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Contractors should be accountable for environmental performance

Richard L. Hembra

Contractors should be accountable for environmental performance

by Richard L. Hembra

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fines (Penalties) -- United States.,
  • Liability for environmental damages -- United States.,
  • Penalties, Contractual -- United States.,
  • Hazardous wastes -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementstatement of Richard L. Hembra, Director, Environmental Protection Issues, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division before the Transportation and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 leaves ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17679070M

    of environmental performance, the objectives that have been established for the work and specific targets where appropriate. An Environmental Management Plan/Environmental Protection Plan (EMP) will be established for the works. The EMP will outline procedures to meet the environmental management requirements for the proposed works. Environmental Compliance and Regulatory Interface. The Environmental Division provides training to designated EWCC’s (government personnel). The EWCC is the primary point of contact for the Environmental Division to communicate with contractors. Contractors will be given the appropriate EWCC contact name prior to the start of Size: 2MB.

    Famella Building Contractors recognise that concern for the environment should be an integral and fundamental part of the business. We are aware of the impact of our day-to-day operations on the environment; our objective is to balance the need to achieve our business aims with an effort towards sustainable environmental improvement, which can be measured and monitored on an ongoing basis. 7. Clearly define roles, responsibilities, and performance expectations of the contractor and agency staff. 8. Identify a variety of tools to monitor contract and contractor performance. 9. Link payment to the satisfactory completion of specific contract tasks or services, which should be spread throughout the life of the contract.

      Lastly, building contractors should be individuals who can resolve issues in a quick and speedy fashion. Since a delay in one portion of the construction project can hold up the entire process, it is important that the building contractor knows how to resolve issues which may arise during the construction process. Environmental. Contractors are responsible for complying with all governing environmental laws, regulations, permits, and project plans (e.g., A Construction Environmental Control Plan) and are expected to employ effective field control measures, such as: Storm water management; Spill prevention and response; Erosion and sediment control.


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