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Capitol Rotunda
The U.S. Capitol Rotunda is a large, domed, circular room located 96 feet in...

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Guided Tours: Buildings on Capitol Hill
Official Tours of the U.S. Capitol Building are offered Monday through...

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AOC gardener at the U.S. Botanic Garden
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Statue of John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr.
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Dr. Norman E. Borlaug Statue to Join U.S. Capitol National Statuary Hall Collection

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced today that they will dedicate a statue of the late Dr. Norman E. Borlaug at a ceremony to be held on Tuesday, March 25 in National Statuary Hall of the United States Capitol.

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Capitol Power Plant Receives Permits from District of Columbia to Begin Cogeneration Project

Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol, announced on June 6, 2013, that the Capitol Power Plant has received the Plantwide Applicability Limit (PAL) permit and Chapter 2 construction permits needed from the District Department of the Environment (DDOE) to begin work on the new cogeneration plant.
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Architect of the Capitol to Expand Sustainability Programs Capitol-wide

Daniel J. Strodel, Chief Administrative Officer for the House of Representatives, and Stephen T. Ayers, AIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol, announced today that the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) will assume and expand the House of Representatives’ sustainability initiatives formerly conducted by the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). This will further improve efficiencies in the effort to reduce energy consumption on Capitol Hill.

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