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Executive Order 13423

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Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management

StarExecutive Order (EO) 13423, "Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management,"Exit EPA Disclaimer was signed on January 24, 2007, and it was codified into law by the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which was signed on February 17, 2009. The Instructions for Implementing EO 13423 (PDF) (51 pp, 416K, About PDF) were released on March 29, 2007. This document defines agency requirements for implementing EO 13423 and broad strategies for achieving these requirements.

EO 13423 consolidates and strengthens the sustainable practices of the following existing EOs:

As stated by the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive, EO 13423 requires federal agencies to lead by example in advancing the nation’s energy security and environmental performance by achieving the following goals:

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