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USPS IG report clears agency’s fleet environmental study central to 3 lawsuits

April 12, 2023

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A watchdog report finds the Postal Service met its legal requirements in estimating the environmental impact of its Next-Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) fleet.

The USPS inspector general’s office, in a report released last Thursday, found the agency’s acquisition process for its next-generation fleet and its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) followed requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act.

The 1996 NEPA legislation requires agencies to prepare an EIS when evaluating major federal acquisitions that could significantly affect the environment.

USPS Vice President of Corporate Affairs Judith de Torok and Vice President of Supply Management Mark Guilfoil said they generally agreed with the IG office’s findings

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