Draft Climate Rules May Signal Approach To Implementing Purchasing EO

December 28, 2021
Agencies’ ongoing development of a preliminary rulemaking to prioritize federal contractors and bids with lower greenhouse gas emissions could offer a window into how the Biden administration hopes to implement a broad new executive order (EO) seeking to leverage the government’s purchasing power to tackle climate change. The Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council recently extended the comment period to Jan. 13 on an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) that would require federal contractors and suppliers to disclose GHG emissions...

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