EPA's 2014 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan (SSPP)
EPA released a 2014 SSPP update in accordance with Executive Order (EO) 13514. Read the plan.
EPA's Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Sustainability/Energy Scorecard
In FY 2013, EPA scored "Green" on all seven federal sustainability performance goals. See the OMB Scorecard.
EPA's FY 2013 Energy Management and Conservation Program Report
Review EPA's FY 2013 accomplishments towards reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, cutting energy and water intensity, greening its facilities, and demonstrating environmental leadership in other key areas. Read the latest report.
William Jefferson Clinton Building Awarded ENERGY STAR®
EPA Headquarters at the William Jefferson Clinton Building North and South was awarded the ENERGY STAR. This accomplishment was celebrated in a ceremony with representatives from EPA and GSA's Public Buildings Service on May 27, 2011. Click here to learn more about how EPA and GSA worked together on this effort and to view a larger photo of the event.
EPA’s mission is to protect human health and the natural environment. We accomplish this mission with approximately 17,000 employees and another 7,000 contractors, fellows, and Senior Environmental Employment program participants working in more than 10.1 million square feet of office buildings and laboratories located across the United States. To ensure that EPA's buildings and practices reflect our mission, the Agency implements a range of strategies to reduce the environmental impact of its facilities and operations, from building new, environmentally sustainable structures to improving the energy efficiency of older buildings.
Living EPA’s mission through sustainable facilities and practices
EPA strives to reduce our "environmental footprint" in the following areas:
- EPA Facilities
- Energy Conservation
- Green Power
- Green Buildings
- Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions
- Water Conservation
- Stormwater Management
- Waste Diversion
- Greening EPA's Fleet
- More Green Practices
- Sustainability Champions
- National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)