How EPA manages its greenhouse gas emissions
Find out how EPA manages its greenhouse gas emissions. Includes how we measure emissions using activity data and quantification.
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EPA became carbon neutral in 2005. We maintain this by using our Carbon Management Principles to manage our greenhouse gas emissions.
EPA stays carbon neutral through:
We measure emissions that are a direct result of our work. For example, EPA car and boat fuel. We also assess the energy we buy, along with carbon emissions from businesses in our supply chain. For example, catering and taxi travel.
To measure our greenhouse gas emissions, we use:
We get external proof that our greenhouse gas record is correct. We also make sure external sources assess our greenhouse gas management plan.
Reviewed 28 October 2019