Environmental Management System An Environmental Management System (EMS) is a framework to systematically identify and reduce impacts on the environment.
The BLM is committed to implementing an EMS to:
- Continually improve operating procedures
- Integrate environmental considerations into all operations
- Comply with legal and other requirements
- Prevent pollution
- Carry out a continual cycle of planning, implementing, reviewing, and improving processes and actions
to meet organizational and environmental goals
The BLM Wyoming EMS provides a mechanism for evaluating and pursuing environmental management
improvements across all areas and programs overseen by the BLM Wyoming.
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 . . .”