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SEP 11 2006
The Indian Health Service (IHS), an Agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will actively partner with Tribes, States, and Federal agencies to integrate the principles of Executive Order No. 13148, "Greening the Government through Leadership in Environmental Management." Respecting the traditional American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) values of environmental conservation and sustainability as a way of life, the IHS will ensure the effective and efficient management of Agency resources. The IHS is committed to the following:
I am counting on the full support of all members of the IHS community to incorporate the policy outlined here in their daily decision-making processes and work procedures.
/Charles W. Grim, DDS/ Charles W. Grim, D.D.S., M.H.S.A Assistant Surgeon General
Refer to: OEHE
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