, costs are unnecessarily underestimated... more »

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