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Abstract: Agencies are using lean to improve efficiency air and water/discharge permitting, leaking underground storage tank corrective action processes, and pollution prevention planning processes.
Source: US EPA
Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) Study [PDF]
Abstract: The Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) Study assessed US progress in NGM strategies, including sustainability & lean. Commissioned by the American Small Manufacturers Coalition & Manufacturing Extension Partnership.
Source: American Small Manufacturers Coalition
U.S. EPA's Lean Website
Abstract: EPA is interested in finding ways to maximize the environmental benefits of lean in the manufacturing realm and in streamlining administrative processes. This website will guide you to information in both of these areas.
Working Smart for Environmental Protection: Improving State Agency Processes with Lean and Six Sigma [PDF]
Abstract: A primer on how state environmental agencies have used lean and six sigma to improve permitting and other agency processes.
Source: US EPA
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