CANCELLED BY PIC 12-02
Procurement Information Circular
February 15, 2008
PURPOSE: To provide guidance on how to report contract related information and data to Headquarters about procurement aspects of environmental management or performance.
BACKGROUND: Under various laws, executive orders,
and NASA directives, environmental management and performance reports are
required. Some of the required data or
information pertains to procurement or contract management activities and
responsibility is shared by the environmental office and the procurement office
to assure the data and information reported is accurate. Environmental Management Systems (EMS) is one
example. Each Center is responsible for
identifying planned contractor operations affected by NASA’s
Standard contract reporting requirements for
(b) The standard environmental management (performance or reporting) requirements may be supplemented in individual contracts using standard procurement requirement (PR) definition and negotiation procedures.
(c) In order to report a “green” or “conformant”
rating in the Contracts category of the 2006-2008 EMS Annual Report, centers
shall use the following guidance on the meaning of criterion D, “EMS
requirements were included in all appropriate contracts and contactors fulfilled
defined roles and specified responsibilities during this reporting
(d) All environmental reports to Headquarters that pertain to contracts, procurement, or acquisition will be coordinated with the procurement officer before submission.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This PIC is effective as dated and will remain in effect until canceled or superseded.
HEADQUARTERS CONTACT: Patrick Flynn, Contract Management Division, (202) 358-0460, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director, Contract Management Division