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[GreenYes] Input Sought on EPA Strategic Plan

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>Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 10:09:53 -0800
>From: Hood.Timonie@no.address
>Subject: Input Sought on EPA Strategic Plan
>EPA is seeking on line comments on the DRAFT 2006-2011 U.S. EPA National
>Strategic Plan by March 31, 2006. Goal 3.1.1. (language attached)
>relates to waste
>reduction and recycling targets. Feel free to comment on any sections.
>EPA's Strategic Plan impacts our priority focus areas, funding
>resources, and national
>measurement investments.
>Please feel free to forward this on to others who might be interested.
>Strategic Plan Link and On Line Comment Link:
>PAGE 13
>Objective 3.1: Preserve Land. By 2011, reduce adverse effects to land by
>reducing waste generation, increasing recycling, and ensuring proper
>waste management of waste and petroleum products at facilities in ways
>that prevent releases.
>Sub-objective 3.1.1: Decrease Waste Generation and Increase Recycling.
>Through 2011, reduce adverse effects to land by diverting materials from
>disposal through increased material reuse and recycling.
>Strategic Targets:
>? By 2011, ddecrease the total amount of municipal solid waste disposed
>at landfills and combustion facilities by xx tons, from XX (tons) in
>YYYY (year).
>? By 2011, increase recyccling of the total annual municipal solid waste
>produced to 40% from 30.6% in 2003.
>? By 2011, increase reuse aand recycling of construction and demolition
>debris by XX% from a baseline of YY% in 200X.
>? By 2011, increase the use of coal combustion ash to 50% from XX% in
>? By 2011, increase by XX%, from XX% in year YYYY, thee number of Tribes
>covered by an integrated waste management plan that has been approved by
>an appropriate governing body within the last 5 years.
>? By 2011, reduce thhe number of open dumps on Tribal lands by XX%, from
>XX% in year YYYY.
>In addition, EPA Region 9 currently has several funding solicitations
>open, visit and for government-wide
>funding opportunities, please visit
>Thank you!
>Timonie Hood
>U.S. EPA Region 9
>Office of Pollution Prevention and Solid Waste
>75 Hawthorne St. (WST-7)
>San Francisco, CA 94105

Gary Liss
Fax: 916-652-0485

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