Instructions for Implementing Sustainable Locations for Federal Facilities in Accordance With Executive Order 13514, 68170 [2011-28474]

Download as PDF 68170 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 213 / Thursday, November 3, 2011 / Notices Secretary, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE [FR Doc. 2011–28558 Filed 11–2–11; 8:45 am] http://www.whitehouse.gov/ administration/eop/ceq/sustainability/ sustainable-locations. BILLING CODE 6355–01–P DATES: The Instructions for Implementing Sustainable Locations for Federal Facilities were issued on September 15, 2011. Revised Non-Foreign Overseas Per Diem Rates COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY The Instructions for Implementing Sustainable Locations for Federal Facilities are available at: http:// www.whitehouse.gov/administration/ eop/ceq/sustainability/sustainablelocations. ADDRESSES: Instructions for Implementing Sustainable Locations for Federal Facilities in Accordance With Executive Order 13514 Council on Environmental Quality. ACTION: Notice of availability of sustainable locations for Federal facilities implementing instructions. AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has issued instructions to Federal agencies for integrating sustainable facility location decision-making principles into agency policies and practices, as required under Executive Order 13514 (‘‘E.O. 13514’’), ‘‘Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance,’’ signed by President Obama on October 5, 2009. 74 FR 52117, Oct. 8, 2009. The purpose of the Executive Order is to establish an integrated strategy toward sustainability in the Federal Government including, efforts to operate high performance sustainable buildings in sustainable locations, and strengthen the vitality and livability of the communities for Federal agencies. Section 2(f) of the E.O. 13514 directs agencies to ‘‘advance regional and local integrated planning by * * * participating in regional transportation planning and recognizing existing community transportation infrastructure; * * * ensuring that planning for new Federal facilities or new leases includes consideration of sites that are pedestrian friendly, near existing employment centers, and accessible to public transit, and emphasizes existing central cities and, in rural communities, existing or planned town centers.’’ Section 5(b) of E.O. 13514 directs the Chair of CEQ to issue instructions to implement the Executive Order. The Instructions for Implementing Sustainable Locations for Federal Facilities are now available at: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:50 Nov 02, 2011 Jkt 226001 Michelle Moore, Federal Environmental Executive, Office of the Federal Environmental Executive, (202) 395– 5750. Section 5(b) of E.O. 13514 authorizes the Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) to issue instructions to implement the Executive Order. The ‘‘Instructions for Implementing Sustainable Locations for Federal Facilities’’ provide formal direction from the Chair of CEQ to Federal agencies to improve sustainability performance by ensuring a balanced consideration and evaluation of land use, the built environment, cost, security, mission need and competition on facility location decision-making. The Instructions ensure that agencies make responsible choices in the siting of facilities that are owned or leased by the Federal government, striking an appropriate balance among cost, security and sustainability, while meeting agency mission need and ensuring competition. The Instructions apply only to Federal agencies, operations, and programs. Agencies are expected to implement the Instructions as part of their compliance with E.O. 13514. 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COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY


Instructions for Implementing Sustainable Locations for Federal 
Facilities in Accordance With Executive Order 13514

AGENCY: Council on Environmental Quality.

ACTION: Notice of availability of sustainable locations for Federal 
facilities implementing instructions.

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SUMMARY: The Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has 
issued instructions to Federal agencies for integrating sustainable 
facility location decision-making principles into agency policies and 
practices, as required under Executive Order 13514 (``E.O. 13514''), 
``Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic 
Performance,'' signed by President Obama on October 5, 2009. 74 FR 
52117, Oct. 8, 2009. The purpose of the Executive Order is to establish 
an integrated strategy toward sustainability in the Federal Government 
including, efforts to operate high performance sustainable buildings in 
sustainable locations, and strengthen the vitality and livability of 
the communities for Federal agencies. Section 2(f) of the E.O. 13514 
directs agencies to ``advance regional and local integrated planning by 
* * * participating in regional transportation planning and recognizing 
existing community transportation infrastructure; * * * ensuring that 
planning for new Federal facilities or new leases includes 
consideration of sites that are pedestrian friendly, near existing 
employment centers, and accessible to public transit, and emphasizes 
existing central cities and, in rural communities, existing or planned 
town centers.'' Section 5(b) of E.O. 13514 directs the Chair of CEQ to 
issue instructions to implement the Executive Order. The Instructions 
for Implementing Sustainable Locations for Federal Facilities are now 
available at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ceq/sustainability/sustainable-locations.

DATES: The Instructions for Implementing Sustainable Locations for 
Federal Facilities were issued on September 15, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The Instructions for Implementing Sustainable Locations for 
Federal Facilities are available at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ceq/sustainability/sustainable-locations.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Moore, Federal Environmental 
Executive, Office of the Federal Environmental Executive, (202) 395-
5750.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 5(b) of E.O. 13514 authorizes the 
Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) to issue 
instructions to implement the Executive Order. The ``Instructions for 
Implementing Sustainable Locations for Federal Facilities'' provide 
formal direction from the Chair of CEQ to Federal agencies to improve 
sustainability performance by ensuring a balanced consideration and 
evaluation of land use, the built environment, cost, security, mission 
need and competition on facility location decision-making. The 
Instructions ensure that agencies make responsible choices in the 
siting of facilities that are owned or leased by the Federal 
government, striking an appropriate balance among cost, security and 
sustainability, while meeting agency mission need and ensuring 
competition. The Instructions apply only to Federal agencies, 
operations, and programs. Agencies are expected to implement the 
Instructions as part of their compliance with E.O. 13514.

    Authority:  E.O. 13514, 74 FR 52117

    Dated: October 28, 2011.
Nancy H. Sutley,
Chair.
[FR Doc. 2011-28474 Filed 11-2-11; 8:45 am]
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