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An ECO manages environmental issues at the unit level and ensures environmental
compliance. The ECO also does the following:
Advises the unit on environmental compliance during training, operations, and
Serves as the commander's eyes and ears for environmental matters.
Manages information concerning the unit's environmental training and certification
Performs unit environmental self-assessment inspections.
Performs environmental-risk assessments.
(page 2-2, paragraph 2-1c(1-2))
Subordinate leaders incorporate environmental awareness training into their unit by:
Communicate the Army environmental ethic to soldiers while training them to be
good environmental stewards.
Develop and sustain a positive and proactive commitment to environmental
Identify environmental risks associated with individual, collective and METL task
Plan and conduct environmentally sustainable actions and training.
Protect the environment during training and other activities.
Analyze the influence of environmental factors on mission accomplishment.
Integrate environmental considerations into unit activities.
Train peers and subordinates to identify the environmental effects of plans, actions,
Counsel soldiers on the importance of protecting the environment and the possible
consequences of not complying with environmental laws and regulations.
Ensure that soldiers are familiar with the unit SOPs, and supervise their compliance
with laws and regulations.
Incorporate environmental considerations into AARs.