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DOE O 436.1, Departmental Sustainability

Functional areas: Departmental Sustainability, Energy Management

The order defines requirements and responsibilities for managing sustainability DOE to ensure that the Department carries out its missions in a sustainable manner that addresses national energy security and global environmental challenges, and advances sustainable, efficient and reliable energy for the future; institute wholesale cultural change to factor sustainability and greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions into all DOE corporate management decisions; and ensure that DOE achieves the sustainability goals established in its Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan. Supersedes DOE O 450.1A and DOE O 430.2B. OPI changed to MA on 1/27/2016.

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Writer: Kevin Carroll
  • Administration
  • Management and Operations
ID: DOE O 436.1
Type: Order
OPI: MA - Office of Management
Status: Current
Approved Date: May 02, 2011
Last Update: May 02, 2011
CRD: Yes
Invoking Directive: No
Departmental Sustainability
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Bonneville Power Administration; Southeastern Power Administration; Southwestern Power Administration; Western Area Power Administration; Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. Although exemption is contained in current directive, BPA exemption memo is attached for historical purposes.

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Joe Sondag says:
Nov 04, 2015 06:52 PM

The link for Reference item 7.p. ( did not work, and the document, Instructions for Self-Declaration of Conformance with ISO 14001:2004(E), was unavailable at the web site.

Sheldon Hurst says:
Oct 06, 2016 05:11 PM

The order states to comply with the sustainability requirements contained in EO 13423 (Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management), EO 13514 (Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance)which have been revoked by EO 13693—Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next
Decade. Is an update to DOE O 436.1 forthcoming?

Anonymous says:
Mar 22, 2018 03:02 PM
Does this document represent current DOE policy or is an update expected in the near future with substantive changes?
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