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Department of Energy

VEHICLE FUEL COST SAVINGS

Research indicates that the U.S. Government and some government contractors may be exempt from paying federal and state gasoline taxes providing the use of the vehicle meets established criteria such as use limited to a federal facility or reservation. I believe a substantial savings for gasoline for government activities could be accomplished if the Federal Government would take advantage of the provisions in the tax... more »

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Department of Defense

Libility to Asset

The USG holds about $2.5B in used Naval Reactor Fuel that it intends to store in containers that will cost about $0.5B plus the cost of pads and surveillence etc. This fuel could be reprocessed in existing buildings at Idaho and either saved for future use by the Navy or downblended and sold as commercial reactor fuel. Its a 1000 or more jobs for twenty or more years, it reduces by 10 or more the volume of material that... more »

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Department of Defense

Reduce lawn care and convert gov land to local farm use

Currently, there is a high cost of lawn maintenance that exists across government facilities. The cost is heightened for low rainfall, high temperature areas. I know this personally as my last duty station had summer temps above 100F, but well maintained grassy areas that were in near perfect condition; which was watered during the peak of day or anytime that was necessary. None of the locals had a lawn of such high... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Streamline the vehicle fleet and save millions

I have completed a study at our facility that would save us $170,000 in a 10 year period for just 6 vehicles. Imagine what kind of savings would take place if we applied this government wide. Not olny would we save money but we would also reduce petroleum by over 20% and GHG's by even a higher percentage. If you would like to see a power point i have made on the subject email me at nathan.bailey@va.gov

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