Department of Energy

Department of Energy/Improving the Development and Use of Categorical Exclusions

Between 2009 and 2011, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) implemented a series of related reforms to enhance the transparency and effectiveness of its use of categorical exclusions to comply with the National Environmental … View more

Success Stories Defined

Agency officials have submitted their success stories in response to a Model A survey requesting innovative ideas that meet the some or all of the following criteria:

-Degree of Innovation
-Cost Savings to the Government and/or the Public
-Ability to Replicate Project or Initiative at other Agencies
-Reduction of Unnecessary Duplication
-Transparency
-Efficiency
-Customer Service
-Streamlining or Enhancing Public Participation in the Regulatory Process

These submissions will also be submitted to our esteemed judges for the Annual Walter Gellhorn Innovation Award.

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