An organization is required to develop an environmental policy statement that is specific to its mission, work activities, and environmental concerns unique to its location. The statement must be signed by the organization's senior management representative and must include a commitment to compliance with all legal and other requirements to which the organization subscribes, to pollution prevention, and to continual improvement of the EMS. The policy must be reviewed periodically (typically annually) and must be communicated to all employees.
Region 7's environmental policy statement is incorporated into a broader Sustainability Policy Statement, which demonstrates our dedication to utilizing the power of our EMS to embrace the highest standards of sustainability while achieving outstanding environmental stewardship. In addition to the commitments to compliance, pollution prevention, and continual improvement, the Region 7 policy statement includes various commitments to achieve higher, long term levels of environmental performance; to be a leader in embracing the tenants of sustainability; and to empower our staff to engage in sustainable practices and principles in a variety of settings. If you have questions about the environmental policy statement, please use the Contact Us link or send a direct message to John Begley.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Region 7 Environmental Policy (PDF)(1 pg, 315 K, 3/24/2014)