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Barry McVay's FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH

DATE: April 26, 2000

FROM: Barry McVay, CPCM

SUBJECT: "Greening the Government" Executive Orders

SOURCE: Federal Register; April 26, 2000, Vol. 65, No. 81, page 24593

AGENCIES: The President

ACTION: Issuance of Executive Orders

SYNOPSIS: On April 22, 2000, the 30th anniversary of Earth Day, President Clinton announced he had issued three executive orders intended to insure the government's energy is used more efficiently and reduced: 13148, Greening the Government Through Leadership in Environmental Management; 13149, Greening the Government Through Federal Fleet and Transportation Efficiency; and 13150, Federal Workforce Transportation.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Other "Greening the Government" executive orders are Executive Order 13101 of September 5, 1995, Greening the Government Through Waste Prevention, Recycling, and Federal Acquisition; Executive Order 13123 of June 3, 1999, Greening the Government Through Efficient Energy Management; and Executive Order 13134 of August 12, 1999, Developing and Promoting Biobased Products and Bioenergy.

EFFECTIVE DATE: April 22, 2000.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: The following are the key provisions of the three executive orders, with particular emphasis on acquisition-related actions:

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barry McVay at 703-451-5953 or by e-mail to BarryMcVay@FedGovContracts.com.

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