the history and rationale for sustainability goals and processes, has not focused on precisely defining or justifying sustainability. On the basis of the Statement of Task, our focus has been on providing an operational framework that helps facilitate the further incorporation of goals for sustainability and processes in sustainability into the daily work routine of EPA.

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