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President Bush Issues New Executive Order "Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management."

January 24, 2007

Source: Download Ex. Order 13423

On January 24th, 2007, President George W. Bush signed Executive Order 13423, “Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management.” The order sets goals in the areas of energy efficiency, acquisition, renewable energy, toxics reductions, recycling, renewable energy, sustainable buildings, electronics stewardship, fleets, and water conservation. In addition the order requires more widespread use of Environmental Management Systems as the framework in which to manage and continually improve these sustainable practices. "This is a timely and strategic step forward, building upon the many and notable accomplishments of the Federal community. As a result, we will be more efficient and effective in meeting our mission, while at the same time leading by example in the areas of environmental and energy stewardship", said Edwin Pinero, Federal Environmental Executive.

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