DOD seeks comment on new climate change proposal aimed at contractors

By Tony Bertuca / October 15, 2021 at 1:29 PM
The Defense Department is seeking public comment on a proposed acquisition regulation that would require major federal suppliers to publicly disclose greenhouse gas emissions and “climate-related financial risk,” while also mandating “science-based reduction targets.” “The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council is considering amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to ensure that major Federal agency procurements minimize the risk of climate change,” according to a Federal Register notice announcing that public comment will be sought until Dec. 14. The proposed regulation comes...

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