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                        Idea Number                      Author
        8/30/2010 14:01       392 This idea is active.   kriterz2003
        8/16/2010 13:30       391 This idea is active.   vanfrank
         8/6/2010 15:52       388 This idea is closed.   et.scambos
        7/30/2010 23:06       386 This idea is active.   sarahriles
        7/22/2010 10:10       384 This idea is active.   michele.rippetoe
         7/20/2010 4:19       383 This idea is active.   ktaggerty
        7/15/2010 23:24       381 This idea is active.   kv_1968
          7/2/2010 3:50       377 This idea is active.   saidbisker
         6/13/2010 5:29       367 This idea is active.   rvachov
         6/12/2010 9:26       365 This idea is active.   dinger711
        6/10/2010 21:11       358 This idea is active.   harlycouple51
        5/31/2010 11:32       339 This idea is active.   mzamudio
        5/22/2010 10:20       328 This idea is active.   don.knudslien
         5/18/2010 8:16       319 This idea is active.   mttsfn
        5/17/2010 11:09       318 This idea is active.   kaffeemitkekse
         5/15/2010 7:49       316 This idea is active.   maxim
         5/4/2010 10:51       303 This idea is active.   ndjdjones
         5/3/2010 19:18       299 This idea is active.   zjwainey
         5/3/2010 10:49       292 This idea is active.   gottobot
          5/2/2010 7:50       283 This idea is active.   jimmer16701
        4/10/2010 20:40       265 This idea is active.   goosmom
         4/8/2010 10:10       260 This idea is active.   frankmonachello
         4/4/2010 15:16       253 This idea is active.   bohlerengineering
         4/2/2010 21:20       251 This idea is active.   shawnboike
        3/28/2010 14:09       242 This idea is active.   pitcrew79
        3/28/2010 13:50       241 This idea is active.   pitcrew79
         3/25/2010 9:57       239 This idea is active.   king.marquea
        3/18/2010 21:01       230 This idea is active.   allan.sauter
        3/18/2010 16:24       226 This idea is active.   sally.wilson
        3/15/2010 14:29       217 This idea is active.   dougo
        3/15/2010 11:36       216 This idea is active.   Brian Turnbaugh
        3/12/2010 10:40       202 This idea is active.   mark.greenwood
         3/12/2010 7:48       201 This idea is active.   oracle2world
         3/9/2010 12:37       191 This idea is active.   toxicreverend
         3/9/2010 11:51       190 This idea is active.   subijoy
         3/8/2010 11:24       182 This idea is active.   Phil R
         3/6/2010 11:31       170 This idea is active.   julia.burch
         3/5/2010 12:19       163 This idea is active.   aultmon.edith
         3/5/2010 12:15       162 This idea is active.   treebytron
         3/5/2010 12:07       161 This idea is active.   flanagan.sarah
         3/5/2010 11:36       159 This idea is active.   erickson.caroline
         3/4/2010 21:10       158 This idea is active.   rodgersjf
         3/3/2010 14:45       155 This idea is active.   Phil R
         3/3/2010 14:40       154 This idea is active.   Phil R
         3/3/2010 14:27       151 This idea is active.   Phil R
         3/2/2010 15:41       147 This idea is active.   jvaughn4h
        2/28/2010 10:31       145 This idea is active.   jen_dutcher
         2/22/2010 0:28       130 This idea is active.   scrapitall08
        2/19/2010 17:02       119 This idea is active.   tstrause
         2/15/2010 9:04        94 This idea is active.   wfeather
         2/13/2010 7:58        89 This idea is active.   megan.eskey
        2/12/2010 19:34        87 This idea is active.   davidp.spencer
         2/11/2010 4:42        66 This idea is active.   vasishth
         2/11/2010 4:31        65 This idea is active.   vasishth
2/10/2010 19:16   62   This idea is active.   inscribbing
2/10/2010 16:15   58   This idea is active.   sheri_walz
2/10/2010 13:03   38   This idea is active.   jedi.fx
 2/8/2010 16:51   31   This idea is active.   Sara (EPA Moderator)
  2/7/2010 8:59   24   This idea is active.   emmamcnamara
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New Ways of Doing Business, New Tools..   4. Innovation   37   34   3
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New Ways of Doing Business, New Tools..   4. Innovation   27   24   3
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CommentsTitle
      0 bed bugs
      0 environment
      1 ELASTOL for Drilling Offshore
      0 Regulatory Reform Utilizing Academic Online Network
      1 Reducing Carbon Dioxide
      0 Create the "Depatment of H2O" (Homeland Oil Operations)
      0 measure to reduce and prevent oil spill at mexico bp
      0 about the oil spill :
      0 Bubble wall to reduce the initial oil spread
      1 Oil spill cleanup
      0 controlling Deep Water
      0 Stop the spill of British Petroleum
      0 magnets
      0 Inventive idea to strop B.P. spill
      0 sink an oil tanker
      0 How to recover sea water from oil! (commercial solution)
      0 mechanical solution to stop the gulf oil leak that is feasible.
      0 Oil-B-Gone
      0 Gulf Oil Spill
      0 Gulf oil spill
      2 Backyard burning
      0 Transition Energy Star to "Sustainability" Star
      0 electrical generation from highways
      1 Invest in US for Green & Sustanable Energy-Ultimately Helps
      0 Use grey-water as fuel to make electricity
      0 This one you need to think about -
      2 Telework/Flexiplace travel allotment
      1 Applying Nash Equilibrium models to decision making
      0 A systems approach
      0 disclose and regulate so-called inert ingredients
      0 EPA Must Leverage Openness for Environmental Protection
      0 Ground rules for 2.0 Websites
      1 Obsession with fancy-schmancy formats - perception of EPA
      0 Less than 6% cancer causing chemicals tracked in cancers
      3 Make Changes Based Upon Inputs and Suggestions from Bottom Up
      0 Track agency workflow with off the shelf software
      0 Use Open Innovation to assist with IRIS risk assessment backlog
      1 Going Greener
      0 regulate the export of e waste
      1 Rationalize the FOIA Process With Dedicated, Knowledgeable Staff
      0 Healthy workplace
      1 reinventing patriotism
      2 electronic data reporting to reduce paper use
      1 Google desktop search or Windows Search 4.0 - indexing searching
      2 Gmail for EPA employees
      2 Do not permit Mountain Top Removal Mining
      2 Reprocessing medical equipment
      1 refrigerant regulations
      4 Education
      4 Municipalities and School Districts using Trash Compactors!
      8 OpenEPA v2.0: A Next Gen Opensource/OpenSocial Portal
      5 EPA as Educator not Enforcer
      3 Precautionary Polluter Pays Principle
      3 Annual National Pollution Census
3   sustainability initiative for enviro-friendly school buildings
5   Hire more people to preserve institutional memory
4   Need a way to notify EPA
5   Innovative Approaches
2   Ombudsman position
Details
Has anyone tried using CO2 on the bed bug problem? You would have to seal up the house or building and use a concentrated CO
See my website for a seminal idea on land use to solve at a profit the conjoined problems of sprawl, conservation, ecological use, a
                                                        

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ELASTOL FOR OFF SHORE OIL DRILLING RIGS:
he current dominant response to open-water oil spills is to use dispersant chem
I suggest we utilize online networking tools to overhaul our approach to regulatory oversight. I believe this approach has the potent
Efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emmisions in new vehicles may help to cut down the total emmisions of carbon dioxide, but what ab
Create the "Depatment of H2O" (Homeland Oil Operations) I have a proposal to present to you and our nation. I ask for guidance an
In the recent past when i was seeing your oil spill prevention procedures and attempts to preserve the environment this idea struck
the general idea consists in sending a steel stopper(or crock)30-40 m (or more)long and 20-40 tons weight at 1600 m of depth, towa
In the Gulf oil spill, by the time the leaking oil reaches the ocean surface from the 2 km depth it spreads over a large area, which ma
Oil appears to bond very good to feathers and water does not. Can't we gather a bunch of chicken, emu, and other bird feathers tha
Looking at the video this evening it seems clear to me how to regain control of this, or any under water well. I have a design for a 'm
Si se fabrican globos resistentes y se hunden hasta el vertido, estos globos se llenarían y como el petroleo es mas liviano, los glob
Maybe magnets could be shaped, or molded to fit on the leaking pipes and attached to the steel,over top of the leaks. Magnets wou
Insert a pipe roboticaly with air bladders which are seaworthy into the gusher then when an underwater camera sees it is in properly
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, for stop the oil leckage I would like to recommend to dump / sink an oil tanker over the leckage. How
IN SHORT: A vessel with special hardware (arrangement for its production and montage is required) comes to the area of disaster a
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It would be easier to draw a picture…but here goes. 
 y idea is depends upon the a few issues with the pressure of the oil. Since a
With the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico I have invented a product that cleans up oil spills in water sources and if I can find a way to m
Ideas for emergency handling of massive oil spill1. Recycled paper absorbs oilWould dumping massive amounts of our paper by pr
I read in wikipedia that BP has over 41 tankers in service. Supertankers, large product transfer vessels and all other classes of ship
I live in a rather nice neighborhood but during the month of April most people are held to staying indoors due to the burning of yard r
For the good of our children and grand children, isn't now, with a forward-thinking administration, the right time for the Federal Gove
I propose installing electrical generators at interstate overpasses. Cars and trucks passing under the overpass would cause air flow
!. Create the Solar roofing systems mass production industry above & beyond the boring old flat panel, more like US Tile but improv
Electrolysis is being experimented with to separate hydrogen and oxygen in grey-water leaving only the grey stuff in the water. This
Ice age on purpose?The best water on the planet is frozen at both ends of the planet.This frozen water melts into an ocean of salt-w
Telework and flexiplace are both phenomenal ideas and programs that I use to their fullest capacity...however, when certain person
In an old StarTrek episode the robot Nomad sailed the universe seeking life, and upon finding it, implemented the fatal PrimeDirecti
I recommend a problem solving approach known as systems thinking. A group of scientists (biologists and ecologists), mathematici
Many chemical compounds that are sold on the US market do not fully disclose the contents. Many dangerous chemicals are hidden
For each open government project, EPA should seek opportunities to leverage the information collection, use, and disclosure to ach
EPA has been involved in several projects aimed at using Web 2.0 social networking tools to communicate with the public about env
Collecting data is work, and at the scale of EPA, an enormous effort.Presenting the data with all sorts of fancy-schmancy formats, is
Less than 6% cancer causing chemicals tracked w cancers Congressional Report + Bill 2 startbiomonitoring linked in at http://toxicre
It has been my experience that many changes within the EPA Program Offices and sub-Offices/Divisions result from ideas and whim
Track document production and agency work using off the shelf productivity software, like Microsoft Project (or other workflow mana
EPA should explore using an open innovation/open source approach to help reduce the backlog of toxin risk assessments and IRIS
Instead of using papertowels in all of the restrooms for drying hands, implementing the automatic hand dryers (that start when hand
Export of e waste needs to be regulated as it is highly toxic and often poorly handled in countries where it is exported to (not to men
While Regions have FOIA officers, the actual work of responding to individual FOIA requests falls on the shoulders of staff people.
I worked for a county before the EPA and we could use our sick leave for health realated things- such as class fees and excercise e
The problem with environmentalism is that everything we do hurts the planet, just a little. My exhalations are a greenhouse gas. But
Shift to electronic reporting for all annual/semi-annual/quarterly reports. All incoming paper mail is scanned and hosted on a digital
Centralize data storage within the EPA at servers, and use an indexing service to speed the location of files. Each regional office c
Use commercially available email technologies, such as Gmail to reduce server costs, remove unneeded IT or ISB services at ever
Revised Comment to address open government focus: In order to ensure there is a proper check and balance on decision makers f
The EPA should require hospitals to reprocess medical equipment. If more hospitals reprocessed medical equipment, it would not o
i have researched the possibilities of recycling refrigerants. most all companies require you to pay them to receive refrigerants. they
The EPA needs to actively support elementary education programs that teach kid not just about the environment and it's value to ea
What I would truly like to see is more municipalities and school districts use trash compactors in their refuse operations. I live in Dal
The OpenEPA v2.0 Portal in a Nutshell:The idea is that OpenEPA v2.0 would be modelled after iGoogle and myYahoo. So any exist
The EPA to be more effective in making sure that our environment is protected should be very strong in educating those regulated.
What would be really a strong move in the right direction would be for US EPA to adopt, officially, the 4-P principle. http://dieoff.org/
Its time for us to start producing a pollution census for the country, on an annual basis. If China, a Communist State, can be this tra
It seems to be a waste of funds to build shoddily constructed schools built to last 30 years and using materials which may be health
There is a large population of federal employees slated for retirement in the upcoming decade. Hiring now is important so that instit
These guys wanted to fill a pit with some kind of oil product in an area where the farms are and 'friends' had to stop them with court
Do you have any suggestions on innovative ways and approaches EPA can adopt to make it easier for us to work together on envir
It would be wonderful if EPA created the position of Ombudsman (or in the spirit of political correctness Ombudsperson) to interact a
   the house or building and use a concentrated CO2 It kills insects in greenhouses. Plants like it but insects, mammals, fish etc that breath oxygen O2 do n
  roblems of sprawl, conservation, ecological use, and energy overconsumption. I think a public-private partnership developing a demonstration project will
 se to open-water oil spills is to use dispersant chemicals. Dispersants, although straightforward in application, have attendant problems of leaving oil and c
y oversight. I believe this approach has the potential to solve the difficult problem of ensuring that government can effectively keep up with the innovations
   the total emmisions of carbon dioxide, but what about the older cars? I think it would be a good idea to make some kind of filter that you can put on your
present to you and our nation. I ask for guidance and your full support in creating a "Homeland Oil Operations" department legislation to protect and SAVE
 mpts to preserve the environment this idea struck me.method 1: a pressure should be applied slightly more than the outflow of oil pressure from the well.m
 ng and 20-40 tons weight at 1600 m of depth, towards point which is the mouth of driling from 50-70 cm of diameter.bee released slowly from surface unti
   2 km depth it spreads over a large area, which makes it difficult to control. The suggestion is to pump a large amount of air and disperse it as bubbles at t
 bunch of chicken, emu, and other bird feathers that are normally discarded and create absorbent devices with them. It is enviromentally safe and very effe
 s, or any under water well. I have a design for a 'muffler' that can be installed on the present pipe stand. After the damaged part has been removed from t
  narían y como el petroleo es mas liviano, los globos flotarían y el petroleo no se esparciría en el oceano.If balloons are made tough and sink to the landfi
hed to the steel,over top of the leaks. Magnets would do very little or no damage to the steel and could be removed or added as needed. Im sure this will n
n when an underwater camera sees it is in properly. Pump air in the mile long pipe until the bladders are full and the oil stops.
o dump / sink an oil tanker over the leckage. How ? Cut 1 segment in the middle or where the calculated 2 or 3 leaksof the tanker and sink him stabilised
montage is required) comes to the area of disaster and starts recovering the water spoiled by oil (a mixture, able to burn). Vessel-based, high performance
 e a few issues with the pressure of the oil. Since actual numbers are not in news reports and I do not have personal access to those numbers, my idea m
  spills in water sources and if I can find a way to make it lager maybe and I'm just pitching Ideas but you might be able to fly it by helicopter.Also I invented
 ould dumping massive amounts of our paper by products along the gulf shore lines allow the oil to be absorbed and thus prevent it being absorbed into the
 oduct transfer vessels and all other classes of ships. Why can't they park one or two at the site of the spill and suck up everything! They sit there with boo
  held to staying indoors due to the burning of yard rubbish. This has been going on for many years and no one knows how to end it. The entire town to the
   administration, the right time for the Federal Government to reinvent the popular Energy Star program and transition it and its 17,000 or so existing Energ
s passing under the overpass would cause air flow to turn the turbines to generate electrical power. The electricity could be used locally for highway lightin
e boring old flat panel, more like US Tile but improved with (multi spectral) Light absorption coating like LISA was used. Incentivise installations nationwise
  water leaving only the grey stuff in the water. This makes it much easier and less expensive to dispose of the grey stuff. Clean Hydrogen and oxygen may
  net.This frozen water melts into an ocean of salt-water rendering the best water useless for consumption. (for humans anyway)The salt-water oceans ar
  eir fullest capacity...however, when certain personnel live distances greater than 70+ miles away from their duty stations it's rather difficult to maintain veh
  upon finding it, implemented the fatal PrimeDirective. It is imperative that our organizational mission statements comply with a negative PrimeDirective, w
   scientists (biologists and ecologists), mathematicians and computer science researchers at MIT developed Applied Systems Thinking over 30 years ago
he contents. Many dangerous chemicals are hidden behind the "inert" label. EPA should force companies to fully disclose all inert ingredients and EPA sh
 e information collection, use, and disclosure to achieve improvements in environmental quality. The agency should clearly explain how it plans to use data
king tools to communicate with the public about environmental topics. As EPA further pursues this form of communication, it would be useful to establish s
he data with all sorts of fancy-schmancy formats, is easy.So as a consequence, there is an over abundance of folks wanting to create new data presentatio
 t + Bill 2 startbiomonitoring linked in at http://toxicreverend.blogspot.com Repent and Google the "Toxic Reverend" http://toxicreverend.blogspot.comBles
nd sub-Offices/Divisions result from ideas and whims of a group of managerial people who confer amongst themselves about the ongoing programs and
ware, like Microsoft Project (or other workflow management software).Each branch should track the work it does using a standard program. Management
  ce the backlog of toxin risk assessments and IRIS. Several private companies including Linux, Toyota and Apple have successfully used open innovation
  g the automatic hand dryers (that start when hands are placed under them and stop when hands are removed) would be a great way to help save our tree
  led in countries where it is exported to (not to mention the inefficiency of exporting it). Manufacturers need to be required to take back and responsibly rec
  IA requests falls on the shoulders of staff people. Typically, we are extremely busy trying to do our jobs. There is little burden on a FOIA requestor to be s
  ealated things- such as class fees and excercise equipment. An hour of leave would equal an hour of your salary. For example I took martial art classes e
   a little. My exhalations are a greenhouse gas. But we get used to it, and figure the earth has got to be able to recover somehow, because we've always b
ming paper mail is scanned and hosted on a digital document rack - see the link below. Encourage people to electronically send documents to EPA, and
   speed the location of files. Each regional office can be hosted at one single location, reducing costs, and an indexing program can speed the location of
  osts, remove unneeded IT or ISB services at every EPA Regional office, and ensure continuity and the safety of data in the event of a disaster or disruptio
   a proper check and balance on decision makers for determining what agencies receive a permit to practice mountain top removal, I suggest that every pe
 als reprocessed medical equipment, it would not only cut down on medical waste, but also save money for health care. The EPA would not only need to w
  quire you to pay them to receive refrigerants. they tell me the reason, is china sells new refrigerants cheaper that they can process used refrigerants for. i
   not just about the environment and it's value to each one of us and all of us, but also the tools they'll need to live a sustainable life. Cooking, farming, bas
   compactors in their refuse operations. I live in Dallas, TX and very few cities and school districts use them. They could save lots of money, preserve the l
 modelled after iGoogle and myYahoo. So any existing EPA apps or tools could simply become gadgets or apps added to the OpenEPA v2.0 portal's suite o
hould be very strong in educating those regulated. Small businesses do not have the manpower, time or beginning knowledge to fathom through air, water
  adopt, officially, the 4-P principle. http://dieoff.org/page33.htmPolluters should pay the cost of regulating AND mitigating pollution, and we should always e
basis. If China, a Communist State, can be this transparent, why can't we?
30 years and using materials which may be health hazzards. Go Green with schools. If federal money supports what happens inside these buildings, why
ming decade. Hiring now is important so that institutional memory can be passed on. Learning on the job with experienced people is so much more effec
 arms are and 'friends' had to stop them with court action that cost lots of money - is there a way to just tell the EPA about the oil [and possable spill] near
 t to make it easier for us to work together on environmental issues?
of political correctness Ombudsperson) to interact and represent directly to the Agency the needs of the public. The person occupying the position would e
 cts, mammals, fish etc that breath oxygen O2 do not.
 artnership developing a demonstration project will pave the way for a beautiful, prosperous and convenient future for all peoples.the URL for that site will b
 ation, have attendant problems of leaving oil and chemical toxins in the water column, inherently enlarging the problem’s scale and placing a burden on b
 nment can effectively keep up with the innovations of private industry without becoming big and bureaucratic. Recent catastrophic failures of regulation ha
 make some kind of filter that you can put on your older vehicle that would reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emmited by the car. I am not a scientist, s
ations" department legislation to protect and SAVE our nation.This will SAVE our environment and secure America and her people from future disasters lik
 ore than the outflow of oil pressure from the well.method 2: pressure applied by method of accumulators and membranes in a row with hydraulic and pneu
  of diameter.bee released slowly from surface untill optimal distance for which one piloting at sightwill bee possible by the eclairage of the well(laser for ex
  large amount of air and disperse it as bubbles at the place of the oil leak, using the dispersing nozzles that form a ring around the leak, few feet in diame
es with them. It is enviromentally safe and very effective.
  After the damaged part has been removed from the pipe and the 'muffler' has been installed, 'baffles' can then be closed separating, once again, petrole
 o.If balloons are made tough and sink to the landfill, these balloonsbe filled and as the oil is lighter, the balloons would float and the oil is notscatter in the
be removed or added as needed. Im sure this will not seal completely, but may slow down the volume of oil leaking in to the gulf.

d 2 or 3 leaksof the tanker and sink him stabilised with pontus.Adventages:enough volume, directly connection, separation gas and oil in the tanks -differe
 re, able to burn). Vessel-based, high performance water recovery hardware require a lot of electric power to operate and of course, a vessel needs a dies
ave personal access to those numbers, my idea might be completely invalid. So, whoever reads this will need to find someone with factual data to know w
   might be able to fly it by helicopter.Also I invented this in 2008 and I'm just about to turn 14 and I got an Argonauta award presented to me by Morgan Lin
bsorbed and thus prevent it being absorbed into the marshes?We have at our disposal huge amounts of recycled paper being collected by our existing rec
  pill and suck up everything! They sit there with booms or not and suck up all the oil and contaminated water and move off for the next one. It's oil and wat
no one knows how to end it. The entire town to the next is hazy and smoky along with the stench. There are permits available to do this but I do not unders
and transition it and its 17,000 or so existing Energy Star members over to a "Sustainability Star" program that taps into all the collaborations and innovativ
  electricity could be used locally for highway lighting, etc., or could be fed into the electrical grid for supplemental power
LISA was used. Incentivise installations nationwise based on best ROI immediate and help needed locations notionwide. Produce a mass produced Solar
 of the grey stuff. Clean Hydrogen and oxygen may move together to form water again under the right conditionsUse solar electricity to separate the molec
tion. (for humans anyway)The salt-water oceans are getting bigger and covering good land and infiltrating our fresh water rivers and streams, making som
heir duty stations it's rather difficult to maintain vehicles and personal health when traveling into work. It'd be nice to have some sort of subsidy for person
atements comply with a negative PrimeDirective, which may be stated: "It is our mission to improve the conditions for life, to grow in the ability to nurture li
oped Applied Systems Thinking over 30 years ago to begin to address concerns about world population growth and strain on world resources. It provided t
es to fully disclose all inert ingredients and EPA should test for the synergistic and cumulative impacts of all ingredients.
ency should clearly explain how it plans to use data to meet the agency's mission and how it plans to put its information to work. One such example is the
of communication, it would be useful to establish some general ground rules on how, as a government agency, it will participate in the creation and suppor
 nce of folks wanting to create new data presentations, who otherwise have no interest in the data, data quality, or anything associated with the program.(T
  Reverend" http://toxicreverend.blogspot.comBlessings,The Toxic Reverendhttp://twitter.com/toxicreverendThe Politics of the health care conspiracy is be
 ngst themselves about the ongoing programs and try to improve the process by making changes. These changes could not be better defined than whims
   it does using a standard program. Management at the division and administrator level should combine all the tracking information from the branches for
  and Apple have successfully used open innovation to assist with their creative and technology needs. EPA could open up the risk assessment process a
 moved) would be a great way to help save our trees. Several government agencies are using them already. The water faucets in many government build
 ed to be required to take back and responsibly recycle any product they sell which could cause harm to the environment if not properly disposed of.
 . There is little burden on a FOIA requestor to be specific, so staff are frequently placed in an untenable position of having to put their program responsibi
our salary. For example I took martial art classes each month. I saved my cashed check (or a receipt) and submitted it to HR and they'd pay me the mone
able to recover somehow, because we've always been doing this stuff, and there's no alternative. The planet-hurting stuff doesn't really begin to add up un
  ple to electronically send documents to EPA, and add them to the digital document rack. Record storage space is now electronic, and paper need not fill
and an indexing program can speed the location of files (the current windows search program can take over 1/2 hour to locate a file, while an indexing serv
  safety of data in the event of a disaster or disruption.
ctice mountain top removal, I suggest that every permit be approved by a referendum vote. Those eligible to participate in the referendum vote are all res
  for health care. The EPA would not only need to work with hospitals, but also educate patients as to the safety of reprocessing.Here's an article: Johns Ho
eaper that they can process used refrigerants for. i think that American companies that use recycled refrigerants should get a tax break, or a heave tariff s
eed to live a sustainable life. Cooking, farming, basic horticulture need to be a part of basic education.
 em. They could save lots of money, preserve the landfill and reduce carbon emissions into the atmosphere. I wonder if California has a refuse policy requ
or apps added to the OpenEPA v2.0 portal's suite or "app collection".OpenEPA v2.0 would not supercede other EPA tools/applications, rather just gather t
   beginning knowledge to fathom through air, water and soil regulation written by PhD's and "Experts". Tell us what we need to know and how to comply be
g AND mitigating pollution, and we should always err on the side of safety. Innocent until proven guilty is the wrong principle for pollution and other such h
upports what happens inside these buildings, why not introduce measures that assure that the construction of buildings follows standards for health includ
ob with experienced people is so much more effective than coming in to a job that is just an empty desk and a file cabinet.
tell the EPA about the oil [and possable spill] near the farms and have the EPA stop them w/o having to spend lots of money with a court action?

public. The person occupying the position would ensure that the needs of the public are being taken into account, given the appropriate level of attention
ient future for all peoples.the URL for that site will be provided upon request.
ing the problem’s scale and placing a burden on both the ecosystem and the local population’s economy until the dispersed oil is absorbed. On the other
cratic. Recent catastrophic failures of regulation have highlighted the need for upfront cost-benefit analyses of cutting-edge corporate activity whenever th
 dioxide emmited by the car. I am not a scientist, so I am not exactly sure of how it would work, but I think it is a good idea that could potentially help with g
re America and her people from future disasters like DeepWater Horizon. The EPA could partner with the DHS to start up this much needed department.(H
s and membranes in a row with hydraulic and pneumatic sealing methods. as a principle inserting this membranes inside the well by robotic method and b
ee possible by the eclairage of the well(laser for exple),at this moment the system of propulsion(as a torpedo)will bee starts what amend the engine in stra
that form a ring around the leak, few feet in diameter, so that the raising bubbles form an air “wall” (“air tube”) around the raising oil. Since the bubbles will

can then be closed separating, once again, petroleum product from the ocean environment. This unit can be constructed quickly utilizing existing technolog
balloons would float and the oil is notscatter in the ocean.
 f oil leaking in to the gulf.

 nection, separation gas and oil in the tanks -different size of the connection nozzle good look thomas b. north germany
er to operate and of course, a vessel needs a diesel fuel to continue working non-stop (e.g. 24h) in the area of disaster. It is possible to recover a few doze
                                                                                              

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 l need to find someone with factual data to know whether this is a good or horrible idea.
his is a good idea if, the volume of oil escaping now will be more
n Argonauta award presented to me by Morgan Lindburg and if you want more information go to this website and scroll down to the 9th and 10th page http
  recycled paper being collected by our existing recycling companies. Would it benefit us to send barges, trucks and trains to the gulf with this paper to du
water and move off for the next one. It's oil and water, it may emulsify some but after it sets for awhile it separates. Pump the water off the bottom and go to
  are permits available to do this but I do not understand why it is ok to put pollution in the air on purpose. My children literally cannot go out to play nor can
 m that taps into all the collaborations and innovative initiatives that are now bubbling up between public and private entities around the broader and more

 tions notionwide. Produce a mass produced Solar Drapes, tents, fabric awnings Industry for added energy needs ( http://www.scientificamerican.com/artic
onditionsUse solar electricity to separate the molecule and capture the hydrogen for use in fuel cells.Don't think it possible?There is a kit kids use for scien
ng our fresh water rivers and streams, making some unusable. (for humans anyway)Many people in our world are starving and dying because they don't h
  'd be nice to have some sort of subsidy for persons who spend ample amounts of money on tolls and gas. Similarly to the current system with the metro
 conditions for life, to grow in the ability to nurture life, and to explore all realms possibly related to life, universally seeking to sustain biological diversity, to
 growth and strain on world resources. It provided the basis for computer modelling used throughout the world in both business and science, most recently

 t its information to work. One such example is the "33/50" program that was part of the Toxics Release Inventory program in the mid-1990s. With the succ
  gency, it will participate in the creation and support of interactive sites. Some suggested policies would include the following:a. Clarify who is sponsoring
 quality, or anything associated with the program.(This is not unique to EPA. For example, people are always designing new fonts, new typewriter keyboar
endThe Politics of the health care conspiracy is being revealed atwww.myspace.com/toxicreverend
  e changes could not be better defined than whimsical. They have inherent bugs and problems that are better known to the day-to-day task-movers and p
e all the tracking information from the branches for a view of what is going on in the agency. With off the shelf software, regional offices can easily commu
EPA could open up the risk assessment process and problems to the toxicology, technology, management and creative sectors to find a more consistent
eady. The water faucets in many government building restrooms have sensors to start the water and stop it.
  the environment if not properly disposed of.
e position of having to put their program responsibilities aside to pull together large masses of information. (This may be the intention of some requestors
 nd submitted it to HR and they'd pay me the money each month (minus taxes) and deduct it from my sick leave balance. Of course there were some thing
 anet-hurting stuff doesn't really begin to add up until you go to work in the morning and try to earn a livelihood. Everything business does, from printing up
 ge space is now electronic, and paper need not fill shelves and desktops. Records can be electronically tagged for record retention, archiving, or disposa
over 1/2 hour to locate a file, while an indexing service takes seconds). Agency continuity is assured, and files can easily be located even if an agency of

 le to participate in the referendum vote are all residents of every district which lies, at least in part, above the affected watershed(s). Affected watersheds
  safety of reprocessing.Here's an article: Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. "Going Green in the Hospital: Recycling Medical Equipment Saves Money, R
 igerants should get a tax break, or a heave tariff should be put on import refrigerants.

ere. I wonder if California has a refuse policy requiring these large originators of trash to use trash compactors. If so, Texas needs to follow suit!
e other EPA tools/applications, rather just gather them together into one portal that is based on standards (The Open Stack - an introduction: http://develo
ell us what we need to know and how to comply before you lower the hammer on collecting fines.
s the wrong principle for pollution and other such harmful activities.
tion of buildings follows standards for health including zero limits of formaldahyde (sp?), carcinogens in the roofing, latex in the paint, air filtering systems

spend lots of money with a court action?

to account, given the appropriate level of attention, and that the public would be informed on the decisions made in response to the communicated needs
 y until the dispersed oil is absorbed. On the other hand, oil spill containment, recovery systems and procedures for recovering open-water spills may nee
yses of cutting-edge corporate activity whenever there is a potential for both positive and significant negative impact on society. Such decisions require a
nk it is a good idea that could potentially help with global warming.
 e DHS to start up this much needed department.(H2O-short for H.O.O.) H2O will also have a deployable Recovery & Response Team (RRT). This H2O w
membranes inside the well by robotic method and by pressurizing the membranes will expand. this expansion can be controlled from top to increase or red
 pedo)will bee starts what amend the engine in straight line, in high speed straight ahead in the well,pushing it at most.it can bee guided by several system
 ube”) around the raising oil. Since the bubbles will raise much faster than the oil, the expectation is that the area where the bubble’s flow will exit to the oc

n be constructed quickly utilizing existing technology and could be in place within 30 days.



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area of disaster. It is possible to recover a few dozens of tonns (m3) of spoiled sea water in 1 hour with our solution. To let this work BRILLIANT, we resea
dea if, the volume of oil escaping now will be more or at least not much less than the oil that would escape if the well head were severed at the well casing
bsite and scroll down to the 9th and 10th page http://www.lindberghfoundation.org/docs/images/stories/documents/newsletters/mar08nl.pdfIf you have any
s, trucks and trains to the gulf with this paper to dump along the gulf states coastlines?The possible benefits are:The paper will absorb the oil to some exte
separates. Pump the water off the bottom and go to market. If BP doesn't want to, I bet Exxon or somebody else would like millions of gallons of free prod
 . My children literally cannot go out to play nor can I go out and exercize. I really think that it would do all of us a world of good to stop the practice and lea
  and private entities around the broader and more crucial concepts of Sustainability and natural resource productivity?

rgy needs ( http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=photovoltaic-breakthroughs-brighten-outlook-for-cheap-solar-power ). Create mass produced
n't think it possible?There is a kit kids use for science projects very similar; I paid $125 about seven years ago; it costs about $75 no the 'net. The kit goes
 world are starving and dying because they don't have water for crops to grow or the water is not fit for consumption. When elnino is too warm it affects the
as. Similarly to the current system with the metro subsidy - those individuals who can demonstrate such a need should be able to use what would be prov
niversally seeking to sustain biological diversity, to increase individual personal fulfillment, and to create a more stable, peaceful, and just society.Already-
 world in both business and science, most recently in looking at climate changes.If we could get not only our government agencies but our legislators to be

Inventory program in the mid-1990s. With the successful 33/50 program, EPA identified 17 toxic chemicals and worked with industry to reduce releases 33
 include the following:a. Clarify who is sponsoring the site;b. Distinguish content that is endorsed by the Agency vs. content that reflects the views of othe
ways designing new fonts, new typewriter keyboards, versions of UNIX, cutsy-pie icons, ... stuff no one wants or needs.)The perception created is that mo

 better known to the day-to-day task-movers and personnel with specific responsibilities to conduct routine jobs, such as receiving comments and distribut
e shelf software, regional offices can easily communicate how global settlements are progressing, identify bottlenecks, and avoid problems with overworke
ent and creative sectors to find a more consistent and timely approach to toxin risk assessment than what is currently in use


 n. (This may be the intention of some requestors -- trying to slow down enforcement.) If information is to truly be made available, there must staff dedicat
ck leave balance. Of course there were some things, such as clothing, that did not count, but good running shoes or roller blades would count.
 lihood. Everything business does, from printing up a flyer to serving coffee- bruises the planet far more than anything we do on our own time. But it's our l
 ly tagged for record retention, archiving, or disposal. The text is indexed and searchable from a secure desktop. Records can be forwarded using email
 nd files can easily be located even if an agency office is shut down.

ve the affected watershed(s). Affected watersheds are determined by standard/current environmental survey practices.Original Comment: [Mountain top r
tal: Recycling Medical Equipment Saves Money, Reduces Waste and Is Safe." ScienceDaily 26 February 2010.


pactors. If so, Texas needs to follow suit!
ds (The Open Stack - an introduction: http://developer.yahoo.net/blog/archives/2008/12/the_open_stack.html) that allow for interoperabilty with all openso
the roofing, latex in the paint, air filtering systems that can almost recontaminate students without greater air quality and windows that do not open. Start a



ons made in response to the communicated needs. The Ombudsman would work directly with the ADministrator.
ocedures for recovering open-water spills may need improvement. But ultimately a policy of containment and recovery minimizes both short- and long-term
 ative impact on society. Such decisions require a considered, risk-based approach rooted in science and objective analysis. Government, with its limited

e Recovery & Response Team (RRT). This H2O will serve as a "belly button" one stop center for operational compliance and emergency response in our
nsion can be controlled from top to increase or reduce the pressure underneath or mid length of the well.method 3: some compound which can be injected
hing it at most.it can bee guided by several systems(sonar filoguidance GPS ultrasounds..).After binding the stopper a mecanism of air "air bag" will be tra
 the area where the bubble’s flow will exit to the ocean surface will be relatively small. If the oil will stay within the bubble tube, which should occur if the in




our solution. To let this work BRILLIANT, we researched and implemented the new type of external combustion engine called RLDVPT, designed to be a
 pe if the well head were severed at the well casing. This depends on two things being true: 1) the pipe coming out of the well casing is a larger diameter t
documents/newsletters/mar08nl.pdfIf you have any comments please [personal information removed]
  efits are:The paper will absorb the oil to some extent.Oil will be prevented from getting into the very sandy bottom of the marshes where it will be very har
body else would like millions of gallons of free product. Once it's in the water it's free for the taking, right? Thank you for your consideration.James Gross
 ll of us a world of good to stop the practice and learn to compost it or mulch it. Thank you.


ok-for-cheap-solar-power ). Create mass produced energy transfer units to be used with green systems to feed back to the grid & plug-on cheap generato
rs ago; it costs about $75 no the 'net. The kit goes further and introduces the hydrogen to the oxygen again and forms water in an other tank on the same
 onsumption. When elnino is too warm it affects the weather globally.Move the ice to places where needed before it becomes unfit for consumption. The te
h a need should be able to use what would be provided in a metro subsidy in some other form.
 a more stable, peaceful, and just society.Already-proven engineering and ethical principals need to a greater degree be incorporated into the decision-ma
y our government agencies but our legislators to begin problem solving from a systems approach we could address multiple problems much more effective

als and worked with industry to reduce releases 33 percent below 1988 levels by 1992 and 50 percent by 1995. EPA used the data it was collecting to dri
e Agency vs. content that reflects the views of others;c. Disclose the criteria for selecting content for the site;d. Provide opportunities on the site for users
wants or needs.)The perception created is that more money is spent on presentation than data, that at EPA, may very well be true.In a nutshell, if the data

 ne jobs, such as receiving comments and distributing them to relevant experts or team members for a rulemaking or other Public participation project. Si
ify bottlenecks, and avoid problems with overworked (and underworked) staff.



 o truly be made available, there must staff dedicated to carrying this out. Otherwise, it is essentially an unfunded mandate, i.e., just piling more work onto
 ng shoes or roller blades would count.
 than anything we do on our own time. But it's our livelihoods at stake, and no one wants to be in a position to decide what jobs have to go away and what
e desktop. Records can be forwarded using email. Companies save money by not printing paper, shipping costs are reduced, storage space is saved, s


urvey practices.Original Comment: [Mountain top removal mining, especially for coal mining is an outrageous cause of watershed contamination. The proc




 .html) that allow for interoperabilty with all opensocial partners: i.e., google, yahoo, ning, linkedin, myspace, etc. etc. (Who supports OpenSocial?: http://w
er air quality and windows that do not open. Start a movement that should support a long-term trend in education: "Built to Last." If the building itself is goi
nt and recovery minimizes both short- and long-term environmental consequences, and societal impacts. The key to open water containment and recovery
nd objective analysis. Government, with its limited resources, does not have a broad enough knowledge base to act as an effective regulator of all private

  ional compliance and emergency response in our surrounding waters involving oil operations. H2O would fall under existing federal agencies. The idea is
 l.method 3: some compound which can be injected or blown and expand in a ratio of 100 to 200 times and solidifies instantly inside the well. i do not have
g the stopper a mecanism of air "air bag" will be tragger forming"airtight joints"of silicone disposed like floors rings ,and powerful hooks inhibing repulsion..
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within the bubble tube, which should occur if the intensity of the bubble is sufficient, it will be easier to collect or burn it.
he oil that will try to penetrate thro




bustion engine called RLDVPT, designed to be a heart of OUTSTANDING electric power station, able to take heat energy from burning mixture. RLDVPT
coming out of the well casing is a larger diameter than the part of the pipe that is leaking 2) the amount of pressure regulation at the well head is not so gr

ndy bottom of the marshes where it will be very hard to decompose without sufficient oxygen. If it does get into the sediment it will be decades before it bio
 ? Thank you for your consideration.James Gross Bradford,PA Oil country



 to feed back to the grid & plug-on cheap generators (like hondas) to be used as required especially in crisis containment & self sustainablility.
gain and forms water in an other tank on the same kit; a switch is thrown and when the water on one end is gone, it starts to electrolysis on the freshly mad
 ed before it becomes unfit for consumption. The temperature will normalize and everyone will have life. Tug boats for the big cubes and tankers for the re

reater degree be incorporated into the decision-making process. In particular, given its promise of finding optimal solutions, it is key that Nash Equilibrium
uld address multiple problems much more effectively and more sustainably. Look up Jay Forrester, Donella (Dana) Meadows, Dennis Meadows, Limits to

by 1995. EPA used the data it was collecting to drive its pollution prevention goals. EPA should identify additional ways it can use the environmental inform
e site;d. Provide opportunities on the site for users to comment on content posted by the Agency and others; ande. Where possible separate content that
EPA, may very well be true.In a nutshell, if the data are correct, it doesn't matter what the presentation is. Folks that need it will get it. (No one ever turne

ulemaking or other Public participation project. Similar other colossal tasks are carried out by simple, less-known EPA employees who are so sincere in t




 unfunded mandate, i.e., just piling more work onto those who are already been told to do more with less. And we must hire or train people who understan

ion to decide what jobs have to go away and what jobs get to stay.So instead of focusing on business, we get to hear about all the simple little things we c
 ping costs are reduced, storage space is saved, staff time is used more efficiently with indexed searching, and EPA takes one step towards the paperless


geous cause of watershed contamination. The process for companies to receive permits to do this practice should be extremely challenging in order to ens




ace, etc. etc. (Who supports OpenSocial?: http://wiki.opensocial.org/index.php?title=Main_Page#Container_Information)Theoretically, if there were simila
education: "Built to Last." If the building itself is going to be outdated in thirty years, why wouldn't the education also? Both should bear a consistency of qu
. The key to open water containment and recovery is to change the physical not the chemical character of the oil to be able to better contain and recover i
e base to act as an effective regulator of all private sector activity, nor should it be expected to do so. In addition, corporate and private resources should

uld fall under existing federal agencies. The idea is to merge other scattered agencies under one umbrella to avoid realm of responsibility confusion. The o
 nd solidifies instantly inside the well. i do not have any idea about the compounds which has these properties that will not cause fire during this process.if
 oors rings ,and powerful hooks inhibing repulsion.....detail is at mape            Excuse my english thanks.
                  

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ollect or burn it.
he oil that will try to penetrate through the bubble wall might saturate with them, and the result might be as an “external version” of an IGF




o take heat energy from burning mixture. RLDVPT is a new type of external combustion engine and it uses, as input power, just heat. Solar energy (for ex
of pressure regulation at the well head is not so great that it outweighs the difference in the ratio of the pipes. Even if the numbers show a little more oil e

get into the sediment it will be decades before it biodegrades.The paper will biodegrade the oil quicker since the paper will encourage bacteria to attack th




risis containment & self sustainablility.
d is gone, it starts to electrolysis on the freshly made pure water until it is gone and you repeat.Just add grey-water instead; voila, we can sell the hydrogen
 Tug boats for the big cubes and tankers for the rest.Don't even say we can't! Respectfully sincere,jimmy

ng optimal solutions, it is key that Nash Equilibrium models are used to form the daily decisions that determine how limited resources are spent, thus optim
nella (Dana) Meadows, Dennis Meadows, Limits to Growth, Dynamic Systems Thinking and the Sustainability Institute for ideas on what steps to take next

additional ways it can use the environmental information it possesses - along with the help of the public - to meet its environmental goals.
 hers; ande. Where possible separate content that is intended to capture opinion and discourse on issues (e.g., blogs) from content that is intended to be
s. Folks that need it will get it. (No one ever turned down a lottery check because they didn't like the font.) If the data are not correct, it doesn't matter wh

ess-known EPA employees who are so sincere in their work that they don’t like to bother the managers with the day-to-day difficulty they face in conductin




s. And we must hire or train people who understand the subject matter, possess document management skills, and are familiar with the rapidly advancing

we get to hear about all the simple little things we can do at home on our own. And everybody knows that it's not going to be enough. But it's easier than co
ng, and EPA takes one step towards the paperless office.An example is documatix: http://www.documatix.com/DPS-DDR.aspx


 ce should be extremely challenging in order to ensure only the least risky and most useful mountain top removal mining is done. Any Mountain top remov




iner_Information)Theoretically, if there were similar portals at other Agencies (Federal, State and Local) the gadgets could be easily shared between the n
ucation also? Both should bear a consistency of quality, duration, excellence, and materials used. When was the last time someone complained of real wo
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 of the oil to be able to better contain and recover it. 
he task of containing and recovering an oil spill in the open ocean was examined in a Joint US - Can
n addition, corporate and private resources should be used in a more proactive and positive way to anticipate and ameliorate the potential impacts of comm

 la to avoid realm of responsibility confusion. The owning agency could be that of the DHS and/or DNR departments. They would provide a percent of thei
perties that will not cause fire during this process.if u want i can send the detailed drawing about the accumulator and membranes which can be placed ins

e result might be as an “external version” of an IGF (e.g., http://www.gatellc.com/cms-filesystem-action/gat2004-gkp-2010.003-induced_gas_flotation-a_un




 ses, as input power, just heat. Solar energy (for example) is another source of energy to provide heat to RLDVPT to generate electric current. All required
pipes. Even if the numbers show a little more oil escaping per day by severing the well head, it could still be worth it in the long run; since it takes months

ince the paper will encourage bacteria to attack the paper and the oil.The paper contains oxygen and nitrogen which will be needed to degrade the oil.Mas




grey-water instead; voila, we can sell the hydrogen after cleaning the dirty water or we can make electricity right at the plant.
y

ermine how limited resources are spent, thus optimizing efficacy. Great care must be made in structuring and reviewing the decision-making and impleme
ability Institute for ideas on what steps to take next.

 - to meet its environmental goals.
es (e.g., blogs) from content that is intended to be factual reporting (e.g., news, research).
nt.) If the data are not correct, it doesn't matter what the presentation is. If anyone complains they don't like the format, they had no interest in the data in

with the day-to-day difficulty they face in conducting their jobs. EPA is surely blessed with many such employees. The result makes the equation unbalan




 t skills, and are familiar with the rapidly advancing technology. Then, let the scientists and attorneys go back to doing their real work.

 t it's not going to be enough. But it's easier than confronting the livelihood issue. I'd love to be treated like a grown-up, and to know that I'm recycling enou
 x.com/DPS-DDR.aspx


 removal mining is done. Any Mountain top removal that is permitted should only be allowed with a down payment. The size of that payment should be pro




 the gadgets could be easily shared between the next-gen portals. My longer term vision is that eventually, once we work through the risks and better defin
was the last time someone complained of real wood? Stone? Sunlight for heating? Trees for Shade? Aesthetics in Construction? Complementarity of nat
 the open ocean was examined in a Joint US - Canadian exercise off the coast of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia in 19871. At the
 ipate and ameliorate the potential impacts of commercial activities rather than in defending agains

departments. They would provide a percent of their budget and allocate existing resources to break ground on the new department. Curren
umulator and membranes which can be placed inside the well and pressurized. if u tell me what is the approximate press

 at2004-gkp-2010.003-induced_gas_flotation-a_unit_operations_perspect




o RLDVPT to generate electric current. All required electric current for any type of bestfit water recovery station and for
 ll be worth it in the long run; since it takes months to drill a new well to relieve the pressu

trogen which will be needed to degrade the oil.Massive amounts of paper will act like natural boom




city right at the plant.


 g and reviewing the decision-making and implementation processes so that they, to borro




t like the format, they had no interest in the data in the first place.This

mployees. The result makes the equation unbalanced - instead of 5X + 5Y = 10, we have something like 5X + 10Y = 10, in other word




 back to doing their real work.

ke a grown-up, and to know that I'm recycling enough, I'm composting enough, and I'm walking



n payment. The size of that payment should be proportional to the estimated cost of land remediation necessary as a result




lly, once we work through the risks and better define the open portal model, anyone, even members of the
esthetics in Construction? Complementarity of natural surroundings with materials used? Please, Build-to-
ova Scotia in 19871. At the


und on the new department. Curren
pproximate press




e 5X + 10Y = 10, in other word




ecessary as a result




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Date                               Author
                         Idea Number
        8/8/2010 17:30         388 Site Administrator
       7/22/2010 18:51         385 sjacobson
       7/22/2010 18:49         372 sjacobson
       7/22/2010 12:22         372 shawnboike
       7/22/2010 12:16         384 shawnboike
       7/22/2010 11:56         251 vickitindall
        7/15/2010 8:41         375 Barry (EPA Moderator)
        7/14/2010 1:26         375 kgd
        7/14/2010 1:23         375 kgd
        6/15/2010 8:09         360 Site Administrator
        6/15/2010 8:08         361 Site Administrator
        6/15/2010 8:07         363 Site Administrator
        6/15/2010 8:06         364 Site Administrator
        6/15/2010 8:05         366 Site Administrator
        6/12/2010 9:27         365 dinger711
        6/12/2010 8:50         345 jefftraylor1
        6/12/2010 8:43         357 jefftraylor1
        6/10/2010 9:38         346 getmorefuel
        6/2/2010 19:56         346 silverstonesilver
        6/2/2010 14:47         298 ibeold2
        6/2/2010 11:41         343 meridianacq
       5/30/2010 11:24         338 274244456
       5/27/2010 20:12         211 kimdave67
       5/27/2010 19:59         314 kimdave67
       5/23/2010 16:04         330 p.owens333
        5/20/2010 6:56         294 Site Administrator
        5/20/2010 6:25         320 Barry (EPA Moderator)
        5/20/2010 1:39         310 anteaters13
        5/20/2010 1:37         323 anteaters13
       5/16/2010 13:20         135 tracy
        5/6/2010 10:52         185 taforeman
        5/5/2010 13:08         305 cabinvinc
        5/4/2010 11:26         288 ndjdjones
         5/3/2010 9:34         285 marcohen52
         5/2/2010 8:01         277 jimmer16701
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Comment
This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #44)
Agreed. See a similar theme idea under the Public Feedback page. Look for "Economic/Environmental Stimulus Idea" entry
This is a terrific idea and I agree completely. I hope the EPA takes heed of this idea and does something about it.Hazel Mae Cavali
This is exactly what Germany was doing with a Five year investment-payback plan and selling back to the grid at a Std cost/price in
They have them, their called catalytic converters, the newer the better. Agree but, I also like to see the Classic, muscle & custom c
AMEN to that idea!!! Let's go already!
I'm not sure what your second message means. To answer your first question, we have asked that Oil Spill ideas NOT be submitted
I am surprised, where is abuse here? I was wery gentle and with respect of everydody. Sorry, if it was real.
May I ask moderator, what are you realy need, ideas or completly ready construction with schematic diagrams? Instead real talented
This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #43)
This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #42)
This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #41)
This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #40)
This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #39)
Thanks for your consideration in my idea.
To; Florida Attorney General Bill McCollumPlease file an injunction on behalf of myself and all other Florida residents against BP to
To; Florida Attorney General Bill McCollumPlease file an injunction on behalf of myself and all other Florida residents against BP to
good moreing you do not have a book for this tipe oil spill so you look for some one that has years in this tip of spill which is Mr Bow
Hmmmm.... I just noticed the message for submitting ideas through that link up above. But it just says phone calls, does anybody k
If the large dome that was first sent down was fitted with multiple ports, allowing the presure to be reduced,and then those ports fitte
it could def work...turn the oil to its own "junk shot"
或者有人可以告诉我在哪里能发送我的设计图片
AGREE very much with this Brian- Why is any information especially about chemical health and safety data; NOT revealed? The co
I do not agree that The EPA is a black hole as you stated; but your frustration is understandable. Keep writing. calling and working o
Check out the following website (no joke) which shows 2 men who show their solution to oil spill. It worked. They have 2 metal bow
This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #38)
Here are the phone numbers from the BP Spill sites: * CONTACT: WILDLIFE (866) 557-1401 * OIL ON LAND / BOOM ISSUES
MAYBE BLOCKING IT WITH SOIL, BUT IT IS A DEEP WELL WITH LOTS OF PRESSURE. WE NEED BP AND ALL AGENCIES
CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVES NOWCONTACT THE WHITE HOUSE HOWDEMAND A SEIZURE OF BP ASSETS!DEMA
First off, thanks for all the votes and keeping this item as one of the more popular. I would like to keep this item active on this site an
I fully agree that merely displaying the net difference between "Agree" and "Disagree" votes is a serious design flaw. For me person
I think it is a great idea and that I should receive some kind of environmental prize or award for it! How about a cleaner future? Yeah
that is fanfreakintastic
I just accidentally "voted" on this--didn't mean to. Don't even know if I voted for or against...
Yup, burning doesn't make sense if we can recover it. How much do you want to have to pay for a gallon of gas anyway? We can't a
Sadly the press only reports what it wants. I saw the EPA press release because I signed up for the email to know what is going on.
Burning of yard waste, or anything else for that matter is prohibited by my town's law. Special permits can be obtained for special cir
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The EPA needs to be clear with the Public about what it can and cannot do. This is very difficult because in many cases, the EPA's
Thanks for your comment, but do you have a specific idea on how to improve the process of communication with the public?
First, this ends up being regulated at a State level. You'd have to sue the EPA concerning a direct violation of statute, like the Clean
Yes
Please feel free to post here, as you have before. Although, as I have said, this venue is not exactly suited to your question and con
heamac - I apologize, for not taking into account you have worked hard for Environmental Justice. I just know that the TSCA has pro
This is not applicable to the situation I posted. This community has been VERY vocal through the public comments. We HAVE held
Dear Barry, Thank you for your frankness. Now, I wonder...this means my State can choose to kill me and my family by violating fed
It was only the last couple of months that the chemical organizaion(s), allowed testing of dioxins. They have been protected by their
I think there should be a forum to post film or photos of people polluting. Let others decide if it is bad or not. If enough got out that sh
My state really does not give a hoot whether or not we breathe in good air much less better air. Right now you should come by for a
Dear mschleifstein,I suggest that you follow the comment-thread at this other Idea:http://www.openepa.ideascale.com/a/dtd/36843-7
Karen,Yes, it would be nice if the EPA Office of Public Affairs would be more open with the public about how it deals with the public (
I followed the enforcement map for the case you mention, and using the links from the application. The records led me to the full rep
Thanks for your comment. Because of the implementation of the EPA Open Government Plan, you have even more opportunity to jo
The straight answer is: They can't.The hard answer is that environmental issues, like all important issues today, require us all to wor
Many different agencies are responsible for enforcement of this type, and the EPA has little authority. The complexity of our nation s
What is you question about water quality? Mind if I give it a shot?
This comment addresses a significant EPA problem. I consider it necessary to complain widely about this. If there is a defense by t
Wouldn't be affective as not everyone has access to cable TV.
This is one of the best ways for a citizen to monitor what the EPA is actively doing in my area. I appreciate the email alerts when co
That too much since some good and very importance stuff are not open source ,even most dedicated open source Creators are ma
EPA credibility is presently severely damaged by its history on issues like mountain-top removal and contamination of some rivers.
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I agree that all chemical data should be included. I just think it's important to use the resources that already exist instead of remakin
Yes, HSDB is a good start, but 1) it's only 5000 records and 2) it's not complete. There are government data that could be listed, bu
I think that the Library OPAC should be combined with NEPIS, so that you can download a document when it is available electronic
It's just that your post was OFF-TOPIC. This is a forum for a very specific purpose: how EPA can share information.EPA doesn't eve
All of that info is available in the Hazardous Substances Databank: melting point, boiling point, concentrations found in the environm
Also, if EPA could make it easier to search for who has been named as a PRP at a Superfund site. Currently, the only place someo
Humans write responses, even the automated ones. This is not automated, but all of us are limited by the context of the time and pl
Barry : this looks to me more like an automated reply than a human written one.Plus your phrase does not make any sense ...Listen
Thank you for your post and concerns. While your Idea does not identify a specific procedure, dataset, or issue that we can address
where one chooses to live is your own choice, as is one's opinion... i stated simply state mine. Because someone else also has one
Where you choose to live is your own choice. The government is paying for people to use transportation that lowers emissions, not
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Thank you @lin.sharon you perfectly articulated my response. This is an example of how a narrow mandate can miss the forest thro
To EPA Moderator, One of the purposes of this is to help EPA be more efficient and innovative. I think the environmental education
Thanks to all. We are keeping this site open in order to promote an ongoing conversation and discussion about OpenGov. Please lo
Thanks, Stephen. We are keeping this site open in order to promote an ongoing conversation and discussion about OpenGov. Plea
I have faith that people everywhere, even in DC can act with higher intelligence than dinosaurs. It's pretty apparent that an enginee
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Please ban the incineration of all waste. It is dangerous to our health, but also, it is the easy way to get rid of it. We need the incen
Great, and i mite add, provide a place for young graduates to perform practicum from many different fields. This way idears [my fath
Amen
i know 1 more in Galveston, Texas
Engles por favor
The IdeaScale voting process closes today, so I invite those interested in collaborative platforms to move the discussion over to the
I agree, more oversight would be great, regarding air permits also. Making sure that State and local offices do not get too caught up
We certainly agree with this concept. While our environment show ("The Enviro Show") on low-power FM is only bi-weekly and reac
CONTINUARE DESPUES, NO PUEDO EN ESTE MOMENTO POR FALTA DE TIEMPO
While I agree that pure research is essential to true advancement in science, I also see a need for some real practical problem solv
Yes, much agreed. The Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn just received a superfund designation. It was a contested issue, because there
Ban C&D burning and do not give renewable energy credits to any wood fueled biomass burning.
I agree. An ongoing dialogue, fostered by early notification and regular disclosure of materials, will enhance trust among EPA, stake
I agree. Rulemaking dockets should be opened sooner rather than later. This will make EPA's agenda more transparent, and allow
I agree wholeheartedly with Brian's comments. There are many avenues for collaboration in this public education effort, including p
ngos ?????????? please clarify
I disagree. If the presentation of information and data is pleasing to the eye, I know MANY people who would be much more likely to
It is incumbent on the EPA to provide the public with TRI data as soon as is possible. The agency has taken successful steps to pro
Rather than a webcast an aysnchronous moderated discussion would be more useful. It would be organized in a manner that the pu
EPA should follow in DoT's footsteps and post a monthly significant rulemaking summary that tells the public precisely where a rule
The agency should post an example marked up permit so that individuals can learn how to read the terms.
Most aspects of a permit application should be put online. Pennsylvania does this. It makes life much easier to track an application,
Ideally, a lot of the burden on agency staff could be reduced if all documents and records were available online in an easy to find an
An important aspect of the life-cycle assessment process is to define the baseline against which comparisons are made. For instanc
For business use I would recommend Lookeen! This tool is the best if it comes to search files and locate them on your pc! Therefor
Sciencetist have admitted they are not sure weather lose doses of radiation is harmful or not. They have no way of knowing how m
Sorry but there are no benefits in having a MAMMOGRAM when the Mammogram Machine itself is giving people breast cancer. ww
The public files would have to be useful for citizens and compatible with Mac and PC. Integration with Google Earth would be the be
I agree. We need to have team leaders for each program, who can act as a liaison to the management staff to provide ideas, discus
I agree. The way that it works now if very misleading. It would be better to see the total number of votes for and against each idea to
Sorry, the benefits outway the risks on this one. That is the only real chance we women have of early detection. Once you are exper
I agree, particularly the trust fund programs like Superfund and underground storage tanks.
I fully agree with the idea. The comment by casetari is also valuable. Hope the Federal Agencies start changing their modus operan
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great, i would like too add, mandate option too speake withhuman being, first an last name id, number and place which1-800 numbe
Where is the community involvement such as the Susan B. Koe... for the cure. I have not heard of any???!!
One more thought that would help to accellerate and streamline the development process across the Agencies: NASA Spacebook is
Annie Leonard's Story of Stuff - and recent book release:http://storyofstuff.com/She gets into the lifecycle issues of products in a ve
This is not a revolutionary or extremist idea. It is called the Precautionary Principle and is used in Europe. It has my support.
I work for a state environmental agency and have noticed that while they endorse QTP ( quality through participation)- ther mangem
Thanks for the comment from Andy22. FYI,to clarify,the planned waste for this landfill will be stripped, in California, of all recycleab
Yes, there are NIOSH guides, and ToxNet, and EPA's IRIS and Substance Registry System, and many other resources. There is lo
Maybe it's time to regulate industry and require they complete a life-cycle analysis for their processes and products.
EPA has an intern program, formerly titled EPA Intern Program (has a new name now). Highly competitive - needs to be expanded
So, EPA should buy into the whole politically correct movement and add more words to appease overly-sensitive people? I think EP
We have extensive compliance assistance programs throughout the agency. However, a company has to take some responsibility
We should be focusing on waste reduction and recycling in schools before resorting to trash compactors.
There are also resources such as NIOSH guides.
Very good question! The problem now is getting some of the EPA employees to do their jobs again.
The problem is that EPA is not authorized for regulation of solid waste - the authority is at the state level. Perhaps we should consid
This especially applies to recycling and littering. We have failed somewhere in our attempts to educate.
100% recycling is not yet a reality in our world. Someone might call you when it is, though.
We have something like this, it's called EPA.GOV. What we need to focus on is getting programs to update their pages more often
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The NYT has a great portal showcasing China's issues with explosive growth and pollution. Check out the third of four tabs under th
Here is an idea on DoE's open government site that mentions nuclear power plants ground unused energy into the earth when dem
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Publishing the research is not a technological challenge, EPA should can and should provide technical infrastructure to facilitate the
Excellent - With regard to SEC data, it would additionally be of value to be able to traverse, navigate, drill down or aggregate based
Google released a service for visualizing public data:http://www.google.com/publicdata/directoryThe EPA could release data sets wi
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Using Free/Open source software its a great way not only to reduce acquisition costs and vendor lock-in but to improve such softwa
I agree, I think applications would help agents in the field find information on anything from contaminants to source water protection
She has a good point no other state goes with a PEL of 10 only MA it's time we change that.
'Barry', please take steps too help us, help you, help Nation? Before big storm, my wife worked at U.T.M.B., now she's a R.N., B.S.N
PR: I think you missed my point. Extra bandwidth costs expended for video calling for the sake of having it is not a good use of gove
Bandwith is an issue for the US government? I can video chat with my grandmother from her mobile home in Arizona without a prob
I agree with VOIP to replace our telephone system, but not video calls from the desktop. The bandwidth needs to accommodate tha
Great idea, airdude. And it doesn't have to be limited to those of us with iPhones. Google Map mashups are easy to throw togeth
IMHO, the agency may be "going there", but at this rate it will take decades. The existing system is simply based on CROMMER- a
The true cost of crude oil has never included that portion of the DoD budget to "protect" our interests in the Middle East. I estimate t
Iwanttohelp, you bring up excellent points. However, it is quite simple for the federal government to use its own server system to ho
An article from Oak Ridge National Laboratory states that population exposure from operation of 1000-MWe nuclear and coal-fired p
I was a classmate of Prof Norman Rasmussen who wrote "More Dangerous than What?". This comparison need to be updated and
I have been a Linux user for 15+years. (I have been programming computers for over 50 years.) I found the Micro$oft products a sig
We have recently challenged a State Clean Water regulations (PA) that unduly restricts the identity of Special Protection Waters. W
I agree with the first comment. It should be much better organized and easier to find. Maybe streamlining the Website to function mo
Get better information out to the public about what EPA is doing, including Green Building initiatives, etc. so that they know that we a
Amen
please legislate, this all schools, colleges, gov buildings, state facilities, military installations, and all public buildings. short term goa
like 2 add aquifers too a great idea
Some e-mails are records, other e-mails may have "CBI conversation" in them. Agency e-mails need to stay under the security of E
I agree, but again, isn't that where the current content management system going?
isn't that where the EPA portal is heading?
all the water quality analytical data, and air data that is non enforcement confidential or CBI.
Hmm, I didn't see you post and posted something almost identical. (Great minds think alike?)
http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/03/the-impact-of-food-waste.php"According to the EPA, 31 million tons is thrown into landfills.
How is generating energy from renewable sources in the U.S. to prevent more than $200 billion per year leaving the U.S. economy
Mr. Kindler:I hope you recognize that the people who work at EPA are also a part of "the people," and care for it as much as you do.
EPA already has air pollution data available by permitted source on its website. Why not make this available through an iPhone app
Google: OTIS, or Envirofacts. Both have that info.
idea is clear, sir, you and i want change. Idea could be put in 'New Way of Doin Busi.
Power plants do not stop generating power at night.With cars that can run on electricity on the road, emissions overall are reduced w
This is a very narrow view of emissions. The electricity that batteries need has to come from somewhere. No tailpipe emissions for 1
Good points you raise. There are several specific ideas that are implicit in what I posted but I have gone back and read the Preside
The OGD process has been looking for the right mix of internal and external collaboration for partner agencies, and eventually, publ
We have just lived through eight years of an administration that put politics before science. Scientists with opinion not matching tho
Residents in the affected watersheds, as well as those above them, should also have a voice. That's what "open government" mea
Great comment from richter. Air pollution is a concern as well as contamination of the aquifer and where it will move. This waste is
This is a wonderful vehicle for stakeholder and local policy-maker input.
I strongly support the UCS proposal to promote open communication between the media and individual scientists.
It is particularly important for scientific results to be exposed to debate among the scientific community and the general public. Non
I should add, sure, you may get the odd contrarian causing some embarassment from time to time, but I would say 1) that it is their
Unfettered communication is the hallmark of both science and democracy. This proposal by UCS would go a long way in restoring b
It is not just dumping in the sense implied in tracy's original comment, it is anthropogenically produced contamination that moves on
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One of the arguments always made about doing nothing to clean up the environment is cost.Identify business models causing envir
The EPA must improve its media policy to allow free and open communication among scientists, the media, policy makers, and the
Strongly support UCS views.
There seems to be a need to restrict such "personal" discourse to a minimum of conformity with the best available science. Valid cri
You wouldn't believe how much fuel is wasted by school buses! I heard of this guy (I'm sorry, but I can't remember his name) who st
Points that I would like to raise in reference to this landfill/dump and landfills in general are the following. If there are locations that a
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I believe the point is that “down stream" our neighbors will suffer the consequences of a Mega Landfill built in Humboldt County with
Planning, [ lay cards on the table ]. Truth. Disclose plans too public critics, openly so we can see whats going on from a personal lev
I concour
I agree t-don, and would like too add my thoughts.Depending on sit-rep or area. HR [spokes person], R & D Dept., so on, so forth.D
All States should be required too take part, in conjunction with EPA and report each on regular basis. Also, at least 1 office per State
Several gov't sites already have very detailed subscription programs.I agree w/ your statement and I think the key is that this should
Thanks moderator (Barry) for the title change.
tochristop-Thank you for the above comment and for clarification about abated vs. lead safe. A glossery of terms would be a cogent
when every component of an environmental process can be checkmarked off on a listing price, testing research, writing the reports,
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It's a way to make sure we're all speaking the same language and measuring things in the same way.
Thanks for the suggestion. I added it to the opening sentence; but could not see any way to change the title of the idea. If there is a
Moderator Suggestion: Change the title of this Idea to More Collaboration with State Environmental Departments and cite the curren
The more open the EPA is about their perspective - i.e. whether their fundamental approach is "innocence until proven guilty" or vise
Some new articles about World's top firms cause $2.2tn of environmental damage, report estimates: http://www.guardian.co.uk/env
Divide and conquer, add staff, and or interns to be in right place right time. Our young generation are interested, at least a percenta
Solid, short term goals, long term goals
Good idea, i think we are in some areas, as with my instruction of basic plumbing to Afghani Nationals, but with emissions, Jordania
Thanks so much for the spirited discussion here about a very important issue.
YES, Barry. OPEN Government also means ACCOUNTABILITY.If there is one set of laws and penalties for LITTLE PEOPLE (indiv
This may be feasible as long as there is waste segregation to avoid generation of certain toxic - polluting substrates that will require
While I agree that lead abatement activities should be posted online, note that a limitation of such a database would be that no one
TO Moderator:Thanks for the opportunity! With all due respect, I beg to differ. I believe their idea will be the result of having an open
EPA has a tremendous opportunity of sharing Compliance Growth across the states. You people have direct visual and affirmative e
There is a lot that can be done to geotag not just EIS's but also other types of studies and documents, e.g. using MetaCarta's softwa
The "Apps for Democracy" approach is an excellent one - by providing useful datasets, data feeds and web services, this can unloc
Excellent idea -Where applications development was wholly EPA-funded, the default paradigm should be that source code be made
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CSR stands for corporate social responsibility.
You may also want to call EPA's new "Eyes on Drilling" tip line if you see problems with natural gas drilling operations: 1-877-919-43
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Please define CSR? Thanks
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Amen
let E. Protection Agency; protect all of us by constitutinglaw by which all entities of government report expenditures to all the people
Yes! I agree, private ownership could give much better protection than government control.
Very simple, I like it alot!
Case in Point; Commercial Bid Proposal, Insurance Fire Damage, Non Profit OrganizationAfter initial assessment, adjuster had mis
Indeed
Hmmmm, hate to disagree with you, but how could the EPA regulate and enforce CO2 regulations? It's far too large of a problem to
We need for Galveston Bay, thanx 99
i wrote another comment that pertains so my hope is that moderators will evaluate all info and add into pertinent places
too Barry the moderator, i do'nt see 'terms of service' or whatever, but if you are determined too censor this at least let us look at it.
States should be required too take part and report each on regular basis. Also office at least 1 per State of EPAthat can be hands on
lets see truth
tryin 2 save money got US in this mess to start with lets fix it
i helped a friend repair a motorcycle gits 80 mpg kinda ironic huh technology born in USA bike made in China
lookin up individual words epa takes me 2 global platformthank you cmbeaird
i will do this for nothing and more, but at some point of all this people have too understand that it cost money 2 do some thing right.
Change the way vehicle emissions are calculated to be per-mile instead of per-gallon. The engineering challenge for creating highly
One of the particular parts of factory farming that is concerning me is the polluting of the huge aquifers that suffer from the fertilizer
I understand the idea; however, it is impossible to actually prove something innocent. That would require testing a material with rega
Except that you can't mandate innovation...and innovation only happens when there is competition, and competition only happens w
That seems like a waste of time. Mandating a high level of efficiency for all commercial lighting and machinery would fix the problem
I agree. They should also be required to raise and slaughter an animal so they can get in touch with where meat comes from.
oh look I can agree with myself :)
I am with tochristop, it sounds good but I do not now enough about it to be able to support it whole heartily.
The economist had a pretty good article talking about converting human waste into methane to generate energy, and how it is widel
waste of money
i would agree to this only if there are restrictions on incineration, which produces waste and greenhouse gases.
I agree. A corporate fine doesn't do much unless it is huge and a business will consider it the cost of doing business. One warning
I really like this idea of EPA figuring the lifestyle costing of chemicals approved to be used in household products, and providing the
Another way to share institutional memory is to build in cross-training seminars in each program and division. Current employees, w
Sounds good--I gave it a thumbs up. I believe, however, that OpenEPA ought to explore what are its drawbacks.
Thanks for your comment. On February 18, EPA launched the Rulemaking Gateway (http://www.epa.gov/rulemaking/), which meet
We cannot deny that public envolvement for the follwing because the more people participate the better understanding. Eight choice
Here is a link to information on the Traveling Wave Reactors (Terrapower) referred to by Bill Gates that burn nuclear waste as fuel a
If there is no other discussion, this topic will be moved to the Off Topic area, so that we can continue with the primary task. Please n
I disagree. ToxNet is a database of pointers, not a one-stop-shop. Also, there are databases not covered by ToxNet.
yes, uscstardad--- having old reports, etc available is definitely useful. what i meant was that there is a lot of information all over EPA
The cost impact analyses are usually available at regulations.gov.
That portal already exists, it is sponsored by the NIH and it is here: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/index.html
This process is a good idea, but I have not even reviewed all the comments yet, and I'm already tired. I doubt I'll come back, but I'm
There is a great pressure to keep the cost of government down. Inevitably, this means fewer government employees, not more--eve
This is a hard one. Innocent until proven guilty is an important safeguard for the innocent that I am reluctant to give up. On the other
This problem is closely related to a widely shared article of faith: The bigger the contract, to more cost-effective it is. As glourdes351
jhsoutherland has the right idea: we already require cost-benefit analyses, we need to find a way to make them readily available, an
I recall another comment suggesting geo-coding as a way to achieve this goal of restricting search results to specific geographic are
I agree that your web site should be accessible to the widest possible range of computers. I note that brand new smart phones with
Like davidp.spencer, I do not have a specific idea of how to do it, but agree that it would sure be nice if EPA could tell businesses w
Unfortunately, this utopian idea would cost way more than I would want EPA to spend. There are thousands of local planning meetin
A lot (maybe all) of this is actually being done. I take the suggestion to mean that way too few people know it's being done. Sadly, I
jdjanedoe says, "There should be NO old or out-of-date information on a government website." Even newspaper sites keep old new
Related YouTube - How Cloud Computing fits into the picture:"The velocity of applications small & large will accellerate dramatically
This is a good question. I believe it's a good idea for any Federal organization (or any business) to subcontract any work that could
It has been said, "People forget how fast you did a job - but they remember how well you did it." This is in line with the way some Go
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Social Media communications only work if the content provided is interesting and frequently updated. People need a reason to care
[NOTE: This is the original Idea as posted by JKindler]What would be so difficult about us deciding what does and does not happen
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This review and monitoring is delegated to the states, as it should be, with EPA oversight. If the states are not doing what they are
This already exists; it just needs to be more visible.
Actually there is a law that requires that agencies do a cost impact analysis of regulations proposed. Unfortunately, the typical fede
The focus should be on reducing the waste to start with. Most trash ends up being compacted by the time it gets to the land fill anyw
Wonderful David, you reminded me of United States Air Force 'Incentive' idea program 1973
This Country used to build things to last.
Where can i apply?
Yehaw! I think this is great. i will personally supply you with some business CM Beaird
Show up at disasters and make a statement hats, jackets, patches or some way that people know you are there and deal with conce
I worked on Phillips 66 oil spill in Sweeney, Texas, 16 years ago. Would like too see some one checking that out now. Also put out b
Thank you for your comment, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note
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Enact laws for 1 solar panel per new house, get of grid we do not have.Thanx, CM Beaird
Enact laws for mandatory solar power, all Federal and State buildings. Put savings back in pocket it was taken from. Thank You, CM
Nephew, is in college thinking 'bout this here.Thank you, Colton Redman Sheppard
I believe with my training in U.S.F.S., U.S.A.F., T.D.O.C.,U.S.D.V.A., F.E.M.A., D.O.D., could contribute too this job or Inspector job d
In the mid-1990s we worked with EPA on its Federal Facilities Environmental Management system program, training EPA staff in ho
My wife and have lived across from an elementary school, for 2 years. With-in City limits, Santa Fe, Texas. Texas State School boar
Thank you for your comment, and sharing your concerns. The purpose of this public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for dev
Thank you for your comment, and sharing your concerns. The purpose of this public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for dev
Thank you for your comment, and sharing your concerns. The purpose of this public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for dev
Thank you for your comment, and sharing your concerns. The purpose of this public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for dev
Thank you for your comment, and sharing your concerns. The purpose of this public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for dev
Yes, exactly. That is our proposed "transition plan" in a nutshell. We have an identical in-house (behind the firewall) portal at NASA
I like this idea, only I think it should start solely within government. The thought that all 100 or 300 million of us connected through E
EPA could send a rep to update local planning (Commission or Council) meetings which are often televised or webcasted. News re
Thank you - ya asked for an idea so I gave mine,which incorporates most popular posts and onesI agree with all together into what
Thanks for the Idea and Comment. The EPA does provide several opportunities for open discussion. This one has a finite time fram
This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #30)
Thank you for your interest, but the Idea submitted does not follow the current project stream and will not receive consideration in th
Thank you! Agreed, ours is a longer term OGD vision..
Thanks for your Idea. The OGD process has been looking for the right mix of internal and external collaboration for partner agencie
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Thank you for your interest, but the Idea submitted does not follow the current project stream and will not receive consideration in th
This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #28)
Thank you for your interest, but the Idea submitted does not follow the current project stream and will not receive consideration in th
Thank you for your comment, and sharing your concerns. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific idea abou
***Note to Moderator: Please don't censor our idea. This phase of the process is open to everyone, including (and perhaps especia
I am very sorry,because I didn't see the opinion carefuly moment ago. Now ,I should say that I agree with him/her Wholeheartedly.
These are great comments. I think my intent matches your comments. The data already exists. Let's make it visible so others can re
Excellent. This is needed so officials with potential conflicts of interest are not inadvertently included in communications or involved
I believe EPA has it, and has had it for a good many years: http://www.epa.gov/kids/Is this what you were seeking?
For your state, that would be 1-800-832-8224, the Texas State Emergency Response Commission.The EPA Region 6 Compliance a
If the above search doesn't locate the type of ombudsman you are looking for, suggest again, with specifics and referencing the exis
EPA has several ombudsmen. Go to www.epa.gov and enter "ombudsman" into the search bar.
Report the situation to the National Response Center at http://www.epa.gov/epahome/violations.htm#whoand to your state environm
It is true that in many cases, research is bottled up because the Agency has not sufficiently prioritized getting the work out. Project
In other words, why use one clearly meaningful word when three or more may do? "People with" gets a little redundant and tiring, d
Mr. Kindler,I cannot speak for the Agency, but I did work for them for 23 years. I can tell you that the employees of the Agency are o
EPA has a program to assist small business in improving environmental compliance and reducing its ecological footprint, and an om
Improve the quality and accessibility of the tools currently in place, then advertise and use them--from the Administrator on down. T
All government Web sites should be accessible to as much of the public as possible. All taxpayers pay the people who generate an
Especially trust dollars!
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This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #26)
I agree. Not only do we have the technology, several EPA offices have used third party services like ON24 to host, post, collect com
This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #25)
Thank you for your input, but the Idea submitted does not follow the current project stream and will not receive consideration in this
This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #24)
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This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #23)
Thank you for your interest, but the Idea submitted does not follow the current project stream and will not receive consideration in th
Excellent, I didn't realize EPA was on FB. I'm now a fan:)
A Comment in this Idea has been removed for reasons outlined in the Terms of Participation. Please help us in this project by readi
How does EPA expect to do anything more than make a few high-profile and very Public flag waving demonstrations of transparenc
This is so important and most importantly the need for a management role here. From a private sector perspective, if the person in c
Any time a report does not quite make it to publication, there may be much data in notebooks that is very valid. The EPA is made u
Any research on flouride would be nice, it is absent from access on your website or maybe I just have been unable to successfully lo
Now that you ask, the addition of flouride into the public drinking water supply of our nation is an issue that requires further research
You may find that the DOE and the EPA have a longstanding history of working closely together, but due to what may be viewed by
The absence of this kind of meaningful transparency creates a feeling of distrust between the public and the EPA. This is a good id
This suggestion is a positive move across the board for the EPA. There are many issues that the EPA, in conjunction with other Fe
I think that the other federal agencies should all be following EPA advice. The agencies should set examples, not more garbage. It
Thanks for your post. Social Media can be an important tool to reach more folks, and provide different methods to communicate. EP
Based on risk analysis and WHO ends up doing the job (subcontractors), EPA, and the Federal Gov for that matter, should open the
I do not accept other say what I shoud say.words have meanings defined by dictionaries so why to use euphemism dictated by othe
I know that US EPA already accepts comment letters through an open docket system, and I imagine that responses are published s
I would agree with this. Grants are so competitive and there are no examples of successful grant applications, as submitted, only th
Only is said obsure research is valid and has been verified to be accurate. I don't believe that much valid, valuable research is left t
I agree David,Accountablility from management is a requirement. I would also advocate for having all levels from a location at the ta
It would also be beneficial to include possible funding resources both federal and state that would assist municipalities with the requ
Yes! Let's do it! I'm an environmental (now sustainability too!) manager in the federal government. I have high hopes for how the P
US EPA could create a robust intership program to draw new talent and mentor the next generation. I'm sure there are plenty of su
That's a great idea. Provided we also put out the cost of NOT regulating. Inaction is an action, and almost always carrys a cost. S
Something found (believed) to be true now can become a big wrong just after some new knowledge is gotten by someone.Rules are
Many times RCRA metals are found naturally occurring in soils. There is often a paucity of data relating to soils and how industry ha
Pollution is factual. It can be measured. We SHOULD measure it. And we should put the data out there for everyone to see. The
For the record, this venue runs from 2/5/2010 to 3/19/2010 for a total of 42 days. This is not our first conversation, but is the first und
Go Grandpa!
Yes. Case in point, BPA. http://www.ombwatch.org/node/10725.
I believe a good extension of this comment would be to investigate the Natural Step movement. It encompasses simple principles a
Grab some high school seniors who are too smart for their own good and possibly developing criminal records. Give them an altern
Why not just set this up on Facebook, or make it more like a Facebook site. This seems like an odd format. With a lot of comments
I agree, there should not be an expiration date on this at all. Why even have this expire at all? What's the rush? Hardly anyone will
This could all be linked to from or included in the new portal site at climate.gov.
Obviously, fines are not severe enough and arguments would arise about "equitable" punishment. If the fine were $2000 and people
Regarding the comments from franciehiles...Love this idea. Making any web page inviting to young folks would also mean it would
the nanotechnology meetings, workshops, generated documents, etc. should be advertised to the general public, with a direct link to
This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #22)
grant applications are not guardd secrets. They are public recods and not anly should they NOT require a FOYA request, in fact, th
This idea has graduated to the OpenEPA Off Topic panel (Idea #21)
The OpenEPA v2.0 Portal in a Nutshell:The idea is that OpenEPA v2.0 would be modelled after iGoogle and myYahoo. So any exist
Joe, To post a new idea, click on the blue button at the top of the page that says "Sign Up & Share Ideas." Please continue to prov
True transparency is showing how priorities have been determined, including the supporting evidence and background data.Then af
Who is authorized to start these 'threads' of discussion?I don't see a place to add a new 'thread', only to comment on ones already p
Show the details of where your budget $ are being utilized. Who is being awarded $ and what we are supposed to be getting in exc
To the average person the EPA is just another political illusion. Physically come to the people, become visible, become real. Use c
Exactly. Why end the dialogue? An open forum must continue.
We appreciate you taking the time to provide your input and we will report the time-out issue to technical support.
Thank you for your input! EPA is currently involved with a number of social networking sites. Please visit http://www.epa.gov/open
Tools here may also be very useful to researchers, the media, etc. They just need to be crafted to provide an easy interface, but po
Well, I spent 20 minutes typing something in this box and then the page timed out or something and now it's all lost. Don't have tim
Attached is a story that blew me away when I read it. If there's any truth to this at all...The Obama Organic Family Garden: Swimmi
I would like all active NPDES Permits and up to date Discharge Monitoring Reports to be available online.The current EPA ECHO s
Some relevant links in this regard. These aren't specific to pollution, but do tie into the idea of lifecycle analysis and costing...[Healt
All the data is important. How about working on putting standards in one place whether it is air, soil, water, etc...
An application. Or a very own advertised group on Facebook or other social networks.
Thank you for your input and help in improving this site. If you'd like to edit your name as it shows in posts click on the "profile" link
Thank you for your input! When you comment on an idea, the idea is what is ranked and in this case it’s the question posted by the
There seems to be a design problem as I posted some responses to Question "3. Working Together" but they show up as comment
EPA's current external collaboration spaces are not accessible. I spent the summer working with a nonprofit called WiserEarth.org
I would like to see EPA open it's wealth of databases and run a GreenApp or EPApp competition with prize money like the DC gove
Are you referring to a map which displays geographic footprints of available datasets, or a map which displays the data itself?Curren
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  idea and does something about it.Hazel Mae Cavalier (logged into a friends account)
plan and selling back to the grid at a Std cost/price index. That is why they are the World leading producer of this Green & solar tech.
but, I also like to see the Classic, muscle & custom cars on the road-it makes US, appreciate the Car and individuality.

 we have asked that Oil Spill ideas NOT be submitted here, and have posted all over this site the following statement:"Please don't submit Oil Spill ideas h
erydody. Sorry, if it was real.
 uction with schematic diagrams? Instead real talented ideas which will force to come out situation from dead end? Talented singles can not work out on re




 myself and all other Florida residents against BP to Cease Capture Method and Begin Shut-off of the Deep Water Horizon Well in the Gulf of Mexico. BP
 myself and all other Florida residents against BP to Cease Capture Method and Begin Shut-off of the Deep Water Horizon Well in the Gulf of Mexico. BP
 one that has years in this tip of spill which is Mr Bower 49 years working for Baker Tool's we see BP make one bad calls and then another were are mad
 above. But it just says phone calls, does anybody know of a place to submit information to BP besides a phone? I'd rather show them instead of trying t
g the presure to be reduced,and then those ports fitted with hoses attached to super tanker pumps. The tanker pumps would reduce the back presure unt


emical health and safety data; NOT revealed? The confidentiality clause is a CYA clause when used improperly; which happens too often.
s understandable. Keep writing. calling and working on your petition. I wish you good luck in your endeavor.
 olution to oil spill. It worked. They have 2 metal bowls with water & add oil, then hay. They stir the hay & remove hay & it really took up all the oil!www.wi

  (866) 557-1401 * OIL ON LAND / BOOM ISSUES (866) 448-5816 * TECH/SUGGESTIONS (281) 366-5511 * DAMAGE CLAIM (800) 440-0858For
F PRESSURE. WE NEED BP AND ALL AGENCIES TO ACT NOW WITH FULL EXPEDIENCY!! AUGUST IS NOT SOON ENOUGH!!
E HOWDEMAND A SEIZURE OF BP ASSETS!DEMAND A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION!
 lar. I would like to keep this item active on this site and continue to enlist your support in pro-active EPA involvement with state environmental department
 agree" votes is a serious design flaw. For me personally, the worst thing about it is that there is no way to differentiate between an idea with only 5 agree/0
rize or award for it! How about a cleaner future? Yeah, that's the ticket!charlieb


 o have to pay for a gallon of gas anyway? We can't afford to waste this much oil! I cried for the wildlife when the Exxon Valdez ran aground, I cry for us al
se I signed up for the email to know what is going on. Janet Rudd
's law. Special permits can be obtained for special circumstances. Suggest you consult your town about changing the regs.



his is very difficult because in many cases, the EPA's hands are tied as things are outside it's scope or authority. The Public believes (rightly or wrongly) th
he process of communication with the public?
 concerning a direct violation of statute, like the Clean Air Act. Is this right? NO!For example, in the Phoenix area, this type of burning is not permitted dur

s venue is not exactly suited to your question and concern, we are continuing to provide this forum for general comments. Even though I am only one of th
 ironmental Justice. I just know that the TSCA has protected the Chemical Industry from having to publish or test the thousands of chemicals until 2009. I t
Y vocal through the public comments. We HAVE held elected officials accountable.The EPA is very familiar with the problem we are posting here.Our com
e can choose to kill me and my family by violating federal law (Clean Air/Water Act(s)).I do not have as much protection as say, Californians? As a citizen o
 testing of dioxins. They have been protected by their good ole' boys in Congress for the last 40 years. For each finger pointed at the EPA or any other form
hers decide if it is bad or not. If enough got out that showed people doing bad things to the environment the voices may get heard.
 h less better air. Right now you should come by for a visit but do not forget the air mask. I as a citizen really do my part by not driving too much and many
dea:http://www.openepa.ideascale.com/a/dtd/36843-7042vr, Stephen Buckley, OpenGovRadio.com / UStransparency.com
pen with the public about how it deals with the public (not just those who are paid journalists).I have requested one of the EPA Press Officers to provide me
rom the application. The records led me to the full report, at http://www.epa-echo.gov/cgi-bin/get1cReport.cgi?tool=eici&IDNumber=10-2009-0242The follo
overnment Plan, you have even more opportunity to join the discussion about this important issue. However, since this post is about the Open Governmen
 s, like all important issues today, require us all to work together. With so many issues, and so many interests, this is very hard work. At the national level,
EPA has little authority. The complexity of our nation sometimes keeps the straightforward, but devastating fact of this kind from having a direct answer, or

  complain widely about this. If there is a defense by the EPA I would be glad to hear it.Those of us concerned about CO2 need to notice, with the recent a

 ing in my area. I appreciate the email alerts when companies are fined for environmental violations in District 10. Good job EPA.
e ,even most dedicated open source Creators are making their living by creating none open source stuff.shlomo gradmanssharoni@gmail.com
 ntain-top removal and contamination of some rivers. It is difficult for me to picture recovery. Nonetheless, allowing everyone, including bright sixth-grade
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  – “Is Prosperity Incompatible With Posterity?”
enis Hayes, President and CEO of the Bullitt Foundation and National Coordinator of the first Earth Day in
 e the resources that already exist instead of remaking the wheel. Certainly, more information could be added to HSDB and to the databases that link of T
e. There are government data that could be listed, but aren't. My point is that there should be an expectation that if a government agency develops or acq
  download a document when it is available electronically or, when it is not, see what EPA library has a copy.
 ose: how EPA can share information.EPA doesn't even have very much to do with parks, almost all parks are locally owned. There are also state parks an
 nt, boiling point, concentrations found in the environment, LOAEL, NOAEL, pretty much anything you could want.
  at a Superfund site. Currently, the only place someone can search for CERCLA site PRPs is on the group Public Integrity's Web site, and their info is alre
   all of us are limited by the context of the time and place. I was just trying to let bb4trade know that we got the post, that I, too, understand that there are th
  .Plus your phrase does not make any sense ...Listen a bit to what you say : While your Idea does not identify a specific procedure, dataset, or issue that w
 cific procedure, dataset, or issue that we can address in the Open Government Plan, or do anything about, it is important to you and therefore, to us.In the
mply state mine. Because someone else also has one doesn't mean its any more valid.
 ople to use transportation that lowers emissions, not subsidizing work transportation in general.

ple of how a narrow mandate can miss the forest through the trees. The united states didn't attain the role of global super power by simply sending it's sol
 t and innovative. I think the environmental education falls into the category of being innovative. As you may know, California is the first state in this coun
 nversation and discussion about OpenGov. Please look through all the ideas and comments and add yours to the mix.
 g conversation and discussion about OpenGov. Please look through all the ideas and comments and add yours to the mix.
e than dinosaurs. It's pretty apparent that an engineering approach would have some advantages over one of pure reaction. Here's the book I'd recomme



, it is the easy way to get rid of it. We need the incentive to recycle and reduce waste, not an easy way to dispose of it.
m from many different fields. This way idears [my fathers spelling, lol] ideas, come from A-Z problems, solutions.



borative platforms to move the discussion over to the OpenGov wiki at: https://opengovdirective.pbworks.com/Standard-Requirements-for-the-Next-Gen-O
e that State and local offices do not get too caught up with trying to help solve financial and political issues.
o Show") on low-power FM is only bi-weekly and reaches a relatively small audience in a valley, it still serves to keep critical ecological issues on the front

 also see a need for some real practical problem solving (e.g. climate change). It's like my grandmother always said, it's all about balance. Too much pur
 designation. It was a contested issue, because there were big developers who felt they wouldn't be able to move units because of the stigma attached. T

ure of materials, will enhance trust among EPA, stakeholders, and the general public and ultimately lead to better regulations.I would add that disclosure o
will make EPA's agenda more transparent, and allow both stakeholders and the general public to contribute to the rule's development and manage expecta
ollaboration in this public education effort, including public libraries, community colleges and vocational schools. In some cases, the training could count t

 now MANY people who would be much more likely to continue looking at and being interested in the topic that is presented. Don't make looks the number
ssible. The agency has taken successful steps to provide the data early, with the 2008 data release the earliest in the history of the program. This is an ap
  useful. It would be organized in a manner that the public could more quickly track those issues it wanted to follow rather than have to listen to an entire w
g summary that tells the public precisely where a rule is in the bureaucracy.
 earn how to read the terms.
his. It makes life much easier to track an application, which is a public document. The public does need to recognize that there are going to be trade secre
nd records were available online in an easy to find and easy to understand format. Then program staff would need not be bothered with retrieving records
 ine against which comparisons are made. For instance, the life-cycle of wood products must include the biological potential of the forests being logged. Th
  to search files and locate them on your pc! Therefore it has great GPOs and can search public folders! It just brings order into your inbox!http://www.look
harmful or not. They have no way of knowing how much radaition is too much. If the low doses of radaition are not harmful like the techician will explain,
ram Machine itself is giving people breast cancer. www.cochrane.dkA canadian study suggests that breast compression during mammography may ruptu
nd PC. Integration with Google Earth would be the best way to distribute and share these resources.
 son to the management staff to provide ideas, discuss problems, as well as present the proposals for improving, enhancing, and adding to what the progr
 he total number of votes for and against each idea to show how many people responded. Maybe also show a little dot, block, pie chart or something to sh
e women have of early detection. Once you are experiencing some real systems or feel a lump, you are probably past the early stage. And, the conversati

 Federal Agencies start changing their modus operandi to make it better and more effective.


 n last name id, number and place which1-800 number is. [i.e.], we have 1700.00 / mo. electric billtry talk the people say things next day, different person,
   I have not heard of any???!!
ent process across the Agencies: NASA Spacebook is now modelled on our OpenNASA v2.0 design, and is phase 1 (limited functionality)operational insid
 /She gets into the lifecycle issues of products in a very entertaining and disarming way. Good for kids and adults.If there are too many people watching "T
ciple and is used in Europe. It has my support.
 se QTP ( quality through participation)- ther mangement style is still the same old same old. Edicts from above and ignore the often common sense ideas
  landfill will be stripped, in California, of all recycleables. Only the NON-RECYCLEABLE waste (in today's technology), will go to Jungo Road, Nevada.
 gistry System, and many other resources. There is lots of data, but it is dispersed among the many government agencies. Of course each agency has its
ysis for their processes and products.
me now). Highly competitive - needs to be expanded and used properly.We should also focus on getting existing employees into the "right" jobs - matching
 words to appease overly-sensitive people? I think EPA has better things to worry about - like the health of the people you reference in your comment.
However, a company has to take some responsibility for its actions and educate itself and comply.
orting to trash compactors.

 to do their jobs again.
 hority is at the state level. Perhaps we should consider changing that under RCRA. Maybe even a national recycling law will help direct where these mat
  our attempts to educate.

 is getting programs to update their pages more often than every 50 years.

                                                                                                  

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 nd pollution. Check out the third of four tabs under the "Choking on Growth" heading, called:
HE REAL COST: What is China’s real gross domestic prod
 ants ground unused energy into the earth when demand is low (e.g. at night):http://www.openenergy.ideascale.com/a/dtd/32602-7031
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
should provide technical infrastructure to facilitate the publishing of the research, and its' data and metadata to support informed discovery and access. A
  to traverse, navigate, drill down or aggregate based on corporate hierarchies, e.g. aggregate by all facility owned/operated by a division or divisions withi
 blicdata/directoryThe EPA could release data sets with environmental data to be loaded into Google's public data visualization service.
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Governm
  costs and vendor lock-in but to improve such software for specific agency needs (releasing such improvements is also a great way to foster new develop
nything from contaminants to source water protection issues. The ability to find this information while on the go would considerably aid in their ability to pro

   my wife worked at U.T.M.B., now she's a R.N., B.S.N., BC, at Mainland Medical Center. TheUniversity of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is a teachin
  ing for the sake of having it is not a good use of government funds under any circumstances. That is a separate issue from VOIP. We do use web confere
mother from her mobile home in Arizona without a problem - but it'll crash a government LAN system? LOL. Perhaps this is a symptom of bigger problems
   desktop. The bandwidth needs to accommodate that would be huge or several video calls would bring all other LAN services and applications to a scree
nes. Google Map mashups are easy to throw together - you lose the GPS coordinates, and its hard to carry your computer everywhere, but citizens shou
 he existing system is simply based on CROMMER- a digital signature verification program. If there is content management, it is not being rolled out or "a
  "protect" our interests in the Middle East. I estimate that that cost is in the $1.50 -> $2.25/gal range. I suggested dome 35 years ago (after the Iraq oil emb
ederal government to use its own server system to host a "gmail type" email system (note that I am not wedded to google, but it is a simple and elegant ex
  from operation of 1000-MWe nuclear and coal-fired power plants amounts to 490 person-rem/year for coal plants and 4.8 person-rem/year for nuclear pla
 an What?". This comparison need to be updated and publicized. Nuclear power has for too long been denigrated by scared tactics. Yes there are dangers
 or over 50 years.) I found the Micro$oft products a significant step backward from some programs I had written 20 years before. In retirement I could not p
   restricts the identity of Special Protection Waters. We represent an exurban group of townships that have conducted our on data collection program with
 o find. Maybe streamlining the Website to function more like other agencies' Website will help in that there won't be so much redundant and/or partial infor
 en Building initiatives, etc. so that they know that we are practicing what we preach. We tell people to recycle, conserve, etc. JUST LIKE WE DO, and the

y installations, and all public buildings. short term goals, long term goals.
 Agency e-mails need to stay under the security of EPA servers handled by EPA. iNotes login is now accessed from a central location, and it "finds" the re




ng to the EPA, 31 million tons is thrown into landfills. Much of that produces methane as it rots; the gas is 25 times more potent a greenhouse gas than ca
 than $200 billion per year leaving the U.S. economy to pay for foreign oil harming business?I would have thought U.S. businesses would want $200+ billio
art of "the people," and care for it as much as you do. I also hope you will recognize that there are millions of citizens who think EPA is not doing enough -
. Why not make this available through an iPhone app as well?


lectricity on the road, emissions overall are reduced when cleaner sources of energy are adopted.With a standard modular battery pack, more modules of
to come from somewhere. No tailpipe emissions for 10 miles means that there is a greater demand on electricity-generating power plants, which might be
t I posted but I have gone back and read the President Obama's letter and the followup, and even the Federal Register on Quality, utility, etc. I have a cou
llaboration for partner agencies, and eventually, public partners. While the Collaboration portion of the OGD is perhaps one of the more difficult to execute
ore science. Scientists with opinion not matching those of Karl Rove were given no choice but to keep silent. Fortunately under the new administration, w
o have a voice. That's what "open government" means to most people. Referendum participation in only the immediate area of the mining site allows som
 of the aquifer and where it will move. This waste is not going to sit still in it's designated section of land.

the media and individual scientists.
 he scientific community and the general public. Non-scientists' views, if informed by any formal education in science, tend to believe that results of an exp
 nt from time to time, but I would say 1) that it is their right to be wrong, and 2) better data, methods and interpretations in response to those arguments wil
s proposal by UCS would go a long way in restoring both concepts to the EPA. I support it 100%. It is a simple enough requirement that any employee sta
ropogenically produced contamination that moves on its own, such as via waterways and air currents. E.g.s: coal-mine waste in interstate waterways, com
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns about sampling tools. Please note
nment is cost.Identify business models causing environmental hazards and encourage new business models to be adopted. For example, plasma gasifica
 among scientists, the media, policy makers, and the public. Strong policies that protect the ability of scientists to communicate and participate fully in their

of conformity with the best available science. Valid criticism of the best available methods should naturally be encouraged, but public officials ought to be p
guy (I'm sorry, but I can't remember his name) who studied the bus routs of 50-some different school systems and figured that by changing the rout for the
 general are the following. If there are locations that are already a disaster, why not continue to use them instead of creating new ones? Shouldn't there b

nces of a Mega Landfill built in Humboldt County without due diligence and applied science to protect them and the generations to come. Fines do nothin
nly so we can see whats going on from a personal level. i think this covers; Data availability, Information quality, and accountability

. HR [spokes person], R & D Dept., so on, so forth.Development / Policy Dept.Air Dept.Condensation Dept.Ground Water Dept.Subterranean WaterSalt W
each on regular basis. Also, at least 1 office per State of EPA that can be hands on as geography requires.My idea, this is front page news until fixed.Than
 your statement and I think the key is that this should be a federated service that gives citizens a single interface into all branches of government.

 vs. lead safe. A glossery of terms would be a cogent idea to include in a database as the topic and terms are easily confused and misunderstood. The An
on a listing price, testing research, writing the reports, etc. for each except the actual presentation, something is very wrong! how much is being paid out to

hings in the same way.
ee any way to change the title of the idea. If there is a way to change the title, I will want to keep 'Jungo Road' in it so people can identify it that may vote. W
 State Environmental Departments and cite the current issue: Monitoring cross-state waste dumping, as an example of this Collaboration.To get more tract
ntal approach is "innocence until proven guilty" or vise versa - is as important as how "literally" open they are with tools and resources to the public, etc.Th
age, report estimates: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/18/worlds-top-firms-environmental-damageThe price of environmental destruction
 young generation are interested, at least a percentage. Set up some work shops. Initiate the innovation we need

ng to Afghani Nationals, but with emissions, Jordanian's, Romanian's, Russian's, South American's, Thai's, Uzbek's, and Vietnamese these people hav'nt

 set of laws and penalties for LITTLE PEOPLE (individual citizens) and ANOTHER set for Corporate Citizens (who are largely shielded from all fallout and
 of certain toxic - polluting substrates that will require filtration, scrubbing, etc. Many of these potential contaminants can be exploited back in the commerc
 a limitation of such a database would be that no one can confidently state that a property is "lead-safe." What the database could note is which properties
  believe their idea will be the result of having an open government. My reasoning is this: The communities have the right to know about what is going on in
 tates. You people have direct visual and affirmative evidence of what works and what does not in every single industry / store / site you visit or inspect. Yo
studies and documents, e.g. using MetaCarta's software, UMD's STEWARD or other approaches - where essentially, documents can be ingested and any
 atasets, data feeds and web services, this can unlock a great deal of potential, via for example combining EPA data with data from other Federal agencie
 efault paradigm should be that source code be made available ala SourceForge type approach, given appropriate reviews. In instances where there are
orum. Do you have a specific or more concrete Idea that we can incorporate into our Open Government Plan? Thank you for your ideas and comments.

ems with natural gas drilling operations: 1-877-919-4372, or email eyesondrilling@epa.gov. The website is here: http://www.epa.gov/region03/marcellus_s
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ

 e deleted, unless they violate those terms. Ideas which are Off Topic are moved to the Off-topic Comments area, and are still viewable. The link to this is
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
um, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environ
rum, which is about methods for open government, not environmental issues.Thank you for your ideas and comments, and sharing your concerns. Enviro

s of government report expenditures to all the people and since i went to school to learn cents how about every single penny. That makes good sense. Kno


OrganizationAfter initial assessment, adjuster had missed 25000.00worth of my work plus thousands in foundation repair that was not mine but referred fro

 ce CO2 regulations? It's far too large of a problem to regulate in the traditional sense.

ate all info and add into pertinent places
e determined too censor this at least let us look at it. i commented on some things that maybe reach into another subject or maybe a little off this topic or o
office at least 1 per State of EPAthat can be hands on as geography requires


 orn in USA bike made in China

 understand that it cost money 2 do some thing right. my wife and i cant take all this savings with us, but we can leave some air water and resources for ou
-gallon. The engineering challenge for creating highly efficient series-electric vehicles is made much harder by that regulation. The current way the limit is
 ing of the huge aquifers that suffer from the fertilizer runoff accross the nation. Can the EPA monitor this and find ways to help the faarmers move to a m
  ocent. That would require testing a material with regards to every single possible danger that exists. While we can with confidence say that something is a
 there is competition, and competition only happens when people can see what place others are in...imagine the olympics without scoring or time keeping.
mmercial lighting and machinery would fix the problem.
  can get in touch with where meat comes from.

  to support it whole heartily.
 into methane to generate energy, and how it is widely deployed in several countries. http://www.economist.com/sciencetechnology/displaystory.cfm?story_

es waste and greenhouse gases.
 l consider it the cost of doing business. One warning. One fine. Personal fines and possible prison for the board of directors would change things very v
  to be used in household products, and providing these calculations in a user-friendly way to the consumer.
  in each program and division. Current employees, whether retiring or not, keep their co-workers regularly updated on the status of their work. In an envi
 to explore what are its drawbacks.
ateway (http://www.epa.gov/rulemaking/), which meets a lot of your suggestions. It's a portal for priority rules under development. Click on the title of a ru
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ople participate the better understanding. Eight choices from Abraham Lincoln’s wisdom
ne cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. 
ne cannO
rred to by Bill Gates that burn nuclear waste as fuel and run for 50 to 100 years without refueling.http://www.intellectualventures.com/TerraPower.aspxYou
  that we can continue with the primary task. Please note that this is NOT being deleted, and will still be available in that area. If you wish to comment on th
 are databases not covered by ToxNet.
 eant was that there is a lot of information all over EPA.gov that is presented as "new" but is, in fact, old... and since there is no date, a reader has no way

t.nlm.nih.gov/index.html
t, and I'm already tired. I doubt I'll come back, but I'm glad of the chance to get this much of a look at everyone's ideas.
  means fewer government employees, not more--even when more is just what we need.
e innocent that I am reluctant to give up. On the other hand, we still allow known pollutants because we don't know of a "better" alternative or because we
e contract, to more cost-effective it is. As glourdes351 points out, this cost-effectiveness is often illusory.
need to find a way to make them readily available, and understandable.
of restricting search results to specific geographic areas. However, it's done, please do it.
 computers. I note that brand new smart phones with browsers have even smaller screens than Asteroid Miner's old Macintosh.
 t it would sure be nice if EPA could tell businesses what they need to know and do to protect the environment--before they do the wrong thing, not after.
  spend. There are thousands of local planning meetings every day. It would take almost that many EPA representatives to attend every one of them.
 at way too few people know it's being done. Sadly, I agree.
nment website." Even newspaper sites keep old news available for search, and EPA should keep old reports available, as well. Where an old report has b
 pplications small & large will accellerate dramatically", Aneesh Chopra, Federal CTO: http://bit.ly/aeCNy2
 or any business) to subcontract any work that could be done better for the same cost, or as well for less cost. This, of course, is the reason so much of th
w well you did it." This is in line with the way some Gov employees view their jobs. The idea I believe is to make the environment safe and there needs to b

oject stream and will not receive consideration in this forum. Please submit your suggestions and comments not related to the current topic, to the EPA's h
nd frequently updated. People need a reason to care, a reason to click links, and a reason to want to "follow" EPA. Having social media tools is only half o
ult about us deciding what does and does not happen in this country. I know we elect officials to represent us but they don't, they represent big business an



 d it has been moved to this message stream]Response to the Moderator - I can see by my minus five points that really nobody agrees with running there
A oversight. If the states are not doing what they are supposed to and letting the facilities get by with something, the EPA needs to bring down the hamme

 egulations proposed. Unfortunately, the typical federal register is so long and contains so much boiler plate and junk that the data gets hidden or just refe
 ing compacted by the time it gets to the land fill anyway by the trucks and other process in the cartage process.




 y that people know you are there and deal with concerns 1 at a time.Thank You, CM Beaird
o see some one checking that out now. Also put out boon an gatherd, Houston Ship Channel Buffalo Bayou. Personally would like too see that water chec
s are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EP
s are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EP
s are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EP

 ngs back in pocket it was taken from. Thank You, CM Beaird

D.O.D., could contribute too this job or Inspector job designed exclusively for this assignment. Thanx, CM Beaird
Management system program, training EPA staff in how to conduct FF reviews (audits) and prepare suitable reports. This program died a premature death
City limits, Santa Fe, Texas. Texas State School board + Future Farmers / America are building a "facility" that is gonna house 60 hogs 500 feet, other sid
public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you hel
public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you hel
public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you hel
public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you hel
public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you hel
 dentical in-house (behind the firewall) portal at NASA for trying the riskier ideas (open dev) with NASA employees first, then eventually rolling out to the in
 t that all 100 or 300 million of us connected through EPA is at least frightening. If it starts with the federal agencies, and posts the results (summaries with
ngs which are often televised or webcasted. News re grants, local enforcement cases, tightening standards can be shared as well as current local issues c
ular posts and onesI agree with all together into what could be a coordinated and beneficial undertakinghave a nice day- FeathersKine.Mu
 s for open discussion. This one has a finite time frame and the specific purpose of helping us produce the Open Government Plan by April 7, 2010. The g

project stream and will not receive consideration in this forum. Please submit your suggestions and comments not related to the current topic, to the EPA's

nternal and external collaboration for partner agencies, and eventually, public partners. While the Collaboration portion of the ODG is perhaps one of the m

project stream and will not receive consideration in this forum. Please submit your suggestions and comments not related to the current topic, to the EPA's

project stream and will not receive consideration in this forum. Please submit your suggestions and comments not related to the current topic, to the EPA's
n to do a better job? Do you have a specific idea about how we can all, as citizens, do a better job as stewards of this country, its people and its resources
  is open to everyone, including (and perhaps especially) your partners at other Agencies.***
hould say that I agree with him/her Wholeheartedly. For, I am a newcomer here and from China, have a bad skill about English language. But I know t
a already exists. Let's make it visible so others can review it, improving the quality of the science. The direction needs to come from the top, but I think the
nadvertently included in communications or involved in policy or enforcement deliberations that place them in such a conflict. Better yet, senior EPA officia
 kids/Is this what you were seeking?
 ponse Commission.The EPA Region 6 Compliance and Enforcement phone number is 214-665-2210.
 suggest again, with specifics and referencing the existing ones and why they aren't appropriate to the need.

ahome/violations.htm#whoand to your state environmental regulatory agencyOil dumping is flat out prohibited.
 t sufficiently prioritized getting the work out. Project officers are overloaded with projects and simply getting them to completion and checked off is about
do? "People with" gets a little redundant and tiring, doesn't it, and isn't it a bit superfluous, unless the context presents the possibility that you're talking ab
 I can tell you that the employees of the Agency are overwhelmingly oriented to the public good and see their mission as intercessors between the environ
iance and reducing its ecological footprint, and an ombudsman's office for clearing up issues between the Agency and small businesses. Go to the agenc
 se and use them--from the Administrator on down. Training, training, training! For EPA employees, this should not be optional. This is another way of doin
ssible. All taxpayers pay the people who generate and post the information, whether they can afford new computers or not!


oject stream and will not receive consideration in this forum. Please submit yoursuggestions and comments not related to the current topic, to the EPA's ho

ird party services like ON24 to host, post, collect comments, provide closed-captioning along with the video and audio, provide links to supplemental mate

oject stream and will not receive consideration in this forum. Please submit yoursuggestions and comments not related to the current topic, to the EPA's ho

oject stream and will not receive consideration in this forum. Please submit yoursuggestions and comments not related to the current topic, to the EPA's ho

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f Participation. Please help us in this project by reading and following the Terms of Participation, linked at the bottom of every page. Thank You.
 ery Public flag waving demonstrations of transparency without the means to easily share information with the public on a regular basis. If the agency doe
e. From a private sector perspective, if the person in charge has no expectations for this at an operational level, there is no greening at all.
a in notebooks that is very valid. The EPA is made up of humans, and we all are capable of making mistakes at times. Transparency gives us a second c
te or maybe I just have been unable to successfully locate it.
of our nation is an issue that requires further research into its potential side effects when consumed internally. There would be no difficulty finding researc
g closely together, but due to what may be viewed by some as a conflict of interest, this connection is downplayed.
st between the public and the EPA. This is a good idea.
any issues that the EPA, in conjunction with other Federal Agencies(ie. FDA, CDC and NRC)should be promoting further research on, based upon valid (
 agencies should set examples, not more garbage. It is easy to recycle, but it just isn't done at the work place.
 s, and provide different methods to communicate. EPA has been involved in FaceBook and other Social Media for some time now. See the EPA home pa
  and the Federal Gov for that matter, should open the door to small eager to work firms / companies.The sad part of this situation is who ends up doing th
ctionaries so why to use euphemism dictated by others will or subjective perception?Being politically correct is not worth than being truthful.
system, and I imagine that responses are published somewhere as well. Finding these, and sifting through each of them, can be daunting. It would be gre
of successful grant applications, as submitted, only the write ups of the results. As a frustrated competitive grant seeker, I need to know the secret to bein
on't believe that much valid, valuable research is left to languish in lab books.
advocate for having all levels from a location at the table with a voice too. This creates a atmosphere of empowerment and a strong foundation for action.A
nd state that would assist municipalities with the required changes
 federal government. I have high hopes for how the President will hold agencies accountable to measurable progress (under the new Executive Order 135
r the next generation. I'm sure there are plenty of successful examples. I'm familiar with a few that the we are using in the U.S. Navy to great effect. Som
 tion is an action, and almost always carrys a cost. So, lets start tracking the cost of business as usual too.
  ome new knowledge is gotten by someone.Rules are no live entities, they stay as they are up to their update. So rules are not like some good definitions
a paucity of data relating to soils and how industry has affected soils. At a site that has been compromised by past operations there should be soil data alo
ould put the data out there for everyone to see. The only people that would be against this are polluters and their agents.Actually, China has just released
 s. This is not our first conversation, but is the first under the Open Government Initiative, and the primary task here is to engage the public for assistance


 Step movement. It encompasses simple principles about considering the lifecycle of a product from cradle to cradle instead of cradle to grave. It can be
 bly developing criminal records. Give them an alternative to work for you in exchange for a clean record. The smartest kids in America are dropping out o
 is seems like an odd format. With a lot of comments it will become clogged and hard to find things. And who moderates it? There will be spam eventual
 s expire at all? What's the rush? Hardly anyone will know about this until the 19th of March, and when they find out it's over they will feel excluded. This

 itable" punishment. If the fine were $2000 and people could be bused to areas for state or federal sponsored "Chain gangs" to pick up litter. Mix these idio
 age inviting to young folks would also mean it would be more user friendly for older folks like myself who remain cyber-challenged but interested in info an
  e advertised to the general public, with a direct link to the list of deliberative documents, meeting notes and research papers used. Also, in general, searc

  should they NOT require a FOYA request, in fact, they should advertised when the grant is awarded, and be published on the web site regulalrly

 e modelled after iGoogle and myYahoo. So any existing EPA apps or tools could simply become gadgets or apps added to the OpenEPA v2.0 portal's suit
ys "Sign Up & Share Ideas." Please continue to provide us with your input or any questions you may have. Thanks!
he supporting evidence and background data.Then after goals have been set and action items have been determined, those programs should be tracked
 dd a new 'thread', only to comment on ones already posted?
 ded $ and what we are supposed to be getting in exchange? What evidence was provided convincing the EPA that the awarded entity was qualified to rec
me to the people, become visible, become real. Use change agent aides to do so...

ime-out issue to technical support.
tworking sites. Please visit http://www.epa.gov/open and on the right hand side of the page there is a Stay Connected section that provides an overview o
eed to be crafted to provide an easy interface, but powerful usefulness. Example below of what I'm talking about is the GAPMINDER tool.Hans Rosling -
out or something and now it's all lost. Don't have time to retype.Suggestion: use change agent aides.
  at all...The Obama Organic Family Garden: Swimming in Sludge?http://www.huffingtonpost.com/andrew-kimbrell/the-obama-organic-family_b_224398.ht
ports to be available online.The current EPA ECHO system is good, but has many omissions. For instance, in the state of Virginia none of the many surfac
 into the idea of lifecycle analysis and costing...[Health Reform Should Begin At USDA]http://www.ewg.org/agmag/2010/02/health-reform-should-begin-at-u
whether it is air, soil, water, etc...

ur name as it shows in posts click on the "profile" link at the top of the page. This will take you to a screen where you can set your "first" and "last" names.
anked and in this case it’s the question posted by the moderator. If you would like your input to be voted upon, please repost as new ideas under Collabo
 "3. Working Together" but they show up as comments with the main question being open for voting rather than the responses posted. I was also unable t
mmer working with a nonprofit called WiserEarth.org that really has effective online collaboration spaces allowing anyone (the public, community leaders, n
 PApp competition with prize money like the DC government's highly successful Apps for Democracy competition. Importantly, because people and the en
tasets, or a map which displays the data itself?Currently, EPA's geodata is searchable via Geospatial One Stop (this supports search by bounding box), as
 9061-7198">OpenEPA Off Topic(Idea #20)</a> by <a href="http://epaofftopichfd7.ideascale.com/a/pmd/102361-7198">gcreading</a>

7042">OpenEPA(Idea #22)</a> by <a href="http://openepa.ideascale.com/a/pmd/29686-7042">PAM EPA Moderator</a>
 cer of this Green & solar tech.


 ng statement:"Please don't submit Oil Spill ideas here. Instead, use the submission process at http://www.epa.gov/bpspill/techsolution.html. We take all id

 dead end? Talented singles can not work out on ready construction. It is work for some proper enterprise, (which is enough now and they are powerful, bu




Deep Water Horizon Well in the Gulf of Mexico. BP has been trying unsuccessfully to capture the oil for over 5 weeks and is causing untold damages to th
Deep Water Horizon Well in the Gulf of Mexico. BP has been trying unsuccessfully to capture the oil for over 5 weeks and is causing untold damages to th
make one bad calls and then another were are made the spill. But stop this oil spill before the rock and sand blast whats left to work with yes ideas it hard t
s a phone? I'd rather show them instead of trying to describe it.
e tanker pumps would reduce the back presure until the dome could be secured in place. The flow could be contained until the second drilling could be co


properly; which happens too often.

  & remove hay & it really took up all the oil!www.wimp.com/solutionoil/

366-5511 * DAMAGE CLAIM (800) 440-0858For questions about the response, call the Joint Information Center: 985-902-5231 or 985-902-5240Please
UST IS NOT SOON ENOUGH!!

  involvement with state environmental departments. However, I do owe you all an update. The local citizens group I mentioned above, Nevadans Against
 to differentiate between an idea with only 5 agree/0 disagree votes and one with 1,000,005 agree/1,000,000 disagree votes. I believe that the E-petition si



 when the Exxon Valdez ran aground, I cry for us all now!




 uthority. The Public believes (rightly or wrongly) that the EPA is there to protect the public from environmental hazards. While this is part of the EPA's ag

oenix area, this type of burning is not permitted during many times of the year based on the air pollutants at the time. This is regulated by the County (Mar

 eneral comments. Even though I am only one of the two to comment on your ideas, please know that some do share your concern, but are uncertain how
sh or test the thousands of chemicals until 2009. I think there is a link for the listing of all the chemicals... http://www.epa.gov/iur/was just posted about a m
miliar with the problem we are posting here.Our community wants access to this data - we have asked for it for years through three Presidents -- and by no
much protection as say, Californians? As a citizen of the U.S., since our population is run by 'good ol boys', we have no recourse for Clean Air/Water?
  or each finger pointed at the EPA or any other form of U.S. Government, there are four pointing back at us. Everyday, there are hundreds of public notices
  the voices may get heard.
eally do my part by not driving too much and many of my fellow citizens drive too much never step on a bus and for heaven's sake walk where? People jus
Stransparency.com
uested one of the EPA Press Officers to provide me with a copy of the official policies and procedures for the EPA Office of Public Affairs.That should not r
 rt.cgi?tool=eici&IDNumber=10-2009-0242The following text was in the report:"Discharge, Emission Or Activity WO Required Permit"which I interpret (as a
ever, since this post is about the Open Government Plan rather than the specific issue you are describing, you may have better response by posting your c
 rests, this is very hard work. At the national level, we can work for years to pass legislation and develop processes and procedures that address importan
ng fact of this kind from having a direct answer, or solution. Citizen campaigns for similar types of issues have been most effective by a pursuing a dual e

cerned about CO2 need to notice, with the recent attempt to set emission standards, that the EPA, CARB, and NHTSB have blown themselves into irrelev

District 10. Good job EPA.
.shlomo gradmanssharoni@gmail.com
 ss, allowing everyone, including bright sixth-graders, to examine raw data, could begin to repair some of the damage and to test remediation techniques o
n and National Coordinator of the first Earth Day in 1970, explores how civilization might move toward an ecologically-informed economic system that valu
added to HSDB and to the databases that link of ToxNet. But I see no reason to build a new portal, I think it would be better to focus on improving what we
 tation that if a government agency develops or acquires chemical data, it should put it in a central repository in a standard format.

 s are locally owned. There are also state parks and federal parks. State parks are run by state governments, the National Park Service, which has nothing

oup Public Integrity's Web site, and their info is already out-of-date.
got the post, that I, too, understand that there are things in the world that are disturbing, and that while this not the venue for discussion, all concerns are im
 entify a specific procedure, dataset, or issue that we can address in the Open Government Plan, or do anything about, it is important to you and therefore
out, it is important to you and therefore, to us.In the interests of Transparency, this topic will be left on the forum, unedited, for a few days. then we will mov



ole of global super power by simply sending it's soldiers to every corner of the earth. That would have been pointless and expensive. Instead we sent teach
u may know, California is the first state in this country that has incorporated environmental education into K-12 curriculum. (http://www.calepa.ca.gov/Educ


one of pure reaction. Here's the book I'd recommend:The Essential John Nash, Ed. Harold W. Kuhn & Sylvia Nasar - Princeton University Press, ISBN 0-




s.com/Standard-Requirements-for-the-Next-Gen-Open-PlatformAn orientation to the OpenGov Playbook wiki and more information about the upcoming A

erves to keep critical ecological issues on the front burner. We note that some AM talk radio with progressive formats will air short environmental PSAs lik

 always said, it's all about balance. Too much pure science or too much practical science both have downsides but some of each would be best. I don't s
 e to move units because of the stigma attached. There was an opposing plan that involved private interests cleaning up the canal. It didn't pass muster.

 to better regulations.I would add that disclosure of this information online is critical. EPA's online dockets should match any paper dockets housed in the
ute to the rule's development and manage expectations.
schools. In some cases, the training could count toward school credit.

pic that is presented. Don't make looks the number one focus, but don't disregard aesthetic power either.
 earliest in the history of the program. This is an appropriate direction for the agency to take and helps strengthen the public's right to know about activities
d to follow rather than have to listen to an entire webcast.


 to recognize that there are going to be trade secrets that won't be posted but still much material should be there.The issued permit should also be posted
would need not be bothered with retrieving records for FOIA requests because the requestor never would have had to resort to FOIA in the first place.
  biological potential of the forests being logged. This will help ensure that loggers are held accountable for the forgone opportunity to store carbon when fo
  It just brings order into your inbox!http://www.lookeen.net
 tion are not harmful like the techician will explain, as you the patient goes in for a MAMMOGRAM, then why does the radiologyist go into another room to
 ast compression during mammography may rupture insitu cysts and disseminate cancer cells into surrounding tissue.
mproving, enhancing, and adding to what the programs currently do. The team leaders would work as a peer with their teams and the public to identify prob
 how a little dot, block, pie chart or something to show which way the vote is leaning (I know you can tell by the numbers, but it is such a small "catch your
 probably past the early stage. And, the conversation about women get less testing earlier this year felt more like a trial balloon put out there to see how pe




k the people say things next day, different person, story. this month bill is 1800.00. 2 years bill has been 100.00 - 400.00 which we can pay. all of a sudden

 d is phase 1 (limited functionality)operational inside our NASA firewall. NASA Spacebook (aka OpenNASA v1.5)is built on Liferay (java-based opensource
 nd adults.If there are too many people watching "The Story of Cap & Trade", you can catch it here as well...http://www.vimeo.com/7908590Annie Leonard

m above and ignore the often common sense ideas from the "peons". And what looks good from the remote ivory tower is often untenable in the real world
y's technology), will go to Jungo Road, Nevada.
ernment agencies. Of course each agency has its mission and information is tailored to the audience of each agency. What is missing is a database whe

 existing employees into the "right" jobs - matching skills and experience to positions instead of filling them using cronyism, etc.
 of the people you reference in your comment.




 onal recycling law will help direct where these materials go, eliminating the need for the landfill alltogether.




  COST: What is China’s real gross domestic product when the cost of pollution is subtracted? Recently the Chinese government tried to calculate a natio
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nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
data to support informed discovery and access. A governance process and consistent means by which researchers, labs, program offices and others sho
 lity owned/operated by a division or divisions within a corporation.
ublic data visualization service.
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Governmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this public
 vements is also a great way to foster new development). The Council for Regulatory Environmental Modeling (http://www.epa.gov/crem/index.html) has t
 the go would considerably aid in their ability to protect the nation's water supply.

of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is a teaching hospital, M.M.C., is not.If i choose too ask someone for help, in the prerequisite of an idea, then i have
 separate issue from VOIP. We do use web conferencing regularly to collaborate with others inside and outside of EPA, but sharing applications, etc. is wh
OL. Perhaps this is a symptom of bigger problems someone needs to look into. It can be avoided by proving bandwith credits for staff to allocate bandwi
 all other LAN services and applications to a screeching halt. I don't think the cost trade off to video call from each desktop is worth it, but it definitely shou
carry your computer everywhere, but citizens should have a central website to upload photos, videos, comments that are specific to a location. This allow
 ontent management, it is not being rolled out or "advertised" in the agency. It is a money saver to have all incoming documentation sent to one central l
uggested dome 35 years ago (after the Iraq oil embargo) that we should have raise the gasoline tax by $0.01/gal/month. We would have had more fuel eff
wedded to google, but it is a simple and elegant example, iNotes also works). It need not be a cloud computing system- but a federal web-based email s
coal plants and 4.8 person-rem/year for nuclear plants.It also states that the nuclear fuel contained in coal and discarded by coal-fired power plants is wort
enigrated by scared tactics. Yes there are dangers from nuclear power. But how many people have died in the use of petroleum oil? (Include all the excess
 written 20 years before. In retirement I could not possible afford the Micro$oft costs, nor junk, for my needs. Their tollgate costs are totally out of proportio
 ve conducted our on data collection program with private funds. Efforts such as ours should be encouraged and given a role in shaping environmental law
ere won't be so much redundant and/or partial information scatter all over the site.
 cycle, conserve, etc. JUST LIKE WE DO, and the message should carry more weight.We need to be the example to follow, including increased use of flex
ccessed from a central location, and it "finds" the regional server you are attached to. I agree that it doesn't need to be handled individually by each Regio




 is 25 times more potent a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. The UK website Next Generation Food estimates that each tonne of food waste is equiva
 e thought U.S. businesses would want $200+ billion more per year circulating in the U.S. economy without the government going into debt.http://www.cen
 ns of citizens who think EPA is not doing enough - they are also part of "the people." You make a great point about needing to have a sense of ownership



 a standard modular battery pack, more modules of batteries can be added later to increase the distance traveled on electricity as battery prices drop from
electricity-generating power plants, which might be from coal, natural gas, nuclear, wind, solar, etc. (partial) electric cars might be a great solution if the en
Federal Register on Quality, utility, etc. I have a couple of other papers I need to read and I think it can be done by this weekend. Basically, EPA is way ahe
OGD is perhaps one of the more difficult to execute, it does promise to be very beneficial in the long term. As we get more comfortable with the balance of
silent. Fortunately under the new administration, we expect that politics will be excluded from policy. Fortunately also because junk science is being expre
 ly the immediate area of the mining site allows sometimes-narrow interests to prevail, at the expense of a broader regional or national interest.



 on in science, tend to believe that results of an experiment can be predicted accurately in advance, as most high school and even university laboratory cla
 interpretations in response to those arguments will prove them wrong. "Let the wild rumpus begin!"
simple enough requirement that any employee state that s/he is expressing a personal view and that it may not reflect official policy. They are still citizens
E.g.s: coal-mine waste in interstate waterways, combustion gasses moving downwind. And, it is not just interstate, the EPA ought to be concerned with in
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
  your concerns about sampling tools. Please note that the specific purpose of this public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EPA O
odels to be adopted. For example, plasma gasification of municipal waste to create energy instead of dumping it in a landfill. A waste management compa
entists to communicate and participate fully in their scientific communities are essential components of an open and accountable government. Governmen

 ly be encouraged, but public officials ought to be prevented from countering government policy and the best available data and methods simply because
stems and figured that by changing the rout for the buses you could save an average 100+ gallons per year PER BUS!
m instead of creating new ones? Shouldn't there be a limit on the time allowed to utilize a property? 95 years? Which company do you know that is that o

 em and the generations to come. Fines do nothing to negate the damage to the environment once done.
n quality, and accountability

Dept.Ground Water Dept.Subterranean WaterSalt Water Dept.Agency growth is paramount to survival of generations too come. This Country is time tested
 es.My idea, this is front page news until fixed.Thanks, CM Beaird
 interface into all branches of government.

ms are easily confused and misunderstood. The Ancient Chinese proverb states " If you are thinking a year ahead,sow one seed; If you are thinking ten ye
 thing is very wrong! how much is being paid out to contractors that should be part of a government engineer or scientist's job?


 Road' in it so people can identify it that may vote. Will check on the rulemaking Gateway.
 an example of this Collaboration.To get more traction for your specific issue, please be sure to look into the new RuleMaking Gateway and the forum abo
y are with tools and resources to the public, etc.The suggestion above intends to incite the EPA into determining and then openly broadcasting their philos
ntal-damageThe price of environmental destruction? There is none: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/18/price-of-environmental-destructio


ai's, Uzbek's, and Vietnamese these people hav'nt a clue. If we help these people, it will be through education & training.There are plenty of places i've no

tizens (who are largely shielded from all fallout and responsibility for their actions), then there IS NO INCENTIVE for anyone to obey the environmental law
ontaminants can be exploited back in the commercial route as building blocks of other products.
  What the database could note is which properties were abated, when, and what methods were used, i.e. complete removal of previously intact lead pain
 es have the right to know about what is going on in their backyards. The obvious question is: How often EPA makes VERY PUBLIC the breaches to comp
 single industry / store / site you visit or inspect. You ARE witness of what is an actual Best Practice that the rest could mimic to standardize based on impl
 e essentially, documents can be ingested and any text resembling locations can be location-tagged via geocoder/gazetteer lookup. Even at its' most bas
 ng EPA data with data from other Federal agencies, state agencies and so on, rich and innovative applications can be built to analyze, assess and visuali
appropriate reviews. In instances where there are issues of data access or sensitivity (e.g. PII, CBI or other potential issues) then a justification can be pro
 Plan? Thank you for your ideas and comments.

e is here: http://www.epa.gov/region03/marcellus_shale/tipline.html.
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi

ents area, and are still viewable. The link to this is on the left side of every page. No one is trying to censor anyone's thoughts or comments.However, the
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
nd comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this publi
and comments, and sharing your concerns. Environmental issues are important to us, as they are to you. Please note that the specific purpose of this pub

ut every single penny. That makes good sense. Know pun intended. Thanx


 oundation repair that was not mine but referred from my experience. Insurance Co.conceded too me, as Non profit entity was afraid they would be droppe




o another subject or maybe a little off this topic or off base but they believe me sir they are my thoughts. thanx




 we can leave some air water and resources for our Grandson Thank you CM Beaird
 der by that regulation. The current way the limit is calculated essentially forbids the use of compact, efficient diesel engines, and high-mileage vehicles ar
is and find ways to help the faarmers move to a more sustainable crop rotation, using less water, and polluting it less also.
hile we can with confidence say that something is a threat to a specific aspect of the environment or causes an identifiable danger, we cannot definitively p
gine the olympics without scoring or time keeping...If there were no labels with fat or carbohydrate information, it would be very hard for consumers to mak




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 the board of directors would change things very very quickly.
arly updated on the status of their work. In an environment where funding is insecure, and a position may not be refilled upon retirement, other team mem

 rules under development. Click on the title of a rule to access its history and a timeline that describes where the rule is in the development process. Onc
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 g about prosperity by discouraging thrift. 
ne cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. 
ne cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the
www.intellectualventures.com/TerraPower.aspxYou end up with a much smaller volume of nuclear waste. For at least 50 years, there would not be any was
available in that area. If you wish to comment on this topic after it is moved, you will need to register on that site. Simply select the Reply link and you will b

 .. and since there is no date, a reader has no way of knowing. there are still notices up for old grant announcements, outdated pollution standards, etc tha




 don't know of a "better" alternative or because we think the cost of doing without is too high.At least, is there a way for EPA to make it clear when they are



 Miner's old Macintosh.
nment--before they do the wrong thing, not after.
 representatives to attend every one of them.

 ports available, as well. Where an old report has been superseded or new information does not agree, that should be part of the search result.

s cost. This, of course, is the reason so much of the manufacturing that was formerly done in the US is now done in other countries. It's important, howeve
to make the environment safe and there needs to be a real sense of responsibility and not bais in the way to do it. Like planning vegetation management.

ents not related to the current topic, to the EPA's home page at www.epa.gov via the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of the page.This Idea has been move
ollow" EPA. Having social media tools is only half of the equation. The other half is using those tools to push quality CONTENT to folks: interesting stories,
nt us but they don't, they represent big business and themselves. The EPA and other agencies act like you own something, you own nothing it is all ours. E



oints that really nobody agrees with running there own parks and land let alone their own lives. But I will make a suggestion anyway. We in this country ha
mething, the EPA needs to bring down the hammer on the states. States should have active inspections and reviewers who spend more time looking ove

plate and junk that the data gets hidden or just referenced and no one ever has the time to follow it. Many people work on regulatins internally and produc




you. Personally would like too see that water checked now. I did not work on Valdez spill, but like 2 know.Thanx, CM Beaird
offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a
offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a
offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a




able reports. This program died a premature death because EPA couldn't figure out whether to be a cop or a consultant to the facilities it was reviewing. T
 y" that is gonna house 60 hogs 500 feet, other side of street. They claim chemicals, that will keep smell and rats away is safe for children and our water w
ed in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea that we can incorporate into our Open Govern
ed in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea that we can incorporate into our Open Govern
ed in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea that we can incorporate into our Open Govern
ed in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea that we can incorporate into our Open Govern
ed in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea that we can incorporate into our Open Govern
employees first, then eventually rolling out to the internet with limited access - "NASA Only" then Federal partners. Our longer term goal is to open it to Sta
 al agencies, and posts the results (summaries with links to details) and gradually (5 years) expands to state and local governments, we could use it to rep
 rds can be shared as well as current local issues could be relayed back to EPA.EPA in person, in communication.
have a nice day- FeathersKine.Mu
 he Open Government Plan by April 7, 2010. The general concept of Open Forums has been, and will continue to be a part of the EPA fabric. Thanks aga

mments not related to the current topic, to the EPA's home page at www.epa.gov via the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of the page.This Idea has been mo

 oration portion of the ODG is perhaps one of the more difficult to execute, it does promise to be very beneficial in the long term. As we get more comforta

mments not related to the current topic, to the EPA's home page at www.epa.gov via the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of the page.This Idea has been mo

mments not related to the current topic, to the EPA's home page at www.epa.gov via the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of the page.This Idea has been mo
ewards of this country, its people and its resources?

 a bad skill about English language. But I know that the sticking point to solve the Environmental porblems is the willng and the determination to do it.
direction needs to come from the top, but I think the culture could change slightly so that EPA staff and contractors intentionally look for new data and new
 em in such a conflict. Better yet, senior EPA officials should have all of their substantive personal and familial financial interests posted for Agency person




 tting them to completion and checked off is about all they can do. POs need to be better trained in the methodologies for accomplishing report and data p
ontext presents the possibility that you're talking about animals, space aliens or fence posts?
  their mission as intercessors between the environment (the natural resources, the public health, the function of the ecosystem) and those wishing to appr
he Agency and small businesses. Go to the agency's Small Business Gateway at http://www.epa.gov/smallbusiness/.
 should not be optional. This is another way of doing our jobs that allow for better outreach, interactivity and communication with, and participation of, the p



ents not related to the current topic, to the EPA's home page at www.epa.gov via the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of the page.This Idea has been moved

 deo and audio, provide links to supplemental materials, etc. There are small towns and municipalities who do this for their communities for all of their mee

ents not related to the current topic, to the EPA's home page at www.epa.gov via the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of the page.This Idea has been moved

ents not related to the current topic, to the EPA's home page at www.epa.gov via the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of the page.This Idea has been moved

mments not related to the current topic, to the EPA's home page at www.epa.gov via the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of the page.This Idea has been mo

 at the bottom of every page. Thank You.
  th the public on a regular basis. If the agency doesn't even have the means to share information with regulatory and science partners then how is it expec
 al level, there is no greening at all.
 stakes at times. Transparency gives us a second chance and a second set of eyes to view our work product and results. Empiricism at its best is the sug

 rnally. There would be no difficulty finding research subjects since this is a 50 year old experiment with millions of participants.


 promoting further research on, based upon valid (peer reviewed and published)research clearly indicating that more intensive research needs to be done.

 l Media for some time now. See the EPA home page (http://www.epa.gov) for links to FaceBook, Twitter and others, and a more detailed list on http://www
e sad part of this situation is who ends up doing the job. Most large firms end up subcontracting the smaller firms of chemist and engineers with good indu
 rect is not worth than being truthful.
ugh each of them, can be daunting. It would be great if there were a central website where select or condensed comments/responses were published, so
 ive grant seeker, I need to know the secret to being successful.
 empowerment and a strong foundation for action.Another point to mention is that when a person receives an annual review with an acknowledgement of

able progress (under the new Executive Order 13514). I could not agree more that responsible leadership / ownership at each level of an organization is
we are using in the U.S. Navy to great effect. Some programs are centrally funded, others must be supported by the local budget. Simply hiring more is n

pdate. So rules are not like some good definitions (error proof - infallible) The state by its own nature (humans inside) is very prone to error.
sed by past operations there should be soil data along with the natural baselines so that we can see the data in perspective. This would help in categorizin
  and their agents.Actually, China has just released their National Pollution Census. They call a spade a spade. Why don't we? If we believe in free mark
 y task here is to engage the public for assistance and guidance in producing and publishing the Open Government Plan, which has a due date of April 7,


adle to cradle instead of cradle to grave. It can be profitable to do the right thing. Google for case studies and more discussion.
d. The smartest kids in America are dropping out of schools that do not challenge them. Why not give these kids an avenue to make a positive difference
 d who moderates it? There will be spam eventually.
 they find out it's over they will feel excluded. This type of thing takes time for word to spread. It's not going to catch on right away.

sored "Chain gangs" to pick up litter. Mix these idiots with genuine volunteers from the "Adopt a Highway" programs. Pay the fine or do the time. American
o remain cyber-challenged but interested in info and ways to get involved!
and research papers used. Also, in general, searching for something on the website by departamental name is not very helpful to the general public who

nd be published on the web site regulalrly

ts or apps added to the OpenEPA v2.0 portal's suite or "app collection".OpenEPA v2.0 would not supercede other EPA tools/applications, rather just gathe

en determined, those programs should be tracked in an open forum, like a project manager would be posting minutes to meetings held, people in attendan

he EPA that the awarded entity was qualified to receive the funding?Was there adequeate opportunity given to others to present their ideas to solve proble



tay Connected section that provides an overview of EPA's social media sites.
ing about is the GAPMINDER tool.Hans Rosling - Let my dataset change your mindsethttp://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/hans_rosling_at_state.htmlThe G

w-kimbrell/the-obama-organic-family_b_224398.htmlThis is the kind of thing that I'm talking about wrt lifecycle costing. If effluent is laced with so many po
ce, in the state of Virginia none of the many surface mine NPDES permits or corresponding DMR's are available on line.
rg/agmag/2010/02/health-reform-should-begin-at-usda/[Big Food vs. Big Insurance]http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/10/opinion/10pollan.html?_r=2


en where you can set your "first" and "last" names. These can be set to anything you like.OpenEPA uses a commercial site (Ideascale.com) to implement
d upon, please repost as new ideas under Collaboration. To post an independent idea, you need to click on the blue button that says “Sign Up & Share Id
 er than the responses posted. I was also unable to post this as an independent comment in the section, "Tell Us How to Improve this Site," and could onl
s allowing anyone (the public, community leaders, non-profits, business, government) to collaborate and share information via wikis, message boards, and
 mpetition. Importantly, because people and the environment are impacted through multiple sources of pollution and pathways, a wide range of EPA data
 ne Stop (this supports search by bounding box), as well as displaying geographic footprints - http://gos2.geodata.gov/wps/portal/gos - this in turn is popula
d/102361-7198">gcreading</a>
 w.epa.gov/bpspill/techsolution.html. We take all ideas seriously, but in order to evaluate your solution, we need very specific technical details. Submitting

e, (which is enough now and they are powerful, but they have no positive original idea for success), understand you. They working in direct, without any s




over 5 weeks and is causing untold damages to the State of Florida and the entire gulf region for many years to come.BP has the equipment and technolo
over 5 weeks and is causing untold damages to the State of Florida and the entire gulf region for many years to come.BP has the equipment and technolo
and blast whats left to work with yes ideas it hard to give soltions with out what typ of BOP they have what liner they have belowe the BOPs if you would li

d be contained until the second drilling could be contained. William Waddell 248-476-9415




on Center: 985-902-5231 or 985-902-5240Please note that toll free numbers are available for problem or claim reporting, but not for suggestions or gener


zens group I mentioned above, Nevadans Against Garbage did send a letter(s) to the EPA asking for their involvement in January (link to letter: http://bit.ly
,000 disagree votes. I believe that the E-petition site for the United Kingdom's Prime Minister provides a much better example: http://petitions.number10.g




mental hazards. While this is part of the EPA's agenda, there are many areas that it does not have the authority to handle or that it has moved authority to

s at the time. This is regulated by the County (Maricopa). One problem is that there is NO enforcement. I live in a very rural area outside the city limits, b

ome do share your concern, but are uncertain how to proceed.
 . http://www.epa.gov/iur/was just posted about a month ago.
 r it for years through three Presidents -- and by now we should have access to such data.
ys', we have no recourse for Clean Air/Water?
  us. Everyday, there are hundreds of public notices at public libraries and the Public Notice section of the Daily newspapers. It begs (BEGS) for citizen inv

bus and for heaven's sake walk where? People just do not care.

r the EPA Office of Public Affairs.That should not require a Freedom-of-Information (FOIA) request, as I can not think of an exemption for Public Affairs, do
Activity WO Required Permit"which I interpret (as a non-expert) as "NO PERMIT" and all commercial facilities discharging water of any kind are required to
 g, you may have better response by posting your comments in a place more suited to the question. May I suggest you contact the NHTSA directly via the
  processes and procedures that address important issues, but we need the help of the state, regional, and local governments, and the public to make the
 s have been most effective by a pursuing a dual effort of public awareness, and concentrating on a local or regional agency with the authority and desire t

 B, and NHTSB have blown themselves into irrelevancy with their latest 1470 page rule..I was actually looked at the rule just issued by EPA and NHTSA to



 f the damage and to test remediation techniques on the scale we need. Unfunded mandates to enrich contractors while decreasing environmental quality
n ecologically-informed economic system that values quality over quantity, fine craftsmanship and beautiful design over the latest fad, sustainable wealth
nk it would be better to focus on improving what we already have.
 itory in a standard format.

ments, the National Park Service, which has nothing to do with the EPA and is instead part of the Department of Interior, runs national parks. There are also


his not the venue for discussion, all concerns are important to us.Is there anything in your job that upsets people, but that you can't do anything about?
anything about, it is important to you and therefore, to us.So even if you can't do anything about it , it is important to you and us ?How does this makes se
e forum, unedited, for a few days. then we will move it (not remove it) to the Off-Topic portion of the site. Thanks for your interest.



een pointless and expensive. Instead we sent teachers, to teach kids english. So that they could surf the internet and become increasingly western relative
o K-12 curriculum. (http://www.calepa.ca.gov/Education/EEI/Curriculum/Default.htm) I think EPA could be more innovative and build new partnership with


 Sylvia Nasar - Princeton University Press, ISBN 0-691-09527-2In particular, CH. 4: The Bargaining Problem is a simple set-theory explanation of win/win o




 k wiki and more information about the upcoming April OGD workshop can be found at:http://opengovdirective.pbworks.com/

 ssive formats will air short environmental PSAs like "Living on Earth" periodically, but a daily EPA broadcast MANDATED for all stations using the PUBLIC

 wnsides but some of each would be best. I don't see practicality as piggish nor pure science is hopeless.
 rests cleaning up the canal. It didn't pass muster. Anyhow, what I'm trying to get at is that when it comes to high profile cases like the Gowanus Canal Dr

 ts should match any paper dockets housed in the agency.Matthew R. MadiaFederal Regulatory Policy AnalystOMB Watch




 trengthen the public's right to know about activities in their communities. Facilities that report to TRI must take responsibility for accurately tracking and re



  be there.The issued permit should also be posted.
 d have had to resort to FOIA in the first place.
 for the forgone opportunity to store carbon when forests are logged.

 why does the radiologyist go into another room to protect themselves while they are giving the patient a MAMMOGRAM? Many people have lumps in the
 unding tissue.
peer with their teams and the public to identify problems to share as well as and collaborate. Together they could come up with solutions, new ideas and im
by the numbers, but it is such a small "catch your eye quick" thing to add on).
more like a trial balloon put out there to see how people would react to it--cut the tests, cut the health care costs.




 100.00 - 400.00 which we can pay. all of a sudden. maybee EPA could be open enough to 'PROTECT' US. 54 years i hear of " Red-tape ". Time to cut it.

 SA v1.5)is built on Liferay (java-based opensource portal software).Since it's opensource and was developed in-house by our Agency web contractor, I do
 ell...http://www.vimeo.com/7908590Annie Leonard on Colbert Report:http://www.colbertnation.com/full-episodes/tue-march-9-2010-annie-leonard

mote ivory tower is often untenable in the real world. Not only should organizations be receptive to ideas from the public, but they need to place them in an

 f each agency. What is missing is a database where you can go to get the intrinsic properties of chemicals (melting point, boiling point, water solubility, e

em using cronyism, etc.




                                                                                                                                          

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 the Chinese government tried to calculate a national “Green G.D.P.” and the new formula showed the soaring economy in a more sober light.
INK: http:/

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 researchers, labs, program offices and others should be provided whereby they can easily get their work product appropriately vetted and published.


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odeling (http://www.epa.gov/crem/index.html) has the complete list of models used in the agency. Economic, geographical, statistical, risk assessment, flu


e for help, in the prerequisite of an idea, then i have a reasonable expectation, they tell me problem as they see it. At that point, i might see solution by liste
 outside of EPA, but sharing applications, etc. is what we need and use to get most of the work done in government, and we do have several of those tools
 roving bandwith credits for staff to allocate bandwith usage - just like a variable toll for a bridge. (use the same system to limit web browsing - the credits a
 from each desktop is worth it, but it definitely should be in place in case it is needed in shared conferences rooms and upper management staff's offices.
omments that are specific to a location. This allows EPA HQ to run statistical analyzes of public comments, allows service improvements (similar to Bloom
 e all incoming documentation sent to one central location - nationwide - to handle all physical archiving and scanning in one spot. The agency website sh
$0.01/gal/month. We would have had more fuel efficiency long, long ago, probably without the violence and economic chaos and pain we now have.Just th
omputing system- but a federal web-based email system provides robust backups in multiple locations around the nation - making sure that there is contin
 al and discarded by coal-fired power plants is worth $7 trillion.http://www.ornl.gov/info/ornlreview/rev26-34/text/colmain.html"According to the National Cou
  in the use of petroleum oil? (Include all the excess deaths incurred by Iraqis who have died in our pursuit of their oil.)The exaggerated danger of nuclear
eeds. Their tollgate costs are totally out of proportion to the benefits they conferred. Their "Trade Secrets" monopoly monoculture has hindered the develop
aged and given a role in shaping environmental law. Unfortunately, only because I am retired with a very supportive IRA and we had a source of private fun

e example to follow, including increased use of flexiplace. With the technology and amount of money that has been spent by federal agencies since 911, t
sn't need to be handled individually by each Region. If everything within Notes could be accessed/done in iNotes, I would say iNotes should be the tool tha




 estimates that each tonne of food waste is equivalent to 4.2 tonnes of CO2. They conclude that if we simply stopped wasting food, it would be the equival
 out the government going into debt.http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/statistics/highlights/annual.html"The 2009 petroleum deficit ($204.3 billion) was th
 point about needing to have a sense of ownership and to be respectful, not just to the land, but to one another. It would be wonderful if that were always



e traveled on electricity as battery prices drop from mass production and improvements in technology.There is more than one step to lowering emissions. H
 ial) electric cars might be a great solution if the energy is generated with clean sources, but this suggestion as phrased is too narrow in its approach to em
 e done by this weekend. Basically, EPA is way ahead of the other agencies in the specific example of the VSP, and in it's metaphorical power for open gov
m. As we get more comfortable with the balance of security requirements and open networking, we will progress into this area.I (and others) have suggest
ortunately also because junk science is being expressed in the media as never before and scientists within and without the government have an obligation
  a broader regional or national interest.



most high school and even university laboratory classes are taught.I strongly support the UCS proposal to promote open communication between the med

may not reflect official policy. They are still citizens and the First Amendment should apply to them as well -- even when their opinion does NOT reflect offi
  interstate, the EPA ought to be concerned with international movements of contamination and waste (into and out of the U.S.).
 Please note that the specific purpose of this public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in
 Please note that the specific purpose of this public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in
 r ideas and suggestions for developing the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Do you have a specific Idea that
umping it in a landfill. A waste management company would make money from waste by either selling it to a utility for use in a plasma gasification plant or
an open and accountable government. Government must be by the people and for the people and not for a particular political party and its opinions!

 best available data and methods simply because they don't like them. It's odd that the near contrapositive of this notion was practiced in the Bush Admini

 years? Which company do you know that is that old especially these days? It should be a maximum of 20 as a standard. There should also be a compl




  generations too come. This Country is time tested and proved, that we find the best for job at hand. Thank you.



 ear ahead,sow one seed; If you are thinking ten years ahead, plant a tree; If you are thinking one hundred years ahead, educate the people". I think Confu
 neer or scientist's job?



o the new RuleMaking Gateway and the forum about the gateway at - http://yosemite.epa.gov/opei/RuleGate.nsf/, and the Solid Waste division at - http://w
 ermining and then openly broadcasting their philosophy at the forefront so that everyone knows where they stand when dealing with the EPA from the star
ment/2010/feb/18/price-of-environmental-destructionA safe operating space for humanity (From the journal Nature): http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v


 cation & training.There are plenty of places i've not been. Allis-Chalmers an tha French Simca were wonderful basic designs but very little respect too emi

CENTIVE for anyone to obey the environmental laws.The only way Corporate Citizens WILL obey the law is if personal accountability (in the form of perso
e. complete removal of previously intact lead paint, encapsulation of intact lead paint, etc. Post-abatement, a new issue could arise, such as a moisture l
 EPA makes VERY PUBLIC the breaches to compliance across the land? That is open government! We need to know WHO is who by the result of their a
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the rest could mimic to standardize based on implemented SOP’s. 
an you establish a program for Ideas / Process Sharing? This could lead to cost effe
geocoder/gazetteer lookup. Even at its' most basic level, without those types of software, it is possible to manually tag via tools based on web mapping
cations can be built to analyze, assess and visualize environmental impacts, trends, and so on.
her potential issues) then a justification can be provided as to why it can't be posted publicly.This can spur and stimulate a great deal of innovation and co



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sor anyone's thoughts or comments.However, the purpose of this forum is not to discuss general environmental issues, but to ask your help in writing the
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u. Please note that the specific purpose of this public forum is to offer ideas and suggestions for developing the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in




s Non profit entity was afraid they would be dropped by speaking with them. i helped protect them, but words e.p.a. have meaning too sustain helping peop




cient diesel engines, and high-mileage vehicles are penalized when they should be promoted.I can see a counter-argument that this would unduly burden

ses an identifiable danger, we cannot definitively prove something to be danger free.
mation, it would be very hard for consumers to make healthy choices. Now we have diet, fat free, low sodium foods...The idea of showing resource usage
ay not be refilled upon retirement, other team members should be aware of the latest work of each of their co-workers.

where the rule is in the development process. Once you've found a rule you're interested in, click on the "Participate in This Rulemaking" section and you
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 e cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer. 
ne cannot further the brotherhood of man by encouraging hatred. 
ne cannot help the p
 . For at least 50 years, there would not be any waste to store.Traveling Wave Reactor waste:http://www.technologyreview.com/energy/22114/"If you receiv
 that site. Simply select the Reply link and you will be promnpted to login or register on the Off Topic site. Thanks

 ouncements, outdated pollution standards, etc that do not indicate their age to a user. i agree with you-- there should be access to archived and historical




 there a way for EPA to make it clear when they are ignoring a possible pollutant?




that should be part of the search result.

now done in other countries. It's important, however, that the answer to blarkey's question, "Is it at any savings?" be real, and not just a knee-jerk, "Busine
ay to do it. Like planning vegetation management. A definition of “effective” weed control is subjective, varying not only among people but is also among e

 t the bottom of the page.This Idea has been moved to the Off-Topic area by a Moderator for reasons outlined in the Terms of Participation and the stated
push quality CONTENT to folks: interesting stories, new ideas, captivating images. It is a mistake to use twitter and facebook as a place to dump blog hea
 ou own something, you own nothing it is all ours. Every park, every ounce of land, everything you think is yours to make decisions with is actually ours. W



  make a suggestion anyway. We in this country have no sense of ownership, we need a campaign to promote this so that people will be more respectfull
 s and reviewers who spend more time looking over industry's shoulders and verifying the data; or challenging it and enforcing when they do not comply.

 ny people work on regulatins internally and produce such verbose language that is redundant and overly detailed such that most citizens, even those with




w.Thanx, CM Beaird
overnment Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea that we can incorporate into our Open Government Plan?
overnment Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea that we can incorporate into our Open Government Plan?
overnment Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea that we can incorporate into our Open Government Plan?




 or a consultant to the facilities it was reviewing. These roles need to be cleanly separated, and the program reconstituted to assist FF in developing EMS
 and rats away is safe for children and our water well. Lawyer is $10000.00 retainer, which i do not have. There are concerns of 6 other natures to me and
dea that we can incorporate into our Open Government Plan?
dea that we can incorporate into our Open Government Plan?
dea that we can incorporate into our Open Government Plan?
dea that we can incorporate into our Open Government Plan?
dea that we can incorporate into our Open Government Plan?
 l partners. Our longer term goal is to open it to State/Local gov't, Academic and Business partners, and finally, when we get very good at this new model,
state and local governments, we could use it to replace other forms of public communication. And then there's the Congress: they could be brought along


ontinue to be a part of the EPA fabric. Thanks again.

k at the bottom of the page.This Idea has been moved to the Off-Topic area by a Moderator for reasons outlined in the Terms of Participation and the state

 neficial in the long term. As we get more comfortable with the balance of security requirements and open networking, we will progress into this area.

k at the bottom of the page.This Idea has been moved to the Off-Topic area by a Moderator for reasons outlined in the Terms of Participation and the state

k at the bottom of the page.This Idea has been moved to the Off-Topic area by a Moderator for reasons outlined in the Terms of Participation and the state


blems is the willng and the determination to do it. Most important of all, the Cooperation between the government and our common people. We have the
contractors intentionally look for new data and new ways to publish their research.
 amilial financial interests posted for Agency personnel to see, and any staffer who sees a potential conflict of interest should be able to anonymously refer




methodologies for accomplishing report and data promulgation. As a part of the standard protocol, there needs to be a followup phase where each final rep

nction of the ecosystem) and those wishing to appropriate it for their own personal consumption or despoilment. These employees are aware that there is

 and communication with, and participation of, the public, AND SAVES MONEY.



  the bottom of the page.This Idea has been moved to the Off-Topic area by a Moderator for reasons outlined in the Terms of Participation and the stated p

who do this for their communities for all of their meetings. We should be able to provide no less to the public--pretty soon it will be expected anyway. What

  the bottom of the page.This Idea has been moved to the Off-Topic area by a Moderator for reasons outlined in the Terms of Participation and the stated p

  the bottom of the page.This Idea has been moved to the Off-Topic area by a Moderator for reasons outlined in the Terms of Participation and the stated p

k at the bottom of the page.This Idea has been moved to the Off-Topic area by a Moderator for reasons outlined in the Terms of Participation and the state


egulatory and science partners then how is it expected to do this with the broader public?

oduct and results. Empiricism at its best is the suggestion here, I believe.

 millions of participants.


 ng that more intensive research needs to be done.

 r and others, and a more detailed list on http://www.epa.gov/epahome/socialmedia.html.
aller firms of chemist and engineers with good industry experience. Then, the government ends up paying the large sums of money for purely bureaucratic

ndensed comments/responses were published, so we could get a broad overview of the views of opponents and proponents of a particular regulation.
es an annual review with an acknowledgement of sustainabile participation, having both the opportunity to suggest improvements and/or the opportunity t

 hip / ownership at each level of an organization is essential. Actionable, measurable game plans are needed at each unit level.The one thought that I wo
 ported by the local budget. Simply hiring more is not the answer because we really will not get that kind of plus up for federal budget. The intern program

umans inside) is very prone to error.
 data in perspective. This would help in categorizing brown fields across the country in order to create priority cleanup lists. There could be a funding datab
a spade. Why don't we? If we believe in free markets, then we have to also believe in free information. You do what you want to do, provided I can know
Government Plan, which has a due date of April 7, 2010.


es and more discussion.
ese kids an avenue to make a positive difference and put their brains to use?

 ing to catch on right away.

y" programs. Pay the fine or do the time. American taxpayers should not have to look at eyesores peppering the landscape.

name is not very helpful to the general public who has no clue of what department is doing twhat or whether there's several pieces of nanotechnology bein



 ede other EPA tools/applications, rather just gather them together into one portal that is based on standards (The Open Stack) that allows for interoperab

sting minutes to meetings held, people in attendance at those meetings etc.

 ven to others to present their ideas to solve problems in the environnent today?




om/talks/lang/eng/hans_rosling_at_state.htmlThe Gapminder Power Presentation Toolhttp://www.gapminder.org/http://www.gapminder.org/videos/Analyzin

ecycle costing. If effluent is laced with so many potentially harmful chemicals (ex: residuals of all different types of cosmetics, healthcare and cleaning pr

com/2009/09/10/opinion/10pollan.html?_r=2


s a commercial site (Ideascale.com) to implement the features of the site. At this time Ideascale doesn't provide the ability to delete a profile (or user acc
k on the blue button that says “Sign Up & Share Ideas.” Thanks again for your input and let us know if you run into further issues.
, "Tell Us How to Improve this Site," and could only submit as what appears to be a comment to my earlier submission.
 share information via wikis, message boards, and file and video sharing. The platform supports global collaboration and is free. Government needs spa
pollution and pathways, a wide range of EPA data should be made available.
.geodata.gov/wps/portal/gos - this in turn is populated via EPA's NSDI node from public records in EPA's internal geodata catalog. As datasets become m
we need very specific technical details. Submitting your idea here won't give us what we need. Thanks again for your help!" Hope this helps

derstand you. They working in direct, without any smart idea. I have that idea for example. They have no enough interest for proper attention on it. That tim




 years to come.BP has the equipment and technology to shut off the spill at the source and is knowingly and willfully CHOOSING not to do so in favor of th
 years to come.BP has the equipment and technology to shut off the spill at the source and is knowingly and willfully CHOOSING not to do so in favor of th
hat liner they have belowe the BOPs if you would like to stop the spill i well take off work and do just that. the Barker Tooles make pakers that will stop the




or claim reporting, but not for suggestions or general questions.


eir involvement in January (link to letter: http://bit.ly/cv380X ). Basically, the EPA sees this as a local issue and is not getting involved, or set up to be invol
a much better example: http://petitions.number10.gov.ukAs you can see, they have opted to simply tally all the votes in favor of a proposal and here is thei




authority to handle or that it has moved authority to others. I have seldom seen the EPA make clear comments about it's lines of authority.The EPA must a

 . I live in a very rural area outside the city limits, but inside the County. I have similar issues all of the time, though more often it's a matter of fireplaces.




 e Daily newspapers. It begs (BEGS) for citizen involvement and citizens to send in comments. Having been in the regulatory branch of our State, I know t



 can not think of an exemption for Public Affairs, do you think?Anyone interested in what they tell me? Click the Comment button and type "Yes" and then
cilities discharging water of any kind are required to have a permit to do so.It seems that this is just the type of information you are asking for.
y I suggest you contact the NHTSA directly via the following:Send Email to NHTSA - https://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/email.cfmNHTSA Headquarters1200 New
and local governments, and the public to make these things work.
al or regional agency with the authority and desire to push the agenda forward. As we have seen in recent times, settling any question at the national level

oked at the rule just issued by EPA and NHTSA to find out about their treatment of electric vehicle in its 1470 pages. That seemed to be missing. I guess



contractors while decreasing environmental quality is forming a bubble that may not have so much longer before it pops. We need to smarten up the gen
                                                                               (Minute 24:06 of the lecture) “None of these potentially huge externalities and
                                                                               

tiful design over the latest fad, sustainable wealth over unsustainable growth.




ment of Interior, runs national parks. There are also national forests, which are run by the U.S. Forest Service, a division of the Dept of Agriculture.If you w


s people, but that you can't do anything about?
important to you and us ?How does this makes sense ?Do people have to tell you HOW to do your job ? Or they should simply alert you that something is
 Thanks for your interest.



 internet and become increasingly western relative to their ancestors. That's how you change the world and you will only change the country by better edu
be more innovative and build new partnership with Department of Education to make environmental education a reality for all American students.


blem is a simple set-theory explanation of win/win optimizations. I'm not a mathematician, but still found it pretty easy to follow. I think it'd be kind of fun to




ective.pbworks.com/

dcast MANDATED for all stations using the PUBLIC AIRWAVES would be very helpful.


es to high profile cases like the Gowanus Canal Dr. Simuzoshya's idea can be a real public relations win. That's assuming definable progress takes place

AnalystOMB Watch




st take responsibility for accurately tracking and reporting their pollution.




a MAMMOGRAM? Many people have lumps in they're bodies and if left alone will live for a long time and probably will die of something else.
hey could come up with solutions, new ideas and improvements. People who actually experience the problems or work daily in given situations usually ha




US. 54 years i hear of " Red-tape ". Time to cut it. Private Corp. not affiliated with .gov should be. Thank You for putting this into 'issue' dept.

eloped in-house by our Agency web contractor, I don't forsee any problems with sharing the source code with our partners at other Agencies (and perhaps
episodes/tue-march-9-2010-annie-leonard

s from the public, but they need to place them in an open forum - and maybe go the extra step of bringing thes ideas to a wider group. Some of the best in

cals (melting point, boiling point, water solubility, etc.). It could also point to other data related to the substance, such as concentrations in the environmen




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soaring economy in a more sober light.
INK: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2007/08/26/world/asia/choking_on_growth.html

ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Do you have a specific Idea that we can incorporate into our Open Go
ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Do you have a specific Idea that we can incorporate into our Open Go
rk product appropriately vetted and published.


 ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
omic, geographical, statistical, risk assessment, fluids dynamics and other models have been developed by the Agency. I had used some of them in the pa


hey see it. At that point, i might see solution by listening to their thought. Change is not easy, but rather eminent from Presidential address. I am a critical t
government, and we do have several of those tools in place. More widespread knowledge about them and training is definitely needed, but they are availa
 e same system to limit web browsing - the credits act a nudge to get staff back to work, instead of reading the NYTIMES online)
ces rooms and upper management staff's offices.
ents, allows service improvements (similar to Bloomberg's 311 system in NYC). By pulling together the knowledge of the general public, the EPA can pro
 and scanning in one spot. The agency website should be updated to allow electronic form completion and online submitter for all communications - the
and economic chaos and pain we now have.Just think of the education and health care that would have paid for?
around the nation - making sure that there is continuity of service when responding to emergencies. Server maintenance is simplified by removing the red
 34/text/colmain.html"According to the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP), the average radioactivity per short ton of coa
uit of their oil.)The exaggerated danger of nuclear waste life time, etc through hubris without noting the true number of radiation deaths in the West vs Rus
s" monopoly monoculture has hindered the development of alternative software that meets the greater diversity actually needed, particularly amongst the t
  supportive IRA and we had a source of private funding, were we able to conduct this scoping study that demonstrated the need to upgrade the state regu

at has been spent by federal agencies since 911, the government shutdown last month because of the weather was ridiculous. I know some people actua
in iNotes, I would say iNotes should be the tool that EPA uses internally and externally, and Notes would be the "back-up".




mply stopped wasting food, it would be the equivalent of taking a quarter of all the cars in America off the road."
 "The 2009 petroleum deficit ($204.3 billion) was the lowest since 2004 ($163.4 billion)."
another. It would be wonderful if that were always the case and we did not need an EPA. But even if we all acted respectfully, the fact that there are incre



 ere is more than one step to lowering emissions. Having passenger vehicles use less fossil fuels is one of them.
 tion as phrased is too narrow in its approach to emissions.
 e VSP, and in it's metaphorical power for open government.So, I'll get this written by the end of the weekend.Dwight Hines
progress into this area.I (and others) have suggested to GSA, that an agency-wide Collaboration network, like GovLoop, be established. We have also sug
hin and without the government have an obligation to counter the opinions of these so-called experts.I strongly support the UCS statement.Don Hnatowic




 to promote open communication between the media and individual scientists.

ell -- even when their opinion does NOT reflect official notions of what is the "best available science". So I disagree with the second comment, reasoning t
nto and out of the U.S.).
ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
nment Directive. Do you have a specific Idea that we can incorporate into our Open Government Plan?
 to a utility for use in a plasma gasification plant or by building their own.The EPAs goals overlap with the missions of several government departments. Co
or a particular political party and its opinions!

ve of this notion was practiced in the Bush Administration, where NASA and EPA scientists were deliberately prevented from speaking about the science

f 20 as a standard. There should also be a complete assessment of each new location that will include a bond for the county to pay for environmental cle




ank you.



ed years ahead, educate the people". I think Confucious would like this website!




Gate.nsf/, and the Solid Waste division at - http://www.epa.gov/oswer/Thanks
hey stand when dealing with the EPA from the start. This suggestion may be too bold for politics, but I thought I'd post it nonetheless. In most companies
al Nature): http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v461/n7263/full/461472a.htmlPutting a value on nature could set scene for true green economy: http://w


nderful basic designs but very little respect too emissions

w is if personal accountability (in the form of personal incarceration as a penalty) is ENFORCED across the board. Including Board Members and the Cha
ment, a new issue could arise, such as a moisture leak in the building, that could cause paint to downgrade; lead could again be exposed. For this reason
e need to know WHO is who by the result of their actions, not by their resumes of Stock Market Value. Yes, open government is to let them know. It will be
 as / Process Sharing? This could lead to cost effectiveness because companies can replicate, work faster to attain compliance, and the ones whom are d
 to manually tag via tools based on web mapping APIs like Google Maps and then provide, for example, a GeoRSS feed from the database which contain

pur and stimulate a great deal of innovation and collaboration, as well as cost savings, as subsequent efforts will all be able to dovetail and leverage exist



 ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
 ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
 ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
 ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
 ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
 ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
 ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
 ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
 ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
 ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t

nmental issues, but to ask your help in writing the EPA Plan for Open Government. The Open Government Plan is about methods, not about specific issu
ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
ng the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea t
ping the EPA Open Government Plan, as defined in the Open Government Directive. Can you help us plan to do a better job? Do you have a specific Idea




 ords e.p.a. have meaning too sustain helping people like that Thank you




 a counter-argument that this would unduly burden large commercial diesel vehicle operators. In that case, an exception could be made that allows comme


 dium foods...The idea of showing resource usage publically in stores would create incentive for stores to lower their resource usage, but it would also crea
 "Participate in This Rulemaking" section and you can send a message to the EPA office writing the rule. The Gateway posts information about priority ru
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man by encouraging hatred. 
ne cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. 
ne cannot establish a sound security on borrowed money. 
ne cannot build
 technologyreview.com/energy/22114/"If you received 100% of your electricity from nuclear power for your entire lifetime, all of the nuclear waste generate
. Thanks

 there should be access to archived and historical material. all of it should be clearly marked with a date.




 avings?" be real, and not just a knee-jerk, "Business does everything cheaper than government." As it turns out, it is possible for government to do some
varying not only among people but is also among employees within a single parks department, schools road departments etc. A particular strategy can be

utlined in the Terms of Participation and the stated purpose of this Public Engagement Forum.Please help us in this project by reading and following the Te
  twitter and facebook as a place to dump blog headlines and press release links... its not enough. There needs to be NEW information and novel content
 is yours to make decisions with is actually ours. Why have people lost track of this basic principal. The government owns nothing, we own everything inclu



 romote this so that people will be more respectfull of the land. As for the government from the feedback I got most are content to let the government run th
enging it and enforcing when they do not comply.

y detailed such that most citizens, even those with jobs which require them to know what the proposals and subsequent regulations are, that they dont ha




ncorporate into our Open Government Plan?
ncorporate into our Open Government Plan?
ncorporate into our Open Government Plan?




gram reconstituted to assist FF in developing EMS programs. The US is very far behind other nations (developed and not) in this arena, and we could be
. There are concerns of 6 other natures to me and Northern neighbors. #1. "Investment" Our house is worth $158,000.00 now.lol. We wonder if hog farm-
 finally, when we get very good at this new model, to the general public.
there's the Congress: they could be brought along if they could agree on open and transparent reporting on their activities, but I suspect that may be a lon




 outlined in the Terms of Participation and the stated purpose of this Public Engagement Forum. Please help us in this project by reading and following th

en networking, we will progress into this area.

 outlined in the Terms of Participation and the stated purpose of this Public Engagement Forum. Please help us in this project by reading and following th

 outlined in the Terms of Participation and the stated purpose of this Public Engagement Forum. Please help us in this project by reading and following th


overnment and our common people. We have the right to know the truth and the official has the responsibility to let us know the specific solutiond they a

lict of interest should be able to anonymously refer the case to the ethics officer for an impartial determination of whether to demand recusal. The determi




 needs to be a followup phase where each final report is critically reviewed for determination of whether to release, whether to publish and the most effecti

oilment. These employees are aware that there is a balancing act between individual and public interests and the last thing they want to do is to prevent t




tlined in the Terms of Participation and the stated purpose of this Public Engagement Forum.Please help us in this project by reading and following the Te

 blic--pretty soon it will be expected anyway. What are we waiting for?

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ng the large sums of money for purely bureaucratic paper work to the big well to do middleman. The small firm work for a far lower wage, thus, unable to g

ents and proponents of a particular regulation.
 to suggest improvements and/or the opportunity to provide kudos, helps build teams and inspire.

eeded at each unit level.The one thought that I would add is on #3. I'd go farther. Each location should have a senior manager assigned the responsibility
d of plus up for federal budget. The intern program could be "sold" as having multiple benifits in that is can contribute to other administration objectives alo


riority cleanup lists. There could be a funding database with information outlining cost benefit analyses for sites based upon their contamination and the fin
 You do what you want to do, provided I can know about what you do. Then I will do what I want to do, provided you can know what I do. THAT'S a free m




ether there's several pieces of nanotechnology being handled by different departments. If I type nanotechnology in the search section I should get ALL na



 ards (The Open Stack) that allows for interoperabilty with all opensocial partners: i.e., google, yahoo, ning, linkedin, myspace, etc.Theoretically, if there w




nder.org/http://www.gapminder.org/videos/Analyzing CO2 output vs. GDP - US vs. Chinahttp://www.gapminder.org/videos/gapcasts/gapcast-10-energy/

ent types of cosmetics, healthcare and cleaning products, and pharmaceutical waste), the lifecycle cost of using this as fertilizer, etc really needs to be add




't provide the ability to delete a profile (or user account).I hope that you'll continue to use the site to help EPA to establish priorities in providing data and o
you run into further issues.
 ier submission.
 collaboration and is free. Government needs spaces like this to effectively work with multiple collaborators in a transparent and aasy to access online pla

's internal geodata catalog. As datasets become more readily able to be mashed up, via web services and other means, these can also be exposed and i
gain for your help!" Hope this helps

 enough interest for proper attention on it. That time oil going on to leak to Gulf. George kgd@dcemail.com




and willfully CHOOSING not to do so in favor of the capture method to re-coup monetary losses incurred thus far in the operation.The crippled Blow Out P
and willfully CHOOSING not to do so in favor of the capture method to re-coup monetary losses incurred thus far in the operation.The crippled Blow Out P
. the Barker Tooles make pakers that will stop the spill if you know how to work with the tools belive me it is time to put some oil field experience to work




ue and is not getting involved, or set up to be involved on the front end, which is the entire point of this idea. Looks to me like the EPA only gets involved
all the votes in favor of a proposal and here is their explanation taken from the FAQs page:"Why not 'sign against' petitions? Many people have suggest




mments about it's lines of authority.The EPA must also ensure that where it does have authority, it uses it. There are many areas that the EPA has chosen

me, though more often it's a matter of fireplaces. We have to close the windows to stop the burning smell from coming inside and closing down my breat




been in the regulatory branch of our State, I know that out of all of the Industry that shows up and makes comments there are few to no citizens who respo



Click the Comment button and type "Yes" and then check the "Nofity Me via Email", so that you can follow this thread.vr, Stephen Buckley, OpenGovRadio
 ype of information you are asking for.
dot.gov/email.cfmNHTSA Headquarters1200 New Jersey Avenue, SEWest BuildingWashington, DC 20590Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236Hearing Impaired (TT
nt times, settling any question at the national level is often mired in the political, rather than the logical. Federal agencies are often less effective than citiz

 1470 pages. That seemed to be missing. I guess that is to come later. The plan for handling EVs appears to be leading to a serious mistake..I did find ho



er before it pops. We need to smarten up the general population to help with regeneration and recovery. There is no time to lose on this matter. The har
e) “None of these potentially huge externalities and others, like mountaintop mining and nuclear proliferation and fighting a preemptive war to maintain ac



ervice, a division of the Dept of Agriculture.If you want to critique government, fine. But at least try to know what you are talking about.



? Or they should simply alert you that something is wrong and then you can see how and what to do ?




 and you will only change the country by better educating it's youth.
 cation a reality for all American students.


 it pretty easy to follow. I think it'd be kind of fun to write a program to crank out the optimum solutions, given a set of votes.Applying this system to more




 . That's assuming definable progress takes place.




nd probably will die of something else.
oblems or work daily in given situations usually have the best ideas and solutions. That would free managers to handle administrative duties and policy iss




k You for putting this into 'issue' dept.

 with our partners at other Agencies (and perhaps even with some of our international OpenGov partners). If so, this would allow the developers across th


ng thes ideas to a wider group. Some of the best innovations come about because people in different diciplines come together on a project and bring mor

bstance, such as concentrations in the environment or human tissues, or release amounts.




choking_on_growth.html

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 by the Agency. I had used some of them in the past but a recent search just left me amazed at the amount of great work people in the Agency do and tha


eminent from Presidential address. I am a critical thinker, as are, a certain percentage of of Americans.Now, with that said, wife's idea number one, under
nd training is definitely needed, but they are available for all staff to use. A couple of those web conferencing tools do provide for VOIP so that we have a
ng the NYTIMES online)

 knowledge of the general public, the EPA can provide a better service and be more responsive.
and online submitter for all communications - the web form can prompt the document creator for simple record retention questions, and categorize the do

rver maintenance is simplified by removing the redundancy present in every office hosting its own lotus notes. iNotes
RP), the average radioactivity per short ton of coal is 17,100 millicuries/4,000,000 tons, or 0.00427 millicuries/ton. This figure can be used to calculate the
rue number of radiation deaths in the West vs Russia and Chernobyl style reactors. (Yes we do have to include the lung cancer from mining U. vs coal mi
 iversity actually needed, particularly amongst the technical community. They products were very pretty, but seriously paternalistic and inflexible.
t demonstrated the need to upgrade the state regulations. The upgrade should protect more streams from degradation. We have conducted EPA wetlands

weather was ridiculous. I know some people actually did work at home, but many, many more did not, but I'll bet they got paid via administrative leave. In a
e all acted respectfully, the fact that there are increasing numbers of people using more and more resources would probably get us to the point where we n




ekend.Dwight Hines
 k, like GovLoop, be established. We have also suggested that our individual agencies establish an internal only network patterned on SpaceBook (NASA
strongly support the UCS statement.Don Hnatowich




o I disagree with the second comment, reasoning that sometimes what is seen as the consensus position can shift, and conventional wisdom eventually m

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e missions of several government departments. Collaborate with the Department of Energy and the Department of Transportation to reduce carbon emiss


rately prevented from speaking about the science itself!In short, public officials should be free to articulate their own interpretations of the data, but they sh

 a bond for the county to pay for environmental clean up and emergencies. Any company should be legally responsible for what they are forever leaving b




hought I'd post it nonetheless. In most companies a mission statement and adherence to that mission are key to the success of the company. Embedded
e could set scene for true green economy: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cif-green/2010/feb/10/pavan-sukhdev-natures-economic-modelExce




 the board. Including Board Members and the Chairman of the Board, :) .We have seen with our own eyes that Corporations considered TOO BIG TO FAI
 de; lead could again be exposed. For this reason the property can only be declared "abated" but not "lead-safe."
Yes, open government is to let them know. It will be the general public, from towns and communities, which will request EPA action against the polluters an
 ter to attain compliance, and the ones whom are doing it right will receive the desired recognition by all their peers. The same thing can be done with train
 , a GeoRSS feed from the database which contains documents of interest for a given spatial extent.

fforts will all be able to dovetail and leverage existing investments.



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ent Plan is about methods, not about specific issues. Thanks for your interest and participation.
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se, an exception could be made that allows commercial vehicles to opt for the per-gallon limit instead.The development of high-mileage gas-assisted vehi


o lower their resource usage, but it would also create incentives for new types of stores that catered to certain markets...for example, a burger restaurant w
e. The Gateway posts information about priority rules as soon as they are initiated, which is sometimes months or even years before a proposed rule is pu
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und security on borrowed money. 
ne cannot build character and courage by taking away one’s initiative and independence. 
ne cannot help mankind pe
 ur entire lifetime, all of the nuclear waste generated from your use would fit in a coffee cup."




 urns out, it is possible for government to do some things better and cheaper than business.
 oad departments etc. A particular strategy can be deemed effective if the maintenance employee using it and his or her supervisor felt satisfied with the d

 lp us in this project by reading and following the Terms of Participation, linked at the bottom of every page and by focusing on the goals of this forum.Than
e needs to be NEW information and novel content at each site.
 government owns nothing, we own everything including our parks and open lands. Try to remember this when you leave this site. We the people, we own



 I got most are content to let the government run their lives for them, I am not. I love this country, the people in it, and the land and I'm watching the land a


 and subsequent regulations are, that they dont have time and mental capacity to take it all in and absorb or react to it in a reasonable fashion.




developed and not) in this arena, and we could be the world leader. Let's get on with it!
worth $158,000.00 now.lol. We wonder if hog farm-barn will bring value up, hum.#2 "Engineering" We have pictures of Hurricane Ike + 2 rains since where
g on their activities, but I suspect that may be a lonnnnng time coming.




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nsibility to let us know the specific solutiond they are taking.   Thanks.

nation of whether to demand recusal. The determination should be appealable to the IG.




to release, whether to publish and the most effective means of getting the information to those who can use it. Even reports that are not publishable may

sts and the last thing they want to do is to prevent the public from its use and enjoyment of the resource. But the are mandated by Congress and public wi




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all firm work for a far lower wage, thus, unable to generate capital to grow.
have a senior manager assigned the responsibility as a sustainable operations officer. That manager needs to have direct access to whomever is the he
an contribute to other administration objectives along the lines of education and employment.


or sites based upon their contamination and the financial rewards in remediating those sites. The best projects could be funded in partnership with the sta
provided you can know what I do. THAT'S a free market. Including lawsuits, by the way.




chnology in the search section I should get ALL nanotech information, regardless of which program is handling, reviewing, etc. And put up on the web site



ng, linkedin, myspace, etc.Theoretically, if there were similar portals at other Agencies (Federal, State and Local) the gadgets could be easily shared betw




minder.org/videos/gapcasts/gapcast-10-energy/

of using this as fertilizer, etc really needs to be addressed. Otherwise we'll likely be paying it in health care and clean-up dollars later.




 EPA to establish priorities in providing data and opening our processes to public input!


tors in a transparent and aasy to access online platform. Of course, this type of system should not be used for confidential government information, but in

and other means, these can also be exposed and integrated into map viewers as well.
ed thus far in the operation.The crippled Blow Out Preventer (BOP) was designed to shut the oil of at the source through a series of hydraulic pistons that
ed thus far in the operation.The crippled Blow Out Preventer (BOP) was designed to shut the oil of at the source through a series of hydraulic pistons that
 it is time to put some oil field experience to work ps call me 361-935-1140




dea. Looks to me like the EPA only gets involved after the fact. After the environment is damaged, after the problem occurred (Appalachia mining, oil dril
gn against' petitions? Many people have suggested changes to the e-petitions service during this test phase, and a number of improvements have been




 it. There are many areas that the EPA has chosen to not enforce regulations but to instead negotiate. While it makes good sense to negotiate, it must be

mell from coming inside and closing down my breathing (asthma) and drive my wife crazy.




s comments there are few to no citizens who respond. We elect these suckers who become self-serving. People don't do what you expect, they do what y



ow this thread.vr, Stephen Buckley, OpenGovRadio.com / UStransparency.com

590Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236Hearing Impaired (TTY): 1-800-424-9153Media inquiries: 202-366-9550 Thanks
Federal agencies are often less effective than citizen groups in the case of cross cutting issues like this one. I wish I had a better answer, but I don't.

ars to be leading to a serious mistake..I did find however that a much bigger disaster has struck with the basic CAFE rule. THE CAFE STANDARDS ARE



y. There is no time to lose on this matter. The harm from tainted processes has caused a mass of problems. Challenges to our care systems alone are s
ation and fighting a preemptive war to maintain access to the worlds second largest reserves of oil, is reflected in the price signals that stir the world econ



ow what you are talking about.




given a set of votes.Applying this system to more and more things in government will be an ethical challenged - care must be taken to make it fun (sound
agers to handle administrative duties and policy issues, with a group of expert team leaders to help determine what the priorities should be, how funds cou




rs). If so, this would allow the developers across the gov't to get a jump start on their own version of OpenXXX v2.0. Other ideas: host the software for som


 ciplines come together on a project and bring more to the table than could be done by isolated teams. The ability ti not only think outside the box, but act




ount of great work people in the Agency do and that is offered to the people we serve. I was looking for the source code for the economic model BEN. I wa


Now, with that said, wife's idea number one, under four of your topics, is too mandate, legislate, or whatever EPA as a whole, has to do, set into motion all
ncing tools do provide for VOIP so that we have a choice of using an accompanying teleconferencing phone system or our computer headsets/mics to par



e record retention questions, and categorize the document. EPA staff should never do double data entry, or spend time filing a document. An electronic


 curies/ton. This figure can be used to calculate the average expected radioactivity release from coal combustion. For 1982 the total release of radioactivity
  include the lung cancer from mining U. vs coal mining).
 but seriously paternalistic and inflexible.
om degradation. We have conducted EPA wetlands studies, much to the value to the local communities in water management issues. BTW, our report is e

ut I'll bet they got paid via administrative leave. In addition, shouldn't we truly demonstrate by example to reduce emissions? Meeting the paper requireme
rces would probably get us to the point where we need to have some way to protect the environment. Finally, I hope that you will also see that this forum




rnal only network patterned on SpaceBook (NASA) and MAX (OMB), to provide agencies with safe and collaborative venues within their own walls.The go




n can shift, and conventional wisdom eventually may follow. We need informed opinion leaders to speak up early and often, and who better than scientist




partment of Transportation to reduce carbon emissions.Examples:(1) Shorter routes between two major population centers would result in less fossil fuel u


ate their own interpretations of the data, but they should be prevented from expressing arbitrary opinions. This is hard line to draw.

 ally responsible for what they are forever leaving behind to the county, either through a financial bond or certified clean up/sealing.




are key to the success of the company. Embedded in that statement are key aspects of the companies perspective and philosophy. This may be where th
b/10/pavan-sukhdev-natures-economic-modelExcerpt from above article: "The living fabric of this planet - its ecosystems and biodiversity - are in rapid de




yes that Corporations considered TOO BIG TO FAIL completely privatize their profits while socializing their debts. The same process with the environment
ch will request EPA action against the polluters and commendation to the Compliant Companies. You will need to put some guys in Jail so, prepare your e
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their peers. The same thing can be done with trainings. 
hink about it, there are no trade secrets or patents involved and all companies will improve signi




he development of high-mileage gas-assisted vehicles should be encouraged both for emissions purposes and because they are vitally important to makin


certain markets...for example, a burger restaurant with 0 garbage output, or a burger restaurant with 0 gas usage...obviously this would be dependent on w
months or even years before a proposed rule is published in the Federal Register.
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e and independence. 
ne cannot help mankind permanently by doing for them what they could be doing for themselves. 
once was employed by the gov




 it and his or her supervisor felt satisfied with the degree of weed control, safety, resources, and environmental impact involved. Also, what will work in on

ge and by focusing on the goals of this forum.Thank You.

 when you leave this site. We the people, we own it all, start speaking up about what is rightfully yours.James Kindler (authored by jkindler was merged w



ople in it, and the land and I'm watching the land and people slip away to where all we have is government desicions running our lives. Some areas they d


b or react to it in a reasonable fashion.




ve pictures of Hurricane Ike + 2 rains since where area described is submersed under water. The 'rice' drainage ditch {which passes 15 feet beside our ho
page and by focusing on the goals of this forum. Thank You.



page and by focusing on the goals of this forum. Thank You.

page and by focusing on the goals of this forum. Thank You.




use it. Even reports that are not publishable may contain data that can be used in other studies, and the Agency needs a better and more available inven

 But the are mandated by Congress and public will to find ways and implement measures to see that it remains available for the use of all of us for gener




e and by focusing on the goals of this forum. Thank You.



e and by focusing on the goals of this forum. Thank You.

e and by focusing on the goals of this forum. Thank You.

page and by focusing on the goals of this forum. Thank You.
needs to have direct access to whomever is the head of the operations at that level, and the "committee" really needs to be the top managers from each d



projects could be funded in partnership with the states.




andling, reviewing, etc. And put up on the web site ASAP. This is one field that changes weekly, if not daily.



 nd Local) the gadgets could be easily shared between the next-gen portals. My longer term vision is that eventually, once we work through the risks and b




care and clean-up dollars later.




used for confidential government information, but instead to make true public/citizen collaboration possible.
e source through a series of hydraulic pistons that crimp the riser pipe. When this failed the company tried to engage it manually with submersibles.Failing
e source through a series of hydraulic pistons that crimp the riser pipe. When this failed the company tried to engage it manually with submersibles.Failing




r the problem occurred (Appalachia mining, oil drilling). Why not proact, become preventive vs reactive? State departments could use the resources. Als
phase, and a number of improvements have been made as a result. One of the most popular proposals has been the creation of a 'sign against' mecha




While it makes good sense to negotiate, it must be clear that this is it's intention. I have been involved too many times where it decided to negotiate, but le




. People don't do what you expect, they do what you inspect! Do you know the voting record of your Senators and Reps? Do you hold them accountable?




hanks
 one. I wish I had a better answer, but I don't.

e basic CAFE rule. THE CAFE STANDARDS ARE A FUNCTION OF FOOTPRINT!!! Footprint is track width times distance between axles..This makes th



 lems. Challenges to our care systems alone are staggering.
eflected in the price signals that stir the world economy. This is a classic definition of a bubble. Failing to include ecological costs in national income acco




lenged - care must be taken to make it fun (sounds like a contradiction, doesn't it?) don't get stuck trying to get it perfect thefirst time. The system is virtua
ermine what the priorities should be, how funds could best be used/expended, whether or not new policies, procedures or directives need to be implement




enXXX v2.0. Other ideas: host the software for some or all of the Agencies on the Nebula cloud compute platform at NASA Ames. This would allow us to v


The ability ti not only think outside the box, but act outside the box is needed to face these daunting times.




the source code for the economic model BEN. I was trying to see if I could "better" the html code generation to XHTML Strict 1.0 but the source code was


ever EPA as a whole, has to do, set into motion all hospitals nation-wide, follow same rules.# 1 Pulse Oximetry [plastic extension fore finger]. Recycle____
hone system or our computer headsets/mics to participate, but you are right, not everyone has a headset and mic as inexpensive as they are! Sounds like



 y, or spend time filing a document. An electronic management system will save money as soon as its implemented, increasing productivity, providing be


mbustion. For 1982 the total release of radioactivity from 154 typical coal plants in the United States was, therefore, 2,630,230 millicuries.Thus, by combin


in water management issues. BTW, our report is extremely difficult to find on the EPA web site.The openness of scientific reporting is sharp contrast to my

o reduce emissions? Meeting the paper requirements on implementing a flexiplace system DOES NOT GIVE YOU ANY BETTER ENVIRONMENTAL RES
 inally, I hope that you will also see that this forum is an excellent way for you (and anyone else) to provide your perspectives on EPA and the environment




collaborative venues within their own walls.The government-wide GSA run network would provide the cross agency partnerships and collaboration, drawin




k up early and often, and who better than scientists in the business of protecting the environment?




population centers would result in less fossil fuel usage.(2) High-speed rail between major population centers (uses less energy than other modes of trans


s. This is hard line to draw.

 r certified clean up/sealing.




perspective and philosophy. This may be where this fits.
t - its ecosystems and biodiversity - are in rapid decline worldwide. This is visible and palpable and is variously due to commercial over-exploitation, or po




eir debts. The same process with the environment has been at work for decades with pollutants. Cleanup is OUR problem while all profit from the toxic pro
 ill need to put some guys in Jail so, prepare your experts and your lawyers because that is coming. I think this is what they are conveying in their frustratio
tents involved and all companies will improve significantly with the added benefit of reducing costs because WE ALL will do right the first time! These are




ses and because they are vitally important to making our country's transportation resilient in the face of energy volatility.


as usage...obviously this would be dependent on what the market wants...if people think it's better to be using renewable electricity vs. gas or coal then sto
                  I
g for themselves. 
once was employed by the government and we as an agency functioned better with the public envolvement.




nmental impact involved. Also, what will work in one location may not work in another location because of differences in climate, soil type, budget, planning



James Kindler (authored by jkindler was merged with this idea)



ent desicions running our lives. Some areas they do well in some not so well. Jkindler




drainage ditch {which passes 15 feet beside our house will flood me next time. hum.#3 'Law" There's a law against breeding flies in a residential area, but
he Agency needs a better and more available inventory of existing and ongoing studies arranged in an ongoing and comprehensive database cross-linked

remains available for the use of all of us for generations.I am not sure if you understand what government, in America, really is. It is not some imperial, a
" really needs to be the top managers from each department or organizational unit at that location. Committees can feed into this leadership council.Wha




at eventually, once we work through the risks and better define the open portal model, anyone, even members of the general public, could become "citizen
ed to engage it manually with submersibles.Failing that attempt and many other ideas the company opted to cut the riser pipe at the top of the BOP. They
ed to engage it manually with submersibles.Failing that attempt and many other ideas the company opted to cut the riser pipe at the top of the BOP. They




 ? State departments could use the resources. Also, state departments only test compliance after the fact, and then issue warnings or fines AFTER a prob
als has been the creation of a 'sign against' mechanism, which would allow users to disagree with petitions. After much discussion, we have decided not to




oo many times where it decided to negotiate, but lead the Public to believe that it was working towards enforcement action. This is untruthful and should n




nators and Reps? Do you hold them accountable? Oftentimes, the general populace cannot even name their representatives. When it comes to voting, th
width times distance between axles..This makes the whole thing a joke. All a manufacturer has to do to reduce the mileage target is to move the rear whee




o include ecological costs in national income accounts and in corporate financial statements is every bit as misleading and even more guaranteed to prod




g to get it perfect thefirst time. The system is virtually guaranteed to improve if transparent iteration is encouraged.
es, procedures or directives need to be implemented.




e platform at NASA Ames. This would allow us to virtualize the software, saving costs and creating additional storage space for the apps/gadgets as the "v




ation to XHTML Strict 1.0 but the source code was not available. I think that it would be good to create something akin to an open source project (like Sou


 imetry [plastic extension fore finger]. Recycle________UTMB does___MMC does not# 2 SCD [sequential compress device]Recycle________UTMB doe
et and mic as inexpensive as they are! Sounds like that could be an easy fix. We also have video conferencing available in a few conference rooms when



implemented, increasing productivity, providing better FOIA responses, reducing costs, its a win win win. But without management to properly implement


s, therefore, 2,630,230 millicuries.Thus, by combining U.S. coal combustion from 1937 (440 million tons) through 1987 (661 million tons) with an estimated


nness of scientific reporting is sharp contrast to my 27 years in the private sector. Censorship is both implicitly and explicitly rampant not only externally, b

GIVE YOU ANY BETTER ENVIRONMENTAL RESULTS. You have to really do it to get the benefits of lower emissions, higher productivity, lowered infras
de your perspectives on EPA and the environment.




ross agency partnerships and collaboration, drawing on the participants from all agencies. Is that specific enough. From what I've seen here, EPA is as ea




enters (uses less energy than other modes of transportation) and light-rail in metropolitan areas (idling in traffic increases fossil fuel usage).(3) Identify suit




ariously due to commercial over-exploitation, or population pressures, or a raft of unhelpful policies, or some combination. At a very fundamental human le




up is OUR problem while all profit from the toxic processes belongs to THEM.THIS IS open government - sharing this idea to further protect our resources
nk this is what they are conveying in their frustration. Thanks again!
                                                                               

use WE ALL will do right the first time! These are the Perfect DO’s and Don’ts.





energy volatility.


 using renewable electricity vs. gas or coal then stores will move in that direction...This is a very easy idea to implement...all that is needed is for utilities to
the public envolvement.




of differences in climate, soil type, budget, planning processes, public opinion, or level of optimism. Nevertheless, a strategy that works in one place may b




aw against breeding flies in a residential area, but not a law 'bout neighbor's grandson having to breathe chemicals with asthma {chemical they spray is sa
ngoing and comprehensive database cross-linked to the data types. Some of this has been accomplished, but more needs to be done.Finally, the Agenc

ent, in America, really is. It is not some imperial, arbitrary usurper. It IS all of us, with all of our disparate priorities, interests and concerns, working togeth
mmittees can feed into this leadership council.What a great post!




mbers of the general public, could become "citizen developers" and add any gadget or app they want to the collection. There are opensource orgs in place
ed to cut the riser pipe at the top of the BOP. They tried using a saw first, again failure.Then they brought in giant
ed to cut the riser pipe at the top of the BOP. They tried using a saw first, again failure.Then they brought in giant




act, and then issue warnings or fines AFTER a problem has occured.Amazingly enough the
 ns. After much discussion, we have decided not to add this function. The rationale is this: 'e-petition




enforcement action. This is untruthful and should not be done.




 their representatives. When it comes to voting, there is little to no thought given to choices, it is left up to th
reduce the mileage target is to move the rear wheels back a few feet. The only thing that does is change the turning




as misleading and even more guaranteed to produce a catastrophe as surreptitiously shifting debts to of




ncouraged.
 ional storage space for the apps/gadgets as the "velocity of applications small & large accellerates" as more and more users co




omething akin to an open source project (like Source Forge) for each of the models with EPA deciding whether or not to merge th


tial compress device]Recycle________UTMB does___MMC does notThis alone, though we are positive there are ma
 encing available in a few conference rooms when there is a need for it, usually our upper management staff, emergency response st



n. But without management to properly implement it, it lives in limbo.


) through 1987 (661 million tons) with an estimated total in the year 2040 (2516 million tons), the total


plicitly and explicitly rampant not only externally, but internally as well. There were untold profit losses because of pow

ower emissions, higher productivity, lowered infrastructure costs, etc.
 c enough. From what I've seen here, EPA is as eager to take the next step, as many in the other agencies are, so let's do i




n traffic increases fossil fuel usage).(3) Identify suitable routes for power transmission lines, locations of wind farm




ome combination. At a very fundamental human level, however, it is due to the lack of awareness that there is a proble




 - sharing this idea to further protect our resources from harm.
ea to implement...all that is needed is for utilities to print easy to read, color coded cards th
ertheless, a strategy that works in one place may be adapted without too much effort elsewhere. The goal is to r




e chemicals with asthma {chemical they spray is same one4 skeeters, supposed 2 remain indoors, EPA regulated} School
hed, but more needs to be done.Finally, the Agency needs to reverse the policy of the past Administration (if thi

e priorities, interests and concerns, working together collectively. Sometimes one or another pary
the collection. There are opensource orgs in place already that could serve as a clearing house for "citizen a
to th
e the turning
more and more users co




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staff, emergency response st




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