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Executive Order 13514

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Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance

StarExecutive Order (EO) 13514, “Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance,”Exit EPA Disclaimer was signed on October 5, 2009. EO 13514 introduces new greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions management requirements, expands water reduction requirements for federal agencies, and addresses waste diversion, local planning, sustainable buildings, environmental management, and electronics stewardship.

EO 13514 enhances EO 13423, which requires agencies to reduce energy and water intensity and achieve other sustainability goals. All the provisions of EO 13423 remain in effect. EO 13514 requires federal agencies to achieve the following goals:


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