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HQ EMS Policy

Office of Administration Environmental Management System (EMS) Policy for Managing Department of Energy HQ Facilities

This policy statement sets forth the commitments and basic structure of the Department of Energy (DOE) Headquarters Facility Environmental Management System (EMS).  The scope of this EMS includes facility operations and support activities for the DOE Forrestal facility in Washington, DC and the Germantown facility in Germantown, Maryland.

The DOE Headquarters Facilities are committed to:

  • Minimizing and preventing pollution from entering the environment.
  • Achieving and maintaining compliance with all applicable environmental laws, regulations, and administrative policies.
  • Continually improving the EMS by conducting annual system reviews and implementing modifications based on those reviews.

This document has been updated on August 15, 2012

Use the link below to view or download the policy document.