The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) sustainability performance is evaluated against Exective Order (EO) 13514 (Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance), EO 13423 (Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management), the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007, the Energy Policy Act (EPAct) of 2005, the nine USACE Sustainability Plan goals, and other relevant executive and congressional directives.
Within the 2013 Sustainability Plan, USACE is concentrating on several focus areas for Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014:
- Completing energy and water audits at all EISA Section 432 Covered Facilities;
- Implementing energy and water conservation measures identified by the audits;
- Implementing the USACE Non-Tactical Vehicle Fleet Management Plan;
- Issue policy on Sustainable Buildings;
- Leverage alternative financing tools to the maximum extent practicable; and,
- Influencing visitors' behavior at USACE recreation facilities to reduce energy and water consumption.
USACE Strategic Sustainability Performance Plans