This document contains a compilation of NEPA "success stories" that were featured in DOE Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports (LLQRs).
Feature articles in LLQR have described how the NEPA process provided an organized structure for making some of the Department’s most complex decisions. NEPA reviews have resulted in significant project cost savings through informed decision making. Some articles have highlighted ways in which the NEPA process improved environmental outcomes, such as by identifying better alternatives or more effective mitigation. Some articles have put the spotlight on procedural success, such as effective public involvement, enhanced tribal consultation, and efficient analysis.