Federal Procurement: Better Guidance and Monitoring Needed to Assess Purchases of Environmentally Friendly Products : Report to Congressional Requesters

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Page 31 - report has been revised to include the latest information on the changes to the FPDS system. Appendix IV: Comments From the General Services Administration Note: GAO comments supplementing those in the report text appear at the end of this appendix. May 15, 2001 David G. Wood Director Natural Resources and Environment U. S. General Accounting Office 441 G St. NW Washington, DC 20548. Dear Mr. Wood: GSA Office of
Page 28 - Mr. David G. Wood May 17, 2001 Director, Natural Resources and Environment US General Accounting Office Washington, DC 20548 Dear Mr. Wood: Thank you for your April
Page 25 - A detailed discussion of our objectives, scope, and methodology is presented in appendix I. As agreed with your offices, unless you publicly announce the contents of this report earlier, we plan no further distribution
Page 25 - We will then send copies of this report to appropriate congressional committees and other interested Members of Congress; the Administrator of
Page 12 - Performance Review, which identified the purchase card as a major acquisition reform and recommended that all federal agencies increase their use of the card to cut the red tape normally associated with the federal procurement
Page 40 - (GAO Code 160533/OSD Case 3081). We concur with the subject report and have no comments. The DoD will continue to work with the White House Task Force for Recycling and Waste Prevention to streamline reporting requirements and rpomote the procurement of recycled-content and biobased products. Raymond F. DuBois, Deputy Under Secretary of
Page 39 - nas been revised as appropriate to clarify that Energy tracks and reports actual purchases of recycled-content products for the agency and its contractors. 2. The word "toxic" has been added as suggested. Appendix VII: Comments From the Department of Defense
Page 30 - than 30% post consumer fiber Appendix III: Comments From the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive The following is GAO's comment on the Office of Management and Budget's letter dated May 17, 2001.
Page 27 - surveyed two major grant-awarding agencies—the departments of Transportation and of Housing and Urban

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