Agencies float plan to prioritize low-carbon federal contractors

October 14, 2021
The Biden administration is floating a preliminary rulemaking that would give preference to federal contractors and suppliers with fewer greenhouse gas emissions than their competitors, a move that could have wide implications as many companies scramble to keep up with the Biden administration’s climate goals. Members of the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council are seeking public comment on a potential amendment to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to consider climate change in procurement, according to a Federal Register notice scheduled...

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