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Could a real-time water monitoring device be California's savior?

Water, or a lack thereof, has long been an issue in California. Yet, California residents don't seem to be heeding the call yet, since they missed mandatory conservation goals for two months in a row. But a solution may have arrived with a new device called Droppler, from Nascent Objects, which tracks water usage in real time. 

In hot water: EPA social media violated propaganda, anti-lobbying rules, Antideficiency Act, says GAO

The Environmental Protection Agency violated propaganda and anti-lobbying rules with a social media campaign intended to garner public support for a water rule that has been the subject of fierce debate on the Hill and in courtrooms.

Agency writing gets clearer, report card shows

More agencies are making the grade when it comes to providing the public with easily understandable information, the 2015 Federal Plain Language Report Card finds.

Auditors find tool used to ensure agencywide IT security compliance is noncompliant

The tool used by the Environmental Protection Agency to record and manage information on its offices' compliance with federal information technology security requirements, such as the Federal Information Security Management Act, is itself noncompliant.

EPA not properly tracking its IT investments, finds IG

The Environmental Protection Agency is not properly recording its information technology investments, which totaled more than $334 million in fiscal 2014, finds an internal audit.

EPA doesn't know how much overtime its employees are working, IG says

The Environmental Protection Agency doesn't know how much overtime its employees are using because the proper forms aren't being used to document it, says a Sept. 22 EPA inspector general report.

EPA doesn't know how much overtime its employees are working, IG says

The Environmental Protection Agency doesn't know how much overtime its employees are using because the proper forms aren't being used to document it, says a Sept. 22 EPA inspector general report.

Government on track to save $22B from canceling outdated regulations, Shelanski says

The federal government will save billions of dollars over the next five years by canceling burdensome and obsolete regulations, says an Aug. 14 Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs "lookback report" by administrator Howard Shelanski.

Government on track to save $22B from canceling outdated regulations, Shelanski says

The federal government will save billions of dollars over the next five years by canceling burdensome and obsolete regulations, says an Aug. 14 Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs "lookback report" by administrator Howard Shelanski.

EPA not properly auditing state funding for infrastructure

Environmental Protection Agency regional offices aren't using the right financial indicators to oversee the performance of state-based infrastructure funding, says an Aug. 5 Government Accountability Office report.