Executive Order 13514: Federal Leadership In Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance

This EO does not rescind/eliminate the requirements of EO 13423. Instead, it expands on the energy reduction and environmental performance requirements for Federal agencies identified in EO 13423.

The goal of EO 13514 is "to establish an integrated strategy towards sustainability in the Federal Government and to make reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) a priority for Federal agencies."

The Executive Order requires Federal agencies to set a 2020 greenhouse gas emissions reduction target within 90 days, increase energy efficiency;  reduce fleet petroleum consumption; conserve water;  reduce waste; support sustainable communities; leverage Federal purchasing power to promote environmentally-responsible products and technologies.

 

Full Text of Executive Order 13514