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Dan Beard, Actor Ed Begley Jr. and Rep. Earl Pomeroy unveil new zero-emission electric vehicle

Dan unveiled the zero-emission electric vehicle with the help of actor Ed Begley Jr. from the television series "Living with Ed" and Congressmen Earl Pomeroy. The vehicle is manufactured by North Dakota based Global Electric Motocars (GEM) and was purchased as part of the "Green the Capitol" initiative. (running time 01:09)

Greening the Capitol - Overview

Click play to see how the Green the Capitol Office is putting their ideas into action. Meet the key players and learn how we are accomplishing immediate goals, while planning our future objectives. Most importantly, become aware of how the House community is becoming more eco-friendly and how you can help. (running time 10:22)

Greening the Capitol - Special Order

Click play to see a Special Order session of Congress concerning the Green the Capitol program. (running time 56:51)

Message from Grant Scherling

Click play to see a message from Grant Scherling, Executive Director, Green the Capitol Office. (running time 03:26)

NBC Report

Click play to see the NBC report highlighting greening accomplishments and ongoing efforts to make the House more environmentally friendly. Watch Daniel P. Beard, House Chief Administrative Officer, discuss challenges in reducing the House's carbon footprint and making the House a model of sustainability. (running time 01:46)

Green the Capitol Initiative Press Conference

Click play to see the Green the Capitol Initiative press conference with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on June 21, 2007. (running time 01:24)