Obama to ask contractors for information on greenhouse gas disclosures

The Obama administration is preparing to ask federal contracts to disclose more information about how they track their greenhouse gas emissions.

The White House’s Federal Acquisition Regulation Council proposed a new rule Wednesday that would ask federal government contractors to report on a host of greenhouse gas considerations.

Contractors would be required to say whether — and where — they publicly disclose their greenhouse gas emissions, if they have emissions reduction goals or targets and how climate change might pose a threat to their operations.

Officials filed the rule in the Federal Register on Wednesday, setting up a public comment period and finalization later this year.

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