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USPS Wins Presidential Federal Sustainability Award

June 25, 2024

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WASHINGTON — Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced the recipients of the Presidential Federal Sustainability Awards. The Presidential Federal Sustainability Awards recognize federal agencies and employees who have made transformational efforts to advance sustainability and climate resilience and lead by example to deliver on President Biden’s goal to slash emissions from federal operations.

 

Electrifying the Federal Fleet

U.S. Postal Service: Electrifying the Largest Federal Fleet: In December 2022, USPS announced its bold commitment to put 66,000 electric delivery trucks on the road over the next five years and the expectation that its Next Generation Delivery Vehicle fleet purchases will be all electric starting in 2026. To power these vehicles, USPS is expeditiously installing electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the nation, with 14,000 charging ports in progress to be installed over the next few years. This represents one of the largest commitments to vehicle electrification in the nation and voluntarily exceeds the fleet electrification requirements in President Biden’s Federal Sustainability Plan.

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