Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance

Success Stories

NAEP Environmental Stewardship Award Earned by LANL Trails Management Program
June 2, 2016
Los Alamos National Laboratory Trails Management Program earned Environmental Excellence Award for environmental stewardship.
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Neutrino “International Mega-Science Project” EA Team Earns Office of Science Award
June 1, 2016
An EA for the Long Baseline Neutrino Facility and Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment earned special recognition.
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Programmatic EIS Posed Many Challenges, Offers Immediate and Lasting Benefits
September 1, 2015
Programmatic consideration of environmental impacts and mitigation is a pathway to streamlining NEPA review.
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Making the Most of Mitigation
September 2, 2014
The Los Alamos Field Office uses a comprehensive Mitigation Action Plan to monitor and manage commitments to mitigate adverse environmental impacts as
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Bonneville Participates in Regional Infrastructure Team To Streamline NEPA Reviews and Project Decisionmaking
December 2, 2013
Participation in a regional team advances infrastructure projects by streamlining permitting, environmental consultation, and regulatory compliance.
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Internal Planning and Effective Coordination Result in Successful Completion of EA
June 2, 2011
Collaboration and communication resulted in an efficient EA process.
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Recovery Act NEPA Reviews Uphold Environmental Values and Economic Goals
June 2, 2011
Experience with Recovery Act projects shows that NEPA need not delay proposed action.
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“Quiet” Success Stories Illustrate NEPA’s Value
December 2, 2010
CEQ published a compendium of 13 case studies illustrating successful NEPA approaches.
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Third Idaho High-Level Waste ROD Issued; Phased Decision Strategy Completed
March 2, 2010
An EIS proved useful years later to support decisionmaking.
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More Than 73,000 Recovery Act NEPA Reviews Complete; CEQ Reports No Major Delays
September 2, 2009
Thousands of NEPA reviews for Recovery Act projects were accomplished efficiently and quickly.
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DOE NEPA Documents

A collection of electronically available DOE NEPA documents.

Guidance and Requirements

Example NEPA guidance and requirement documents
A collection of guidance and requirements for preparing NEPA documents.

DOE NEPA Lessons Learned

LLQR disseminates NEPA program metrics, along with related guidance, case studies, analysis, references, and resource information.

About Us

For more information about the NEPA Office, including contact information for the NEPA Office staff, the DOE NEPA Compliance Officers, see below.