Promoting a Sustainable Phoenix and Environment
The Office of Environmental Programs advances environmental protection and sustainability through leadership, education, and policy/program development. OEP provides environmental compliance assistance and oversight to staff citywide. OEP manages the Environmentally Preferable Purchasing, air quality, climate change, Brownfields Land Recycling, Clean Water Act Section 404, and Pollution Prevention programs and staffs the Environmental Quality Commission. OEP is currently working on a regional greenhouse gas emissions inventory and implementation of the STAR Communities Rating System.