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This page provides links to CEQ guidance and Federal resources for energy and sustainability management.

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Council on Environmental Quality Guidance

Executive Order (E.O.) 13834, Efficient Federal Operations, was signed on May 17, 2018. Policy and guidance documents issued under prior Executive Orders are under review and may be revised.

Pending issuance of E.O. 13834 implementing instructions, Federal agencies should continue to use existing guidance unless revised or revoked, particularly with regard to established procedures, reporting processes, definitions, and technical matters.

Facility, Energy, and Water Management


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Federal Resources

The following Federal programs provide information, tools, resources, and assistance on sustainability and management of Federal facilities, fleets, and operations.

Facility, Energy, and Water Management

Fleet Management

  • FEMP's Federal Fleet Management Program: Resources and guidance on fleet management, petroleum reduction, alternative fuel use, alternative fuel vehicle acquisition, and reporting requirements.
  • GSA's Office of Fleet Management: Federal purchasing and leasing information for vehicles and sustainable fleets, including training and experts.
  • GSA's Federal Fleet Management System: For Federal agencies to deploy to maintain and report on their fleets.
  • U.S. Department of Transportation's Alternative Fuel Corridors: Find alternative fueling and charging infrastructure along national highway system corridors.

Products and Technologies

  • GSA's Green Procurement Compilation: Comprehensive information on sustainable procurement requirements, tools, and best practices. It includes a database of compliant products, a downloadable catalog, and recommended language to include in contracts.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Greener Products: Standards, specifications, and labels that identify products to meet requirements and achieve sustainable acquisition goals.
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture's BioPreferred Program: Information about designated biobased products and purchasing requirements.
  • EPA's ENERGY STAR program and FEMP: Provide information on energy-efficient product requirements.

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