Purpose of the EO
Federal Register, Vol. 74, No. 194, Thursday, October 8, 2009
EO 13514 was signed by President Obama on October 5, 2009. This EO expanded on the energy reduction and environmental performance requirements for federal agencies identified in EO 13423. The goal of EO 13514 was "to establish an integrated strategy towards sustainability in the Federal Government and to make reduction of greenhouse gas emissions a priority for Federal agencies."
November 18, 2009
Deputy Secretary of Defense letters to the Office of Management and Budget and Council on Environmental Quality designated USD(AT&L) as the Senior Sustainability Officer.
January 6, 2010
Deputy Secretary of Defense memorandum requested the Military Department’s leadership and support in implementing EO 13514.
April 12, 2010
USD(AT&L) memorandum requested each of the Military Departments and the Defense Logistics Agency to designate its own sustainability official who was responsible for executing sustainability goals and metrics.