U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
BLM COLORADO’S ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
An Environmental Management System (EMS) is a framework to systematically identify and reduce impacts on the environment.
Why Do EMS:
On October 5, 2009, President Barack Obama signed Executive Order (EO) 13514, “Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance” “. . . to establish an integrated strategy towards sustainability in the Federal Government and to make reduction of greenhouse gas emissions a priority for Federal agencies . . .”
BLM CO's FY 2012 EMS plan focuses on four key areas: