Environmental Management System Training


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REGION 8 BULLETIN NO: FY-12-14

Subject:  Environmental Management System Training
Program Area:  Environmental Management
Date: 11/26/2012  

Dear Grantees:  

The Federal Transit Administration is currently accepting applications for –  

Environmental Management Systems Training & Technical Assistance Program for Transit Agencies ·       

What is an EMS?
An environmental management system (EMS) is a set of management processes and procedures that allow an organization to analyze, control and reduce the environmental impact of its activities, products and services and operate with greater efficiency and control.  FTA’s program walks your agency through the development and implementation of an EMS using the ISO 14001 Standard through a series of workshops, on-site technical support visits, electronic materials and resources, and consultation.  

Go to www.fta.dot.gov/EMS for:
Application instructions
List of past participants
Final reports from previous offerings  

Please contact Mr. David Beckhouse, Planning and Program Development Team Lead, at 720-963-3300 if you have questions.   

Sincerely,      

Linda M. Gehrke
Regional Administrator