Biden-Harris Administration Celebrates First Year Accomplishments Under President Biden’s Federal Sustainability Plan
Various federal agencies released their annual Sustainability Plans, marking the first year of Executive Order 14057 on Catalyzing America’s Clean Energy Industries and Jobs Through Federal Sustainability.
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA continues to build on the progress the Agency has made toward achieving sustainability goals. As of the end of FY 2021, the Agency made substantial progress for its facilities and operations in the following areas:
- 55% reduction in scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions from an FY 2008 baseline,
- 41% reduction in energy consumption from an FY 2003 baseline, and
- 43.5% reduction in water consumption from an FY 2007 baseline.