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Green Opportunities w/ the Fed. Govt


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Green Opportunities w/ the Fed. Govt

  1. 1. “sustainability’’ and‘‘sustainable’’ mean tocreate and maintainconditions, under whichhumans and nature canexist in productive harmony,that permit fulfilling thesocial, economic, and otherrequirements of present andfuture generations”E.O. 13514 definition
  2. 2. Executive Order 135143 Goals for ImprovementExecutive Order (EO) 13514, Federal Leadership inEnvironmental, Energy, and Economic Performance:Instills sustainability into government operationsRequires a deliberative planning process and Plan of Action to meet eightspecific reduction goals by year 2020Improves federal government efficiency in key areas of priority:GHG emission reductionsIncreased energy efficiencyMinimization of chemicals/wastes of environmental concernImproved water resources managementAdvanced sustainable acquisitionDirects balancing of Economic, Environmental, and Socialconsiderations utilizing a Total System ApproachNote: Builds on, but does not replace/revoke EO 13423
  3. 3. Embedding Sustainability through CROSS-CUTTING ApproachesDoD is Incorporating Sustainability into its Day-to-Day Business doctrine policy strategies training operations acquisitionsAcross the Military Services… Organizational Changes EXAMPLE: Army “Senior Energy and Sustainability Council” Incorporating into Key Strategies, Policies, Documents EXAMPLES: Navy Environmental Readiness Program Manual Army Campaign Plan strategy map Military Installation Operations EXAMPLE: Integrated NET ZERO Approaches Energy – Water – Waste
  4. 4. The mission of the Department of Defense (DOD) is to provide themilitary forces needed to deter war and protect the security of ourcountry. To successfully execute the DOD mission, our MilitaryDepartments must have the energy, land, air, and water resourcesnecessary to train and operate, today and in the future, in a world wherethere is increasing competition for resources. Sustainability provides theframework necessary to ensure the longevity of these resources, byattending to energy, environmental, safety, and occupational healthconsiderations. Incorporating sustainability into DoD planning anddecision-making enables us to address current and emerging missionneeds and consider future challenges. Department of Defense Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan
  5. 5. DoD Energy Security“Energy security for the Department means having assured access toreliable supplies of energy and the ability to protect and deliver sufficientenergy to meet operational needs. Energy efficiency can serve as aforce multiplier, because it increases the range and endurance of forcesin the field and can reduce the number of combat forces diverted toprotect energy supply lines, which are vulnerable to both asymmetricand conventional attacks and disruptions.” — DoD Quadrennial Defense Review, 2010
  6. 6. Net Zero Hierarchy
  7. 7. NET-ZERO ENERGY PILOT SITES:Fort Detrick, Md.Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif.Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall IslandsParks Reserve Forces Training Area, Calif.Sierra Army Depot, Calif.West Point, N.Y.NET-ZERO WATER PILOT SITES:Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.Camp Rilea, Ore.Fort Buchanan, P.R.Fort Riley, Kan.Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa.NET-ZERO WASTE PILOT SITES:Fort Detrick, Md.Fort Hood, TexasFort Hunter Liggett, Calif.Fort Polk, La.Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.U.S. Army Garrison, Grafenwoehr, Germany
  8. 8. Bridge Consisting of 95% Recycled Plastic, Camp Mackall, NC