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Environmental Executive Orders
Leading by example, the President's executive orders use the federal
government's purchasing power to drive markets for more
environmentally preferable products, while providing opportunities to
save taxpayers money. These executive orders mandate the following
The federal government must purchase recycled paper and other environmentally preferable products.
Alternative fuel vehicles will be phased into federal fleets.
Energy-efficient computers will be phased into federal purchasing
The federal phase-out of ozone depleting chemicals will be
Federal facilities will cut toxic emissions by 50% and report
those remaining emissions under community Right-to-Know laws.
Federal buildings will install new technology that saves water and
is energy-efficient. This will cut utility bills and save taxpayers a
billion dollars a year.