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Sector Strategies  Program
A cooperative working relationship among government,
trade groups, and other stakeholders to reduce
pollution and ease the burden of regulation.
           . Listening and learning

* LYlYlOVCltlOYl. New environmental solutions

* J\.6SUltS. A cleaner environment


Sectors
Agribusiness
Cement Manufacturing
Colleges & Universities
Construction
Forest Products
Iron & Steel Manufacturing
Metalcasting
Metal Finishing
Paint & Coatings
Ports
Shipbuilding & Ship Repair
Specialty-Batch Chemical Manufacturing
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Sector Points-of-Contact
EPA staff are Sector Points-of-Contact. We are a
resource for regulators and businesses.
As sector experts, analysts, and advisors, we facilitate
government-industry communications and develop
strategies with our partners to:
              Overcome barriers
              to environmental
              improvement

               Promote the use of
               Environmental
               Management
               Systems

                > Measure
                 performance
         The Sector Strategies Program is
          Part of EPA's National Center for
                Environmental Innovation
    NCEI provides a testing ground for innovative
     ideas that advance environmental protection.
     The Center assists EPA programs and regions
         in adopting innovative approaches that
              support improved performance.
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  Promote Use of
  Environmental  Management
  Systems (EMS)
  Partners design strategies to:
   Evaluate EMS needs and capabilities of each sector
   Create the right EMS tools for each sector
   Achieve widespread EMS adoption throughout
   each sector

  Sector associations provide leadership
  and direction.

  A Systems Approach: Plan, Do, Check, Act
  An EMS is a proven process to manage all the
  environmental aspects of your operations. You assess
  your impacts, set improvement targets, carry out
  plans to achieve them, and monitor results.
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  Overcome Barriers to
  Environmental Improvement
  Partners find creative solutions to environmental
  problems by:
   Analyzing factors that affect environmental performance
   in each sector
   Crafting options for innovative regulatory and
   policy change
   Acting upon ideas that are most likely to solve
   significant problems

  Better understanding brings smarter
  environmental protection.
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    Measure Performance
    Partners track progress by:
     Selecting appropriate performance indicators for
     each sector
     Gathering information on trends, using existing data
     "where possible
     Analyzing and reporting on environmental gains and
     burden reduction

    Sector Strategies shows how partnerships can
   produce results.
   For More Information
   Visit the Sector Strategies Program Web site at
   www.epa.gov/sectors or call (202) 566-2992.

   If you are in one of the participating sectors, contact
   your trade or service association to get more
   information or become involved.
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     Our Association Partners
     Agribusiness
     National Food Processors Association
     Cement Manufacturing
     Portland Cement Association
     Colleges & Universities
     American Council on Education
     Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers
     Campus Consortium for Environmental Excellence
     Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Association
     Howard Hughes Medical Institute
     National Association of College and Business Officers
     Construction
     Associated General Contractors of America
     Forest Products
     American Forest and Paper Association
     Iron & Steel Manufacturing
     American Iron and Steel Institute
     Steel Manufacturers Association
     Metalcasting
     American Foundry Society
     North American Die Casting Association
     Metal Finishing
     Surface Finishing Industry Council
     American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society
     National Association of Metal Finishers
     Metal Finishing Suppliers Association
     Paint and Coatings
     National Paint and Coatings  Association
     Ports
     American Association of Port Authorities
     Shipbuilding and Ship Repair
     American Shipbuilding Association
     Shipbuilders Council of America
     Specialty-Batch Chemical Manufacturing
     Synthetic Organic Chemical  Manufacturers Association

     The Sector Strategies Program welcomes
    participation by government agencies at all
     levels and other  interested stakeholder groups.
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