"We’re going to run government smoothly, efficiently, and on behalf of the very hardworking taxpayers." -- President Donald J. Trump
DRIVING EFFICIENCY AND COST SAVINGS: Today, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order directing Federal agencies to manage their buildings, vehicles, and overall operations to optimize energy and environmental performance, reduce waste, and cut costs.
- Today, the President signed the Executive Order on Efficient Federal Operations.
- This Executive Order will drive continued action and focus on increasing efficiency of Federal buildings and vehicles, improving environmental performance, and accomplishing these goals in a manner that reduces costs.
- The Federal Government manages more than 350,000 buildings and 600,000 vehicles and is the largest consumer of energy in the Nation.
- Last year, Federal agencies spent more than $6 billion on energy for buildings and $635 million on water.
STREAMLINING REQUIREMENTS: The President has directed the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to streamline the broad and intricate range of energy and environmental requirements, and the complex directives on how to achieve them.
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