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Case Studies: EPA and EPA-State Lean Activity

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Lean Government: EPA Region 4 Large Procurement Process Review Lean Event Case Study. September 2013. Fact Sheet (PDF) (6 pp, 1MB)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Lean Government: EPA Region 7 Clean Water Act Section 319 Grant Process Lean Kaizen Event Case Study. September 2013. Fact Sheet (PDF) (5 pp, 853K)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Lean Government: EPA Region 7 Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure -- Lean Mini-Kaizen Event Case Study. October 2012. Fact Sheet (PDF) (5 pp, 1MB)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Lean Government: Region 10 New Personnel Workstation Setup Process Lean Event Case Study. July 2012. Fact Sheet (PDF) (4 pp, 1.2MB)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Lean Government: Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) Superfund State Contract (SSC) Accrual Process Lean Event Case Study. December 2010. Fact Sheet (PDF) (4 pp, 101K)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Lean Government: EPA Office of Pesticide Programs Antimicrobial Testing Program Lean Event Case Study. February 2011. Fact Sheet (PDF) (4 pp, 1.1MB)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Lean Government: Region 7 and Four States – Clean Air Act Implementation Plan (SIP) Kaizen Event Case Study. July 2010. Fact Sheet (PDF) (5 pp, 1.54MB)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Lean Government: EPA Region 6 Pesticides Enforcement Kaizen Events Case Study. June 2010. Fact Sheet (PDF) (5 pp, 1.5MB)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Lean Government: Region 7 and 4 States—National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) - Kaizen Event Case Study. August 2009. Fact Sheet (PDF) (3 pp, 436K)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Lean Government: Region 7 and 4 States—Water Quality Standards Review Process - Kaizen Event Case Study. August 2009. Fact Sheet (PDF) (3 pp, 482K)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Lean Government: EPA Office of the Chief Financial Officer—Corrective Action Tracking Kaizen Event Case Study. June 2009. Fact Sheet (PDF) (3 pp, 745K)

Case Studies: State Lean Activity

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control State Lean Process Improvement Initiative Summary.

Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Florida Submerged Lands and Environmental Resources Permit Process. August 2009. Fact Sheet (PDF) (3 pp, 623K)

Iowa Department of Natural Resources State Lean Six Sigma Business Process Improvement Initiative Summary.

Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Iowa Wastewater Permitting Process Kaizen Event Case Study. 2004. Fact Sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 22K)

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Lean Process Improvement Initiative Summary.

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Six Sigma Process Improvement Initiative Summary.

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Minnesota Wastewater Permitting Process Six Sigma Project Case Study. 2004. Fact Sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 23K)

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Business Process Improvement Initiative Summary.

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. South Carolina Stormwater Permitting Process Case Study. 2009. Fact Sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 304K)

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Conservation, Wastewater Management Division. State of Vermont Wastewater Permit Process Kaizen Event Case Study. 2006. Fact Sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 21K)

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality New Source Review Process Lean Event Case Study (PDF) Exit EPA Disclaimer . June 2007.

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