Sustainability

DSD Memorandum for Senior Officials

February 16, 2007

Deputy Secretary of Defense memorandum tasked the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) to develop and promulgate necessary guidance and policies to support EO implementation. 

DUSD (I and E) Designation Policy Memo

May 15, 2007

USD(AT&L) memo designated the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations and Environment) (DUSD(I&E)) as the Department’s Senior Agency Official responsible for implementing and meeting the goals of EO 13423. The memorandum also required each Agency to designate a senior civilian officer who is responsible for implementation of the EO. 

Implementing EO 13423 Policy Memo

December 21, 2007

This USD(AT&L) memorandum directed the Military Departments and other DoD Components to implement the requirements of EO 13423.

Implementing EO 13423 Memo 23 Jul 2007

July 23, 2007  

DUSD(I&E) memo established the EO 13423 Executive Committee, which was charged with developing guidance, directives, and instructions necessary to execute EO 13423.

Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals Reduction

Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals Reduction

DoD Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals Reduction Plan

February 1, 2008

As required by EO 13423, this Plan provided for the life-cycle management of chemicals structured around the DoD’s existing environmental management system framework. The Plan depicted DoD programs, initiatives, and actions necessary to reduce procurement, use, release, and disposal of toxics and hazardous chemicals. The Plan provided for the lifecycle management of chemicals focusing on three key phases for weapon systems and facilities: acquisition, operations and sustainment, and disposal.

Implementing EO 13423 Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals Reduction Plan

February 13, 2008  

This DUSD(I&E) memo described the next steps to implementing the Department’s Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals Reduction Plan, including conducting a gap analysis and centralizing chemical management policy oversight.

Reducing Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals under EO 13423

December 3, 2008  

This DUSD(I&E) memo directed each of the Services to identify at least three target chemicals for reduction, potential elimination, or replacement; establish baselines; and estimate required resources.

Electronics Stewardship

Electronics Stewardship

DoD Electronics Stewardship Implementation Plan

February 27, 2008

This Implementation Plan outlines steps DoD intends to take to comply with EO 13423 electronics stewardship requirements. The Plan sets goals across the acquisition, operations and maintenance, and end-of-life management phases of the electronics life-cycle.