Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Protection Agency/Guiding Principles Innovation

Several laws, executive orders, and other documents address federal agencies’ environmental performance. For example, Executive Order (EO) 13514, Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance, signed on October 5, 2009, introduced new greenhouse … View more

DOT-EPA: serving as a model for joint rulemaking

DOT and EPA have been jointly developing a number of rules for the past few years addressing (1) fuel economy and GHG emissions in automobiles and light trucks (they are on their second rulemaking … 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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