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International Resources

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Organizations across the world are showing interest in the use of EMS and how EMS are related to permitting and regulatory programs. The United States can learn from experiences abroad. The following resources provide international information related to EMS and regulatory programs.

  • European Union's REMAS was a 3-year project designed to examine EMS currently in place in business and industry across European Union Member States. REMAS will gather data from sites throughout Europe with the aim of documenting evidence to link the presence of an EMS to environmental performance. The findings of REMAS are of particular importance to EPA as we launch our EMS Strategy.

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