Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report on Federal Energy Conservation Programs

June 16, 1983

To the Congress of the United States:

Transmitted herewith for your consideration is the annual report on Federal Energy Conservation Programs required by Section 381(c) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6321(c)).

The report covers the implementing activities undertaken by Federal agencies during FY 1981 to fulfill the requirements of Section 381 (a) and (b) of the Act. The report describes actions within the Federal government, implementing energy conservation and efficiency standards in procurement activities and progress towards developing a 10-year plan for improving the Eenergy efficiency of Federally-owned or -leased buildings. It also describes programs for carrying out public education activities to encourage energy conservation and efficiencies and to promote carpooling and vanpooling arrangements.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

June 16, 1983.

Note: The report is entitled ``Fifth Annual Report to Congress on Federal Energy Conservation Programs, Fiscal Year 1981 -- May 1983, U.S. Department of Energy.''