Agencies extend comment deadline for low-carbon procurement plan

December 6, 2021
Biden administration officials are giving groups another month to comment on a preliminary rulemaking that would incorporate climate change considerations into federal procurement decisions, including potentially giving preference to suppliers with a lower “social cost” of greenhouse gas emissions. In a notice scheduled to be published Dec. 7 in the Federal Register , the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council is extending the public comment deadline for its October advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) on the issue, from Dec. 14 to...

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