NCR News and Events
GSA’s National Capital Region (NCR) issues news releases and publishes information relating to current development projects within the greater Washington, DC metro area.
News Around the National Capital Region
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Headquarters Renamed
July 17, 2013
The headquarters of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was officially renamed after the 42nd President William Jefferson Clinton. In a closed ceremony, Clinton gave remarks and sited how his administration proved that sustainable governmental policies and a growing economy can coexist. The William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building was previously named Ariel Rios after a former ATF Agent Killed in the line of duty in 1982.
NCR Tours the National Cancer Institute (NCI)
June 25, 2013
NCR Regional Administrator Julia E. Hudson and Acting Regional Commissioner Thomas James toured the New National Cancer Institute (NCI), Medical Center Drive Campus, along with member of the GSA and NCI project team. The building features a host of "green" attributes , including a "living wall"(contains live plants and foliage)in the lobby, two bio-retention ponds, and an a irrigation system composed of modular panels.
NCR Hosts Woman-Owned Small Business Roundtable
April 24, 2012
The GSA NCR Office of Small Business & Utilization held a Woman-Owned Business Roundtable where local women business owners discussed the successes, challenges and best practices they face today. GSA NCR’s Regional Administrator Julia Hudson, who opened the discussion said, “Women make history every day. We consistently meet the challenges of business and take care of families, employees and friends.”
Personal Property Management Hosts E-Waste Disposal Event
April 5, 2012
On April 5, 2012, NCR’s Personal Property Management team hosted an E-Waste Disposal event at its Springfield, Va., Personal Property Center in partnership with UNICOR. At the event, government agencies and the general public donated old and unwanted electronics to UNICOR’s recycling program. Nine pallets of equipment including computer equipment, printer cartridges, cell phones, and televisions were collected and will be shipped to UNICOR’s facility in Lewisburg, Pa., to be recycled. For more information on the recycling program and a list of accepted items to donate, visit the UNICOR website.
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