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NEPA Lessons Learned, September 2005  

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5 1 5 1 Register through the DOE NEPA Conference Web site at www.NEPA35.org National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT Third Quarter FY 2005 September 1, 2005; Issue No. 44 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS To observe the 35th anniversary of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Environment, Safety

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NEPA Lessons Learned Questionnaire  

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Learned Questionnaire Learned Questionnaire Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance U.S. Department of Energy Preface Your timely completion of this questionnaire will aid the Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance in meeting its responsibility to foster continuing improvement of the Department of Energy's National Environmental Policy Act process. In accordance with DOE Order 451.1B, National Environmental Policy Act Compliance Program, NEPA Document Managers and NEPA Compliance Officers should fill out a questionnaire (separately or jointly) as soon as possible after completing each environmental impact statement (EIS) and environmental assessment (EA). Other document preparation team members are encouraged to also submit a questionnaire. The questionnaire is designed to structure your responses, but you should feel free to attach a statement describing

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NEPA Lessons Learned Second Quarter FY 2006  

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6 1 6 1 (continued on page 4) Second Quarter FY 2006 June 1, 2006; Issue No. 47 National Environmental Policy Act U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A Quality + Leadership = NEPA Success NEPA 35 Earns Special Award from NAEP; see page 3 DOE's NEPA Compliance Offi cers discussed quality assurance during the interactive meeting of more than

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NEPA Lessons Learned June 2010 1  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

10 1 10 1 Second Quarter FY 2010 June 1, 2010; Issue No. 63 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT National Environmental Policy Act LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A To mark the 40 th anniversary of NEPA, the Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance is inviting distinguished NEPA practitioners to share their thoughts on the occasion. In this issue, Anne Norton Miller, former Director of the Office of

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report June 2001  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 1 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT For Second Quarter FY 2001 June 1, 2001; Issue No. 27 continued on page 3 The DOE NEPA Compliance Officers will meet in Washington, DC, June 13 and 14, The DOE NEPA Compliance Officers will meet in Washington, DC, June 13 and 14, The DOE NEPA Compliance Officers will meet in Washington, DC, June 13 and 14, The DOE NEPA Compliance Officers will meet in Washington, DC, June 13 and 14, The DOE NEPA Compliance Officers will meet in Washington, DC, June 13 and 14, on the theme of “NEPA: What’s New, What’s Next.” Horst Greczmiel, CEQ’s Associate Director for NEPA Oversight, and Anne Miller, Acting Director of the EPA’s Office of Federal

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NEPA Lessons Learned March 2011 1  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 1 1 First Quarter FY 2011 March 1, 2011; Issue No. 66 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT National Environmental Policy Act LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A DOE's publication of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Department's NEPA regulations marks a major milestone in updating its categorical exclusions (CXs). Since DOE last revised the "classes of actions" in

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NEPA Lessons Learned March 2010 1  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 1 0 1 First Quarter FY 2010 March 1, 2010; Issue No. 62 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT National Environmental Policy Act LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A (continued on page 18) The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) marked the 40 th anniversary of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and of CEQ itself, with a celebratory symposium and reception in Washington, DC, on February 18, 2010.

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NEPA Lessons Learned, June 2004  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

June 2004 June 2004 1 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT Second Quarter FY 2004 June 1, 2004; Issue No. 39 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS The recent scoping meetings for the Yucca Mountain Rail Alignment Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), using an "open house" format rather than more formal presentations, provided valuable information to the Department regarding issues of concern to the public. More than 300 persons who participated in the scoping meetings had the opportunity to engage in one-on-one dialogue with DOE representatives, discussing concerns and receiving answers to their questions. Individuals were also able to provide oral comments to a court reporter for the record. "An open and collaborative planning process is essential

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report December 2000  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 0 1 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT For Fourth Quarter FY 2000 December 1, 2000; Issue No. 25 DOE NEPA Order Revised, National Nuclear Security Administration Responsibilities Outlined On October 26, 2000, the Deputy Secretary of Energy issued DOE O 451.1B, National Environmental Policy Act Compliance Program, to accommodate National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) NEPA responsibilities. The revised Order has an expanded section on applicability and a new section on NNSA procedures. With respect to an EIS for an NNSA activity, the NNSA Administrator will fulfill the responsibilities of a Secretarial Officer (including consulting with the NNSA General Counsel), and the Secretary or Deputy

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NEPA Success Stories from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NEPA Success Stories from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports NEPA Success Stories from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports NEPA Success Stories from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports NEPA Success Stories from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports 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

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Questionnaire | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Questionnaire NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Questionnaire NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Questionnaire This questionnaire is used to collect information from the Department of Energy (DOE) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Community. In accordance with DOE Order 451.1B, NEPA Compliance Program, NEPA Document Managers and NEPA Compliance Officers should fill out a questionnaire (separately or jointly) as soon as possible after completing each environmental impact statement (EIS) and environmental assessment (EA). Questionaires also may be returned earlier, at any time during the NEPA process, to share valuable lessons learned with others. Other document preparation team members also are encouraged to submit a questionnaire. Information provided through this questionaire helps the Office of NEPA

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 3rd Quarter FY 1998  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SEPTEMBER 1998 1 SEPTEMBER 1998 1 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT DOE NEPA Community to Meet in October For Third Quarter FY 1998 September 1, 1998, Issue No. 16 On October 14 and 15, 1998, the DOE NEPA Community will meet in North Las Vegas, hosted by the Nevada Operations Office at its new Support Facility. The Office of NEPA Policy and Assistance is sponsoring this meeting to improve DOE NEPA performance through sharing of lessons learned and discussion of current issues. Managing the NEPA Process Managing the NEPA Process Managing the NEPA Process Managing the NEPA Process Managing the NEPA Process The meeting will focus on issues that NEPA Document Managers face daily: What tools and techniques can help

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report 1st Quarter FY 1996  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A Inside LESSONS LEARNED March 1, 1996 Quarterly Report LESSONS LEARNED National Environmental Policy Act U.S. Department of Energy Welcome to the newly-revised Quarterly Report of Lessons Learned in the NEPA process. In response to reader suggestions, we have expanded the scope of the report to provide a wider variety of NEPA- related information, and enhanced the format for better clarity and overall readability. This Quarterly Report includes: * NEPA lessons learned at the Hanford Site - Page 1 * Mini-guidance on the preparation of EIS summaries, properly eliminating alternatives and impacts from detailed analysis, application of DOE NEPA regulations to procurement, and NEPA questions and answers - Pages 3-6 * Updates on the proposed amendments to DOE's NEPA

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 1st Quarter FY 1995  

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. . National Environmental Policy Act N E P . A LESSONS Office of NEPA LEARNED QUARTERLY REPORT 1ST QUARTER FY 1995 Policy and Assistance U.S. Department of Energy March 1,1995 ODU- To foster continuing improvement of the Department's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance program, the Secretarial Policy Statement on NEPA, issued June 13, 1994, requires the Office of Environment Safety and Health to solicit comments from the NEPA Document Manager, the NEPA Compliance Officer, and team members after completing each environmental impact statement and environmental assessment on lessons learned in the process, and to distribute a quarterly summary to all,NEPA Compliance Officers and NEPA Document Managers. This second quarterly report summarizes the lessons learned for documents completed between October 1 and December 31, 1994. It is based on responses to the revised

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 4th Quarter FY 1994  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

LESSONS LEARNED QUARTERLY REPORT 4TH QUARTER FY1994 Oflicx of NEPA Oversight U.S. Department of Energy December ~ 1994 INTRODUCTION . To fdster continuing improvementof the Department's National Environmental policy Act (NEPA) compliance program, the Secretarial Policy Statement on NEP& issued June 13, 1994, requires the OffIceof Environment StUetyand Health to soiicit comments tkom the NEPA Document Manager, the NEPA Compliance Offker, and team members after completing each environmental impact statement and environmental assessment on lessons learned in the proces~ and to distribute a -Y SUmmW tOall NEpA Gmplf-c Offfcem and NEPA Document Managem On August Q 1994 the Oftice of NEPA Oversight distributed an interhddraft kSSOI.W ]WImed questionnaire to NEPA contacts to be used for reporting on environmental impact statements and environmental assessments approvedbetween

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NEPA Lessons Learned December 2010 1  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 1 0 1 Fourth Quarter FY 2010 December 1, 2010; Issue No. 65 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT National Environmental Policy Act LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A CEQ Issues Categorical Exclusion Guidance After coordinating with Federal agencies and addressing public comments, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) issued final guidance on Establishing, Applying,

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 2nd Quarter FY 1997  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

For Inside LESSONS LEARNED For Inside LESSONS LEARNED See Page 2 Do you need an environmental assessment, environmental impact statement, environmental report or a portion of one? Would you like to begin work within a few weeks? Would you like to use the best, most experienced contractors at unbeatable prices? Do you want to fully control your NEPA contracting locally? We will soon have contracts that will let you do all this and more! This may sound too good to be true, but the hard work of the DOE-wide NEPA Contract Source Evaluation Panel (and many others in the NEPA contract reform initiative) have made this dream a reality. The Panel, chaired by Roger Twitchell, NEPA Compliance Officer, Idaho Operations Office, has implemented ideas first discussed at the NEPA Contracting Reform Workshop in

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NEPA Lessons Learned Third Quarter 2007  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

September 2007 1 Third Quarter FY 2007 September 4, 2007; Issue No. 52 National Environmental Policy Act U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A (continued on page 4) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced its plan to evaluate eight DOE sites and two generic locations for the proposed disposal of about 5,600 cubic meters

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 1st Quarter FY 1997  

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Decisionmakers Decisionmakers States/Local Governm ents Agencies Academ icians Congress Framers of NEPA Drafters of CEQ Regs Native Am erican Tribes La wyers NGOs/ Citizen Groups Businesses Council on Environmental Quality NEPA Effectiveness Study Partners continued next page -- Improved Implementation Needed -- -- DOE Leadership Highlighted -- CEQ Study: NEPA a "Success" Overall National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. Department of Energy Quarterly Report LESSONS LEARNED LESSONS LEARNED For First Quarter FY 1997 March 3, 1997 The President's Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) issued in January the results of its extensive study on the effectiveness of the National Environmental Policy Act during the statute's 25-year history. From the cover letter by CEQ Chair Kathleen McGinty to its four short appendices, the 50-page booklet entitled The National Environmental

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 3rd Quarter FY 1999  

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September 1999 September 1999 1 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT For Third Quarter FY 1999 September 1, 1999; Issue No. 20 Proposed Arizona-Mexico Transmission Project Presents Challenges to NEPA Process and Analysis By: Ellen Russell, NEPA Document Manager, Fossil Energy with Carolyn Osborne, Office of NEPA Policy and Assistance continued on page 3 Fossil Energy (FE) is preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) for what would be the first cross-border high-voltage transmission project to connect the main power delivery systems of the United States and Mexico (DOE/EIS-0307). EIS scoping has been complex. Through the scoping process, FE has identified and worked with many stakeholders to define a broad range

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 1st Quarter FY2000  

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2000 2000 1 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT For First Quarter FY 2000 March 1, 2000; Issue No. 22 Hanford Comprehensive Land-Use Plan EIS Helps DOE Preserve Unique Resources continued on page 4 By: Thomas W. Ferns, NEPA Document Manager, Richland Operations Office, and Yardena Mansoor, Office of NEPA Policy and Assistance A 50-year land-use plan for the Hanford Site? Some said it couldn't be done. Too many factions, they said, with irreconcilably different visions for the future. Would NEPA be a help or a hindrance in developing such a land-use plan? It turns out that the Hanford Comprehensive Land-Use Plan EIS Record of Decision (ROD) (64 FR 61615; November 12, 1999) marks the end of a successful, albeit

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NEPA Lessons Learned September 2011 1  

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1 1 1 1 The median cost and time to complete DOE environmental assessments (EAs) decreased substantially during 2009 and 2010, according to data collected by the Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance (NEPA Office), even though DOE's overall NEPA workload more than doubled during the same time period (Figures 1 and 2). The improved performance metrics are attributable to the preparation of

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NEPA Lessons Learned Cumulative Index December 2012 1 DOE NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report  

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Cumulative Index December 2012 1 Cumulative Index December 2012 1 DOE NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report A Accident Analyses Sep 95/12; Dec 95/15; Sep 97/7; Sep 98/7; Dec 98/5; Jun 00/3, 8 guidance issued for preparation of Sep 02/16; Dec 02/20 Adaptive Management also see: Environmental Management Systems Dec 02/8; Jun 07/17; Jun 08/8 training Dec 06/16 Administrative Record also see: Legal Issues Mar 97/13; Sep 97/7; Jun 98/7; Dec 98/4 Advisory Council on Historic Preservation also see: National Historic Preservation Act Dec 98/11; Jun 99/3; Sep 99/2; Dec 00/6; Jun 01/8; Dec 01/6; Sep 02/17; Dec 03/13; Sep 04/16 Affected Environment Sep 95/12; Dec 98/7; Sep 00/8 Air Force Sep 11/10 Alternative Arrangements (emergency actions) see: Council on Environmental Quality: alternative arrangements

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NEPA Lessons Learned September 2010 1  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 1 0 1 The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) recently issued its report on the NEPA process related to drilling of the Macondo well, which was the source of the April 20, 2010, accident and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The report contains useful reminders to all NEPA practitioners of the importance of transparency and accountability in the NEPA process. It

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NEPA Lessons Learned Third Quarter FY 2006  

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6 1 6 1 a Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada (Rail Alignment EIS, in preparation). Other elements of the court order also are of general interest to NEPA practitioners, including those related to the "hard look" standard, expressions of an agency's preferred alternative, and the need for potential plaintiffs to raise concerns during the NEPA process.

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First Quarter FY 2007, NEPA Lessons Learned  

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is to our own NEPA process. The project called "Nord Stream" 1 is a 1,320-mile natural gas proposal (573 miles in Russia and 747 miles under the Baltic Sea) consisting of two...

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NEPA Lessons Learned March 2012 1  

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2 1 2 1 Frequent communication between senior program managers and NEPA staff, as well as close coordination among all involved DOE offices, enabled the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) to meet the challenge of completing an unprecedented number of NEPA reviews in recent years. From 2009 through 2011, EERE distributed approximately $16.8 billion from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 2nd Quarter FY 1999  

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June 1999 June 1999 1 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT For Second Quarter FY 1999 June 1, 1999; Issue No. 19 continued on page 6 NEPA and Habitat Management Plan: Environmental Synergy By: Elizabeth Withers, NEPA Compliance Officer, Los Alamos Area Office, with John Stetson, Pacific Western Technologies, Ltd. On the day DOE issued the Draft EIS for the Dual Axis Radiographic Hydrodynamic Test (DARHT) Facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), LANL biologists discovered a nesting pair of Mexican spotted owls (Strix occidentalis lucida) – which had only recently been listed as threatened – in the canyons directly below the proposed site. Today, this nest site, at the edge

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 4th Quarter FY 1999  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

December 1999 December 1999 1 continued on page 3 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT For Fourth Quarter FY 1999 December 1, 1999; Issue No. 21 Good Information, Good Government Using Technology to Improve NEPA Decisionmaking provides a comprehensive guide to Federal environmental information resources available electronically and to useful Web sites provided by nongovernmental groups and professional organizations. “One of the foundations of good government is good information,” President Clinton observed. NEPA is “at its core, a mandate for informed, democratic decisionmaking. And its contribution to environmental protection is incalculable.” Managing a National Public Participation

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 1st Quarter FY 1999  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

9 9 1 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT For First Quarter FY 1999 March 1, 1999; Issue No. 18 continued on page 3 Dr. David Michaels, new Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Health, enthusiastically supports the Lessons Learned approach. Dr. David Michaels — DOE’s New Leader for Environment, Safety and Health The new Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Health, Dr. David Michaels, recognizes the value of NEPA in supporting good decisions. “I understand the importance of examining options carefully before we make decisions that will affect our workers, the public, and the environment in lasting and profound ways,” he said. “We must be fully informed of the environmental

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NEPA Lessons Learned December 2011 1  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 1 1 The Department of Energy (DOE) has revised its National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Implementing Procedures (10 CFR Part 1021) to better align them with current DOE missions and improve the efficiency and transparency of its environmental reviews. The revisions focus on the categorical exclusion provisions. Since DOE last revised its categorical exclusions 15 years

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report. December 2005  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 1 5 1 More Inside on NEPA 35 CEQ Chairman Connaughton's Address ......... 5 Plenary Sessions.............................................. 6 Training Sessions .......................................... 14 Breakout Sessions ......................................... 15 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT Fourth Quarter FY 2005 December 5, 2005; Issue No. 45

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report September 2001, No. 27, Third Quarter FY 2001  

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NEPA NEPA Lessons Lear ned September 2001 1 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT For Third Quarter FY 2001 September 4, 2001; Issue No. 28 continued on page 2 NEPA Compliance Officers Consider Further Improvements "What's New, What's Next," was the theme of the Department of Energy (DOE) NEPA Compliance Officers (NCOs) meeting on June 13 and 14, 2001, in Washington, DC. Convened by the Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance, the meeting involved 70 participants including Program and Field Office NCOs, Headquarters NEPA attorneys, and others. In welcoming participants, Carol Borgstrom, Director, Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance, recounted recent goals for DOE's NEPA Compliance Program before considering new challenges. She noted that in the 1990s, the Department achieved significant improvements

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report; Third Quarter 2000 (09/01/00)  

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Lessons Learned Lessons Learned September 2000 1 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT For Third Quarter FY 2000 September 1, 2000; Issue No. 24 NEPA staff positions open. Apply by September 8. See page 2. Emergency NEPA Procedures Invoked for Actions Taken after Los Alamos Fire To avert further harm in the wake of the May 2000 Los Alamos wildfire, DOE is taking emergency actions with potentially significant impacts, without preparing an EIS. Instead, DOE is proceeding under “alternative arrangements” to comply with NEPA, as provided under 40 CFR 1506.11, a section of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) NEPA regulations that deals with emergency circumstances. The specific alternative

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1, 2005; Issue No. 43; Second Quarter FY 2005  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 1 5 1 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT Second Quarter FY 2005 June 1, 2005; Issue No. 43 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS (continued on page 4) Who Has More Than 500 Years of NEPA Experience? A Closer Look at the DOE NEPA Compliance Officers Who are these 47 individuals? What inspires their commitment to the environment? How do they carry out

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, First Quarter FY 2005 (March 1, 2005)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 1 5 1 Green Book, Second Edition, Issued; see page 4 New Assistant Secretary Shaw Promotes NEPA as Essential to Energy Mission and Goals National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT First Quarter FY 2005 March 1, 2005; Issue No. 42 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS (continued on page 3) In a recent interview for Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, John Spitaleri Shaw, the new Assistant Secretary for

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1, 2004; Issue No. 38; First Quarter FY 2004  

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March 2004 March 2004 1 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT First Quarter FY 2004 March 1, 2004; Issue No. 38 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS Need Help Preparing NEPA Documents? New, Improved "Green Book" Is on the Way (continued on page 15) By: Carl Sykes, Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance Carl Sykes is leading the charge to strengthen the Green Book, DOE's NEPA primer. The time has come for the DOE NEPA Community to work together to strengthen our basic NEPA guidebook, Recommendations for the Preparation of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements (also known as the "Green Book"). The Green Book (www.eh.doe.gov/nepa under Guidance) is certainly no weakling: it provides succinct recommendations for key

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, Fourth Quarter FY 2006  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 1 6 1 Fourth Quarter FY 2006 December 1, 2006; Issue No. 49 National Environmental Policy Act U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A (continued on page 6) Scoping Process Underway for Two Yucca Mountain EISs The Department of Energy (DOE) recently initiated public scoping for two EISs related to Yucca Mountain, the Nation's proposed repository for disposal of commercial

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, Second Quarter FY 2007  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 1 7 1 Second Quarter FY 2007 June 1, 2007; Issue No. 51 National Environmental Policy Act U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A We have all been told to "work together" to accomplish a particular goal. Together Everyone Achieves More illustrates the benefi ts of "teamwork." Federal agencies, including the Council on Environmental Quality

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report; Third Quarter FY 2003 (September2, 2003)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

September 2003 September 2003 1 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT Third Quarter FY 2003 September 2, 2003; Issue No. 36 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS DOE NEPA Community Gauges Progress In Its Continuing Pursuit of Excellence continued on page 3 "I believe we will never get to a point where we say this is done, there is nothing left to learn." - Beverly Cook "Are We There Yet?" - that is, has DOE achieved its goals for NEPA process improvement? - was the theme of the DOE NEPA Community Meeting on July 15 and 16, 2003. Participants considered DOE's NEPA performance with respect to multiple objectives using a variety of measures, finding both substantial progress and room for improvement. The meeting included

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, Issue No. 41; Fourth Quarter FY 2004; December 1, 2004  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 1 4 1 The EIS Comment-Response Process Guidance Issued; see page 9 Putting the Web to Work for NEPA National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT Fourth Quarter FY 2004 December 1, 2004; Issue No. 41 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS (continued on page 4) "What's your e-mail address? Do you have a Web site?" These are common questions in

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report; Issue No. 37; Fourth Quarter FY 2003 (12/1/03)  

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December 2003 December 2003 1 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT Fourth Quarter FY 2003 December 1, 2003; Issue No. 37 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS What's Next? CEQ Seeks More Input on Task Force Recommendations continued on page 3 NEPA practitioners, agencies, special interest groups, and the general public are reacting to recommendations intended to improve and modernize NEPA implementation presented in the NEPA Task Force Report to the Council on Environmental Quality: Modernizing NEPA Implementation, issued in September 2003. Through a series of meetings and regional roundtable discussions, CEQ is now seeking broad input on what should be done, how it should be done, and with what priority. Noting that the Report was to,

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 1st Quarter FY 1998  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

March 1998 1 March 1998 1 continued on page 2 For First Quarter FY 1998 March 2, 1998, Issue No. 14 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A LESSONS LEARNED LESSONS LEARNED U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT Managing Progress on the Repository EIS How to Move a Mountain Tour members approach the entry to the Yucca Mountain Exploratory Studies Facility. The EIS Management Council, along with members and technical advisors of the EIS Preparation Team, visited the site in January while participating in briefings on technical, legal, and policy issues. How do you manage preparation of a major EIS that is important to five Program Offices, four Field Offices, and other Federal agencies, not to mention a wide array of stakeholders? How do you address extremely complex and

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report (03/01), Issue No. 26  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

March 2001 March 2001 1 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT For First Quarter FY 2001 March 1, 2001; Issue No. 26 continued on page 3 By: Paul Bayer, NEPA Document Manager, and Clarence Hickey, NEPA Compliance Officer, Office of Science Innovative Field Research Benefits from NEPA Review The high costs and long times frequently needed to clean up contaminated Department of Energy (DOE) sites have created a demand for better and cheaper cleanup technologies. A promising new method for cleaning up subsurface contamination is bioremediation. However, field experience to validate laboratory results is lacking. Preparing an environmental assessment (EA) helped DOE's Office of Science plan an effective field-based

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 2nd Quarter FY 1996  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NEPA and Contracting Communities NEPA and Contracting Communities Take Action Following Workshops Innovative ideas for improving the Department’s NEPA contracting process emerged from the first gathering of field office and headquarters NEPA and procurement specialists at a workshop sponsored by the Office of NEPA Policy and Assistance, in partnership with the Office of Human Resources and Administration and the Office of General Counsel. The March 1996 NEPA Contracting Reform Workshop explored the theme of “Do It Right the First Time,” the central recommendation of the Phase II NEPA Contracting Reform Guidance that the Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Health issued in December 1995. The March Workshop’s purpose was to identify contracting actions that can achieve NEPA process cost savings through better management of existing contracts and

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 4th Quarter FY 1996  

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continued next page continued next page Theme of October NEPA Compliance Officers Meeting Leading members of DOE’s NEPA community shared professional experiences and reflected upon job challenges at the DOE NEPA Compliance Officers (NCO) meeting held in Washington, DC on October 29-30. In addition to 29 NCOs, the participants included staff from the Offices of NEPA Policy and Assistance and the Assistant General Counsel for Environment. The meeting featured informal small group discussions, rather than presentations to a large audience. The meeting examined NCO and Office of Environment, Safety and Health (EH) roles and responsibilities, NEPA contracting reform, and how to get the most from programmatic NEPA documents. An early brainstorming session elicited aspects of the DOE NEPA compliance

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 4th Quarter FY 1997  

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December 1997 December 1997 1 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A LESSONS LEARNED LESSONS LEARNED For Fourth Quarter FY 1997 December 1, 1997, Issue No. 13 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT continued on page 2 I@Q6£Sr‰vr£6qq†£ I@Q6£Sr‰vr£6qq†£ I@Q6£Sr‰vr£6qq†£ I@Q6£Sr‰vr£6qq†£ I@Q6£Sr‰vr£6qq†£W W W W Whyˆr£‡‚£Q…‚ƒ‚†rq hyˆr£‡‚£Q…‚ƒ‚†rq hyˆr£‡‚£Q…‚ƒ‚†rq hyˆr£‡‚£Q…‚ƒ‚†rq hyˆr£‡‚£Q…‚ƒ‚†rq Thyr£‚s£Ih‰hy£Qr‡…‚yrˆ€£Sr†r…‰r Thyr£‚s£Ih‰hy£Qr‡…‚yrˆ€£Sr†r…‰r Thyr£‚s£Ih‰hy£Qr‡…‚yrˆ€£Sr†r…‰r Thyr£‚s£Ih‰hy£Qr‡…‚yrˆ€£Sr†r…‰r Thyr£‚s£Ih‰hy£Qr‡…‚yrˆ€£Sr†r…‰r The endangered San Joaquin Kit Fox would continue to be protected after sale of NPR-1. (Photo courtesy of

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 3rd Quarter FY 1997  

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believe that having preliminary data right from the start will shorten Halliburton NUS's learning curve and will expedite preparation of the SWEIS. For more information, contact...

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Lessons Learned Quarterly Report DOE's NEPA Lessons Learned Program was initiated in 1994 to foster continuous improvement in NEPA compliance by measuring DOE NEPA performance and gathering information learned through NEPA experience. The Program collects and publishes time and cost metrics to help DOE objectively focus on controlling these aspects of its NEPA compliance, and disseminates information broadly relevant to NEPA implementation, such guidance on public participation and interagency coordination procedures. The keystone of DOE's NEPA Lessons Learned Program is the Lessons Learned Quarterly Report (LLQR). The LLQR is produced as a means of disseminating NEPA program metrics, along with related guidance, case studies, analysis,

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Archive | Department of Energy  

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December 1, 2000 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2000 Welcome to the 25th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. September 1, 2000 Lessons Learned...

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Archive | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned September 6, 2013 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2013 Welcome to the 76th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue...

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 3, 2008; Issue No. 54; First Quarter FY 2008  

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08 1 08 1 First Quarter FY 2008 March 3, 2008; Issue No. 54 National Environmental Policy Act U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A (continued on page 3) Programmatic EIS on Nuclear Weapons Complex Draws National Interest, Many Comments Dinah Bear, General Counsel Council on Environmental Quality Anne Norton Miller, Director Offi ce of Federal Activities

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LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A  

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first Quarter fy 2013 first Quarter fy 2013 march 1, 2013; Issue no. 74 NEPA Lessons Learned March 2013 1 Sharing DOE's NEPA Success Stories A primary purpose of DOE's Lessons Learned Quarterly Report (LLQR), which chronicles the Department's NEPA activities, is to disseminate successful approaches for NEPA compliance. LLQR provides a platform for NEPA Document Managers and other preparers of an environmental impact statement (EIS) or environmental assessment (EA) to evaluate their experience and share lessons learned within the DOE NEPA Community. Information is solicited through a Lessons Learned Questionnaire. Members of the document preparation team for each completed EIS and EA are asked to rate the effectiveness of the NEPA process in terms of protection of the environment and influence on decisionmaking, and

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NEPA  

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Learned September 2009 1 Learned September 2009 1 Third Quarter FY 2009 September 1, 2009; Issue No. 60 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT National Environmental Policy Act LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A DOE General Counsel Scott Blake Harris Aims To Improve the NEPA Review Process In his first month on the job, DOE's new General Counsel, Scott Blake Harris, issued operating principles for NEPA document review by the Office of General Counsel (GC) to reduce the time required for such reviews and avoid multiple rounds of comments, particularly for

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, First Quarter FY 2006; Issue No. 46; March 1, 2006  

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6 1 6 1 below, the Agreement emphasizes transparency and quality assurance in the NEPA process. Secretary Samuel W. Bodman, in announcing the Agreement on January 9, 2006, said both parties "will be able to shift their focus and resources away from litigation and toward partnership and our shared cleanup goals." At the same time, Jay Manning, Director, Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology),

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report; March 3, 2009; Issue No. 58; First Quarter FY 2009  

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March 2009 March 2009 1 The Department of Energy (DOE) is responsible for more than $45 billion of the $787 billion economic stimulus funding contained in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act), which President Barack Obama signed into law on February 17, 2009 (Public Law 111-5). The President and Congress have emphasized urgency in getting this money into the economy in order to create jobs. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu has set a goal to disburse 70 percent of the funds by the end of 2010. Achieving this goal requires the timely completion of all requirements, including compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The DOE Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance and the

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Archive | Department of Energy  

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March 1, 2007 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2007 Welcome to the 50th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. The Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance...

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Migratory Bird Treaty Act: Lessons Learned  

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January 17, 2013 1 THERESA ALDRIDGE, PACIFIC NORTHWEST SITE OFFICE NEPA Compliance Office Richland Washington Migratory Bird Treaty Act: Lessons Learned Along with 800 other...

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1994  

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On August 12, 1994 the Office of NEPA Oversight distributed an interim/draft lessons learned questionnaire to NEPA contacts to be used for reporting onenvironmental impact statements and...

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Archive | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Guidance & Requirements » Lessons Learned » Lessons Learned Guidance & Requirements » Lessons Learned » Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Archive Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Archive December 2, 2013 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2013 Welcome to the 77th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue reminds us that, through teamwork and dedication by DOE's NEPA community, we can produce high quality documents that enhance the Department's decisionmaking and help protect the environment. September 6, 2013 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2013 Welcome to the 76th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue features a look at DOE's NEPA performance metrics, including a historical perspective. As DOE NEPA practitioners strive to control time and cost while maintaining quality, this most recent NEPA

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NEPA Lessions Learned Quarterly Report - 4th Quarter FY 1998  

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DECEMBER 1998 DECEMBER 1998 1 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT For Fourth Quarter FY 1998 December 1, 1998, Issue No. 17 New and Improved NEPA Compliance Guide Issued in 2 Volumes A new and improved DOE NEPA Compliance Guide, issued by the Office of Environment, Safety and Health, has been distributed to about 750 members of the DOE NEPA Community. Intended to foster sound and efficient NEPA compliance, the Compliance Guide is a collection of resources and references to aid in NEPA document preparation and other aspects of the NEPA process. Volume I, General NEPA References, contains the statute, and regulations and guidance from the Council on Environmental Quality, the Department of State, and the

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Archive | Department of Energy  

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June 1, 2001 June 1, 2001 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2001 Welcome to the 27th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. March 1, 2001 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2001 Welcome to the 26th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. December 1, 2000 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2000 Welcome to the 25th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. September 1, 2000 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2000 Welcome to the 24th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Note that this issue includes a cumulative index covering the past six years of reports. June 1, 2000 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2000 Welcome to the 23rd quarterly report on lessons learned in theNEPA process.

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U.S. Department of Energy NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report; Second Quarter FY 2003; June 2, 2003; Issue No. 35  

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June 2003 June 2003 1 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT Second Quarter FY 2003 June 2, 2003; Issue No. 35 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS Responding to Comments Is Work, But It Makes the NEPA Process Work continued on page 3 Ray Berube Retires Beverly Cook, Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Health, wishes Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment Ray Berube well on his retirement. See tribute on page 19. Considering comments received on a draft EIS, and responding to those comments appropriately in the final EIS, can be a daunting task. Even a "great" draft EIS can generate lots of public comment. At times, the process of collecting, sorting, reviewing, and responding to public comments is complex and time-consuming.

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2012 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2012 This issue features successful practices from recent NEPA reviews and current Council on Environmental Quality initiatives promoting efficient NEPA compliance. Articles in this issue include: Keys to Managing an Expanded NEPA Workload Recent NEPA Reviews Ilustrate Lessons Learned NEPA Order Revision Incorporates Public Review of EAs Bureau of Reclamation Updates NEPA Handbook CEQ Expands NEPA Modernization Activities CEQ Draft Guidance Promotes Efficiencies CEQ Selects Pilot Projects DOE-Wide NEPA Contracts Update NEPA Contracts: Task Ordering Process Most DOE EISs Involve Cooperating Agencies Annual Planning Summaries Transitions Litigation Updates 2012 National Environmental Justice Conference Training Opportunities

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2004 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2004 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2004 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2004 Welcome to the 40th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. That's 40 issues! Have you read them all? We are pleased to feature the July 2004 NEPA Community Meeting in this issue, as well as our annual update of the cumulative index to LLQR. Thank you for your continuing support. Articles included in this issue: DOE's NEPA Process - Getting Better and Better NEPA Community Meeting Highlights Awards for Contributions to DOE's NEPA Program Working with Cooperating Agencies e-NEPA Improves Access and Efficiency Getting Better Through Guidance More Thoughts on Getting Better and Better NEPA Office Shares Best Practices Lessons Learned from Lessons Learned Part 4

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Lessons Learned  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Department of Energy utilizes lessons learned in the construction of DOE capital asset projects, in order to improve current and future construction projects. Integrated Project Teams (IPTs),...

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 1997  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Welcome again to the Quarterly Report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue features NEPA success stories from field organizations: how the NEPA process helped resolve cultural resource protection issues at Fernald, and how innovative approaches are aiding preparation of a Site-wide EIS for Sandia, New Mexico.

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2001 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2001 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2001 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2001 Welcome to the 29th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. Included in this issue: CEQ Chair Describes Goals, Supports NEPA Principles DOE NEPA Post-9/11: Reconciling the Need to Protect and the Need to Inform the Public Agencies Responses to Terrorist Attacks Forest Service Succeeds with NEPA Training Oak Ridge Holds NEPA Community Meeting DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update Training Opportunities New on the NEPA Bookshelf Litigation Update EAs and EISs Completed This Quarter Recent EIS-Related Milestones Fourth Quarter FY 2001 Questionnaire Results NEPA Document Cost and Time Facts

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LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 3 September 6, 2013; Issue no. 76 NEPA Lessons Learned September 2013 1 The Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance has been tracking completion times and other metrics since 1994. (See related article, page 3, and Notes on NEPA Metrics, page 4.) The NEPA Office's most recent analysis - for calendar years 2003 through 2012 - shows that completion time and cost vary considerably from document to document and often within a single year. However, overall performance, as measured through median values throughout the period, generally appears to have remained stable, notwithstanding a substantial workload. DOE's NEPA Workload The number of EISs, EAs, and categorical exclusion (CX) determinations completed each year is one measure of the Department's overall NEPA workload. DOE began

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2002 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2002 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2002 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2002 Welcome to the 33rd quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Have you noticed that NEPA has been in the news a lot lately? Although this issue of LLQR is longer than usual, I encourage you to read all the news, views, and lessons learned. We thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. Articles included in this issue: CEQ Asks How to Improve NEPA Implementation; Responses Vary Widely DOE Cooperating Agency Report DOE Proposes Floodplain/Wetland Rule Revisions Adaptive Management and the NEPA Process Impact Mitigation at Los Alamos Institute Establishes NEPA Advisory Committee Office of Science Promotes Early NEPA Planning

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Archive | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

September 4, 2007 September 4, 2007 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2007 Welcome to the 52nd quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue highlights the start of two major DOE EISs and features several guest-written articles. June 1, 2007 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2007 Welcome to the 51st quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue features collaboration as a key element of a successful NEPA process. Related articles discuss approaches to and benefits of collaboration and illustrate various applications. March 1, 2007 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2007 Welcome to the 50th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. The Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance launched the Lessons Learned program in December 1994 to support continuous improvement in the

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2012 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2012 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2012 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2012 This issue highlights practices of DOE's NEPA Community that help ensure the quality of our NEPA reviews. Emphasizing quality throughout the NEPA process is essential to meeting schedules and providing useful information to the public and decisionmakers. Articles in this issue include: Quality Assurance Integral to NEPA Implementation DOE NEPA Guidance Plans OMB-CEQ Affirm Commitment to ECR Canada's New NEPA-Like Law Transitions John Jediny Joins DOE NEPA Office EAs and EISs Completed This Quarter Questionnaire Results Cost and Time Facts LLQR-2012-Q4-r1.pdf More Documents & Publications Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2012 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2013

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2005 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2005 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2005 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2005 Welcome to the 43rd quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue we take a look at our hard-working NEPA Compliance Officers, who share bits of wisdom (and a little humor) gained from their lessons learned implementing NEPA. Countless thanks to all NCOs for their dedication, flexibility, and perseverance. As always, we welcome your suggestions for continuous improvement. Articles in this issue include: Who Has More Than 500 Years of NEPA Experience? A Closer Look at the DOE NEPA Compliance Officers CEQ Asks Federal Agencies to Lead NEPA Modernization Congressional NEPA Task Force Earth Day 2005 EPA Rates Action Alternatives in Moab EIS Update on Cape Wind Project

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2010 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 0 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2010 Welcome to the 64th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue, we feature reflections on the 40th Anniversary of NEPA from the DOE NEPA Community. We also continue to report on activities to enhance transparency in the NEPA process, including a new DOE policy and recent recommendations from CEQ. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles included in this issue: DOE Uses e-NEPA To Enhance Public Participation Lessons from Oil Spill Review Apply Broadly Reflections on NEPA at 40 CX Determination: NEPA Review or Exemption? 2010 Stakeholders Directory Issued DOE NEPA Order Updated Recovery Act NEPA Reviews Keep Pace

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2000 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 0 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2000 Welcome to the 25th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Included in this issue: CEQ Fosters Communication Among Federal NEPA Liaisons DOE NEPA Order Revised, National Nuclear Security Administration Responsibilities Outlined Focus on CEQ NEPA Liaison Topics Get to Know Your EPA EIS Reviewers List Cooperating Agencies on EIS Cover Sheets Amphibian Declines Federal Agencies Adopt Unified Watershed Management Policy Revised Historic Preservation Regulations To Be Issued Accurate Electronic NEPA Files Mini-guidance: Reduce Abbreviations Mini-guidance Collection Available Use the Glossary of Terms NAEP Award Nominations Due NEPA Contracts: Measuring Performance Quality DOE-Wide NEPA Contracts Update

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1995 | Department of...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1995, and includes information on direct and indirect NEPA process costs and on total project costs. Additionally, the report includes a feature story on lessons learned during...

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2001 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2001 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2001 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2001 Welcome to the 26th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Articles included in this issue: Innovative Field Research Benefits from NEPA Review Mini-guidance: $aving $ on EIS Distribution NEPA Office Needs Fewer Paper Copies of Issued Documents Analyzing All Reasonable Alternatives in an EIS NOAA Issues New Coastal Zone Regulations DOE Solicits Comments on Public Participation Policy More NNSA NEPA Procedures BLM Tool for Better Scoping Comments NEPA Staff Supported CEQ Technology Task Force Transitions When to Provide Cost Estimates in Annual NEPA Planning Summaries Some Considerations in Selecting NEPA Document Preparers DOE-Wide NEPA Contracts Update

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 1998 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

September 1998 September 1998 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 1998 Welcome to the third quarter FY 1998 Quarterly Report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Articles in this issue include: DOE NEPA Community to Meet in October Guidance Underway to Assist NEPA Process National Academy of Public Administration Examines the DOE NEPA Process NEPA Practitioners Bookshelf Publishing a Draft EIS on the Web DOE-Wide NEPA Contracts Showing Benefits NAEP Conference in San Diego Litigation Updates Presidential Memorandum on Plain Language Third Quarter FY 1998 Questionnaire Results NEPA Document Cost and Time Facts NEPA Documents Completed EIS-related Documents Recent Milestones Cumulative Index Lessons Learned Quarterly Report (LLQR) More Documents & Publications Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2002

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2004 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2004 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2004 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2004 Welcome to the 39th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue we are continuing a multi-part examination of lessons learned from Lessons Learned. We invite your suggestions on how to improve the Lessons Learned program. Thank you for your continuing support. Articles included in this issue: "Open House" Format for Scoping Meetings Provides DOE Valuable Input for Yucca Rail EIS Lesson Learned from Lessons Learned Apply Common Sense: Reduce Unfamilar Abbreviations Carbon Sequestration Programmatic EIS The Libyan Connection: Emergency Action Needed NEPA Strategy Adjusts to Changing Circumstances Card Game Highlights Diversity at NEPA Clinic

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LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Second Quarter fy 2013 Second Quarter fy 2013 June 3, 2013; Issue no. 75 NEPA Lessons Learned June 2013 1 (continued on page 4) Coordination and Substitution: Effective Options for Integrating NEPA and NHPA Section 106 The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) jointly issued a handbook in early March aimed at improving the integration of the Section 106 consultation process under the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and NEPA review. NEPA and NHPA: A Handbook for Integrating NEPA and Section 106 anticipates that benefits will include maximizing staff resources, avoiding duplication of effort, facilitating coordinated public participation, and making better informed decisions. The handbook describes the options of "coordination"

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1996 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1996 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1996 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1996 Welcome again to the Quarterly Report on Lessons Learned in the NEPA process. This report includes: "NEPA Compliance Officers Meeting: Continuous Improvement" DOE Comments on CEQ Cumulative Impacts Handbook DOE-wide NEPA Procurement Environmental Justice Guidance Update Senate Subcommittee Focuses on NEPA DOE NEPA Rule Amendments for Power Marketing Activities Litigation Updates: Rulings on Alternatives Environmental Assessment Quality Study Fourth quarter FY1996 Lessons Learned Questionnaire results, including EIS and EA cost and time reports Analysis of EA and EIS cost and time outliers EA and EIS cost and time trend analysis Lessons Learned Quarterly Report

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2010 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 0 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2010 Welcome to the 63rd quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue, we continue our observance of the 40th anniversary of NEPA. This is a time to address the need to reinvigorate NEPA implementation for the next 40 years. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles included in this issue: NAEP Conference Looks to NEPA's Future Celebrating 40 Years with NEPA and Earth Day DOE NEPA Website Pursues Continuous Improvement Experience in Posting CX Determinations NEPA Then and Now: Anne Norton Miller DOE Celebrates Earth Day 40 NAEP NEPA Excellence Award BPA Honors NEPA Accomplishments Jointly Issued FR Notices

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75th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued 5th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued 75th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued June 3, 2013 - 4:11pm Addthis The 75th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process was issued on June 3, 2013. This issue of Lessons Learned Quarterly Report (LLQR) includes articles on recent guidance by the Council on Environmental Quality and Advisory Council on Historic Preservation to promote better integration of NEPA and Section 106 reviews, and on the Federal Highway Administration's Every Day Counts intitiative to better integrate planning and NEPA. "Efforts such as these to improve NEPA implementation are indicative of what we strive for at DOE every day -- better NEPA review, better decisions," said Carol Borgstrom, Director, Office of NEPA Policy and

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2010 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2010 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2010 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2010 Welcome to the 62nd quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue, we start a year-long observance of the 40th anniversary of the National Environmental Policy Act. The occasion calls for celebration of NEPA's successes as well as reflection on opportunities for improvement. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles included in this issue: CEQ Celebrates NEPA at 40. . . and So Do We! DOE Launches Categorical Exclusion Database Celebrating 40 Years with NEPA CEQ Issues Draft NEPA Guidance CEQ NEPA Symposium Presidential Proclamation Reflections: Professor Mandelker

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2009 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2009 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2009 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2009 Welcome to the 58th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We have been very busy addressing our NEPA responsibilities arising from the recovery act as well as the new policies of the obama administration. In this issue of the Lessons Learned Quarterly Report (LLQR), we share ideas and experiences that will foster an improved and expedited NEPA compliance process. Articles included in this issue: NEPA Efficiency Essential to Recovery Plan NEPA Opportunities in a New Era of Openness Secretary Chu to DOE Employees: "Help Turn the Ship" Secretary Chu Pledges to Improve DOE Management New DOE-Wide NEPA Support Contracts! Sutley Brings Breadth of Government Experience to CEQ

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1999 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1999 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1999 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1999 Welcome to the 21st Quarterly Report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This report includes: Good Information, Good Government; CEQ 1997 Report to Congress on Environmental Quality" Managing a National Public Participation Program for the Yucca Mountain EIS New Executive Order on Trade Agreements NEPA Challenges for Western Area Power Administration Is CD-ROM a Useful Complement to Paper Documents? Pollution Prevention and NEPA Clean Air Act Conformity and NEPA National Natural Landmark Considerations Include Distribution List in EIS Lessons Learned Quarterly Report (LLQR) More Documents & Publications Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2002 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2002

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1997 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1997 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1997 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1997 Welcome again to the Quarterly Report on Lessons Learned in the NEPA process. This report includes: DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Will Be Ready to Use Soon! CEQ Initiative on NEPA Implementation DOE Submits Comments on CEQ Environmental Justice Guidance NEPA Order to Be Reissued with Conforming Changes DOE Sued on Stockpile Stewardship and Waste Management PEISs Effective NEPA Hearings Bob Strickler and Linda Thurston Retire Reminder about Stakeholder Notification Litigation Updates New Executive Order on Protecting Children from Environmental Risks Annual NEPA Planning Summaries What's New with Electronic NEPA Questionnaire Results Other Completed EIS-Related Documents

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2011 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2011 Welcome to the 68th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue features an analysis of recent NEPA performance metrics. While we are pleased that EA cost and time metrics have improved, we are continuing to analyze how to apply lessons learned from the Recovery Act experiences more broadly. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles in this issue include: DOE NEPA Metrics Show Positive Results New DOE NEPA Website Design Federal Agencies Completing Recovery Act NEPA Work Environmental Reports To Streamline NEPA Analyses Uranium Leasing Program PEIS Scoping Meetings More Stakeholders Accept NEPA Documents Online

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2005 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2005 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2005 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2005 Welcome to the 45th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We thank all those who participated in the NEPA 35 conference. You made it successful. We hope you are as inspired as we are by the spirit of NEPA Section 101and the challenge to improve the implementation of NEPA. As always, we welcome your suggestions for continuous improvement. Articles included in this issue: NEPA 35: Back to Basics, Back to the Future Congressional NEPA Task Force Holds Final Hearings NEPA 35 Conference Highlights CEQ Chairman Connaughton's Keynote Address Plenary Sessions NECRAC Final Report Environmental Justice and Indian Country Training Sesssions Breakout Sessions

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1998 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1998 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1998 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1998 Welcome to the first quarter FY 1998 Quarterly Report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Articles in this issue include: Managing Progress on the Repository EIS Richland EA: Public Involvement and Classified Information WIPP and WM RODs Issued DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update Early NEPA Review Saves Resources Technical Assistance from Core Technical Group Recent NEPA Guidance EPA Proposes Changes to Voluntary EIS Policy Anticipating the Discovery of Unknown Waste DOE Planning Summaries Provide NEPA Forecasts Recent EIS Milestones NAEP Identifies Accepted NEPA Practices Environmental Restoration's NCO Describes His Role Richlands NEPA Process Game Enlivens Training Transitions

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2004 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2004 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2004 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2004 Welcome to the 38th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue we are continuing a multi-part examination of lessons learned from Lessons Learned. We invite your suggestions on how to improve the Lessons Learned program. Thank you for your continuing support. Included in this issue: New, Improved "Green Book" Is on the Way Modern Pit Facility Final EIS Delayed NNSA Withdraws FONSI for LANL Biosafety Lab BLM Programmatic EIS On Wind Energy Lesson Learned about Schedule and Teamwork CEQ Chair Emphasizes NEPA's "Productive Harmony" Goal Supporting Flexible Decisionmaking in Practice NEPA Champions Brief Congressional Staff

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2008 | Department of Energy  

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8 8 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2008 Welcome to the 57th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We are pleased to feature the September DOE NEPA Community Meeting as well as recent case studies. Articles in this issue include: NEPA Helps Us Make Good Decisions, Accomplish Missions, Secretary Bodman Says 2008 NEPA Meeting - Plenary Session General Counsel Emphasizes Value of NEPA Leadership Recognized Keys to Yucca NEPA Success Sabotage and Terrorism; Global Climate Change NEPAssist Demonstration DOJ Advice: "Show Your Work" NNSA NCO Offers Lessons CEQ Hot Topics 2008 NEPA Meeting - NCO Session The Essential Role of the NCO Advice from Counsel Applicants and the DOE NEPA Process DOE NEPA Metrics Update A Closer Look at the DOE NCOs - Round 2

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2013 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2013 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2013 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2013 In this issue, we highlight DOE's NEPA performance metrics, including a historical perspective. As DOE NEPA practitioners strive to control time and cost while maintaining quality, this most recent NEPA metrics analysis shows that overall performance generally appears to have remained stable, notwithstanding a substantial workload. Articles in this issue include: 10 Years of NEPA Metrics: 2003-2012 DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update Historical Perspective on EIS Completion Times Responding to Comments NEPA Search Tool NAEP Abstracts, Nominations Document Managers and CORs Eating the NEPA Elephant Web-based Scoping Meeting A Summer with NEPA Stakeholders Directory EAs and EISs Completed This Quarter

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2010 | Department of Energy  

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0 0 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2010 Welcome to the 62nd quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue, we start a year-long observance of the 40th anniversary of the National Environmental Policy Act. The occasion calls for celebration of NEPA's successes as well as reflection on opportunities for improvement. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles included in this issue: CEQ Celebrates NEPA at 40. . . and So Do We! DOE Launches Categorical Exclusion Database Celebrating 40 Years with NEPA CEQ Issues Draft NEPA Guidance CEQ NEPA Symposium Presidential Proclamation Reflections: Professor Mandelker NEPA Process Benefits DOE CEQ Cites DOE Examples on Climate Change, NEPA

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2009 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2009 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2009 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2009 Welcome to the 59th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We are pleased to feature the DOE NCO meeting and the NAEP annual conference, where streamlining the NEPA process for Recovery Act projects and consideration of climate change in NEPA documents were both addressed. We've begun to follow up on suggestions from the NCO meeting (below). Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles included in this issue: DOE NEPA Compliance Officers Share Strategies 2009 NCO Meeting: Expediting a Quality NEPA Process Expedite Schedule and Maintain Quality Preparing Focused, Concise EAs

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2003 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2003 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2003 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2003 Welcome to the 35th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We are pleased to include in this issue three new mini-guidance articles. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. Articles included in this issue: Responding to Comments Is Work, But It Makes the NEPA Process Work DOE NEPA Meeting in July Mini-guidance: Multiple RODs Offer Flexibility Effective and Efficient EIS Distribution Keep the Public Informed When EIS Plans Change DOE Updates Public Participation Policy Observations on Annual NEPA Planning Summaries DOE-Wide NEPA Contracts Guidance Issued Not Meeting CAA Requirements Can Cause Delays Floodplain and Wetland Regulations Update

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2001 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2001 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2001 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2001 Welcome to the 28th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This completes our seventh year of providing performance metrics, news, and guidance to the DOE NEPA Community. We thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. Articles included in this issue: NEPA Compliance Officers Consider Further Improvements NCO Meeting Federal/State/Tribal Coordination Forest Fire; Forest Preserved View From EPA Streamlining Approvals of Energy Projects NEPA Pilot Projects to Demonstrate Mediation DOE-wide NEPA Contracting Executive Order on Migratory Birds FERC Outreach for Natural Gas Approvals Life-Cycle Assessment for "Green" Projects

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2003 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2003 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2003 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2003 Welcome to the 36th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We are pleased to feature the July 2003 NEPA Community Meeting in this issue. Also, please note that the cumulative index, a useful reference tool, is printed in this issue. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. Included in this issue: DOE NEPA Community Gauges Progress In Its Continuing Pursuit of Excellence Floodplain and Wetland Regulations Effective September 26, 2003 NEPA Community Meeting Highlights Metrics Show Progress In Meeting Goals Getting from Here to There Lessons Learned Along the Way e-Government Approaches to EIS Distribution Procedures Evolving for Sensitive Information

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2011 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2011 Welcome to the 67th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue showcases BPA's mitigation and monitoring activities and best practices of DOE Program and Field Offices for efficiently preparing NEPA documents, involving the public, and making a difference in the quality of environmental protection. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles included in this issue: Bonneville's "Balanced Scorecard" Approach to Mitigation, Monitoring, and Adaptive Management Make Reference Documents Available Online Promoting NEPA Transparency and Public Engagement "Sunshine Week" Symposium DOE Evaluating NEPA Compliance in Audits

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Cumulative Index | Department...  

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& Requirements Lessons Learned Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Cumulative Index Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Cumulative Index Guidance Requirements Lessons...

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 1999 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 1999 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 1999 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 1999 Welcome to the 20th Quarterly Report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue includes a cumulative index for the past five years. Articles in this issue include: Proposed Arizona-Mexico Transmission Project Presents Challenges to NEPA Process and Analysis CEQ Memo on Non-Federal Cooperating Agencies EPA Guidance on Cumulative Impacts DOE NEPA Web Demonstration Publishing a Draft EIS on NEPA Web NAEP Conference Forest Services Decision Protocol DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update DOE Litigation Update Other Agency NEPA Cases EAs and EISs Completed this Quarter Other EIS-related Documents Third Quarter FY 1999 Questionnaire Results Cost and Time Facts Training Opportunities

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2000 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2000 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2000 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2000 Welcome to the 22nd Quarterly Report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Articles in this issue include: Hanford Comprehensive Land-Use Plan EIS Helps DOE Preserve Unique Resources DOE Inspector General Report Questions Categorical Exclusion Application DOE Decides Disposition of Surplus Plutonium Interview with New NEPA Director at CEQ Transitions DOE Issues Decisions on Low-level and Mixed Low-level Waste Waste Isolation Pilot Plant's 25-Year History Considering Essential Fish Habitat in NEPA Reviews NEPA Guidance Updates Web Site of Interest DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update Training Opportunities DOE Litigation Updates Other NEPA Cases EAs and EISs Completed This Quarter

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55th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2008  

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08 1 08 1 Second Quarter FY 2008 June 2, 2008; Issue No. 55 National Environmental Policy Act U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A September Meeting: Making NEPA Work for DOE Old NEPA Tools Still Work in a "Changing Climate" With the support of David Hill, DOE General Counsel, planning for the next DOE NEPA Community meeting is underway!

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2012 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2012 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2012 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2012 This issue features suggestions from experienced NEPA practitioners on ways to meet Secretary Chu's challenge to make better use of existing tools and integrate project management with NEPA compliance. Articles in this issue include: Secretary's Memorandum Key Principles OLC Training Suggestions from NETL Effective EIS Management Teams EPA Requires Electronic EIS Filing 2012 DOE NEPA Stakeholders Directory DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update GIS Tools for the NEPA Practitioner CEQ Cooperating Agency Report NEPA Office Summer Interns Transitions Appeals Court Upholds BELLA EA Using Social Media for NEPA NNSA Webcast SPD SEIS Hearing EAs and EISs Completed This Quarter Questionnaire Results

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2009 | Department of Energy  

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9 9 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2009 Welcome to the 58th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We have been very busy addressing our NEPA responsibilities arising from the recovery act as well as the new policies of the obama administration. In this issue of the Lessons Learned Quarterly Report (LLQR), we share ideas and experiences that will foster an improved and expedited NEPA compliance process. Articles included in this issue: NEPA Efficiency Essential to Recovery Plan NEPA Opportunities in a New Era of Openness Secretary Chu to DOE Employees: "Help Turn the Ship" Secretary Chu Pledges to Improve DOE Management New DOE-Wide NEPA Support Contracts! Sutley Brings Breadth of Government Experience to CEQ DOE Advances NEPA Process for Loan Guarantees

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2002 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2002 Welcome to the 32nd quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Much of this issue is devoted to reporting on the July DOE NEPA Community Meeting. Also featured is new NEPA-related guidance. We thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. Articles included in this issue: NEPA Community Meeting Addresses Reform Initiatives New Guidance Issued, More Underway Accident Analysis Guidance Agencies Discuss Indian Sacred Sites e-NEPA: Security Certification Needed Draft Information Quality Guidelines Litigation Updates DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update Training Opportunities EAs and EISs Completed This Quarter NEPA Document Cost and Time Facts Recent EIS-Related Milestones What Worked and Didn't Work

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2008 | Department of Energy  

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8 8 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2008 Welcome to the 56th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We are pleased to feature EPA 's web-based tool for NEPA practitioners, as well as the new DOE NEPA Website. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles included in this issue: NEPAssist: EPA's New Tool for NEPA Practitioners Loan Guarantee Office Plans NEPA Reviews New DOE NEPA Website Launched Two USDA Agencies Revise NEPA Procedures NEST Environmental Indicators Program Santa Susana Area IV EIS: Making Your Voice Heard DOE Conducts Public Scoping for Transmission Line EA EPA Comments on Yucca Mountain Final EISs 2008 Stakeholders Directory Issued

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1998 | Department of Energy  

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1998 1998 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1998 Welcome to the second quarter FY 1998 Quarterly Report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Articles in this issue include: NCO Meeting in DC The Role of the NCO Special Considerations in Applying Categorical Exclusions NEPA Training Anticipated DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Integrating NEPA with Other Reviews Advice from GC NRC Adopts DOE NEPA Documents at NEEL Alternative Dispute Resolution Clean Air Act Conformity Requirements Ecological Society Briefing NAPA Evaluates DOE NEPA Program NEPA Guidance Updates Litigation Updates Second Quarter FY98 Questionnaire Results EIS-related Documents Recent EIS Milestones EA Completion Times and Costs Lessons Learned Quarterly Report (LLQR) More Documents & Publications ADR Revised Policy

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2010 | Department of Energy  

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0 0 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2010 Welcome to the 65th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue, we conclude our celebration of the 40th Anniversary of NEPA and look forward in the year ahead to implementing new tools from the Council on Environmental Quality and finalizing our NEPA rulemaking. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles included in this issue: Celebrating NEPA's Origins and Enduring Value CEQ Issues Categorical Exclusion Guidance NEPA 40th Anniversary Symposium NEPA Reviews Support Recovery Act Goals Recovery Act Makes 2010 a Busy Year for NEPA Best Practices Manual on Public Outreach Hanford Tank EIS Workshop

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2003 | Department of Energy  

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3 3 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2003 Welcome to the 37th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue we are starting a multi-part examination of lessons learned from Lessons Learned. We invite your suggestions on how to improve the Lessons Learned program. Thank you for your continuing support. Articles included in this issue: What's Next? CEQ Seeks More Input on Task Force Recommendations What Have We Learned from Lessons Learned? BLM Preparing Wind Energy Programmatic EIS DOE Submits Cooperating Agency Report EA Measures Protect Wetland EIS to Re-review Transmission Lines DOE Web Site Turns 10! DOE Promotes NEPA 101 Goals New E.O. Addresses Historic Heritage Meeting on Protection of Indian Sacred Sites Summer Detail at the NEPA Office

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77th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued | Department of Energy  

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77th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued 77th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued 77th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Issued December 3, 2013 - 3:18pm Addthis The 77th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process was issued on December 2, 2013. This issue of Lessons Learned Quarterly Report (LLQR) examines positive outcomes of the NEPA process. Featured articles include a review by the Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance of nearly 400 excerpts from questionnaire responses published in LLQR during the past 10 years regarding the usefulness and effectiveness of the NEPA process. An overwhelming majority of the questionnaire responses describe positive outcomes and illustrate that we can produce high quality documents that enhance the Department's decisionmaking and help protect the environment.

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2009 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2009 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2009 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2009 Welcome to the 60th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We are pleased to feature the extraordinary support provided by our NCO volunteers and to introduce Scott Blake Harris, DOE General Counsel, and his plans for improving the DOE NEPA process. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles included in this issue: DOE NCO Volunteers Lend a Hand To Expedite Recovery Act Projects DOE General Counsel Scott Blake Harris Aims To Improve the NEPA Review Process CEQ Report to Congress on Recovery Act DOE Grants NEPA Variances for Two Solicitations Introducing DOE's New General Counsel

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2003 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2003 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2003 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2003 Welcome to the 34th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We are pleased to feature the synergy between NEPA and the new DOE Order 450.1, Environmental Protection Program. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. Articles included in this issue: New DOE Order Focuses on EMS, Supports Basic NEPA Principles Few Comments Received on Proposed Floodplain/Wetlands Rule Changes China's Environmental Impact Assessment Law DOI/Forest Service Proposed Categorical Exclusions Potential Resources for NEPA Practitioners A View from the Trenches Fossil Energy Launches EIS Process Improvement Team CEQ Updates EIS Distribution Saves Yucca Mountain Project $200,000

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2013 | Department of Energy  

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March 2013 March 2013 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2013 In this issue, we highlight the many benefits of NEPA to DOE, including improved planning, and better public involvement and environmental protection. Articles in this issue include: Sharing DOE's NEPA Success Stories Integrating NEPA and Project Planning Works Minimize EIS Printing Costs DOE Cooperating Agency Report Electronic Guidance Compendium Tribal Energy Resource CEQ IT Working Group Conferences DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update Transitions EAs and EISs Completed This Quarter Questionnaire Results Cost and Time Facts LLQR-2013-Q1.pdf More Documents & Publications Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2012 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2013 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2013 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2007 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2007 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2007 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2007 Welcome to the 50th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. The Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance launched the Lessons Learned program in December 1994 to support continuous improvement in the NEPA process. The Office began by presenting cost and time metrics and "What Worked and What Didn't Work." Other features were soon introduced. As always, we hope you read all of LLQR, and we welcome your suggestions for further improvement. Articles included in this issue: Flexibility of NEPA Process Facilitates Decisions for Strategic Petroleum Reserve Expansion DOE Cooperating Agency Report to CEQ GNEP PEIS to Examine Nuclear Fuel Recycling Proposal

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2008 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2008 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2008 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2008 Welcome to the 55th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We are pleased to feature the recent NAEP conference, Changing Climates, thanks to our on-the-scene reporter Carolyn Osborne. There are also several articles related to global climate change and NEPA. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for further improvement. Articles included in this issue: Old NEPA Tools Still Work in a "Changing Climate" September Meeting: Making NEPA Work for DOE Strategic Petroleum Reserve Scoping Underappreciated Provisions of the CEQ Regulations CEQ Interagency Work Groups Make Progress

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 1995 | Department of Energy  

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September 1995 September 1995 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 1995 This quarterly report summarizes the lessons learned for documents completed between April 1 and June 30, 1995. It is based primarily on responses to the revised questionnaire that was provided for use during January 1995, and includes information on direct and indirect NEPA process costs and on total project costs. The report includes a Question and Answer section as well as guidance on selected topics. REPORT CONTENTS: NEPA Document Preparation Times NEPA Cost Data NEPA Document Content The Document Preparation Process Effectiveness of the NEPA Process Other Lessons Learned Lessons Learned Questions and Answers EISs Completed 3rd Quarter FY 1995 EAs Completed 3rd Quarter FY 1995

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1997 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1997 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1997 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1997 Welcome again to the Quarterly Report on Lessons Learned in the NEPA process. This report includes: CEQ Effectiveness Study CEQ Handbook on Cumulative Effects DOE Sites Enhancing Public Participation in EAs Stockpile Stewardship and Management ROD Issued EIS Distribution: Coordination with Congressional, Public and Intergovernmental Affairs EPA EIS Rating System Results of EA Quality Review DOE NEPA Web as Research Tool Litigation Updates DOE NEPA Process Data Misused GC to Provide Administrative Record Guidance Questions and Answers on Supplement Analyses First Quarter FY 1997 Lessons Learned Questionnaire Results, including EIS and EA Cost and Time reports Lessons Learned Quarterly Report

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2006 | Department of Energy  

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June 2006 June 2006 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2006 Welcome to the 47th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. The quality of our NEPA process affects the quality of DOE's decisions. Our appreciation goes out to all the NCOs and NEPA Document Managers who work every day to build quality into NEPA documents. As always, we welcome your suggestions for continuous improvement. Articles included in this issue include: Quality + Leadership = NEPA Success Security Reviews Needed for EISs on DOE NEPA Website NAEP Presents Award for NEPA 35 Conference FedCenter Website CRS Report on NEPA Streamlining Global Nuclear Energy Partnership EIS Sites Proposed for FutureGen Project Hanford EIS Scoping 2006 NAEP Conference Renewed Emphasis on EMS DOE Headquarters, Field Sites Celebrate Earth Day

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2009 | Department of Energy  

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9 9 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2009 Welcome to the 61st quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue, we highlight many of the ways that the NEPA process furthers transparency in government decisionmaking. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles included in this issue: DOE Begins Online Posting of Categorical Exclusion Determinations CEQ Reports Timely NEPA Reviews for Recovery Act Comprehensive Draft EIS for Hanford Issued Y-12 Public Hearings Show Different Perspectives Revised Background Radiation Exposure Estimates Electronic CX Determination Form New Executive Order on Greenhouse Gases, Sustainability BPA Environmental Leadership Award

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56th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2008  

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8-14-08 - 2:30 pm - DRAFT -September 2008 8-14-08 - 2:30 pm - DRAFT -September 2008 1 NEPA Lessons Learned 1 Third Quarter FY 2008 September 2, 2008; Issue No. 56 U.S. DeparTmeNT oF eNergY QUarTerlY reporT National environmental policy act LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS N E P A 2008 Meeting of the DOE NEPA Community - Washington, DC Sep 24 - a.m. NEPA Compliance Officers Sep 24 - p.m. NEPA Training Sep 25 DOE NEPA Community Making NEPA Work for DOE - more on page 2 Imagine a web-based tool that could "cut" through various sets of environmental data and layer the results meaningfully on a geographic basis. For a given location, this tool could consolidate information on features specified by the user - for example, proximity to

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1996 | Department of Energy  

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1996 1996 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1996 Welcome to the newly-revised Quarterly Report of Lessons Learned in the NEPA process. In response to reader suggestions, we have expanded the scope of the report to provide a wider variety of NEPArelated information, and enhanced the format for better clarity and overall readability. This Quarterly Report includes: A NEPA SUCCESS STORY: Environmental Impact Statement for the Safe Interim Storage of Hanford Tank Wastes NEPA lessons learned at the Hanford Site Mini-guidance on the preparation of EIS summaries, properly eliminating alternatives and impacts from detailed analysis, application of DOE NEPA regulations to procurement, and NEPA questions and answers Updates on the proposed amendments to DOE's NEPA regulations,

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2009 | Department of Energy  

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9 9 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2009 Welcome to the 59th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We are pleased to feature the DOE NCO meeting and the NAEP annual conference, where streamlining the NEPA process for Recovery Act projects and consideration of climate change in NEPA documents were both addressed. We've begun to follow up on suggestions from the NCO meeting (below). Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles included in this issue: DOE NEPA Compliance Officers Share Strategies 2009 NCO Meeting: Expediting a Quality NEPA Process Expedite Schedule and Maintain Quality Preparing Focused, Concise EAs Stakeholder Views on DOE's NEPA Process

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1998 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

December 1998 December 1998 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1998 Welcome to the fourth quarter FY 1998 Quarterly Report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Articles in this issue include: New and Improved NEPA Compliance Guide Issued in 2 Volumes NEPA Community Meeting in Las Vegas Managing Baseline Environmental Information for the Sandia Site-wide EIS Water Project Mini-guidance Regulatory Compliance and NEPA Procedures for an Environmental Critique and Synopsis, and a Supplement Analysis EPA Broadens Voluntary EIS Policy Historic Preservation Proposed Regulatory Revision Withdrawn Acting Chair at CEQ Training Opportunities Environmental Lessons Learned Seminars Litigation Updates DOE NEPA Community Members in Transition Annual NEPA Planning Summaries Performance-based Statements of Work

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2002 | Department of Energy  

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2002 2002 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2002 Welcome to the 31st quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. Articles in this issue include: Beverly Cook Balances NEPA Objectives: Both Flexibility and Consistency Are Needed DOE NEPA Community Meeting in July Expanding Online Access to DOE NEPA Documents Change in e-file Submittal Address Perspectives from a Town Official EH Priority: Guidance to Improve NEPA Implementation EPA Distributes Reminders on Filing an EIS Interior Department Welcomes Electronic EISs New on the NEPA Bookshelf Transitions Whats New from CEQ Training Opportunities Litigation Updates Proposals Due for New DOE-wide Contracts EAs and EISs Completed This Quarter

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2000 | Department of Energy  

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0 0 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2000 Welcome to the 23rd quarterly report on lessons learned in theNEPA process. This issue features highlights from the May 2000 NEPA Compliance Officers Meeting. Also featured is an article on NEPA and the wildfire at Los Alamos. This is an unusually long issue, due simply to the abundance of information to be shared. I encourage you to read the report cover to cover and file it for future reference. Articles included in this issue: NEPA Compliance Officers Celebrate 10 Years of Progress: Lessons Learned from Seasoned NCOs NEPA and Clean Air Act Conformity Guidance Draft Environmental Justice, Accident Analysis Guidance e-NEPA: What's New and What's Next Los Alamos Site-wide EIS Analyzed Wildfire, Prompted Mitigation

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1995 | Department of Energy  

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December 1995 December 1995 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1995 This quarterly report summarizes the lessons learned for documents completed between July 1 and September 30, 1995. It is based primarily on responses to the revised questionnaire that was provided for use during January 1995, and includes information on direct and indirect NEPA process costs and on total project costs. Included in this issue: NEPA Document Preparation Times NEPA Cost Date NEPA Document Content The Document Preparation Process Effectiveness of the NEPA Process Other Lessons Learned Feature Stories Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Supplemental EIS Dual Axis Radiographic Hydrodynamic Test Facility EIS Updates from the Office of NEPA Policy and Assistance The Need for Consistency in Accident Analyses

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1996 | Department of Energy  

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1996 1996 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1996 Welcome again to the Quarterly Report of Lessons Learned in the NEPA process. This Quarterly Report includes: March 1996 NEPA Contracting Workshop: Do it Right the First Time EIS Coordination between Headquarters and Field Bounding Analysis in DOE NEPA Documents Questions and Answers on EIS References Suggestions from a NEPA Document Manager (Hanford K-Basins Spent Fuel EIS) Toll-Free Phone for Public Involvement Video Conferencing for Public Hearings Alternative Dispute Resolution and the NEPA Process Litigation Updates Comments on Proposed Amendments to DOE NEPA Regulations Second quarter FY 1996 Lessons Learned Questionnaire results,including EIS and EA cost and time reports Analysis of recent trends in costs and time

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1999 | Department of Energy  

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March 1999 March 1999 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1999 Welcome to the first quarter FY 1999 Quarterly Report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Articles in this issue include: Dr. David Michaels DOEs New Leader for Environment, Safety and Health Society Promotes Lessons Learned Exchange at DOE Partnering Facilitates SPR Pipeline EA Mini-guidance An EIS Needs an Index When We Dont Know, Say So Extending Public Comment Periods Advisory Council on Historic Preservation to Issue New Section 106 Regulations DOE -wide NEPA Contracts Litigation Updates Executive Order Issued on Invasive Species Lessons Learned Quarterly Report (LLQR) More Documents & Publications Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1998 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1999 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2002

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report 1st Quarter FY 1996  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Success Stories: Success Stories: Articles from Department of Energy NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports 1996 Mar Hanford Tanks Public participation in NEPA process resulted in changes to the scope of the proposed project. The NEPA process resulted in enforceable mitigation commitments. 1997 Dec NPR Sale The NEPA process resulted in enforceable mitigation commitments for biological and cultural resources. 1999 Mar SPR Pipeline Integrating NEPA and the Section 404 permit processes proved efficient and resulted in mitigation commitments. 1999 Jun LANL Habitat Plan The NEPA process resulted in a site-wide habitat management plan (reducing future need for biological assessments), geographic information system (reference for future project analyses), and endangered species protection.

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2000 | Department of Energy  

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September 2000 September 2000 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2000 Welcome to the 24th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Note that this issue includes a cumulative index covering the past six years of reports. Articles included in this issue: Emergency NEPA Procedures Invoked for Actions Taken after Los Alamos Fire DOE Programs Win NAEP Awards U.S. Forest Service Receives Massive Response Interim DOE Technical Standard on Biota Doses Draft Guidelines for Environmental Review of Trade e-NEPA: Progress Made in Adding NEPA Documents Mini-Guidance: Affected Environment and No Action Alternative Label an EA for Pre-Approval Review Using Significant Digits NEPA Guidance Updates New on the NEPA Bookshelf Transitions DOE-Wide NEPA Contract Updates

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1997 | Department of Energy  

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1997 1997 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1997 Welcome to the fourth quarter FY 1997 Quarterly Report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Articles in this issue include: NEPA Review Adds Value to Proposed Sale of Naval Petroleum Reserve INEEL EIS: New Approaches to Scoping CEQ Environmental Justice Guidance Strategies for EIS Savings ISO 14000 and NEPA Recent EIS Milestones NAEP NEPA Recommendations New National Environmental Training Office Beneficial Landscaping Practices Draft CEQ Guidance on Global Climate Change Transitions DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update Transboundary Environmental Impacts Annual NEPA Planning Summaries Recent NEPA Guidance Public Involvement: If You Don't Know Where You're Going Litigation Updates Questionnaire Results EIS-related Documents

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report Archive | Department of Energy  

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March 1, 1995 March 1, 1995 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 1995 This second quarterly report summarizes the lessons learned for documents completed between October 1 and December 31, 1994. It is based on responses to the revised questionnaire that was provided for use during Janua~ 1995, and includes information on direct and indirect NEPA process costs and on total project costs. Additionally, the report includes a feature story on lessons learned during preparation of the F-Canyon Plutonium Solutions Environmental Impact Statement. December 1, 1994 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 1994 On August 12, 1994 the Office of NEPA Oversight distributed an interim/draft lessons learned questionnaire to NEPA contacts to be used for reporting on environmental impact statements and environmental assessments

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2004 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2004 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2004 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2004 The National Environmental Policy Act turns 35 on January 1, 2005! This landmark legislation altered the Federal decisionmaking process. In this issue of LLQR, Ray Berube, retired Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment, looks back at how NEPA compliance procedures have evolved at DOE. Our lead article looks at how the Internet is becoming an increasingly useful NEPA tool. We hope you will find helpful suggestions throughout LLQR on how we can continue to improve and modernize NEPA implementation, and, as always, we welcome your suggestions for continuous improvement. Articles included in this issue: Putting the Web to Work for NEPA Case Studies Address NEPA Section 101

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2008 | Department of Energy  

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8 8 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2008 Welcome to the 55th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We are pleased to feature the recent NAEP conference, Changing Climates, thanks to our on-the-scene reporter Carolyn Osborne. There are also several articles related to global climate change and NEPA. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for further improvement. Articles included in this issue: Old NEPA Tools Still Work in a "Changing Climate" September Meeting: Making NEPA Work for DOE Strategic Petroleum Reserve Scoping Underappreciated Provisions of the CEQ Regulations CEQ Interagency Work Groups Make Progress CEQ Highlights Innovative NEPA Procedures

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Lessons Learned | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Lessons Learned Aviation Management Executive Secretariat Energy Reduction at HQ Facilities and Infrastructure Federal Advisory Committee Management Freedom of...

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DOE Corporate Lessons Learned Database  

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Lessons Learned Database Home About This Site Contact Us Related Links Defense Nuclear Security Lessons Learned Center (DNS-LLC) Corporate Operating Experience Review Program...

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2005 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 5 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2005 Welcome to the 44th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue completes our 11th year publishing LLQR, and as we go to press, we're preparing to mark an even more impressive milestone - our observance of the 35th anniversary of NEPA. We're busily working on all the details that will make this a great conference. We hope to see YOU there. As always, we welcome your suggestions for continuous improvement. Articles included in this issue: Secretary Bodman on DOE's NEPA 35th Anniversary DOE Supports Interagency NEPA Modernization Work Groups Energy Policy Act Affects DOE NEPA Activities CEQ Cumulative Effects Guidance DOE Supplement Analysis Guidance 2005 Stakeholders Directory DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2012 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2012 The need for timely preparation of quality EISs has not lessened since DOE initiated the NEPA Lessons Learned program in 1994. This issue provides advice on developing and maintaining EIS schedules from some of the Department's most experienced NEPA practitioners and highlights guidance and GIS tools that can help DOE prepare NEPA documents more efficiently. Articles in this issue include: How to Manage an EIS Schedule Successfully EPA Electronic Filing Scientific Integrity CEQ NEPA Efficiency Guidance Online Mapping Tools Keeping Track of NEPA Documents NAEP Conference Report Transitions 2013 NAEP Conference Announcement DOE-Wide NEPA Contracts Update EAs and EISs Completed This Quarter Questionnaire Results Cost and Time Facts

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2006 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2006 Welcome to the 46th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. DOE's senior managers play a vital role in NEPA implementation as evidenced by the settlement of Hanford NEPA litigation. Their participation in every EIS is important to ensure the scope and schedule support DOE's needs, as shown by an analysis of EIS metrics in this issue. As always, we welcome your suggestions for continuous improvement. Articles included in this issue: Collaboration Yields Win-Win Solution at Hanford DOE Applies "Alternative NEPA Arrangements" After Ordering Coal Power Plant to Operate Congressional NEPA Task Force Staff Initial Report Quality Assurance in NEPA Documents NAEP Annual Conference DOE Solicits Comments on FutureGen

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2013 | Department of Energy  

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June 2013 June 2013 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2013 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2013 In this issue, we highlight recent guidance by the Council on Environmental Quality and Advisory Council on Historic Preservation to promote better integration of NEPA and Section 106 reviews and on the Federal Highway Administration's Every Day Counts initiative to better integrate planning and NEPA. Articles in this issue include: Integrating NEPA and NHPA Section 106 ACHP Extension of Programmatic Agreements Sutley Testifies on Importance of NEPA Every Day Counts at FHWA Guide for Public-Private Projects Earth Day at DOE GAO: Consider Climate Change Risks NAEP 2012 NEPA Report NAEP 2014 Conference Announcement NAEP Environmental Awards CEQ IT Working Group NEPA-CEQA Handbook in Preparation

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2007 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2007 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2007 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2007 Welcome to the 53rd quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Many in the Department's NEPA Community were called on to give extraordinary time and resources to the preparation of key EISs issued recently and highlighted in this LLQR. We anticipate a busy 2008 as well. As always, we welcome your suggestions for further improvement. Included in this issue: Multiple, Complex EISs Support DOE Missions; What Will the New Year Bring? Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in DOE NEPA Documents Is Evolving OMB and OSTP Issue Risk Analysis Principles Feature: Key EISs Yucca Mountain EISs Clean Coal EISs Western Energy Corridors Programmatic EIS FONSI Not a Foregone Conclusion

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2009 | Department of Energy  

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9 9 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2009 Welcome to the 60th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We are pleased to feature the extraordinary support provided by our NCO volunteers and to introduce Scott Blake Harris, DOE General Counsel, and his plans for improving the DOE NEPA process. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles included in this issue: DOE NCO Volunteers Lend a Hand To Expedite Recovery Act Projects DOE General Counsel Scott Blake Harris Aims To Improve the NEPA Review Process CEQ Report to Congress on Recovery Act DOE Grants NEPA Variances for Two Solicitations Introducing DOE's New General Counsel Mercury Storage EIS Under Way

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2011 | Department of Energy  

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1 1 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2011 Welcome to the 66th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue focuses on the Administration's new NEPA guidance and related initiatives - on scientific integrity, regulatory improvement, mitigation and monitoring, and filing EISs - and DOE's proposal to modernize its NEPA regulations. Thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. As always, we welcome your suggestions for improvement. Articles included in this issue: DOE Proposes Revisions to Its NEPA Rule To Modernize Categorical Exclusions EPA Issues EIS Filing Guidance Executive Order Seeks To Improve Regulations CEQ Mitigation and Monitoring Guidance White House Guidance on Scientific Integrity Cooperating Agency Report to CEQ

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 1996 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 1996 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 1996 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 1996 Welcome again to the Quarterly Report on Lessons Learned in the NEPA process. This report includes: Defense Programs NCO Fosters Teamwork through Meetings Internal Scoping at Richland Visual Excellence Responding to Comments on DOE EISs Improving Comment Resolution with EPA EPA Commends DOE for "Model" Pollution Prevention Analysis Litigation Updates 1996 Federal Environmental Quality Award Winners: USACE and MMS Amended Rule Streamlines DOE NEPA Process Book Review: Environmental Impact Assessment Third quarter FY 1996 Lessons Learned Questionnaire results, including EIS and EA cost and time reports, and analysis models and codes used in DOE EAs and EISs

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1999 | Department of Energy  

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1999 1999 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1999 Welcome to the second quarter FY 1999 Quarterly Report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In addition to the articles beginning on page 1, this issue includes: Consolidated Decision Ends Tritium Trilogy Tale NEPA and Habitat Management Plan: Environmental Synergy Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Revises Section 106 Regulations Mini-guidance Plain Language for NEPA Federal Register Notices Distributing a Record of Decision A Helpful Hint for EIS Glossaries New Books for the NEPA Practitioners Bookshelf DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update Court Allows WIPP to Open Transitions at the CEQ EH Electronic Publishing Standards and Guidelines Training Opportunities Documents Issued, Second Quarter FY 1999 Second Quarter FY 1999 Questionnaire Results

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2006 | Department of Energy  

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6 6 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2006 Welcome to the 48th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We remember Lynton Caldwell, who promoted a vision of productive harmony - a balance of the interests of the environment and human society. The NEPA process remains a useful tool for pursuing that vision by integrating environmental analysis into the decisionmaking process. With this issue, we have completed 12 years of LLQR, with an emphasis on continuous improvement. As always, we welcome your suggestions. Articles included in this issue: Court Rejects Challenges to Yucca EIS, Transportation Plan Lynton Caldwell, "Father of NEPA," 1914-2006 Congressional NEPA Task Force Staff Final Report CEQ Work Groups Developing NEPA Guidance

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2012 | Department of Energy  

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2 2 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2012 This issue features suggestions from experienced NEPA practitioners on ways to meet Secretary Chu's challenge to make better use of existing tools and integrate project management with NEPA compliance. Articles in this issue include: Secretary's Memorandum Key Principles OLC Training Suggestions from NETL Effective EIS Management Teams EPA Requires Electronic EIS Filing 2012 DOE NEPA Stakeholders Directory DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update GIS Tools for the NEPA Practitioner CEQ Cooperating Agency Report NEPA Office Summer Interns Transitions Appeals Court Upholds BELLA EA Using Social Media for NEPA NNSA Webcast SPD SEIS Hearing EAs and EISs Completed This Quarter Questionnaire Results Cost and Time Facts LLQR-2012-Q3.pdf

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2006 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2006 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2006 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2006 Welcome to the 49th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue, we feature the initiation of three significant EISs: the Complex 2030 Supplemental Programmatic EIS, the Supplemental Yucca Mountain Repository EIS, and the expanded Yucca Mountain Rail EIS. As always, we welcome your suggestions for continuous improvement. Articles included in this issue: NNSA Pursues Complex 2030 Vision Through Supplemental Programmatic EIS Scoping Process Underway for Two Yucca Mountain EISs Address Sabotage and Terrorism in EISs and EAs Special Environmental Analysis for Emergency Actions CEQ Work Groups Develop NEPA Guidance EIS Study Emphasizes Need for Quality and Clarity

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57th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2008  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

December 2008 December 2008 1 NEPA Lessons Learned 10-31-2008 - 2:30 pm - DRAFT -December 2008 1 NEPA Helps Us Make Good Decisions, Accomplish Missions, Secretary Bodman Says Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman, speaking at the plenary session of the DOE NEPA Community Meeting on September 25, 2008, noted the important contributions of the NEPA process to achieving DOE missions and expressed his appreciation to those who "make NEPA work for DOE." "Of course, we must comply with the law," he said, "both because it is the right thing to do and because we cannot move forward when litigation stops us in our tracks. But even more significantly, NEPA helps us make good decisions." Many

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2005 | Department of Energy  

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March 2005 March 2005 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2005 Welcome to the 42nd quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We are pleased to introduce our new Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Health. John Spitaleri Shaw is a strong supporter of good NEPA compliance, as evidenced during our interview with him and in his February 16, 2005, memorandum, both of which are summarized in this issue. Articles included in this issue: New Assistant Secretary Shaw Promotes NEPA as Essential to Energy Mission and Goals EH Brief on Consultation with Native Americans Updated Green Book Issued New Forest Service Regulations EIS Distribution Guidance in Preparation CEQ Revises Cooperating Agency Reporting IAIA Conference NAEP Conference Transitions DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2001 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2001 Welcome to the 27th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Articles included in this issue: DOE Issues Supplement to Yucca Mountain Draft EIS Los Alamos Project Guided by MAP BPAs Readers Guide Cultural, Tribal, and Historic Updates Secretarial Policy on Cultural Resources Working with Indian Tribal Nations Historic Preservation Final Regulations Can Pilot Projects, Dispute Resolution Techniques Improve NEPA Implementation? DOE-wide NEPA Contracts Update Mini-guidance: DOE Public Reading Rooms Drafting Federal Register Notices Potential NEPA Implications of a National Energy Policy Nominee for CEQ Transitions Training Opportunities EAs and EISs Completed This Quarter Recent EIS Milestones Cost and Time Facts

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Smart Metering: Lessons Learned  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

More than 50 utilities around the world have started implementations of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI, or Smart Metering). Approximately 20 of those utilities have completed their implementation and many of the others are well down the road to completion. This paper provides lessons learned from more than 30 smart metering implementations, based on the direct experiences of utility smart metering project teams.

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report; March 3, 2003; Issue No. 34; First Quarter FY 2003  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Lear Lessons Lear ned March 2003 1 wealth of information that informs the NEPA process, he explained. Mr. Greczmiel told the workshop audience that the CEQ NEPA Task Force, which he directs, has looked at ways EMS could improve NEPA implementation. An EMS can improve relations with local communities, especially with regulators, who appreciate the Federal effort to address environmental issues systematically, he said. Another benefit of an EMS, he noted, is that it can provide methods for following up NEPA's predictive analysis. National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT First Quarter FY 2003 March 3, 2003; Issue No. 34 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS New DOE Order Focuses on EMS, Supports Basic NEPA Principles Few Comments Received on Proposed

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2011 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2011 This issue celebrates the revision of DOE's NEPA regulations, which became effective on November 14, 2011. The culmination of a 2-year rulemaking process, the regulations establish 20 new categorical exclusions and revise other provisions to promote efficiency and transparency. Articles in this issue include: DOE Updates NEPA Regulations to Improve Efficiency and Transparency EPA Web Resource on EJ and NEPA DOE NEPA Website Tools Informal Public Involvement at Livermore Can We Issue a ROD on Monday? Keep the Public Informed When EIS Plans Change Final CEQ Recovery Act Report to Congress CEQ Selects Pilot Projects to Improve NEPA Efficiency Fugitive Emissions Working Group Wins Award Guidance on Health Impact Assessment

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Environment/Health/Safety (EHS): Lessons Learned  

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Lessons Learned Lessons Learned Lessons Home Lessons Learned Database Lessons Learned The Berkeley Lab Lessons Learned Program is managed by the Office of Contract Assurance (OCA). It was developed to help the Laboratory community learn from our mistakes (and the mistakes of others) so that we don't repeat them. Through various sources, we identify events such as accidents, mishaps and near misses and translate them into corrective actions to prevent their recurrence. The ultimate goal of the Lessons Learned Program is to continually improve our performance on an ongoing basis. This is one of the central tenets of the Laboratory's assurance program. We use several different sources of information for our Lessons Learned Program. These include: The Lessons Learned database. Use the Lessons Learned database to enter Lessons Learned and Best Practices, and to view the Lessons Learned Library.

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Alternative Fuels Lessons Learned Workshop  

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Lessons Learned Workshop Prepared for: 2010-2025 H2 Scenario Analysis Meeting Margo Melendez - NREL Disclaimer and Government License This work has been authored by Midwest...

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2007 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 7 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2007 Welcome to the 53rd quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. Many in the Department's NEPA Community were called on to give extraordinary time and resources to the preparation of key EISs issued recently and highlighted in this LLQR. We anticipate a busy 2008 as well. As always, we welcome your suggestions for further improvement. Included in this issue: Multiple, Complex EISs Support DOE Missions; What Will the New Year Bring? Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in DOE NEPA Documents Is Evolving OMB and OSTP Issue Risk Analysis Principles Feature: Key EISs Yucca Mountain EISs Clean Coal EISs Western Energy Corridors Programmatic EIS FONSI Not a Foregone Conclusion CEQ's Collaboration Handbook

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2007 | Department of Energy  

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7 7 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2007 Welcome to the 51st quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue features collaboration as a key element of a successful NEPA process. Related articles discuss approaches to and benefits of collaboration and illustrate various applications. As always, we welcome your suggestions for further improvement. Collaborating to Cultivate a Shared Vision Focus on Collaboration DOI Dialogues Bring Agencies Together Draft CEQ Collaboration Handbook MUSIC Uses Joint Fact Finding Environmental Justice Conference Environmental Conflict Resolution Training Nye County to Cooperate in Yucca SEIS Corps Works with Public for Hurricane Protection Public Input Sought on FutureGen Draft EIS Environmental Document Facilitates NEPA Reviews

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2013 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

December 2013 December 2013 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2013 Welcome to the 77th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue reminds us that, through teamwork and dedication by DOE's NEPA community, we can produce high quality documents that enhance the Department's decisionmaking and help protect the environment. Articles in this issue include: Was Your NEPA Process Just One More Hurdle, or Did It Make a Difference? Bonneville Participates in Regional Infrastructure Team EPA EIS Mapper Tool Online Tribal Training Key Reference Document on Climate Change Golden Field Office Relocates Golden FONSI Template EPA Ratings of DOE Draft EISs New Migratory Bird MOU Jim Daniel To Retire Transitions EAs and EISs Completed This Quarter Cost and Time Facts

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Lessons Learned from Microgrid Demonstrations Worldwide  

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Lessons Learned from Microgrid Demonstrations Worldwide Title Lessons Learned from Microgrid Demonstrations Worldwide Publication Type Report LBNL Report Number LBNL-5825E Year of...

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2007  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

cumulative emissions of CO 2 expected to result from commercialization of various clean coal technologies. This programmatic EIS also contained substantial discussions of...

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NEPA Lessons Learned June 2011 1  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 1 1 Like all Federal agencies, BPA must comply with Executive Order (E.O.) 13423, Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management, which requires the implementation of an environmental management system (EMS). BPA's Environmental Management System Handbook (2009) lays out a "Balanced Scorecard Management System," implemented throughout BPA as our EMS. An independent (i.e., non-BPA)

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Utility Energy Service Contracts - Lessons Learned  

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Service Contracts-Lessons Learned Service Contracts-Lessons Learned Utility Energy Services Contracts Lessons Learned Water Conservation Negotiating Financing Lowering Finance Rates Utility Energy Service Contracts-Lessons Learned 2 -- FEDERAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Contents Introduction .............................................................................................................................................................................3 Financing Utility Energy Services Contracts ..........................................................................................................................3 Understanding Financing Factors ...........................................................................................................................................3

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Utility Energy Service Contracts - Lessons Learned  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Service Contracts-Lessons Learned Service Contracts-Lessons Learned Utility Energy Services Contracts Lessons Learned Water Conservation Negotiating Financing Lowering Finance Rates Utility Energy Service Contracts-Lessons Learned 2 -- FEDERAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Contents Introduction .............................................................................................................................................................................3 Financing Utility Energy Services Contracts ..........................................................................................................................3 Understanding Financing Factors ...........................................................................................................................................3

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Lessons Learned Database | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Learned Database Lessons Learned Database Lessons Learned Database The DOE Corporate Lessons Learned Database provides a central clearinghouse that allows ready access to and communication about collected information on a timely, unimpeded basis by all DOE elements. The database is used to collect and share lessons learned and best practices pertaining to all DOE activities Lessons Learned Database Login Welcome to the Lessons Learned site, the premier Web tool for online information sharing regarding Lessons Learned issues. Please login to access your profile, search the database, or submit a new Lesson Learned. User Log In: If you have already received your log in credentials for the DOE Lessons Learned system click here to log in. Create New Account: We do not allow anonymous access to this site. You must register for an

167

St. Louis FUSRAP Lessons Learned  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this paper is to present lessons learned from fours years' experience conducting Remedial Investigation and Remedial Action activities at the St. Louis Downtown Site (SLDS) under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). Many FUSRAP sites are experiencing challenges conducting Remedial Actions within forecasted volume and budget estimates. The St. Louis FUSRAP lessons learned provide insight to options for cost effective remediation at FUSRAP sites. The lessons learned are focused on project planning (budget and schedule), investigation, design, and construction.

Eberlin, J.; Williams, D.; Mueller, D.

2003-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

168

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, Issue No. 32; Third Quarter FY 2002 (September 3, 2002)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

September 2002 September 2002 1 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT Third Quarter FY 2002 September 3, 2002; Issue No. 32 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS continued on page 3 NEPA Community Meeting Addresses Reform Initiatives James Connaughton, CEQ Chair, urged linking NEPA with EMS. Challenged to “Reform and Re-energize NEPA Implementation,” more than 150 members of the DOE NEPA Community convened in Washington, DC, on July 16 and 17, 2002, at the annual meeting sponsored by the Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance. Highlights of the meeting included presentations by James Connaughton, Chair, Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), and the senior environmental advisor to the President; and Robert Card, Under Secretary for Energy,

169

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report; Fourth Quarter FY 2002; December 2, 2002  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 2 1 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT Fourth Quarter FY 2002 December 2, 2002; Issue No. 33 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS CEQ Asks How to Improve NEPA Implementation; Responses Vary Widely continued on page 5 In response to questions from the Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ's) NEPA Task Force, Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies, environmental and business groups, and individual citizens have weighed in during the past few months with opinions on how to improve NEPA implementation. CEQ also sought and received examples of best practices and case studies. Collectively, the comments cover nearly every aspect of NEPA implementation. They range from strong support for the value of the NEPA process to sharp criticism,

170

Lessons Learned | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Services » Ecosystem Management Team » Lessons Learned Services » Ecosystem Management Team » Lessons Learned Lessons Learned Ecosystem Managment February 28, 2008 Long-Term Surveillance and Maintenance at Rocky Flats: Early Experiences and Lessons Learned February 28, 2008 The Use of Ecological Restoration Principles To Achieve Remedy Protection at the Fernald Preserve and Weldon Spring Sites December 31, 2007 Revegetation of the Rocky Flats Site December 31, 2007 Changes in Vegetation at the Monticello, Utah, Disposal Site January 31, 2007 Study of Factors Affecting Shrub Establishment on the Monticello, Utah, Disposal Cell Cover June 5, 2006 Smooth Brome Monitoring at Rocky Flats-2005 Results December 31, 2002 Landfill Cover Revegetation at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site December 31, 2001 Erosion Control and Revegetation at DOE's Lowman Disposal Site, Lowman,

171

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2006 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

December 2006 December 2006 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2006 Welcome to the 49th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. In this issue, we feature the initiation of three significant EISs: the Complex 2030 Supplemental Programmatic EIS, the Supplemental Yucca Mountain Repository EIS, and the expanded Yucca Mountain Rail EIS. As always, we welcome your suggestions for continuous improvement. Articles included in this issue: NNSA Pursues Complex 2030 Vision Through Supplemental Programmatic EIS Scoping Process Underway for Two Yucca Mountain EISs Address Sabotage and Terrorism in EISs and EAs Special Environmental Analysis for Emergency Actions CEQ Work Groups Develop NEPA Guidance EIS Study Emphasizes Need for Quality and Clarity Transitions

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2008 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 8 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2008 Welcome to the 54th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. As noted in articles on recently issued DOE EISs (Complex Transformation, Yucca Mountain Repository and Railroad, and Western Energy Corridors), DOE has received and is responding to extensive public comment. This issue also pays tribute to two women who have made extraordinary contributions to NEPA implementation. As always, we welcome your suggestions for further improvement. Articles included in this issue: Programmatic EIS on Nuclear Weapons Complex Draws National Interest, Many Comments Restructured Approach to FutureGen Yucca Mountain Final EISs on Track Enriched Uranium Disposition Supplement Analysis DOE 2007 Cooperating Agency Report

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54th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2008 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

54th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2008 54th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2008 54th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2008 Welcome to the 54th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. As noted in articles on recently issued DOE EISs (Complex Transformation, Yucca Mountain Repository and Railroad, and Western Energy Corridors), DOE has received and is responding to extensive public comment. This issue also pays tribute to two women who have made extraordinary contributions to NEPA implementation. As always, we welcome your suggestions for further improvement. Articled included in this issue: Restructured Approach to FutureGen Yucca Mountain Final EISs on Track Highly Enriched Uranium Disposition Supplement Analysis DOE 2007 Cooperating Agency Report CEQ Citizen's Guide Enhances Public Involvement

174

Lessons Learned from the QA Summit  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Table 1 Corporate Analysis of Key InsightsLessons Learned Shared During the EM QA Summit February 17, 2011 Oak Ridge, TN InsightsLessons Learned Description 1 Related...

175

Lessons Learned from Independent Verification Activities | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

control after the property has been demonstrated to meet the Department's stringent radiation protection requirements. Lessons Learned from Independent Verification...

176

Environmental Restoration Disposal Facility Lessons Learned  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of lessons learned is to identify insight gained during a project successes or failures that can be applied on future projects. Lessons learned can contribute to the overall success of a project by building on approaches that have worked well and avoiding previous mistakes. Below are examples of lessons learned during ERDFs ARRA-funded expansion project.

Caulfield, R.

2012-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

177

Lessons Learned from Safety Events  

SciTech Connect

The Hydrogen Incident Reporting and Lessons Learned website (www.h2incidents.org) was launched in 2006 as a database-driven resource for sharing lessons learned from hydrogen-related safety events to raise safety awareness and encourage knowledge-sharing. The development of this database, its first uses and subsequent enhancements have been described at the Second and Third International Conferences on Hydrogen Safety. [1,2] Since 2009, continuing work has not only highlighted the value of safety lessons learned, but enhanced how the database provides access to another safety knowledge tool, Hydrogen Safety Best Practices (http://h2bestpractices.org). Collaborations with the International Energy Agency (IEA) Hydrogen Implementing Agreement (HIA) Task 19 Hydrogen Safety and others have enabled the database to capture safety event learnings from around the world. This paper updates recent progress, highlights the new Lessons Learned Corner as one means for knowledge-sharing and examines the broader potential for collecting, analyzing and using safety event information.

Weiner, Steven C.; Fassbender, Linda L.

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Field observations and lessons learned  

SciTech Connect

This presentation outlines observations and lessons learned from the Megaports program. It provides: (1) details of field and technical observations collected during LANL field activities at ports around the world and details of observations collected during radiation detections system testing at Los Alamos National Laboratory; (2) provides suggestions for improvement and efficiency; and (3) discusses possible program execution changes for more effective operations.

Nielsen, Joh B [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Stakeholder Engagement and Outreach: Lessons Learned  

Wind Powering America (EERE)

Lessons Learned Lessons Learned Wind Powering America's lessons learned series highlights multiple aspects of the wind industry, giving participants an opportunity to share their experience with interested parties. Here you will find lessons learned for 2013. August 12, 2013 Re-Powering a Wind Farm: Wind Powering America Lessons Learned Neil Habig, senior developer at Iberdrola Renewables; Don Bain, president of Aeropower Services; and Mark Jacobson, senior project leader at NREL and former director of business development at Invenergy LLC share the following lessons learned regarding the re-powering of wind farms. July 01, 2013 KidWind Project and Wind Education in the Classroom: Wind Powering America Lessons Learned Dan Whisler, a 29-year environmental science instructor at Sterling High

180

Quality Assurance Lessons Learned 2010  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Quality Council Lessons Learned Quality Council Lessons Learned Vendor Supplier Deficiencies: Myers Drum Concerns at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) The Office of Packaging and Transportation, in the DOE Office of Environmental Management, issued a Safety Alert in January 12, 2010, (Issue Number: DOE/OPT/SA-01) alerting the DOE packaging and transportation community about potential failure associated with 55 and 30-gallon carbon steel drum closure rings. On January 13, 2010, HSS issued a Data Collection Sheet (DCS) to all DOE sites citing the concerns as well. Those concerns arose while contractors were performing receipt inspections on several lots of drums and drum rings received at the Hanford site and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). It was determined that the drum

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181

Software Carpentry: Lessons Learned  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Over the last 15 years, Software Carpentry has evolved from a week-long training course at the US national laboratories into a worldwide volunteer effort to raise standards in scientific computing. This article explains what we have learned along the way the challenges we now face, and our plans for the future.

Greg Wilson

2013-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

182

Lessons Learned from Cyber Security Assessments of SCADA and...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Learned from Cyber Security Assessments of SCADA and Energy Management Systems Lessons Learned from Cyber Security Assessments of SCADA and Energy Management Systems...

183

Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned...

184

Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned...

185

Briefing: DOE EM ITR Landfill Assessment Project Lessons Learned...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ITR Landfill Assessment Project Lessons Learned Briefing: DOE EM ITR Landfill Assessment Project Lessons Learned By: Craig H. Benson, PhD, PE Where: EM SSAB Teleconference: 1...

186

DOE EM Project Experience & Lessons Learned for In Situ Decommissionin...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EM Project Experience & Lessons Learned for In Situ Decommissioning (Feb. 2013) DOE EM Project Experience & Lessons Learned for In Situ Decommissioning (Feb. 2013) The purpose of...

187

NEPA Success Stories and Benefits | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NEPA Success Stories and Benefits NEPA Success Stories and Benefits NEPA Success Stories and Benefits September 16, 2013 Examples of Benefits from the NEPA process for ARRA funded activities Efforts to implement the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) include ensuring, and reporting on, timely NEPA reviews prepared in support of projects and activities funded under major provisions of ARRA. In addition to reporting on the status of the NEPA environmental reviews, agencies also report on the benefits of NEPA. September 16, 2013 NEPA Success Stories: Celebrating 40 Years of Transparency and Open Government NEPA Success Stories: Celebrating 40 Years of Transparency and Open Government, Environmental Law Institute, 2010. February 27, 2013 NEPA Success Stories from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports

188

Implementing US Department of Energy lessons learned programs. Volume 2  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The DOE Lessons Learned Handbook is a two-volume publication developed to supplement the DOE Lessons Learned Standard (DOE-STD-7501-95) with information that will organizations in developing or improving their lessons learned programs. Volume 1 includes greater detail than the Standard in areas such as identification and documentation of lessons learned; it also contains sections on specific processes such as training and performance measurement. Volume 2 (this document) contains examples of program documents developed by existing lessons learned programs as well as communications material, functional categories, transmittal documents, sources of professional and industry lessons learned, and frequently asked questions about the Lessons Learned List Service.

NONE

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

DOE Lessons Learned Documents and Information  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Corporate Operating Experience Review Program Corporate Operating Experience Review Program Home Contact Us Documents & Info DOE LL Database LL Links Special Operations Reports Safety Advisories Safety Alerts Special Reports Safety Bulletins OE Summaries Just-In-Time Reports Defense Nuclear Security Lessons Learned Center (DNS-LLC) HSS Logo Corporate Operating Experience Program DOE Corporate Operating Experience (OE) Program: The Department of Energy's (DOE) corporate OE Program helps to prevent the recurrence of significant adverse events/trends by sharing performance information, lessons learned and good practices across the DOE complex. This program includes: DOE Site Performance Information, ORPS Weekly Summary of Significant Occurrences DOE Corporate Lessons Learned Collection Jump to the Lessons Learned products which make up the major sections of this web page.

190

Aquatic Species Program (ASP): Lessons Learned  

SciTech Connect

Presentation on lessons learned from the U.S. Department of Energy?s Aquatic Species Program 1978-1996 microalgae R&D activities, presented at the 2008 AFOSR Workshop in Washington, D.C.

Jarvis, E. E.

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

DOE Hydrogen Analysis Repository: Lessons Learned from Stationary...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Investigator Projects by Date U.S. Department of Energy Lessons Learned from Stationary Power Generation Project Summary Full Title: Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Analysis: Lessons...

192

Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance | Department of Energy  

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Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance NEPA Requirements and Guidance - Search Index Quickly search through 100+ NEPA requirements and guidance documents to find information on NEPA topics. Read more DOE NEPA Projects Currently Open for Public Comment Find how to comment on DOE NEPA documents in an area of interest. Read more NEPA Success Stories from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports This compilation describes DOE NEPA reviews that resulted in better planning, enhanced public participation, and protection of sensitive environmental resources. Read more Latest Documents & Notices January 10, 2014 EIS-0488: FERC Draft Environmental Impact Statement Cameron Pipeline Expansion Project and Cameron LNG Liquefaction Project, Cameron Parish, Louisiana January 10, 2014

193

Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance NEPA Requirements and Guidance - Search Index Quickly search through 100+ NEPA requirements and guidance documents to find information on NEPA topics. Read more DOE NEPA Projects Currently Open for Public Comment Find how to comment on DOE NEPA documents in an area of interest. Read more NEPA Success Stories from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports This compilation describes DOE NEPA reviews that resulted in better planning, enhanced public participation, and protection of sensitive environmental resources. Read more Latest Documents & Notices January 17, 2014 EIS-0488: EPA Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement Cameron Liquefaction Project, Cameron Parish, Louisiana January 15, 2014 EIS-0460: Record of Decision

194

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 2002, Issue No. 30, First Quarter FY 2002  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 2 1 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT First Quarter FY 2002 March 1, 2002; Issue No. 30 LESSONS LEARNED LEARNED LESSONS CEQ Guidance Encourages Agency Cooperation DOE Experience Is Generally Positive Better cooperation and coordination – always a good idea in the NEPA process – is given an extra boost by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) in new guidance. James Connaughton, CEQ Chair, in a January 30, 2002, letter to Heads of Federal Agencies, underscores the benefits of enhanced cooperating agency involvement in the NEPA process. These benefits, including analytical and process efficiencies, improved trust among stakeholders, and greater likelihood of successful implementation of a proposed action, extend to both

195

http://www.eh.doe.gov/nepa/process/ll/95q3.htm  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3RD 3RD QUARTER FY 1995 Office of NEPA Policy and Assistance U.S. Department of Energy September 1, 1995 INTRODUCTION To foster continuing improvement of the Department's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance program, the Secretarial Policy Statement on NEPA, issued June 13, 1994, requires the Office of Environment, Safety and Health to solicit comments on lessons learned in the process of completing NEPA documents from the NEPA Document Manager, the NEPA Compliance Officer, and team members after completing each environmental impact statement (EIS) and environmental assessment (EA), and to distribute a quarterly summary to all NEPA Compliance Officers and NEPA Document Managers. This quarterly report summarizes the lessons learned for documents completed between April 1 and June

196

http://www.eh.doe.gov/nepa/process/ll/95q4.htm  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4TH 4TH QUARTER FY 1995 Office of NEPA Policy and Assistance U.S. Department of Energy December 1, 1995 INTRODUCTION To foster continuing improvement of the Department's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance program, the Secretarial Policy Statement on NEPA, issued June 13, 1994, requires the Office of Environment, Safety and Health to solicit comments on lessons learned in the process of completing NEPA documents from the NEPA Document Manager, the NEPA Compliance Officer, and team members after completing each environmental impact statement (EIS) and environmental assessment (EA), and to distribute a quarterly summary to all NEPA Compliance Officers and NEPA Document Managers. This quarterly report summarizes the lessons learned for documents completed between July 1 and

197

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1995 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

June 1995 June 1995 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 1995 January 1 and March 31, 1995. It is based primarily on responses to the revised questionnaire that was provided for use during January 1995, and includes information on direct and indirect NEPA process costs and on total project costs. The report also includes a feature story that compares the techniques used to analyze environmental justice in the preparation of three environmental impact statements (EISs): the Savannah River Waste Management Draft EIS, the Programmatic Spent Nuclear Fuel Management and Idaho National Engineering Laboratory Environmental Restoration and Waste Management Programs EIS, and the Draft EIS on a Proposed Nuclear Weapons Nonproliferation Policy Concerning Foreign Research Reactor Spent

198

Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, Fourth Quarter FY 2001 (12/5/01)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 1 National Environmental Policy Act N E P A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY QUARTERLY REPORT Fourth Quarter FY 2001 December 5, 2001; Issue No. 29 CEQ Chair Describes Goals, Supports NEPA Principles The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) wants Federal agencies to weave environmental considerations into everyday business, as opposed to conducting NEPA compliance as a distinct project to fend off lawsuits. Recently appointed CEQ Chair James L. Connaughton (Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2001, page 12) described this and other key CEQ goals at a September 21, 2001, meeting with Federal agency NEPA Contacts. Mr. Connaughton made it clear that this administration supports NEPA’s principles “as much as all previous administrations.” In this connection, he referred to

199

Idaho Students Learning Lessons on Energy Efficiency | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Idaho Students Learning Lessons on Energy Efficiency Idaho Students Learning Lessons on Energy Efficiency December 9, 2009 - 12:07pm Addthis Joshua DeLung When Idaho officials...

200

Lessons Learned: An Ongoing Dialogue About Smart Grid | Department...  

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Lessons Learned: An Ongoing Dialogue About Smart Grid Lessons Learned: An Ongoing Dialogue About Smart Grid November 21, 2011 - 11:31am Addthis EPBs 226 million Smart Grid...

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201

Info-Exch 2012- Sites Lessons Learned Presentation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Sites around the DOE complex funded by the EM Recovery Act Program provided lessons learned during the 2012 Information Exchange.

202

New Oversight Process and Safety Culture Assessment Lessons Learned...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Urgency * Training Safety Culture Assessment Lessons Learned Method -- Data Gathering Techniques Surveys Behavioral Anchored Rating Scales (BARS) Focus Group...

203

Lessons Learned from Independent Verification Activities  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Demonstration Demonstration Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education - Independent Verification Lessons Learned IV - performed at nine DOE sites from 2004 to 2008 Page 1 of 2 Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Multiple Sites Lessons Learned from Independent Verification Activities Challenge The Department of Energy clears property from radiological control after the property has been demonstrated to meet the Department's stringent radiation protection requirements. Radiological surveys are used to demonstrate compliance with the requirements. Independent verification (IV) activities are conducted by an independent third party as a quality check on radiological surveys procedures and practices. The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) performs independent verification for the Department. In this lessons learned report, ORISE summarizes their

204

Very Large System Dynamics Models - Lessons Learned  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper provides lessons learned from developing several large system dynamics (SD) models. System dynamics modeling practice emphasize the need to keep models small so that they are manageable and understandable. This practice is generally reasonable and prudent; however, there are times that large SD models are necessary. This paper outlines two large SD projects that were done at two Department of Energy National Laboratories, the Idaho National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories. This paper summarizes the models and then discusses some of the valuable lessons learned during these two modeling efforts.

Jacob J. Jacobson; Leonard Malczynski

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 3rd Quarter FY 1996  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Gary Palmer at (202) 586-1785. John J. Pulliam, III, will retire in September after 30 years of service with the Federal Government. A biologist by training, John served his...

206

NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, March 3, 2008; Issue No...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Quality Dinah Bear participated in a Ministerial Conference on Europe and North Asia Forest Law Enforcement and Governance in Russia in 2005. When you asked Dinah Bear for...

207

NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, Issue No. 40, Third Quarter...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

be interpreted within this context of meeting DOE's mission needs, he said. The ten-year trends for costs and completion times for EAs and EISs reflect positively on DOE's...

208

Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) This brochure presents the lessons learned from incorporating energy efficiency in the rebuilding and renovating of New Orleans K-12 schools after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. 51989.pdf More Documents & Publications Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Rising Above the Water: New Orleans Implements Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Practices Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (Fact Sheet), Integrated Deployment: Disaster Recovery (ID)

209

Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) This case study presents the lessons learned from incorporating energy efficiency in the rebuilding and renovating of New Orleans K-12 schools after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. 51639.pdf More Documents & Publications Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Rising Above the Water: New Orleans Implements Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Practices Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (Fact Sheet), Integrated Deployment: Disaster Recovery (ID)

210

Lessons Learned: Creating the Chicago Climate Action Plan | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Lessons Learned: Creating the Chicago Climate Action Plan Lessons Learned: Creating the Chicago Climate Action Plan Jump to: navigation, search Name Lessons Learned: Creating the Chicago Climate Action Plan Agency/Company /Organization City of Chicago Partner Global Philanthropy Partnership, ICLEI Focus Area Buildings, Energy Efficiency - Central Plant, Greenhouse Gas, Other, Non-renewable Energy, Transportation, Renewable Energy Phase Create a Vision, Determine Baseline, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan, Get Feedback, Create Early Successes Topics Low emission development planning Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices Availability Free Publication Date 6/1/2008 Website http://www.chicagoclimateactio Locality Chicago, IL References Lessons Learned: Creating the Chicago Climate Action Plan[1] Overview

211

Moldova National Inventory Report - Lessons Learned | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Moldova National Inventory Report - Lessons Learned Moldova National Inventory Report - Lessons Learned Jump to: navigation, search Name Moldova Second National Inventory Report - Lessons Learned Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Development Programme Sector Energy, Land Topics GHG inventory, Background analysis Resource Type Publications, Lessons learned/best practices Country Moldova Eastern Europe References UNDP National Communications Support Program[1] "Key Lessons Learned From The Process of Preparing Moldova's SNC 1. National experts stated that IPCC default Emission Factors (EFs) were sometimes inappropriate for sources highly dependent on local conditions. Active involvement of key stakeholders and relevant organizations made it possible for Moldova to develop local EFs for prioritized key sources;

212

Lessons Learned: Pangue Hydroelectric | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Lessons Learned: Pangue Hydroelectric Lessons Learned: Pangue Hydroelectric Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Lessons Learned: Pangue Hydroelectric Agency/Company /Organization: International Finance Corporation Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Hydro Topics: Background analysis Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.ifc.org/ifcext/sustainability.nsf/AttachmentsByTitle/p_pangue_summ Country: Chile UN Region: Latin America and the Caribbean Coordinates: -35.675147°, -71.542969° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":-35.675147,"lon":-71.542969,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

213

LESSONS LEARNED AND BEST PRACTICES PROGRAM MANUAL  

SciTech Connect

This document provides requirements and guidelines for conducting a Lessons Learned and Best Practices Program within Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) to ensure ongoing improvement of safety and reliability, prevent the recurrence of significant adverse events/trends, and determine implementation strategies that will help LBNL successfully meet the missions and goals set forth by the Department of Energy (DOE).

Gravois, Melanie C.

2007-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

214

Lessons learned from existing biomass power plants  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report includes summary information on 20 biomass power plants, which represent some of the leaders in the industry. In each category an effort is made to identify plants that illustrate particular points. The project experiences described capture some important lessons learned that lead in the direction of an improved biomass power industry.

Wiltsee, G.

2000-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

215

NREL-Lessons Learned from Energy Efficiency Lighting Programs Webinar |  

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NREL-Lessons Learned from Energy Efficiency Lighting Programs Webinar NREL-Lessons Learned from Energy Efficiency Lighting Programs Webinar Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Lessons Learned from Energy Efficiency Lighting Programs Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Buildings Topics: Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Webinar, Guide/manual, Training materials, Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.nrel.gov/applying_technologies/state_local_activities/webinar_2010 Lessons Learned from Energy Efficiency Lighting Programs Screenshot References: Lessons Learned from Energy Efficiency Lighting Programs[1] Logo: Lessons Learned from Energy Efficiency Lighting Programs Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Assistance

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http://www.eh.doe.gov/nepa/process/ll/95q2.htm  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2ND 2ND QUARTER FY 1995 Office of NEPA Policy and Assistance U.S. Department of Energy June 1, 1995 INTRODUCTION To foster continuing improvement of the Department's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance program, the Secretarial Policy Statement on NEPA, issued June 13, 1994, requires the Office of Environment, Safety and Health to solicit comments from the NEPA Document Manager, the NEPA Compliance Officer, and team members after completing each environmental impact statement and environmental assessment on lessons learned in the process, and to distribute a quarterly summary to all NEPA Compliance Officers and NEPA Document Managers. This quarterly report summarizes the lessons learned for documents completed between January 1 and March 31, 1995. It is based primarily on responses to the revised questionnaire that was

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Policy Impacts on Deforestation: Lessons Learned from Past Experiences to  

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Policy Impacts on Deforestation: Lessons Learned from Past Experiences to Policy Impacts on Deforestation: Lessons Learned from Past Experiences to Inform New Initiatives Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Policy Impacts on Deforestation: Lessons Learned from Past Experiences to Inform New Initiatives Agency/Company /Organization: Nicholas Institute Sector: Land Focus Area: Forestry Topics: Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.climatefocus.com/documents/files/policy_impacts.pdf Policy Impacts on Deforestation: Lessons Learned from Past Experiences to Inform New Initiatives Screenshot References: Policy Impacts on Deforestation: Lessons Learned from Past Experiences to Inform New Initiatives[1] Overview "This report aims to provide lessons to inform U.S. and international

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WHC significant lessons learned 1993--1995  

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A lesson learned as defined in DOE-STD-7501-95, Development of DOE Lessons Learned Programs, is: A ``good work practice`` or innovative approach that is captured and shared to promote repeat applications or an adverse work practice or experience that is captured and shared to avoid a recurrence. The key word in both parts of this definition is ``shared``. This document was published to share a wide variety of recent Hanford experiences with other DOE sites. It also provides a valuable tool to be used in new employee and continuing training programs at Hanford facilities and at other DOE locations. This manual is divided into sections to facilitate extracting appropriate subject material when developing training modules. Many of the bulletins could be categorized into more than one section, however, so examination of other related sections is encouraged.

Bickford, J.C.

1997-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Low level waste shipment accident lessons learned  

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On October 1, 1994 a shipment of low-level waste from the Fernald Environmental Management Project, Fernald, Ohio, was involved in an accident near Rolla, Missouri. The accident did not result in the release of any radioactive material. The accident did generate important lessons learned primarily in the areas of driver and emergency response communications. The shipment was comprised of an International Standards Organization (ISO) container on a standard flatbed trailer. The accident caused the low-level waste package to separate from the trailer and come to rest on its top in the median. The impact of the container with the pavement and median inflicted relatively minor damage to the container. The damage was not substantial enough to cause failure of container integrity. The success of the package is attributable to the container design and the packaging procedures used at the Fernald Environmental Management Project for low-level waste shipments. Although the container survived the initial wreck, is was nearly breached when the first responders attempted to open the ISO container. Even though the container was clearly marked and the shipment documentation was technically correct, this information did not identify that the ISO container was the primary containment for the waste. The lessons learned from this accident have DOE complex wide applicability. This paper is intended to describe the accident, subsequent emergency response operations, and the lessons learned from this incident.

Rast, D.M.; Rowe, J.G.; Reichel, C.W.

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Indri at TREC 2006: Lessons Learned From Three Terabyte ...  

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... Abstract This report describes the lessons learned using the In- dri search system during the 2004-2006 TREC Terabyte Tracks. ...

2007-02-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Policy Impacts on Deforestation: Lessons Learned from Past Experiences...  

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Policy Impacts on Deforestation: Lessons Learned from Past Experiences to Inform New Initiatives Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Policy Impacts on Deforestation:...

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Around the World of Green: Lessons Learned from the "Alphabet...  

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Around the World of Green: Lessons Learned from the "Alphabet Soup" of Sustainability NOTICE Due to the current lapse of federal funding, Berkeley Lab websites are accessible, but...

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Implementing US Department of Energy lessons learned programs. Volume 1  

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Purpose of this handbook is provide DOE and DOE contractor organizations with information that can be used to modify existing lessons learned programs or to develop new programs.

NONE

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2001 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

This Quarter Recent EIS Milestones Cost and Time Facts EA Cost and Completion Time Trends Second Quarter FY 2001 Questionnaire Results Lessons Learned Quarterly Report More...

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State Support for Clean Energy Deployment: Lessons Learned for...  

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State Support for Clean Energy Deployment: Lessons Learned for Potential Future Policy Charles Kubert and Mark Sinclair Clean Energy States Alliance Montpelier, Vermont Subcontract...

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EM Recovery Act Program Lessons Learned Report to Congress: November...  

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2012 EM Recovery Act Program Lessons Learned Report to Congress: November 2012 DOE report in response to the House Conference Report 112-118, Energy and Water Development...

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Lessons Learned from the 2012 Targeted Reviews of Emergency Preparedne...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Oversight Lessons Learned from the 2012 Targeted Reviews of Emergency Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at Select Department of EnergyNational Nuclear Security...

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Lessons Learned | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Lessons Learned Lessons Learned Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management Processes and Procedures Cost & Contingency EDIA Escalation Rates Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certifications Awards Lessons Learned Tools & Resources SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E: sc.opa@science.doe.gov Project Management Lessons Learned Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page NSLS II Magnet Procurement .pdf file (1.3MB) October 2013 OLCF-3 Lessons Learned Report .pdf file (39KB) September 2013 ISB Leasons Learned Report .pdf file (196KB) July 2013

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Guidance Regarding Actions That May Proceed During the NEPA Process:  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Actions That May Proceed During the NEPA Actions That May Proceed During the NEPA Process: Interim Actions Guidance Regarding Actions That May Proceed During the NEPA Process: Interim Actions DOE guidance to provide assistance in determining whether an action within the scope of an EIS may be taken before a record of decision is issued. The guidance reviews applicable requirements, gives examples of the types of actions that may proceed as interim actions, describes case studies, and outlines the steps in the EIS process for interim actions. Guidance Regarding Actions That May Proceed During the NEPA Process: Interim Actions More Documents & Publications NEPA and NHPA: A Handbook for Integrating NEPA and Section 106 Mini-Guidance Articles from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports, Dec. 1994 to

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Advanced Nuclear Technology: Startup Program Guideline--Lessons Learned  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this report is to capture lessons learned from experienced startup professionals so that these lessons can be evaluated and implemented where appropriate to improve new plant startup programs. This report provides lessons learned and recommendations from 30 experienced startup individuals with a combined 210 years of startup experience from domestic and international plants. This report does not attempt to address all of the elements and activities needed for a successful startup program. ...

2011-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Benefits of Site-wide NEPA National Environmental Policy Act Review (1994)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Benefits of Site-wide NEPA National Environmental Policy Act Review Benefits of Site-wide NEPA National Environmental Policy Act Review (1994) Benefits of Site-wide NEPA National Environmental Policy Act Review (1994) The purpose of this guidance memorandum is to describe potential benefits of conducting a site-wide NEPA review (environmental impact statement orenvironmental assessment). Site-wide reviews can aid the Department of Energy (DOE) in meeting its goals to streamline the NEPA process, to make that process more useful to decision makers and thepublic, and to reduce the time and cost required to prepare NEPA documents. Benefits of Site-wide National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Review More Documents & Publications Mini-Guidance Articles from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports, Dec. 1994 to Sept. 2005 "Frequently Asked Questions" on the Department of Energy's NEPA Regulations

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Benefits of Site-wide NEPA National Environmental Policy Act Review (1994)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Benefits of Site-wide NEPA National Environmental Policy Act Review Benefits of Site-wide NEPA National Environmental Policy Act Review (1994) Benefits of Site-wide NEPA National Environmental Policy Act Review (1994) The purpose of this guidance memorandum is to describe potential benefits of conducting a site-wide NEPA review (environmental impact statement orenvironmental assessment). Site-wide reviews can aid the Department of Energy (DOE) in meeting its goals to streamline the NEPA process, to make that process more useful to decision makers and thepublic, and to reduce the time and cost required to prepare NEPA documents. Benefits of Site-wide National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Review More Documents & Publications Mini-Guidance Articles from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports, Dec. 1994 to Sept. 2005 "Frequently Asked Questions" on the Department of Energy's NEPA Regulations

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LESSONS LEARNED FROM A RECENT LASER ACCIDENT  

SciTech Connect

A graduate student received a laser eye injury from a femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser beam while adjusting a polarizing beam splitter optic. The direct causes for the accident included failure to follow safe alignment practices and failure to wear the required laser eyewear protection. Underlying root causes included inadequate on-the-job training and supervision, inadequate adherence to requirements, and inadequate appreciation for dimly visible beams outside the range of 400-700nm. This paper describes how the accident occurred, discusses causes and lessons learned, and describes corrective actions being taken.

Woods, Michael; /SLAC

2011-01-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Independent Oversight Lessons Learned Report, Department of Energy -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Independent Oversight Lessons Learned Report, Department of Energy Independent Oversight Lessons Learned Report, Department of Energy - January 2005 Independent Oversight Lessons Learned Report, Department of Energy - January 2005 January 2005 Lessons Learned Report Electrical Safety During Excavation and Penetrations This report summarizes the observations, insights, and lessons learned from evaluating the electrical safety during excavations and penetrations during Office of Independent Oversight and Performance Assurance (OA) environment, safety, and health (ES&H) management inspections conducted in 2004. OA, within the Office of Security and Safety Performance Assurance, identified electrical safety during excavations and blind penetrations as a focus area across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex based on an analysis of

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Receiver System: Lessons Learned From Solar Two  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Boeing Company fabricated the Solar Two receiver as a subcontractor for the Solar Two project. The receiver absorbed sunlight reflected from the heliostat field. A molten-nitrate-salt heat transfer fluid was pumped from a storage tank at grade level, heated from 290 to 565 C by the receiver mounted on top of a tower, then flowed back down into another storage tank. To make electricity, the hot salt was pumped through a steam generator to produce steam that powered a conventional Rankine steam turbine/generator. This evaluation identifies the most significant Solar Two receiver system lessons learned from the Mechanical Design, Instrumentation and Control, Panel Fabrication, Site Construction, Receiver System Operation, and Management from the perspective of the receiver designer/manufacturer. The lessons learned on the receiver system described here consist of two parts: the Problem and one or more identified Solutions. The appendix summarizes an inspection of the advanced receiver panel developed by Boeing that was installed and operated in the Solar Two receiver.

LITWIN, ROBERT Z.; PACHECO, JAMES E.

2002-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Neutron Radiography Reactor Reactivity -- Focused Lessons Learned  

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As part of the Global Threat Reduction Initiative, the Neutron Radiography Reactor (NRAD) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) was converted from using highly enriched uranium (HEU) to low enriched uranium (LEU) fuel. After the conversion, NRAD resumed operations and is meeting operational requirements. Radiography image quality and the number of images that can be produced in a given time frame match pre-conversion capabilities. However, following the conversion, NRADs excess reactivity with the LEU fuel was less than it had been with the HEU fuel. Although some differences between model predictions and actual performance are to be expected, the lack of flexibility in NRADs safety documentation prevented adjusting the reactivity by adding more fuel, until the safety documentation could be modified. To aid future reactor conversions, a reactivity-focused Lessons Learned meeting was held. This report summarizes the findings of the lessons learned meeting and addresses specific questions posed by DOE regarding NRADs conversion and reactivity.

Eric Woolstenhulme; Randal Damiana; Kenneth Schreck; Ann Marie Phillips; Dana Hewit

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2000 | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Files Mini-guidance: Reduce Abbreviations Mini-guidance Collection Available Use the Glossary of Terms NAEP Award Nominations Due NEPA Contracts: Measuring Performance Quality...

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Lessons Learned from JTA Tester Safety Studies  

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EP401575, Issue C, calls out a requirement to perform safety studies for testers that are used to accept Joint Test Assembly (JTA) product at Pantex (Reference 1). The underlying motivation is to ensure that personnel hazards due to inadvertent initiation of electro-explosive devices (EEDs) during JTA testing are understood and minimized. Studies have been performed on the B61-7/11 JTA, B61-3/4/10 JTA, B83 JTA, and W76 Type 2F testers at Pantex (References 2-5). Each of these studies includes an examination of the relevant Pantex tester as well as the instrumentation and War Reserve (WR) hardware. In performing these analyses, several themes have emerged that could be useful for the Phase 6.3 design efforts for the weapons, the associated instrumentation, and the JTA testers. This report summarizes the lessons learned from these studies. Note that in some cases, the recommendations provided below to enhance safety during JTA testing operations (e.g., adding isolation resistors in the monitoring lines) may result in a reliability degradation or other surety impact. Thus it is important to consider these lessons learned in the context of the overall design and to make tradeoffs in light of the integrated surety objectives. The lessons learned are listed in five different categories, summarized as: (1) Instrumentation considerations; (2) WR design considerations; (3) Tester considerations; (4) Administrative procedures during JTA assembly; and (5) Administrative procedures prior to and during JTA testing. The first three focus on minimizing the probability of inadvertent application of power to EED initiation lines due to component, connector, and assembly failures. The last two describe procedural steps that can be taken at Pantex to either minimize the risk (e.g., by ensuring that tester power supplies cannot supply excessive power to the unit under test) or to mitigate the consequences of unexpected EED initiation (e.g., by instructing test operators to avoid standing in areas where they could be at risk in the event of EED initiation).

R. L. Bierbaum

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Considerations for implementing an organizational lessons learned process.  

SciTech Connect

This report examines the lessons learned process by a review of the literature in a variety of disciplines, and is intended as a guidepost for organizations that are considering the implementation of their own closed-loop learning process. Lessons learned definitions are provided within the broader context of knowledge management and the framework of a learning organization. Shortcomings of existing practices are summarized in an attempt to identify common pitfalls that can be avoided by organizations with fledgling experiences of their own. Lessons learned are then examined through a dual construct of both process and mechanism, with emphasis on integrating into organizational processes and promoting lesson reuse through data attributes that contribute toward changed behaviors. The report concludes with recommended steps for follow-on efforts.

Fosshage, Erik

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Great plains coal gasification plant: Technical lessons learned report  

SciTech Connect

In a first of a kind, grass roots plant of the complexity of the Great Plains Gasification Plant the lessons learned are numerous and encompass a wide range of items. This report documents the lessons learned from all phases of the project from preliminary design through the most recent operation of the plant. Based on these lessons learned, suggestions are made for changes and/or process improvements to future synfuel plants. In addition, recommendations are made for research and development in selected areas. 46 refs., 31 figs., 33 tabs.

Delaney, R.C.; Mako, P.F.

1988-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL Alt Fuel Lessons Learned: Hydrogen Infrastructure  

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Britta K. Gross Britta K. Gross Manager, Hydrogen and Electrical Infrastructure General Motors Corporation NREL Alt Fuel Lessons Learned -- Hydrogen Infrastructure -- Sacramento, CA April 3, 2008 * Very limited access to today's stations - Stations not made available or... - No-go access contracts/liability clauses or ... - Assurance of access by customers/drivers * "OEM x vehicles/drivers have priority over OEM y" * e.g. "Can't fuel on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons 4-7pm" * Very limited availability of 700bar fueling - Every major OEM is developing 700bar capability (GM vehicles since 2004) - With only two exceptions, 700bar is the baseline * Current stations are largely behind-the-fence, demo-like, and lagging in technology availability (note: vehicle technology refreshed every 3-4 years)

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Aquatic Species Program (ASP): Lessons Learned (Presentation)  

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Aquatic Species Aquatic Species Program (ASP): Lessons Learned AFOSR Workshop Washington, D.C. February 19-21, 2008 Sponsored by Air Force Office of Science Eric E. Jarvis, Ph.D. National Renewable Energy Laboratory National Bioenergy Center eric_jarvis@nrel.gov NREL/PR-510-43232 The ASP Didn't Invent the Concept of Fuels from Algae...  Algae for methane (via anaerobic digestion) * Meier (1955); UC Berkeley 1957-59 (Oswald and Golueke) * Wastewater use, recycling of CO 2 and nutrients  Revival during Energy Crisis of 1970's * Uziel et al. (1975); Benemann et al. (1976-80) * Still focused on methane and hydrogen * Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) * Later DOE (SERI founded in 1977) ...But the ASP Took the Concept to the Next Level  Supported work at SERI/NREL and through

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Lessons Learned from SOFC/SOEC Development  

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Systems Research, Inc. Systems Research, Inc. 1 Lessons Learned from SOFC/SOEC Development Greg Gege Tao and Anil V. Virkar Materials and Systems Research Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah Presented at NREL/DOE 2011 REVERSIBLE FUEL CELLS Workshop Crystal City, Virginia April 19, 2011 Materials and Systems Research, Inc. 2 * * EIA Annual Energy Outlook AEO2011 Early Release, December 2010 U.S. Electricity Generation - present & future by year 2035:  80% of America's electricity from clean energy sources: wind, solar, clean coal, natural gas, nuclear, etc.  Renewables represent the smallest share among the various sectors, but are significant  Renewable generation increase from 10% to 14%: 415 billon kWh/yr to 725 billion kWh/yr (>75% increase)

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Promotion of Wind Energy: Lessons Learned from International Experience and  

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Promotion of Wind Energy: Lessons Learned from International Experience and Promotion of Wind Energy: Lessons Learned from International Experience and United Nations Development Programme Global Environment Facility (UNDP-GEF) Projects Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Promotion of Wind Energy: Lessons Learned from International Experience and United Nations Development Programme Global Environment Facility (UNDP-GEF) Projects Focus Area: Renewable Energy Topics: Opportunity Assessment & Screening Website: www.undp.org/gef/documents/publications/windpower_web.pdf Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/promotion-wind-energy-lessons-learned Language: English Policies: "Deployment Programs,Regulations,Financial Incentives" is not in the list of possible values (Deployment Programs, Financial Incentives, Regulations) for this property.

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CRAD, Lessons Learned Assessment Plan | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Learned Assessment Plan Lessons Learned Assessment Plan CRAD, Lessons Learned Assessment Plan Performance Objective: Management should have an established Lessons Learned Program with an effective system to continuously distribute information of improvement in safe operations to all affected personnel. Criteria: Timely and effective action is taken to track and correct identified deficiencies and to prevent their recurrence by addressing their basic causes and related generic problems. (DOE/EH-0135) Management installs an effective corrective action program (caWeb) for safety-related issues, wherein records are updated and actions are tracked through completion. (DOE/EH-0135) Management uses the corrective action program (caWeb) as the database to analyze safety issues, implement corrective actions, and define

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CRAD, Lessons Learned Assessment Plan | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Learned Assessment Plan Lessons Learned Assessment Plan CRAD, Lessons Learned Assessment Plan Performance Objective: Management should have an established Lessons Learned Program with an effective system to continuously distribute information of improvement in safe operations to all affected personnel. Criteria: Timely and effective action is taken to track and correct identified deficiencies and to prevent their recurrence by addressing their basic causes and related generic problems. (DOE/EH-0135) Management installs an effective corrective action program (caWeb) for safety-related issues, wherein records are updated and actions are tracked through completion. (DOE/EH-0135) Management uses the corrective action program (caWeb) as the database to analyze safety issues, implement corrective actions, and define

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Idaho Students Learning Lessons on Energy Efficiency | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Idaho Students Learning Lessons on Energy Efficiency Idaho Students Learning Lessons on Energy Efficiency Idaho Students Learning Lessons on Energy Efficiency December 9, 2009 - 12:07pm Addthis Joshua DeLung When Idaho officials decided to spend Recovery Act money to make their school buildings more energy efficient, it set off a chain reaction. Now, the project is creating more comfortable and safe learning environments for its students and providing them with examples of how to save energy. At the same time, it's saving taxpayers some dough. The Idaho K-12 School Efficiency Project increases energy efficiency while saving precious education dollars, says schools superintendant Tom Luna. "It also provides a great opportunity for schools to incorporate lessons about energy education in the classroom," he says.

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Environmental Management American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Lessons Learned  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

EM has compiled many valuable lessons learned from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Program. Here are a few examples: Use a phased approached to the release of funding based on...

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Lessons learned in the challenge: making predictions and scoring them  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we present lessons learned in the Evaluating Predictive Uncertainty Challenge. We describe the methods we used in regression challenges, including our winning method for the Outaouais data set. We then turn our attention to the more general ...

Jukka Kohonen; Jukka Suomela

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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"Ecological Lessons Learned 30 Years After Mount Saint Helens...  

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MBG AUDITORIUM "Ecological Lessons Learned 30 Years After Mount Saint Helens", Dr. Virginia Dale, Oak Ridge National Laboratory http:mediacentral.princeton.eduid0bi7ab6iz...

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C-340 Complex D&D Final Lessons Learned (Post CD-4), Environmental...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

C-340 Complex D&D Final Lessons Learned (Post CD-4), Environmental Management Cleanup, Sep 2011 C-340 Complex D&D Final Lessons Learned (Post CD-4), Environmental Management...

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Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs: Lessons Learned from the U...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Feed-in Tariffs: Lessons Learned from the U.S. and Abroad Presentation Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs: Lessons Learned from the U.S. and Abroad...

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SLIDESHOW: Learning Valuable Lessons About Energy with Scouts | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SLIDESHOW: Learning Valuable Lessons About Energy with Scouts SLIDESHOW: Learning Valuable Lessons About Energy with Scouts SLIDESHOW: Learning Valuable Lessons About Energy with Scouts October 31, 2013 - 3:09pm Addthis 1 of 13 A Boy Scout attends a class to earn a merit badge for Energy Action Month. | Photo by Matty Greene. 2 of 13 Girl Scouts ask questions about college life during their class on nuclear science. | Photo by Matty Greene. 3 of 13 An adult volunteer sets up ping pong balls on mouse traps to illustrate what atoms in a nuclear reaction look like. | Photo by Matty Greene. 4 of 13 A Girl Scout works on building an electroscope as part of the nuclear science class. | Photo by Matty Greene. 5 of 13 A Boy Scout uses static electricity from his hair to test charge with the electroscope he built. | Photo by Matty Greene.

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Lessons Learned: An Ongoing Dialogue About Smart Grid | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Learned: An Ongoing Dialogue About Smart Grid Lessons Learned: An Ongoing Dialogue About Smart Grid Lessons Learned: An Ongoing Dialogue About Smart Grid November 21, 2011 - 11:31am Addthis EPB’s $226 million Smart Grid Investment Grant project, part of the Energy Department's Recovery Act funding has allowed upgrades on its distribution system and the installation of “smart” switches and sensor equipment for 164 distribution circuits as well as the deployment of approximately 1500 smart switches system-wide. Thanks to these smart grid technologies, EPB saved thousands of hours of outage time for their consumers. | DoE photo EPB's $226 million Smart Grid Investment Grant project, part of the Energy Department's Recovery Act funding has allowed upgrades on its distribution system and the installation of "smart" switches and sensor

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Compile lessons learned and good practices from ongoing and previous  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Compile lessons learned and good practices from ongoing and previous Compile lessons learned and good practices from ongoing and previous sustainable development efforts in the country Jump to: navigation, search Stage 2 LEDS Home Introduction to Framework Assess current country plans, policies, practices, and capacities Develop_BAU Stage 4: Prioritizing and Planning for Actions Begin execution of implementation plans 1.0. Organizing the LEDS Process 1.1. Institutional Structure for LEDS 1.2. Workplan to Develop the LEDS 1.3. Roles and responsibilities to develop LEDS 2.1. Assess current country plans, policies, practices, and capacities 2.2. Compile lessons learned and good practices from ongoing and previous sustainable development efforts in the country 2.3. Assess public and private sector capacity to support initiatives 2.4. Assess and improve the national GHG inventory and other

256

DOE Railcar Fleet Asset Planning & Lessons Learned  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Railcar Railcar Fleet DOE Railcar Fleet Asset Planning & Lessons Learned Dave Lojek - US DOE Lessons Learned Dave Lojek US DOE Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC) Support: Office of Packaging & Transportation (EM-45) Di i O i Discussion Overview *Completed Rail Campaigns - LLW -Fernald, Mound, Savannah River *In Progress - LLW -Savannah River, Brookhaven, Moab *ForeCast - LLW -Portsmouth, Paducah, D&D, DUF6 2 *Lessons Learned F ld Cl P j t Fernald Closure Project First Rail Shipment: April 26, 1999 First Rail Shipment: Final Rail Shipment: April 26, 1999 October 11, 2006 Unit Trains Shipped: 201 Railcars Shipped: 12,000 3 Tons Shipped: 1,200,000 F ld R il E i t Fernald Rail Equipment * 3 - Locomotives * 250 Total Railcars In Service 190 New Purchase Gov't Gondolas 60 Leased Gondola Railcars

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SLIDESHOW: Learning Valuable Lessons About Energy with Scouts | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Learning Valuable Lessons About Energy with Scouts Learning Valuable Lessons About Energy with Scouts SLIDESHOW: Learning Valuable Lessons About Energy with Scouts Addthis 1 of 13 A Boy Scout attends a class to earn a merit badge for Energy Action Month. | Photo by Matty Greene. 2 of 13 Girl Scouts ask questions about college life during their class on nuclear science. | Photo by Matty Greene. 3 of 13 An adult volunteer sets up ping pong balls on mouse traps to illustrate what atoms in a nuclear reaction look like. | Photo by Matty Greene. 4 of 13 A Girl Scout works on building an electroscope as part of the nuclear science class. | Photo by Matty Greene. 5 of 13 A Boy Scout uses static electricity from his hair to test charge with the electroscope he built. | Photo by Matty Greene. 6 of 13 An adult volunteer talks with Scouts about energy -- including saving,

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Lessons Learned: An Ongoing Dialogue About Smart Grid | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lessons Learned: An Ongoing Dialogue About Smart Grid Lessons Learned: An Ongoing Dialogue About Smart Grid Lessons Learned: An Ongoing Dialogue About Smart Grid November 21, 2011 - 11:31am Addthis EPB’s $226 million Smart Grid Investment Grant project, part of the Energy Department's Recovery Act funding has allowed upgrades on its distribution system and the installation of “smart” switches and sensor equipment for 164 distribution circuits as well as the deployment of approximately 1500 smart switches system-wide. Thanks to these smart grid technologies, EPB saved thousands of hours of outage time for their consumers. | DoE photo EPB's $226 million Smart Grid Investment Grant project, part of the Energy Department's Recovery Act funding has allowed upgrades on its distribution system and the installation of "smart" switches and sensor

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Lessons Learned from Alternative Transportation Fuels: Modeling Transition Dynamics  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Lessons Learned from Lessons Learned from Alternative Transportation Fuels: Modeling Transition Dynamics C. Welch Technical Report NREL/TP-540-39446 February 2006 Lessons Learned from Alternative Transportation Fuels: Modeling Transition Dynamics C. Welch Prepared under Task Nos. HS04.2000 and HS06.1002 Technical Report NREL/TP-540-39446 February 2006 National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Operated for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by Midwest Research Institute * Battelle Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government. Neither the United States government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any

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Learning Lessons to Promote Certification and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.1.1 The European Union 17 3.1.2 The USA 20 3.1.3 Japan 21 3.1.4 China 22 3.2 Lessons on the Nature of Demand and Paper's creditors 15 #12;3. Lessons on Linking Demand for Sustainable Timber Products to Supply from Indonesia 16 3.1 Demand for Sustainable Timber Products in Markets Where the Alliance is Active 16 3

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Lessons Learned from Substation Predictive Maintenance Project TC Project #7014  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A tailored collaboration conducted between 1993 and 1998 by EPRI and ten participating utilities aimed at optimizing substation performance through predictive maintenance. This report summarizes the lessons learned from the project; a more comprehensive report will be published after further research.

1998-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

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IntelliGrid Smart Grid Roadmap Methodology and Lessons Learned  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This white paper summarizes the key findings of the EPRI Smart Grid Roadmap Guidebook which synthesizes the results of the company-specific Smart Grid roadmaps developed by EPRI from 2007 to 2011. The reports major themes are the lessons learned and the methodologies used to develop the roadmaps.

2012-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Biomass: Technology Characteristics, Status and Lessons Learned  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Biomass, primarily wood, is a significant source of heat and power in the U.S. Advances in fuel supplies and in conversion technology are needed to make renewable biomass a major source of grid-connected power. This report presents both the characteristics expected of advanced technology and some lessons learned from current wood-fired power generation.

1998-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

264

Ontology-Based Network Management: Study Cases and Lessons Learned  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Ontology based network management has recently evolved from a theoretical proposal to a more mature technology. As such, it is now being applied in many research projects in a number of different network management and security scenarios. This application ... Keywords: Autonomic management, Lessons learned, Network monitoring, Network security, OWL, Ontology-based network management, SWRL, Study case

Jorge E. Lpez De Vergara; Antonio Guerrero; Vctor A. Villagr; Julio Berrocal

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons Learned from the NREL Village Power Program  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Renewable energy solutions for village power applications can be economical, functional, and sustainable. Pilot projects are an appropriate step in the development of a commercially viable market for rural renewable energy solutions. Moreover, there are a significant number of rural electrification projects under way that employ various technologies, delivery mechanisms, and financing arrangements. These projects, if properly evaluated, communicated, and their lessons incorporated in future projects and programs, can lead the way to a future that includes a robust opportunity for cost-effective, renewable-based village power systems. This paper summarizes some of NRELs recent experiences and lessons learned.

Taylor, R.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Refueling Infrastructure for Alternative Fuel Vehicles: Lessons Learned for Hydrogen; Workshop Proceedings  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

DOE sponsored the Refueling Infrastructure for Alternative Fuel Vehicles: Lessons Learned for Hydrogen workshop to understand how lessons from past experiences can inform future efforts to commercialize hydrogen vehicles. This report contains the proceedings from the workshop.

Melaina, M. W.; McQueen, S.; Brinch, J.

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Summary of Planned Implementation for the HTGR Lessons Learned Applicable to the NGNP  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document presents a reconciliation of the lessons learned during a 2010 comprehensive evaluation of pertinent lessons learned from past and present high temperature gas-cooled reactors that apply to the Next Generation Nuclear Plant Project along with current and planned activities. The data used are from the latest Idaho National Laboratory research and development plans, the conceptual design report from General Atomics, and the pebble bed reactor technology readiness study from AREVA. Only those lessons related to the structures, systems, and components of the Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP), as documented in the recently updated lessons learned report are addressed. These reconciliations are ordered according to plant area, followed by the affected system, subsystem, or component; lesson learned; and finally an NGNP implementation statement. This report (1) provides cross references to the original lessons learned document, (2) describes the lesson learned, (3) provides the current NGNP implementation status with design data needs associated with the lesson learned, (4) identifies the research and development being performed related to the lesson learned, and (5) summarizes with a status of how the lesson learned has been addressed by the NGNP Project.

Ian Mckirdy

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Pricing Experience and Lessons Learned Edward A. Holt  

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Pricing Experience and Lessons Learned Pricing Experience and Lessons Learned Edward A. Holt Ed Holt & Associates Pacific Grove, California, August 25-31 Prepared for 1996 ACEEE Summer Study, Seven electric utilities in the United States offer a green pricing program, an optional product or service that customers choose if they wish to increase their use of renewable energy resources. Some two dozen additional utilities are considering or are planning to offer this option. The multiple approaches used and being considered recognize that green pricing is still in an experimental stage of development. The seven operating programs offer a green tariff for extra renewables, fixed monthly fees, and the opportunity to contribute to a tax-deductible fund. The results, in terms of participation

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Lessons Learned from the Intelligent Workplace Project at Carnegie Mellon  

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Lessons Learned from the Intelligent Workplace Project at Carnegie Mellon Lessons Learned from the Intelligent Workplace Project at Carnegie Mellon University Speaker(s): Sila Kiliccote Date: March 16, 2004 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Francis Rubinstein The Robert L. Preger Intelligent Workplace (IW) at Carnegie Mellon University, which opened in December 1997, is a living laboratory designed to explore how new technologies and concepts can be applied to the built environment to improve building efficiency and human performance. The project's goals are to provide:1) User comfort and satisfaction; 2) Organizational Flexibility; 3) Technological Adaptability; and 4) Environmental Sustainability.At this unique site, the building systems integration issues posed a bigger challenge than expected. Most systems

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Lessons Learned: NREL Village Power Program | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Power Program Power Program Jump to: navigation, search Name Lessons Learned: NREL Village Power Program Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Focus Area Non-renewable Energy, Renewable Energy, Biomass, Solar, - Solar Pv, Wind Phase Bring the Right People Together, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, "Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise As Needed" is not in the list of possible values (Bring the Right People Together, Create a Vision, Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan, Get Feedback, Develop Finance and Implement Projects, Create Early Successes, Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise as Needed) for this property. Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices Availability Publicly available--Free Publication Date 7/1/1998

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LESSONS LEARNED AND BEST PRACTICES PROGRAM MANUAL  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Learned and Best Practices Program Manual, Rev 0 Page 1of 9AND BEST PRACTICES PROGRAM MANUAL LBNL PUB-5519 (4), Rev. 0and Best Practices Program Manual, Rev 0 Page 2 of 9 RECORD

Gravois, Melanie C.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Independent Oversight Lessons Learned Report - Environment, Safety, and Health Evaluations  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Environment, Safety, and Health Evaluations Independent Oversight Lessons Learned Report Office of Independent Oversight and Performance Assurance U. S. Department of Energy OVERSIGHT Table of Contents 1.0 INTRODUCTION ....................................................................1 2.0 RESULTS .................................................................................3 3.0 CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE INSPECTION AREAS OF EMPHASIS...........................................................7 APPENDIX A - FOCUS AREA RESULTS ....................................8 APPENDIX B - SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION ................25 Abbreviations Used in This Report AAAHC Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care ALARA As Low As Reasonably Achievable CAIRS Computerized Accident and Injury Reporting System

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Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs: Lessons Learned from the U.S. and Abroad  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs: Lessons Learned from the U.S. and Abroad Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs: Lessons Learned from the U.S. and Abroad Presentation Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs: Lessons Learned from the U.S. and Abroad Presentation Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Topics: Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Presentation, Lessons learned/best practices References: Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs: Lessons Learned from the U.S. and Abroad Presentation[1] Logo: Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs: Lessons Learned from the U.S. and Abroad Presentation This presentation reviews Feed-in Tariff (FIT) Policy Overview, FIT Policy Implementation in the U.S., Policy Design Comparison with Europe, FIT

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What Is Needed to Make REDD+ Work on the Ground: Lessons Learned from Pilot  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

What Is Needed to Make REDD+ Work on the Ground: Lessons Learned from Pilot What Is Needed to Make REDD+ Work on the Ground: Lessons Learned from Pilot Forest Carbon Initiatives Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: What Is Needed to Make REDD+ Work on the Ground: Lessons Learned from Pilot Forest Carbon Initiatives Agency/Company /Organization: Forest Carbon Portal Sector: Land Focus Area: Forestry Topics: Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.forestcarbonportal.com/resource/what-needed-make-redd-work-ground- What Is Needed to Make REDD+ Work on the Ground: Lessons Learned from Pilot Forest Carbon Initiatives Screenshot References: What Is Needed to Make REDD+ Work on the Ground: Lessons Learned from Pilot Forest Carbon Initiatives[1] About "At the United Nations climate negotiations in Copenhagen on December 2009,

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Worldwide Overview of Lessons Learned from Decommissioning Projects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With an increasing number of radioactive facilities and reactors now reaching the end of their useful life and being taken out of service, there is a growing emphasis worldwide on the safe and efficient decommissioning of such plants. There is a wealth of experience already gained in decommissioning projects for all kinds of nuclear facilities. It is now possible to compare and discuss progress and accomplishments worldwide. In particular, rather than on the factual descriptions of projects, technologies and case histories, it is important to focus on lessons learned: in this way, the return of experience is felt to effectively contribute to progress. Key issues - inevitably based on a subjective ranking - are presented in this paper. Through the exchange of lessons learned, it is possible to achieve full awareness of the need for resources for and constraints of safe and cost-effective decommissioning. What remains now is the identification of specific, remaining issues that may hinder or delay the smooth progress of decommissioning. To this end, lessons learned provide the necessary background information; this paper tries to make extensive use of practical experience gained by the international community.

Laraia, Michele [IAEA, Vienna (Austria)

2008-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons learned -- NREL Village Power Program  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In 1993, a workshop was convened at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to discuss the issues of applying renewable energy in a sustainable manner to international rural development. One of the summary recommendations was that NREL could assist in the renewable energy for rural electrification effort by developing and supplying six related activities: resource assessment, comparative analysis and modeling, performance monitoring and analysis, pilot project development, internet-based project data, communications, and training. In response to this recommendation, NREL launched its Village Power Program consisting of these activities that cut across NREL technologies and disciplines. Currently NREL is active in 20 countries, with pilot projects in 12 of those countries. At this time the technologies include photovoltaics, wind, biomass, and hybrids. The rural applications include home lighting and communications, water pumping, schools and health posts, battery charging stations, ecotourism, and village systems. These pilot projects are central to the renewable energy village power development through the demonstration of three aspects critical to replication and implementation of the projects on a significant scale. The three aspects are technical functionality, economic competitiveness, and institutional sustainability. It is important to note that the pilot projects from which NREL's experience has been gained were funded and, in many cases, developed by other organizations and agencies. NREL's role has been one of technical assistance or project management or both. The purpose of this paper is to describe the lessons NREL staff has gleaned from their participation in the various pilot projects. The author hopes that these lessons will help the Renewable Energy-Based Rural Electrification (RERE) community in implementing sustainable projects that lead to replication.

Flowers, L.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NEPA Updates  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance maintains two subscription services which provide you with a central notification system for both: - "DOE NEPA News", which includes general announcements, and - "DOE NEPA - Latest Documents and Notices", which includes all new project documents and notices posted on this website. -You can subscribe to either or both of these services by clicking on panels above.

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Case Studies from the Climate Technology Partnership: Landfill Gas Projects in South Korea and Lessons Learned  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper examines landfill gas projects in South Korea. Two case studies provide concrete examples of lessons learned and offer practical guidance for future projects.

Larney, C.; Heil, M.; Ha, G. A.

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NASA BENCHMARKS LESSONS LEARNED Assessment Plan Developed By NNSA/Nevada Site Office Facility Representative Division  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Management should have an established Lessons Learned Program with an effective system to continuously distribute information of improvement in safe operations to all affected personnel.Timely and...

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Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned (Brochure)  

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This brochure presents the lessons learned from incorporating energy efficiency in the rebuilding and renovating of New Orleans K-12 schools after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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The Effect of the Recovery Act on the River Corridor Closure Project: Lessons Learned  

SciTech Connect

This summary report provides a high-level lessons learned by WCH of the impact to its project performance. The context is limited to the WCH project alone.

Mackay, S. M.

2012-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

282

Risk-Managed Technical Specifications - Lessons Learned from Initial Application at South Texas Project  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes research that documents lessons learned from the initial year of implementation of Risk-Managed Technical Specifications (RMTS) at South Texas Project (STP).

2008-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

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OFFICE OF NEPA POLICY AND COMPLIANCE (EH-42)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Revision: January 24, 2012 Revision: January 24, 2012 OFFICE OF NEPA POLICY AND COMPLIANCE (GC-54) Forrestal Building, Room 3E-080 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 Phone: 202-586-4600 Fax: 202-586-7031 Website: http://energy.gov/nepa/ Phone (202-58X-) Usual Assignments Email: firstname.lastname@hq.doe.gov Carol Borgstrom 6-4600 Director Lettie Wormley 6-4610 Secretary Eastern Energy and Waste Management Unit Brian Costner 6-9924 Unit Leader (Recovery Act Lead, Surplus Plutonium Disposition SEIS) Connie Chen 6-0733 OE, NEPA Stakeholders Directory, 10 CFR Part 1022 Yardena Mansoor 6-9326 EM (Oak Ridge, Savannah River Site), FE (Strategic Petroleum Reserve), OE, Western Area Power Administration, Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, Property

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EM ARRA Best Practices and Lessons Learned Workshop: Oak Ridge  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Learned Learned Oak Ridge Presenter: Sue Cange EM ARRA BEST PRACTICES and LESSONS LEARNED WORKSHOP Waste Management Symposium Phoenix, AZ www.em.doe.gov 1 March 1, 2012 Oak Ridge Overview of Best Practice or Opportunity pp y Working closely together, the Y-12 Site M&O Contractor, the ORO Reservation disposal cell, DOE-EM, and the Regulators crafted a technically defensible, yet very cost effective characterization program in an effort to rapidly D&D two buildings that were part of the Y-12 ARRA scope. This characterization program should serve DOE-EM well as a new scope s c a ac e a o p og a s ou d se e O e as a e characterization model for disposal of extremely low-level, low risk facilities in the on- reservation disposal cell. Benefit (actual or anticipated) Benefit (actual or anticipated)

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Comparative Study of Vibration Stability at Operating Light Source Facilities and Lessons Learned in Achieving NSLS II Stability Goals  

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Comparative Study of Vibration Stability at Operating Light Source Facilities and Lessons Learned in Achieving NSLS II Stability Goals

Simos, N; Fallier, M

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PUREX/UO{sub 3} facilities deactivation lessons learned: History  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In May 1997, a historic deactivation project at the PUREX (Plutonium URanium EXtraction) facility at the Hanford Site in south-central Washington State concluded its activities (Figure ES-1). The project work was finished at $78 million under its original budget of $222.5 million, and 16 months ahead of schedule. Closely watched throughout the US Department of Energy (DOE) complex and by the US Department of Defense for the value of its lessons learned, the PUREX Deactivation Project has become the national model for the safe transition of contaminated facilities to shut down status.

Gerber, M.S.

1997-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

287

JLab SRF Cavity Fabrication Errors, Consequences and Lessons Learned  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Today, elliptical superconducting RF (SRF) cavities are preferably made from deep-drawn niobium sheets as pursued at Jefferson Laboratory (JLab). The fabrication of a cavity incorporates various cavity cell machining, trimming and electron beam welding (EBW) steps as well as surface chemistry that add to forming errors creating geometrical deviations of the cavity shape from its design. An analysis of in-house built cavities over the last years revealed significant errors in cavity production. Past fabrication flaws are described and lessons learned applied successfully to the most recent in-house series production of multi-cell cavities.

Frank Marhauser

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Lessons Learned Concerning the Human Element in Events and Training  

SciTech Connect

As the number and complexity of responses to hazardous material incidents have increased, government regulators have implemented a national incident command system, bolstered by a host of protective measures and response equipment. Special advanced technical equipment has also been developed and made available to on-scene responders and command staff. Yet with all the investment in organizational and technical advance, the human element of emergency response remains critical and also needs our continued attention to ensure effective operation and success. This paper focuses on lessons learned from radiological events and training exercises that pertain to these human elements.

Michael D. Sandvig

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Space reactor safety, 1985--1995 lessons learned  

SciTech Connect

Space reactor safety activities and decisions have evolved over the last decade. Important safety decisions have been made in the SP-100, Space Exploration Initiative, NEPSTP, SNTP, and Bimodal Space Reactor programs. In addition, international guidance on space reactor safety has been instituted. Space reactor safety decisions and practices have developed in the areas of inadvertent criticality, reentry, radiological release, orbital operation, programmatic, and policy. In general, the lessons learned point out the importance of carefully reviewing previous safety practices for appropriateness to space nuclear programs in general and to the specific mission under consideration.

Marshall, A.C.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Website Collects EM's D&D Lessons Learned | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Website Collects EM's D&D Lessons Learned Website Collects EM's D&D Lessons Learned Website Collects EM's D&D Lessons Learned September 30, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis This photo is included in a report that discusses worker protective suits. The report is part of the lessons learned, best practices and other guidance now featured in the Deactivation and Decommissioning Knowledge Management Information Tool. The worker pictured, an insulator, is wearing a protective suit designed to fit better around the respirator and allow for improved breathing. This photo is included in a report that discusses worker protective suits. The report is part of the lessons learned, best practices and other guidance now featured in the Deactivation and Decommissioning Knowledge Management Information Tool. The worker pictured, an insulator, is wearing

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Website Collects EM's D&D Lessons Learned | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Website Collects EM's D&D Lessons Learned Website Collects EM's D&D Lessons Learned Website Collects EM's D&D Lessons Learned September 30, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis This photo is included in a report that discusses worker protective suits. The report is part of the lessons learned, best practices and other guidance now featured in the Deactivation and Decommissioning Knowledge Management Information Tool. The worker pictured, an insulator, is wearing a protective suit designed to fit better around the respirator and allow for improved breathing. This photo is included in a report that discusses worker protective suits. The report is part of the lessons learned, best practices and other guidance now featured in the Deactivation and Decommissioning Knowledge Management Information Tool. The worker pictured, an insulator, is wearing

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June 1,1998, Issue No. 15 For Second Quarter FY 1998 NEPA Compliance Officers Meet in DC  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

,1998, Issue No. 15 For Second Quarter FY 1998 ,1998, Issue No. 15 For Second Quarter FY 1998 NEPA Compliance Officers Meet in DC How can NEPA Compliance Officers (NCOs) become more effective? What can the Offices of Environment, Safety and Health (EH) and General Counsel (GC) do to better support the NCOs? Field and Program NCOs and staff of the Offces of NEPA Policy and Assistance and the Assistant General Counsel for Environment met in Washington, DC, on March 26 and 27 to explore these questions. needs for their Offices and spoke of the value of the Lessons Learned Quarterly Report in Department-wide NEPA coordination. NCOs with tasks under the DOE-wide NEPA support contracts expressed satisfaction that the expected benefits (reduced time and cost) are materializing. A panel told of experiences integrating

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241-SY-101 air lance removal lessons learned  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

An emergency task was undertaken to remove four air lances and one thermocouple (TC) tree from tank 241-SY-101 (SY-101). This resulted from video observation that these pipes were being severely bent during periodic gas release events that regularly occurred every three to four months. At the time, the gas release events were considered to be the number one safety issue within the US Department of Energy (DOE) complex. This emergency removal task was undertaken on an extremely short schedule that required all activities possible to be completed in parallel. This approach and extremely short schedule, while successful, resulted in some undesirable consequences from less than desired time for design, reviews, equipment testing, operations training, and bad weather conditions. These consequences included leakage of liquid waste from the containers to the ground, higher than expected dose rates at the container surface, difficult field operations, and unexpected pipe configuration during removal. In addition, changes to environmental regulations and severe winter weather impacted the packaging and shipping activities required the prepare the removed pipes for storage at the Central Waste Complex (CWC). The purpose of this document is to identify lessons to be learned for future activities. In context of the emergency conditions that existed at the time and the urgency to remove these pipes, their removal was successfully completed under extremely difficult conditions and schedule. The success of the task should not be overshadowed by the desire to identify areas needing improvement and lessons to be learned. Many of the lessons identified in this document have already resulted in improved conduct of operations and engineering.

Moore, T.L.; Titzler, P.A.

1994-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons learned in TRU waste process improvement at LANL  

SciTech Connect

Typical papers that discuss lessons learned or quality improvement focus on the challenge for a production facility reaching six sigma (3.4 Defects Per Million Opportunities) from five sigma. This paper discusses lessons learned when the Los Alamos National Laboratory's (LANL) transuranic (TRU) waste management project was challenged to establish a production system to meet the customer's expectations. The target for FY 2003 was set as two shipments of TRU waste per week leaving the site. The average for the four previous years (FY99-02) was about one shipment every two months. LANL recognized that, despite its success in 1999 as the first site to ship TRU waste to open the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), significant changes to the way business was being done were required to move to a production mode. Process improvements began in earnest in April 2002. This paper discusses several of the initiatives LANL took to achieve forty-five shipments in FY03. The paper is organized by topic into five major areas that LANL worked to get the job done.

Del Signore, J. C.; Huchton, J. (Judith); Martin, B. (Beverly); Lindahl, P. (Peter); Miller, S. (Scott); Hartwell, W. B. (Ware B.)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LESSONS LEARNED IN AEROSOL MONITORING WITH THE RASA  

SciTech Connect

The Radionuclide Aerosol Sampler/Analyzer (RASA) is an automated aerosol collection and analysis system designed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in the 1990's and is deployed in several locations around the world as part of the International Monitoring System (IMS) required under the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). The RASA operates unattended, save for regularly scheduled maintenance, iterating samples through a three-step process on a 24-hour interval. In its 15-year history, much has been learned from the operation and maintenance of the RASA that can benefit engineering updates or future aerosol systems. On 11 March 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami rocked the eastern coast of Japan, resulting in power loss and cooling failures at the Daiichi nuclear power plants in Fukushima Prefecture. Aerosol collections were conducted with the RASA in Richland, WA. We present a summary of the lessons learned over the history of the RASA, including lessons taken from the Fukushima incident, regarding the RASA IMS stations operated by the United States.

Forrester, Joel B.; Bowyer, Ted W.; Carty, Fitz; Comes, Laura; Eslinger, Paul W.; Greenwood, Lawrence R.; Haas, Derek A.; Hayes, James C.; Kirkham, Randy R.; Lepel, Elwood A.; Litke, Kevin E.; Miley, Harry S.; Morris, Scott J.; Schrom, Brian T.; Van Davelaar, Peter; Woods, Vincent T.

2011-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 3,2002, Issue 31  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

June 2002 June 2002 1 “We must change some of our thinking on how we implement NEPA to get a more flexible outcome within our basic NEPA process,” advises Beverly Cook, DOE’s new Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Health. “DOE’s NEPA Program is mature, with many years of experience in environmental reviews that add value to decisionmaking. But we need to better accommodate technical and policy changes that develop while an EIS is in preparation,” she said in a recent interview with staff of the Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance. Formerly a senior manager of DOE Field, Program, and contractor organizations, and now the Assistant Secretary responsible for DOE’s NEPA program, Ms. Cook has experienced NEPA from a range of perspectives: from generating

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Mini-Guidance Articles from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

by topic, contain procedural interpretations and recommendations developed by the DOE Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance in consultation with the Office of General...

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Lessons Learned from Radioactive Waste Storage and Disposal Facilities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The safety of radioactive waste disposal facilities and the decommissioning of complex sites may be predicated on the performance of engineered and natural barriers. For assessing the safety of a waste disposal facility or a decommissioned site, a performance assessment or similar analysis is often completed. The analysis is typically based on a site conceptual model that is developed from site characterization information, observations, and, in many cases, expert judgment. Because waste disposal facilities are sited, constructed, monitored, and maintained, a fair amount of data has been generated at a variety of sites in a variety of natural systems. This paper provides select examples of lessons learned from the observations developed from the monitoring of various radioactive waste facilities (storage and disposal), and discusses the implications for modeling of future waste disposal facilities that are yet to be constructed or for the development of dose assessments for the release of decommissioning sites. Monitoring has been and continues to be performed at a variety of different facilities for the disposal of radioactive waste. These include facilities for the disposal of commercial low-level waste (LLW), reprocessing wastes, and uranium mill tailings. Many of the lessons learned and problems encountered provide a unique opportunity to improve future designs of waste disposal facilities, to improve dose modeling for decommissioning sites, and to be proactive in identifying future problems. Typically, an initial conceptual model was developed and the siting and design of the disposal facility was based on the conceptual model. After facility construction and operation, monitoring data was collected and evaluated. In many cases the monitoring data did not comport with the original site conceptual model, leading to additional investigation and changes to the site conceptual model and modifications to the design of the facility. The following cases are discussed: commercial LLW disposal facilities; uranium mill tailings disposal facilities; and reprocessing waste storage and disposal facilities. The observations developed from the monitoring and maintenance of waste disposal and storage facilities provide valuable lessons learned for the design and modeling of future waste disposal facilities and the decommissioning of complex sites.

Esh, David W.; Bradford, Anna H. [U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Two White Flint North, MS T7J8, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852 (United States)

2008-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

299

Massachusetts nuclear power referendum: Lessons learned from the campaign trail  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Last November, Massachusetts voters cast their ballots on a binding initiative which, if passed, would have prohibited the production of high-level waste, thereby permanently shutting down the state's two nuclear power plants: Yankee and Pilgrim. Question 4, as the initiative became known, posed an unprecedented challenge for the state's six major utilities. Essentially, Question 4 was defeated for two reasons: compelling arguments and a well-founded strategy for communicating those arguments. One part of that strategy was the use of debates and public-speaking engagements before both civic groups and on radio/television. These debates and presentations were clearly the most interesting part of the campaign and provided many insights that may be applied to long-term public policy and informational programs. Obviously, there is a significant difference between an intense, focused campaign and an ongoing, diverse public information program-but many of the principles are the same. The purpose of this paper is to review some of the key lessons learned from over 300 debates and presentations in the highly emotional atmosphere of the Question 4 campaign. Throughout the campaign, debaters and speakers submitted after action reports, and it is from these as well as the overall campaign results that the lessons and anecdotes are derived.

Allen, S.R.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

Lessons Learned from the Puerto Rico Battery Energy Storage System  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) installed a distributed battery energy storage system in 1994 at a substation near San Juan, Puerto Rico. It was patterned after two other large energy storage systems operated by electric utilities in California and Germany. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Storage Systems Program at Sandia National Laboratories has followed the progress of all stages of the project since its inception. It directly supported the critical battery room cooling system design by conducting laboratory thermal testing of a scale model of the battery under simulated operating conditions. The Puerto Rico facility is at present the largest operating battery storage system in the world and is successfully providing frequency control, voltage regulation, and spinning reserve to the Caribbean island. The system further proved its usefulness to the PREPA network in the fall of 1998 in the aftermath of Hurricane Georges. The owner-operator, PREPA, and the architect/engineer, vendors, and contractors learned many valuable lessons during all phases of project development and operation. In documenting these lessons, this report will help PREPA and other utilities in planning to build large energy storage systems.

BOYES, JOHN D.; DE ANA, MINDI FARBER; TORRES, WENCESLANO

1999-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preservation and Implementation of Decommissioning Lessons Learned in the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission  

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Over the past several years, the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has actively worked to capture and preserve lessons learned from the decommissioning of nuclear facilities. More recently, NRC has involved industry groups, the Organization of Agreement States (OAS), and the Department of Energy (DOE) in the effort to develop approaches to capture, preserve and disseminate decommissioning lessons learned. This paper discusses the accomplishments of the working group, some lessons learned by the NRC in the recent past, and how NRC will incorporate these lessons learned into its regulatory framework. This should help ensure that the design and operation of current and future nuclear facilities will result in less environmental impact and more efficient decommissioning. In summary, the NRC will continue capturing today's experience in decommissioning so that future facilities can take advantage of lessons learned from today's decommissioning projects. NRC, both individually and collectively with industry groups, OAS, and DOE, is aggressively working on the preservation and implementation of decommissioning lessons learned. The joint effort has helped to ensure the lessons from the whole spectrum of decommissioning facilities (i.e., reactor, fuel cycle, and material facilities) are better understood, thus maximizing the amount of knowledge and best practices obtained from decommissioning activities. Anticipated regulatory activities at the NRC will make sure that the knowledge gained from today's decommissioning projects is preserved and implemented to benefit the nuclear facilities that will decommission in the future.

Rodriguez, Rafael L. [United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs, Washington, DC 20555 (United States)

2008-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

302

Lessons Learned from the Puerto Rico Battery Energy Storage System  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) installed a battery energy storage system in 1994 at a substation near San Juan, Puerto Rico. It was patterned after two other large energy storage systems operated by electric utilities in California and Germany. The Puerto Rico facility is presently the largest operating battery storage system in the world and has successfully provided frequency control, voltage regulation, and spinning reseme to the Caribbean island. The system further proved its usefulness to the PREPA network in the fall of 1998 in the aftermath of Hurricane Georges. However, the facility has suffered accelerated cell failures in the past year and PREPA is committed to restoring the plant to full capacity. This represents the first repowering of a large utility battery facility. PREPA and its vendors and contractors learned many valuable lessons during all phases of project development and operation, which are summarized in this paper.

Boyes, John D.; De Anda, Mindi Farber; Torres, Wenceslao

1999-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

303

Lessons Learned From Developing Reactor Pressure Vessel Steel Embrittlement Database  

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Materials behaviors caused by neutron irradiation under fission and/or fusion environments can be little understood without practical examination. Easily accessible material information system with large material database using effective computers is necessary for design of nuclear materials and analyses or simulations of the phenomena. The developed Embrittlement Data Base (EDB) at ORNL is this comprehensive collection of data. EDB database contains power reactor pressure vessel surveillance data, the material test reactor data, foreign reactor data (through bilateral agreements authorized by NRC), and the fracture toughness data. The lessons learned from building EDB program and the associated database management activity regarding Material Database Design Methodology, Architecture and the Embedded QA Protocol are described in this report. The development of IAEA International Database on Reactor Pressure Vessel Materials (IDRPVM) and the comparison of EDB database and IAEA IDRPVM database are provided in the report. The recommended database QA protocol and database infrastructure are also stated in the report.

Wang, Jy-An John [ORNL

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

PVUSA construction and safety: Experience, lessons learned and costs  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report is the first of a series of PVUSA reports on PVUSA experiences and lessons learned at the demonstration sites in Davis and Kerman, California. During the course of approximately 6 years (1988--1993), nine PV systems have been installed ranging from 20 kW to 500 kW. Five 20-kW emerging module technology arrays were installed on universal project-provided structures, and four utility-scale systems (200 to 500 kW) were installed as turnkey (vendor designed and integrated) systems. The report emphasizes PVUSA construction and safety experience from the installation of these systems and is intended for use by utility personnel engaged in the construction of a photovoltaic (PV) power plant (e.g., engineers, construction supervisors, etc.).

Shipman, D.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

PUREX/UO{sub 3} facilities deactivation lessons learned history  

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The Plutonium-Uranium Extraction (PUREX) Facility operated from 1956-1972, from 1983-1988, and briefly during 1989-1990 to produce for national defense at the Hanford Site in Washington State. The Uranium Trioxide (UO{sub 3}) Facility operated at the Hanford Site from 1952-1972, 1984-1988, and briefly in 1993. Both plants were ordered to permanent shutdown by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in December 1992, thus initiating their deactivation phase. Deactivation is that portion of a facility`s life cycle that occurs between operations and final decontamination and decommissioning (D&D). This document details the history of events, and the lessons learned, from the time of the PUREX Stabilization Campaign in 1989-1990, through the end of the first full fiscal year (FY) of the deactivation project (September 30, 1994).

Hamrick, D.G.; Gerber, M.S.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

DOE EM Project Experience & Lessons Learned for In Situ Decommissioning  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EM Project Experience & Lessons Learned for In Situ EM Project Experience & Lessons Learned for In Situ Decommissioning (Feb. 2013) DOE EM Project Experience & Lessons Learned for In Situ Decommissioning (Feb. 2013) The purpose of the "DOE EM Project Experience & Lessons Learned for In Situ Decommissioning" report is to capture the considerable technical experience gained to date for implementation of In Situ Decommissioning (ISD) projects at DOE facilities. As current and projected budgets for the EM program indicate reduced and flat funding profiles for the foreseeable future, the potential exists for this institutional knowledge to be lost as the ramp-down of project staffing commences with the cessation of ARRA. EM's Office of Deactivation & Decommissioning and Facility Engineering

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State-of-the art of freight forecast modeling: lessons learned and the road ahead  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of-the art of freight forecast modeling: lessons learned andof goods as well as to forecast the expected future truckused for the short-term forecasts of freight volumes on

Chow, Joseph Y.; Yang, Choon Heon; Regan, Amelia C.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

SRS SLUDGE BATCH QUALIFICATION AND PROCESSING; HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE AND LESSONS LEARNED  

SciTech Connect

This report provides a historical overview and lessons learned associated with the SRS sludge batch (SB) qualification and processing programs. The report covers the framework of the requirements for waste form acceptance, the DWPF Glass Product Control Program (GPCP), waste feed acceptance, examples of how the program complies with the specifications, an overview of the Startup Program, and a summary of continuous improvements and lessons learned. The report includes a bibliography of previous reports and briefings on the topic.

Cercy, M.; Peeler, D.; Stone, M.

2013-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

309

Advanced Nuclear Technology: EPRI Utility Requirements Document (URD) Fukushima Lessons-Learned Treatment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Fukushima accident of March 2011 resulted in critical lessons learned for both current and future nuclear plants. As part of an ongoing review and update of the EPRI Utility Requirements Document (URD) for New Nuclear Plants, a specific review of Fukushima lessons learned was undertaken.This report provides background information on the process for accomplishing the Fukushima review. It also provides the unique changes that were made to the EPRI URD along with specific linkage back ...

2013-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons Learned From Dynamic Simulations of Advanced Fuel Cycles  

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Years of performing dynamic simulations of advanced nuclear fuel cycle options provide insights into how they could work and how one might transition from the current once-through fuel cycle. This paper summarizes those insights from the context of the 2005 objectives and goals of the Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative (AFCI). Our intent is not to compare options, assess options versus those objectives and goals, nor recommend changes to those objectives and goals. Rather, we organize what we have learned from dynamic simulations in the context of the AFCI objectives for waste management, proliferation resistance, uranium utilization, and economics. Thus, we do not merely describe lessons learned from dynamic simulations but attempt to answer the so what question by using this context. The analyses have been performed using the Verifiable Fuel Cycle Simulation of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Dynamics (VISION). We observe that the 2005 objectives and goals do not address many of the inherently dynamic discriminators among advanced fuel cycle options and transitions thereof.

Steven J. Piet; Brent W. Dixon; Jacob J. Jacobson; Gretchen E. Matthern; David E. Shropshire

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PUREX/UO3 Facilities deactivation lessons learned history  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Disconnecting the criticality alarm permanently in June 1996 signified that the hazards in the PUREX (plutonium-uranium extraction) plant had been so removed and reduced that criticality was no longer a credible event. Turning off the PUREX criticality alarm also marked a salient point in a historic deactivation project, 1 year before its anticipated conclusion. The PUREX/UO3 Deactivation Project began in October 1993 as a 5-year, $222.5- million project. As a result of innovations implemented during 1994 and 1995, the project schedule was shortened by over a year, with concomitant savings. In 1994, the innovations included arranging to send contaminated nitric acid from the PUREX Plant to British Nuclear Fuels, Limited (BNFL) for reuse and sending metal solutions containing plutonium and uranium from PUREX to the Hanford Site tank farms. These two steps saved the project $36.9- million. In 1995, reductions in overhead rate, work scope, and budget, along with curtailed capital equipment expenditures, reduced the cost another $25.6 million. These savings were achieved by using activity-based cost estimating and applying technical schedule enhancements. In 1996, a series of changes brought about under the general concept of ``reengineering`` reduced the cost approximately another $15 million, and moved the completion date to May 1997. With the total savings projected at about $75 million, or 33.7 percent of the originally projected cost, understanding how the changes came about, what decisions were made, and why they were made becomes important. At the same time sweeping changes in the cultural of the Hanford Site were taking place. These changes included shifting employee relations and work structures, introducing new philosophies and methods in maintaining safety and complying with regulations, using electronic technology to manage information, and, adopting new methods and bases for evaluating progress. Because these changes helped generate cost savings and were accompanied by and were an integral part of sweeping ``culture changes,`` the story of the lessons learned during the PUREX Deactivation Project are worth recounting. Foremost among the lessons is recognizing the benefits of ``right to left`` project planning. A deactivation project must start by identifying its end points, then make every task, budget, and organizational decision based on reaching those end points. Along with this key lesson is the knowledge that project planning and scheduling should be tied directly to costing, and the project status should be checked often (more often than needed to meet mandated reporting requirements) to reflect real-time work. People working on a successful project should never be guessing about its schedule or living with a paper schedule that does not represent the actual state of work. Other salient lessons were learned in the PUREX/UO3 Deactivation Project that support these guiding principles. They include recognizing the value of independent review, teamwork, and reengineering concepts; the need and value of cooperation between the DOE, its contractors, regulators, and stakeholders; and the essential nature of early and ongoing communication. Managing a successful project also requires being willing to take a fresh look at safety requirements and to apply them in a streamlined and sensible manner to deactivating facilities; draw on the enormous value of resident knowledge acquired by people over years and sometimes decades of working in old plants; and recognize the value of bringing in outside expertise for certain specialized tasks.This approach makes possible discovering the savings that can come when many creative options are pursued persistently and the wisdom of leaving some decisions to the future. The essential job of a deactivation project is to place a facility in a safe, stable, low-maintenance mode, for an interim period. Specific end points are identified to recognize and document this state. Keeping the limited objectives of the project in mind can guide decisions that reduce risks with minimal manipul

Gerber, M.S.

1996-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

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NEPA Documentation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Note for: Cynthia Quarterman Note for: Cynthia Quarterman Keith Harper From: Carol Borgstrom Subject: NEPA Documentation Date: December 3, 2008 Attached, per your request, are two lists: (1) DOE environmental assessments (EAs) issued since 12/1/2006 and (2) DOE environmental impact statements (EISs) issued since 12/1/2006. Also, per your request, is a copy of a general NEPA briefing provided to the Acting Deputy Secretary in May 2008. Please let me know if you have any further questions (carol.borgstrom @hq.doe.gov; 202-586-4600). cc: Ingrid Kolb, MA-1 (without attachments) Janet Barsy, GC-1 EA Database Listing Document Start FONSI Months Total NEPA Cost Program Number Title Date Date Complete Ops Office Office DOE/EA-1389 Charlie Creek-Williston Transmission 3/20/2001 2/20/2008 83.2 $345,236.21 WAPA

313

Lessons learned on closed cavity thermophotovoltaic system efficiency measurements  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Previous efficiency measurements have highlighted that to accurately measure and predict thermophotovoltaic (TPV) integrated cell or array efficiencies, a thorough understanding of the system is required. This includes knowledge of intrinsic diode and filter characteristics, radiative surface properties of all materials used within the cavity, and an intimate knowledge of the radiator/photon source. As a result of these and other lessons learned, the cavity test fixture used in earlier experiments was redesigned. To reduce radiator temperature gradients, the radiator was oversized and thickened, cavity walls were eliminated, the diode heat sink and shielding material were separated, and the cold side was redesigned to incorporate a steady state heat absorbed measurement technique. This redesigned test fixture provides an isothermal radiator and significantly enhances calorimetry capabilities. This newly designed cavity test fixture, in conjunction with the Monte Carlo Photon Transport code RACER-X, was used to improve and demonstrate the understanding of in-cavity TPV diode/module system efficiency testing. A single TPV diode was tested in this new fixture and yielded good agreement between measurements and predictions.

Gethers, C.K.; Ballinger, C.T.; DePoy, D.M. [Lockheed Martin Corp., Schenectady, NY (United States)

1998-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Implementing Water Conservation Goals at Federal Facilities: Lessons Learned  

SciTech Connect

Executive Order 13123 (June 1999) directed Federal agencies to improve water-use efficiency at government-owned facilities. The order required agencies to determine their water consumption and establish a goal for reducing it. Under the leadership of the Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) and National Renewal Energy Laboratory (NREL), representatives from several agencies established a working group to recommend guidelines and methods for improving water efficiency. Some agencies were already implementing effective conservation measures. However, many agencies lacked ways to determine how much water they were using or what it cost. In 1999, FEMP established methods agencies can use to identify baseline water usage and set reasonable water efficiency improvement goals. As a result, 10 Best Management Practices (BMPs), similar to those established by the California Urban Water Conservation Council, were developed for Federal water efficiency. The Federal BMPs focus on office water use, landscaping, heating and cooling, leak detection, and education. They emphasize flexibility, cost-effectiveness, and creativity. This paper describes these methods for determining baseline usage, selecting appropriate BMPs for a facility, and meeting efficiency goals. It also includes lessons learned throughout the process.

Tanner, S.; Braver, D.

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Lessons learned with ISO 14001 at DOE sites  

SciTech Connect

ISO 14001 is the international standard for environmental management systems (EMS). The standard applies the `plan, do, check, act` management system model to assure that the environmental impacts of operations are fully considered in planning and facility operations. ISO 14001 has grown in popularity in both the public and the private sector and has seen increasing utility within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). While there is no final DOE policy or requirement for ISO 14001 EMS implementation, ISO 14001 commands an active presence at many DOE sites. In general, the impetus for ISO 14001 in the DOE complex has been either an initiative by site management contractors to improve performance, or an actual requirement in the new management contracts for the sites. Several DOE sites now are committed to implement EMS`s in conformance with ISO 14001: Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Hanford, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL), Kansas City Plant, Nevada Test Site, Savannah River Site (SRS), Waste Isolation Pilot Project (WIPP), West Valley. Several other DOE sites are expected to proceed in the near future with an EMS consistent with ISO 14001. However, not all sites are proceeding with an ISO 14001 EMS based on individual site business considerations. This paper describes the status of EMS implementation at these sites and identifies lessons learned that may be of use to other DOE sites.

Wilkinson, C. H., LLNL

1998-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear power plant Generic Aging Lessons Learned (GALL). Appendix B  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this generic aging lessons learned (GALL) review is to provide a systematic review of plant aging information in order to assess materials and component aging issues related to continued operation and license renewal of operating reactors. Literature on mechanical, structural, and thermal-hydraulic components and systems reviewed consisted of 97 Nuclear Plant Aging Research (NPAR) reports, 23 NRC Generic Letters, 154 Information Notices, 29 Licensee Event Reports (LERs), 4 Bulletins, and 9 Nuclear Management and Resources Council Industry Reports (NUMARC IRs) and literature on electrical components and systems reviewed consisted of 66 NPAR reports, 8 NRC Generic Letters, 111 Information Notices, 53 LERs, 1 Bulletin, and 1 NUMARC IR. More than 550 documents were reviewed. The results of these reviews were systematized using a standardized GALL tabular format and standardized definitions of aging-related degradation mechanisms and effects. The tables are included in volume s 1 and 2 of this report. A computerized data base has also been developed for all review tables and can be used to expedite the search for desired information on structures, components, and relevant aging effects. A survey of the GALL tables reveals that all ongoing significant component aging issues are currently being addressed by the regulatory process. However, the aging of what are termed passive components has been highlighted for continued scrutiny. This report consists of Volume 2, which consists of the GALL literature review tables for the NUMARC Industry Reports reviewed for the report.

Kasza, K.E.; Diercks, D.R.; Holland, J.W.; Choi, S.U. [and others

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons Learned From Gen I Carbon Dioxide Cooled Reactors  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper provides a review of early gas cooled reactors including the Magnox reactors originating in the United Kingdom and the subsequent development of the Advanced Gas-cooled Reactors (AGR). These early gas cooled reactors shared a common coolant medium, namely carbon dioxide (CO2). A framework of information is provided about these early reactors and identifies unique problems/opportunities associated with use of CO2 as a coolant. Reactor designers successfully rose to these challenges. After years of successful use of the CO2 gas cooled reactors in Europe, the succeeding generation of reactors, called the High Temperature Gas Reactors (HTGR), were designed with Helium gas as the coolant. Again, in the 21st century, with the latest reactor designs under investigation in Generation IV, there is a revived interest in developing Gas Cooled Fast Reactors that use CO2 as the reactor coolant. This paper provides a historical perspective on the 52 CO2 reactors and the reactor programs that developed them. The Magnox and AGR design features and safety characteristics were reviewed, as well as the technologies associated with fuel storage, reprocessing, and disposal. Lessons-learned from these programs are noted to benefit the designs of future generations of gas cooled nuclear reactors.

David E. Shropshire

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

59th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, June 2009  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DRAFT - June 2009 1 DRAFT - June 2009 1 "The Department of Energy is both privileged and challenged" by its critical role in implementing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, said Matt Rogers, Senior Advisor to the Secretary, to DOE's NEPA Compliance Officers (NCOs) and NEPA staff from the Office of General Counsel at the NCO meeting in Washington, DC, on April 28-29, 2009. In the keynote address, Mr. Rogers cited DOE's intense efforts since late February to identify and approve projects for Recovery Act funding and the imminent need to address

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Occurrence reporting and processing system (ORPS) lessons learned: Tools to improve workplace performance  

SciTech Connect

Various Department of Energy (DOE) orders require DOE and DOE contractor personnel to review abnormal events to gain lessons learned information. The term event'' is used to mean a real-time occurrence. When reviewing events data, it must be possible to determine what happened and why (including root causes), the impacts, the appropriate corrective actions, and any lessons learned that might be applicable to activities of other operations or contractors. Merely obtaining the information will not prevent occurrence of a similar event; contributing conditions must be corrected. It is important for managers, trainers, and others to learn from the events of others so that they may apply these experiences to their own activities. Reports of events must be analyzed to determine possible applicability to other facilities and/or job functions. Relevant information can then be used to correct defects and improve facilities and operations, thus making them more efficient and safer for all employees. Lessons learned information is particularly helpful in planning employee training and in developing training curriculum and programs. Lessons learned information can be obtained from many sources. It can be found in the Safety Performance Measurement System's Computerized Accident/Incident Reporting System (CAIRS) module, the S H Publications module, the Unusual Occurrence Reports module, and the Office of Nuclear Safety Operating Experience Weekly Summary.'' One important source of lessons teamed information is the Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS) database, which contains event data from September 1, 1990, to the present. This report discusses this source.

Commander, S.L.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Occurrence reporting and processing system (ORPS) lessons learned: Tools to improve workplace performance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Various Department of Energy (DOE) orders require DOE and DOE contractor personnel to review abnormal events to gain lessons learned information. The term ``event`` is used to mean a real-time occurrence. When reviewing events data, it must be possible to determine what happened and why (including root causes), the impacts, the appropriate corrective actions, and any lessons learned that might be applicable to activities of other operations or contractors. Merely obtaining the information will not prevent occurrence of a similar event; contributing conditions must be corrected. It is important for managers, trainers, and others to learn from the events of others so that they may apply these experiences to their own activities. Reports of events must be analyzed to determine possible applicability to other facilities and/or job functions. Relevant information can then be used to correct defects and improve facilities and operations, thus making them more efficient and safer for all employees. Lessons learned information is particularly helpful in planning employee training and in developing training curriculum and programs. Lessons learned information can be obtained from many sources. It can be found in the Safety Performance Measurement System`s Computerized Accident/Incident Reporting System (CAIRS) module, the S&H Publications module, the Unusual Occurrence Reports module, and the Office of Nuclear Safety ``Operating Experience Weekly Summary.`` One important source of lessons teamed information is the Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS) database, which contains event data from September 1, 1990, to the present. This report discusses this source.

Commander, S.L.

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors Lessons Learned Applicable to the Next Generation Nuclear Plant  

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The purpose of this report is to identify possible issues highlighted by these lessons learned that could apply to the NGNP in reducing technical risks commensurate with the current phase of design. Some of the lessons learned have been applied to the NGNP and documented in the Preconceptual Design Report. These are addressed in the background section of this document and include, for example, the decision to use TRISO fuel rather than BISO fuel used in the Peach Bottom reactor; the use of a reactor pressure vessel rather than prestressed concrete found in Fort St. Vrain; and the use of helium as a primary coolant rather than CO2. Other lessons learned, 68 in total, are documented in Sections 2 through 6 and will be applied, as appropriate, in advancing phases of design. The lessons learned are derived from both negative and positive outcomes from prior HTGR experiences. Lessons learned are grouped according to the plant, areas, systems, subsystems, and components defined in the NGNP Preconceptual Design Report, and subsequent NGNP project documents.

J. M. Beck; L. F. Pincock

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons Learned in International Safeguards - Implementation of Safeguards at the Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant  

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The focus of this report is lessons learned at the Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant (RRP). However, the subject of lessons learned for application of international safeguards at reprocessing plants includes a cumulative history of inspections starting at the West Valley (New York, U.S.A.) reprocessing plant in 1969 and proceeding through all of the efforts over the years. The RRP is the latest and most challenging application the International Atomic Energy Agency has faced. In many ways the challenges have remained the same, timely inspection and evaluation with limited inspector resources, with the continuing realization that planning and preparations can never start early enough in the life cycle of a facility. Lessons learned over the years have involved the challenges of using ongoing advances in technology and dealing with facilities with increased throughput and continuous operation. This report will begin with a review of historical developments and lessons learned. This will provide a basis for a discussion of the experiences and lessons learned from the implementation of international safeguards at RRP.

Ehinger, Michael H [ORNL; Johnson, Shirley [Tucker Creek Consulting

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TANK WASTE RETRIEVAL LESSONS LEARNED AT THE HANFORD SITE  

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One of the environmental remediation challenges facing the nation is the retrieval and permanent disposal of approximately 90 million gallons of radioactive waste stored in underground tanks at the US Department of Energy (DOE) facilities. The Hanford Site is located in southeastern Washington State and stores roughly 60% of this waste. An estimated 53 million gallons of high-level, transuranic, and low-level radioactive waste is stored underground in 149 single-shell tanks (SSTs) and 28 newer double-shell tanks (DSTs) at the Hanford Site. These SSTs range in size from 55,000 gallons to 1,000,000 gallon capacity. Approximately 30 million gallons of this waste is stored in SSTs. The SSTs were constructed between 1943 and 1964 and all have exceeded the nominal 20-year design life. Sixty-seven SSTs are known or suspected to have leaked an estimated 1,000,000 gallons of waste. The risk of additional SST leakage has been greatly reduced by removing more than 3 million gallons of interstitial liquids and supernatant and transferring the waste to the DST system since 1997 as part of the interim stabilization program. Retrieval of SST saltcake and sludge waste is underway to further reduce risks and stage feed materials for the Hanford Site Waste Treatment Plant. This paper presents lessons learned from retrieval of tank waste at the Hanford Site and discusses how this information is used to optimize retrieval system efficiency, improve overall cost effectiveness of retrieval operations, and ensure that HFFACO requirements are met.

DODD, R.A.

2006-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

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EM Delegation Shares Lessons Learned on Tour in France | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EM Delegation Shares Lessons Learned on Tour in France EM Delegation Shares Lessons Learned on Tour in France EM Delegation Shares Lessons Learned on Tour in France June 5, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis The EM delegation tours the underground installations of the Underground Research Laboratory in France; EM Lead International Affairs Specialist Ana Han, left to right, EM Deputy Assistant Secretary for Waste Management Frank Marcinowski, Carlsbad Field Office Manager Joe Franco and EM Senior Advisor Dave Huizenga. The EM delegation tours the underground installations of the Underground Research Laboratory in France; EM Lead International Affairs Specialist Ana Han, left to right, EM Deputy Assistant Secretary for Waste Management Frank Marcinowski, Carlsbad Field Office Manager Joe Franco and EM Senior Advisor Dave Huizenga.

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EM Sites Come Together to Share Lessons Learned on Safety | Department of  

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Sites Come Together to Share Lessons Learned on Safety Sites Come Together to Share Lessons Learned on Safety EM Sites Come Together to Share Lessons Learned on Safety August 7, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Members of the Hanford site team observe Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project workers at the Idaho site putting on protective equipment. The Level B protective suit is custom-designed to provide maximum flexibility and protection against potential workplace hazards. The containment suit, coupled with the breathing equipment shown in the photo below, enables work to be conducted safely in high-hazard atmospheres. Members of the Hanford site team observe Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project workers at the Idaho site putting on protective equipment. The Level B protective suit is custom-designed to provide maximum flexibility

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Some Lessons Learned from 20 Years in RedOx Flow Battery R&d  

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lessons learned from 20 years in lessons learned from 20 years in RedOx Flow Battery R&D Dr Steve Clarke, CEO Applied Intellectual Capital, Alameda CAc DOE Workshop Washington DC March 2012 www.apicap.com Contents ● AIC's involvement in RFB R&D ● Some key lessons learned ● Some remaining challenges to be overcome 2 Applied Intellectual Capital ● Technology consulting  Electrochemical and materials focus  Clients include leading industrials, VCs, DOE, DOD and EPA  33,000 ft. facility for laboratory, engineering, rapid prototyping and testing ● Technology venturing (own micro- fund)  IP generated by consulting and R&D  Leverages labs, facilities and consulting successes ● Combined resources  Proven business development team  Start-up to IPO

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NASA Benchmarks Lessons Learned Assessment Plan - Developed By NNSA/Nevada Site Office Facility Representative Division  

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LESSONS LEARNED LESSONS LEARNED Assessment Plan Developed By NNSA/Nevada Site Office Facility Representative Division Performance Objective: Management should have an established Lessons Learned Program with an effective system to continuously distribute information of improvement in safe operations to all affected personnel. Criteria: Timely and effective action is taken to track and correct identified deficiencies and to prevent their recurrence by addressing their basic causes and related generic problems. (DOE/EH-0135) Management installs an effective corrective action program (caWeb) for safety-related issues, wherein records are updated and actions are tracked through completion. (DOE/EH-0135) Management uses the corrective action program (caWeb) as the database to analyze safety issues, implement corrective actions, and define

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Microsoft Word - 08-02-06 Security Lessons Learned TEC Security Topic Group.doc  

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6, Final 6, Final 1 DOE Spent Nuclear Fuel Transportation: Lessons Learned from Security Planning and Execution OCRWM has reviewed lessons learned from past high visibility Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) and other radioactive material shipping campaigns. The objective was to identify trends and commonalities from past DOE shipping campaigns, which could be considered when planning for the development and operation of a national transportation system to fulfill requirements of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA). The study examined specific planning, business, institutional and operating practices that have been identified by DOE, its transportation contractors, and stakeholders as important issues that arise repeatedly. In addition, lessons learned or activities/actions which were found not to be

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Demand Response: Lessons Learned with an Eye to the Future | Department of  

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Demand Response: Lessons Learned with an Eye to the Future Demand Response: Lessons Learned with an Eye to the Future Demand Response: Lessons Learned with an Eye to the Future July 11, 2013 - 11:56am Addthis Patricia A. Hoffman Patricia A. Hoffman Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability In today's world of limited resources and rising costs, everyone is looking for ways to use what they have more effectively while, at the same time, controlling - and ideally - reducing expenses. The electricity industry is no exception. Through demand response programs such as time-based rates in which customers are offered financial incentives to reduce or shift their consumption during peak periods, utilities are reducing demand and better managing their assets while also giving consumers more options and lowering the cost of electricity. For example,

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EM Delegation Shares Lessons Learned on Tour in France | Department of  

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Shares Lessons Learned on Tour in France Shares Lessons Learned on Tour in France EM Delegation Shares Lessons Learned on Tour in France June 5, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis The EM delegation tours the underground installations of the Underground Research Laboratory in France; EM Lead International Affairs Specialist Ana Han, left to right, EM Deputy Assistant Secretary for Waste Management Frank Marcinowski, Carlsbad Field Office Manager Joe Franco and EM Senior Advisor Dave Huizenga. The EM delegation tours the underground installations of the Underground Research Laboratory in France; EM Lead International Affairs Specialist Ana Han, left to right, EM Deputy Assistant Secretary for Waste Management Frank Marcinowski, Carlsbad Field Office Manager Joe Franco and EM Senior Advisor Dave Huizenga.

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Lessons Learned from Net Zero Energy Assessments and Renewable Energy Projects at Military Installations  

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Lessons Learned from Lessons Learned from Net Zero Energy Assessments and Renewable Energy Projects at Military Installations Michael Callahan, Kate Anderson, Sam Booth, Jessica Katz, and Tim Tetreault Technical Report NREL/TP-7A40-51598 Revised September 2011 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Lessons Learned from Net Zero Energy Assessments and Renewable Energy Projects at Military Installations Michael Callahan, Kate Anderson, Sam Booth, Jessica Katz, and Tim Tetreault

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Lessons Learned - The EV Project DC Fast Charge - Demand Charge...  

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Vehicle kW Kilowatt kWh Kilowatt-hour PEV Plug-in Electric Vehicle PHEV Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle SOC State of Change TOU Time-of-Use U.S. United States Lessons...

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Learning with multiple representations: An example of a revision lesson in mechanics  

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We describe an example of learning with multiple representations in an A-level revision lesson on mechanics. The context of the problem involved the motion of a ball thrown vertically upwards in air and studying how the associated physical quantities changed during its flight. Different groups of students were assigned to look at the ball's motion using various representations: motion diagrams, vector diagrams, free-body diagrams, verbal description, equations and graphs, drawn against time as well as against displacement. Overall, feedback from students about the lesson was positive. We further discuss the benefits of using computer simulation to support and extend student learning.

Wong, Darren; Ng, Eng Hock; Wee, Loo Kang; 10.1088/0031-9120/46/2/005

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pitfalls of Transparency: Lessons Learned from the Milford Flats Fire  

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The Community Environmental Monitoring Program (CEMP) consists of a network of 29 radiation and weather monitoring stations located over a 160,000-km2 area of southern Nevada, southwestern Utah, and southeastern California. The program provides stakeholders with a hands-on role in the monitoring for airborne radioactivity that could result from ongoing or past activities on the Nevada Test Site (NTS). The CEMPs mission includes provisions for the transparency of the monitoring data as well as public accessibility to these data. This is accomplished through direct stakeholder participation, public outreach, and near real-time uploads of monitoring data to a publicly accessible web site located at http://cemp.dri.edu/. In early July 2007, a lightning strike ignited a wildfire just outside the city of Milford in southeastern Utah. This fire, named the Milford Flats Fire, grew rapidly and eventually became the largest wildfire in recorded history in the state, burning approximately 567 square miles. At about the same time, the pressurized ion chamber (PIC) located at the CEMP station in Milford began reporting average exposure rates that ranged from four to seven times normal for the area. Initially, it was believed that elevated readings could be a result of gamma-emitting radon progeny released by the fire and transported in smoke plumes. The U.S. Department of Energy issued a press release offering this as a possible first explanation, and the release received a great amount of attention, particularly in the state of Utah, where concerns were expressed that the fire could be causing re-suspension of radionuclides associated with fallout from past nuclear testing at the NTS. Subsequent analyses of particulate air filter samples obtained from the Milford station, as well as an examination of the data reported by the PIC, the timing of the incident, and diagnostic testing on the PIC, showed that the abnormal gamma readings were a result of instrument malfunction. WM2008 Conference, February 24-28, 2008, Phoenix, AZ This paper will review the data from the PIC and the analytical results of air filter samples collected at Milford, and present lessons learned from the Milford Flats Fire Incident on providing real-time access to monitoring data for the public.

T. Hartwell; D. Shafer; J. Tappen; G. McCurdy; B. Hurley; D. Farmer

2008-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

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NEPA Contracting Reform Guidance  

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defining early what contractors should accomplish < establishing contracts ahead of time < minimizing cost while maintaining quality by * maximizing competition and use of incentives * using past performance information in awarding work * managing the NEPA process as a project This guidance provides: < model statements of work < information on contract types and incentives < direction on effective NEPA contract management by the NEPA Document Manager < a system for measuring NEPA process costs < NEPA contractor evaluation procedures < details on the DOE NEPA Web site U.S. Department of Energy, Office of NEPA Policy and Assistance, December 1996 NEPA CONTRACTING REFORM GUIDANCE Table of Contents 1. INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Lessons Learned in Using Social Media for Disaster Relief ASU Crisis Response Game  

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Lessons Learned in Using Social Media for Disaster Relief ASU Crisis Response Game Mohammad in a simulated disaster. · Crowdsourcing using social media · Data collection · Task allocation and · Response to include public warning to avoid confusion in a disaster game · Coordination among different systems

Liu, Huan

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Lessons Learned in Using Social Media for Disaster Relief -ASU Crisis Response Game  

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Lessons Learned in Using Social Media for Disaster Relief - ASU Crisis Response Game Mohammad disasters. In the light of these facts, the results from the ASU Crisis Response Game show that people do.Liu)@asu.edu,Augustoa@icmc.usp.br Abstract. In disasters such as the earthquake in Haiti and the tsunami in Japan, people used social media

Liu, Huan

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Lessons Learned from Natural and Industrial Analogues for Storage of Carbon Dioxide in Deep Geological Formations  

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Histories Summary Conclusions and Remarks i UNDERGROUND NATURAL GASnatural gases in the Permian Basin, West Texas: Identifying the regional source and filling history,Natural Gas Storage Summary Conclusions and Remarks NUCLEAR WASTE DISPOSAL: LESSONS LEARNED FOR CO 2 SEQUESTRATION Introduction History

Benson, Sally M.; Hepple, Robert; Apps, John; Tsang, Chin-Fu; Lippmann, Marcelo

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons Learned from Net Zero Energy Assessments and Renewable Energy Projects at Military Installations  

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Report highlights the increase in resources, project speed, and scale that is required to achieve the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) energy efficiency and renewable energy goals and summarizes the net zero energy installation assessment (NZEI) process and the lessons learned from NZEI assessments and large-scale renewable energy projects implementations at DoD installations.

Callahan, M.; Anderson, K.; Booth, S.; Katz, J.; Tetreault, T.

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Video Information Retrieval: Lessons Learned with the Informedia Digital Video Library  

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Video Information Retrieval: Lessons Learned with the Informedia Digital Video Library Alexander information, which are difficult to extract, combine or trade-off in general video information retrieval. This paper provides an evaluation on the effects of different types of information used for video retrieval

Hauptmann, Alexander G.

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Analysis: Lessons Learned from Stationary Power Generation Final Report  

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This study considered opportunities for hydrogen in stationary applications in order to make recommendations related to RD&D strategies that incorporate lessons learned and best practices from relevant national and international stationary power efforts, as well as cost and environmental modeling of pathways. The study analyzed the different strategies utilized in power generation systems and identified the different challenges and opportunities for producing and using hydrogen as an energy carrier. Specific objectives included both a synopsis/critical analysis of lessons learned from previous stationary power programs and recommendations for a strategy for hydrogen infrastructure deployment. This strategy incorporates all hydrogen pathways and a combination of distributed power generating stations, and provides an overview of stationary power markets, benefits of hydrogen-based stationary power systems, and competitive and technological challenges. The motivation for this project was to identify the lessons learned from prior stationary power programs, including the most significant obstacles, how these obstacles have been approached, outcomes of the programs, and how this information can be used by the Hydrogen, Fuel Cells & Infrastructure Technologies Program to meet program objectives primarily related to hydrogen pathway technologies (production, storage, and delivery) and implementation of fuel cell technologies for distributed stationary power. In addition, the lessons learned address environmental and safety concerns, including codes and standards, and education of key stakeholders.

Scott E. Grasman; John W. Sheffield; Fatih Dogan; Sunggyu Lee; Umit O. Koylu; Angie Rolufs

2010-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Potentials to transfer the US NEPA experience to developing countries  

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The US National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 has been important as a learning experience for the United States, but it has also served as a model for the rest of the world. In particular, other counties which benefit form US foreign aid have found NEPA concerns to be of growing importance in the 1980s and multinational bodies such as The World Bank have increasingly suggested US standards and practices as guidelines to countries without well-defined environmental policies of their own. With environmental protection becoming a dominant issue in development assistance, it is timely to assess the relevance of the US experience to developing countries. Other outgrowths of the NEPA process in the United States may be less appropriate to the conditions that exist in many developing countries. Examples might include standards for certain emissions, standards for impact analysis, the size and complexity of impact assessment documents, and mechanisms for public involvement. In these kinds of connections, the US NEPA experience is already becoming an issue in the expanding dialogue about global environmental change, Considered in the light of the experience of other advanced countries, such as West Germany and Great Britain, and in the light of differing circumstances of less-developed countries, such as urgent needs for job creation and shortages of technical capabilities, the US experience has the potential to be transformed from what now appears too often to be a rigid straight-jacket to what can be a rich, robust body of lessons learned. In the process, an enhanced transfer of US professional experience and monitoring and control technologies can contribute to our competitiveness in the world economy and an acceleration of environmental management improvements in developing countries.

Wilbanks, T.J.; Hunsaker, D.B. Jr.; Petrich, C.H.; Wright, S.B.

1989-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Potentials to transfer the US NEPA experience to developing countries  

SciTech Connect

The US National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 has been important as a learning experience for the United States, but it has also served as a model for the rest of the world. In particular, other counties which benefit form US foreign aid have found NEPA concerns to be of growing importance in the 1980s and multinational bodies such as The World Bank have increasingly suggested US standards and practices as guidelines to countries without well-defined environmental policies of their own. With environmental protection becoming a dominant issue in development assistance, it is timely to assess the relevance of the US experience to developing countries. Other outgrowths of the NEPA process in the United States may be less appropriate to the conditions that exist in many developing countries. Examples might include standards for certain emissions, standards for impact analysis, the size and complexity of impact assessment documents, and mechanisms for public involvement. In these kinds of connections, the US NEPA experience is already becoming an issue in the expanding dialogue about global environmental change, Considered in the light of the experience of other advanced countries, such as West Germany and Great Britain, and in the light of differing circumstances of less-developed countries, such as urgent needs for job creation and shortages of technical capabilities, the US experience has the potential to be transformed from what now appears too often to be a rigid straight-jacket to what can be a rich, robust body of lessons learned. In the process, an enhanced transfer of US professional experience and monitoring and control technologies can contribute to our competitiveness in the world economy and an acceleration of environmental management improvements in developing countries.

Wilbanks, T.J.; Hunsaker, D.B. Jr.; Petrich, C.H.; Wright, S.B.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE NEPA Compliance Officers  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

NEPA Compliance Officers are listed first for Program Offices, then Power Marketing Administrations, then Field Offices.

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NEPA | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

NEPA NEPA Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home NEPA Casual Use Determination of NEPA Adequacy Categorical Exclusion Environmental Assessment Environmental Impact Statements Print PDF NEPA-Related Documents General Document Collections (178) Documents Regulatory Roadmap FONSI Graphic illustrating the components of the NEPA process. The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) - Enacted in 1970, NEPA established a national policy to encourage productive and enjoyable harmony between man and his environment and to promote the prevention and elimination of damage to the environment and biosphere. At the heart of NEPA is the requirement that federal agencies or departments must consider the environmental impacts of all major federal

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Spent Nuclear Fuel Trasportation: An Examination of Potential Lessons Learned From Prior Shipping Campaigns  

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The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (NWPA), as amended, assigned the Department of Energy (DOE) responsibility for developing and managing a Federal system for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW). The Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) is responsible for accepting, transporting, and disposing of SNF and HLW at the Yucca Mountain repository (if licensed) in a manner that protects public health, safety, and the environment; enhances national and energy security; and merits public confidence. OCRWM faces a near-term challenge--to develop and demonstrate a transportation system that will sustain safe and efficient shipments of SNF and HLW to a repository. To better inform and improve its current planning, OCRWM has extensively reviewed plans and other documents related to past high-visibility shipping campaigns of SNF and other radioactive materials within the United States. This report summarizes the results of this review and, where appropriate, lessons learned. The objective of this lessons learned study was to identify successful, best-in-class trends and commonalities from past shipping campaigns, which OCRWM could consider when planning for the development and operation of a repository transportation system. Note: this paper is for analytical and discussion purposes only, and is not an endorsement of, or commitment by, OCRWM to follow any of the comments or trends. If OCRWM elects to make such commitments at a future time, they will be appropriately documented in formal programmatic policy statements, plans and procedures. Reviewers examined an extensive study completed in 2003 by DOE's National Transportation Program (NTP), Office of Environmental Management (EM), as well as plans and documents related to SNF shipments since issuance of the NTP report. OCRWM examined specific planning, business, institutional and operating practices that have been identified by DOE, its transportation contractors, and stakeholders as important issues that arise repeatedly. In addition, the review identifies lessons learned or activities/actions which were found not to be productive to the planning and conduct of SNF shipments (i.e., negative impacts). This paper is a 'looking back' summary of lessons learned across multiple transportation campaigns. Not all lessons learned are captured here, and participants in some of the campaigns have divergent opinions and perspectives about which lessons are most critical. This analysis is part of a larger OCRWM benchmarking effort to identify best practices to consider in future transportation of radioactive materials ('looking forward'). Initial findings from this comprehensive benchmarking analysis are expected to be available in late fall 2006.

M. Keister; K, McBride

2006-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Commissioning / Performance Verification - Review of Applications for UESC & Lessons Learned  

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Commissioning/Performance Commissioning/Performance Commissioning/Performance Verification Verification - - Review of Applications Review of Applications for UESC & Lessons Learned for UESC & Lessons Learned Edward Thibodo Edward Thibodo NAVFAC Southwest NAVFAC Southwest April 16, 2008 April 16, 2008 The Way it Was The Way it Was * * When asked about When asked about M & V M & V * * Response was why, Response was why, this is not an ESPC? this is not an ESPC? The Way it Was The Way it Was * * Develop Project D s evelop Projects * * Awarded Project A s warded Projects * * Develop More Pro D jects evelop More Projects * * Awarded More Pro A jects warded More Projects * * Develop More Projects Develop More Projects * * Awarded More Projects Awarded More Projects * * Develop More Project D s evelop More Projects * * Awarded More Project

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Lessons learned from commercial experience with nuclear plant decontamination to safe storage  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Department of Energy (DOE) has successfully performed decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) on many production reactors it. DOE now has the challenge of performing D&D on a wide variety of other nuclear facilities. Because so many facilities are being closed, it is necessary to place many of them into a safe-storage status before conducting D&D-for perhaps as much as 20 yr. The challenge is to achieve this safe-storage condition in a cost-effective manner while remaining in compliance with applicable regulations. The DOE Office of Environmental Management, Office of Transition and Management, commissioned a lessons learned study of commercial experience with safe storage and transition to D&D. Although the majority of the commercial experience has been with reactors, many of the lessons learned presented in this paper are directly applicable to transitioning the DOE Weapons Complex.

Fischer, S.R.; Partain, W.L.; Sype, T.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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September 10, 2003, Board Public Meeting Presentations - Lessons Learned from Nuclear Power Industry  

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION UNITED STATES NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION DAVIS DAVIS - - BESSE REACTOR VESSEL HEAD DEGRADATION BESSE REACTOR VESSEL HEAD DEGRADATION LESSONS LEARNED TASK FORCE LESSONS LEARNED TASK FORCE DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD PUBLIC MEETING PUBLIC MEETING September 10, 2003 September 10, 2003 Ed Hackett, Project Director Ed Hackett, Project Director Project Directorate II Project Directorate II Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission EMH1@NRC.GOV EMH1@NRC.GOV DAVIS DAVIS - - BESSE RACTOR VESSEL HEAD DEGRADATION BESSE RACTOR VESSEL HEAD DEGRADATION BACKGROUND BACKGROUND FEBRUARY, 2002 FEBRUARY, 2002 -

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Refueling Infrastructure for Alternative Fuel Vehicles: Lessons Learned for Hydrogen; Workshop Proceedings  

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Refueling Infrastructure for Refueling Infrastructure for Alternative Fuel Vehicles: Lessons Learned for Hydrogen Workshop Proceedings M.W. Melaina National Renewable Energy Laboratory S. McQueen and J. Brinch Energetics Incorporated Sacramento, California April 3, 2008 Proceedings NREL/BK-560-43669 July 2008 NREL is operated by Midwest Research Institute ● Battelle Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 Refueling Infrastructure for Alternative Fuel Vehicles: Lessons Learned for Hydrogen Workshop Proceedings M.W. Melaina National Renewable Energy Laboratory S. McQueen and J. Brinch Energetics Incorporated Sacramento, California April 3, 2008 Prepared under Task No. H278.2350 Proceedings NREL/BK-560-43669 July 2008 National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393

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Safeguard By Design Lessons Learned from DOE Experience Integrating Safety into Design  

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This paper identifies the lessons to be learned for the institutionalization of Safeguards by Design (SBD) from the Department of Energy (DOE) experience developing and implementing DOE-STD-1189-2008, Integration of Safety into the Design Process. The experience is valuable because of the similarity of the challenges of integrating safety and safeguards into the design process. The paper reviews the content and development of DOE-STD-1189-2008 from its initial concept in January 2006 to its issuance in March 2008. Lessons learned are identified in the areas of the development and structure of requirements for the SBD process; the target audience for SBD requirements and guidance, the need for a graded approach to SBD, and a possible strategy for development and implementation of SBD within DOE.

Hockert, John; Burbank, Roberta L.

2010-04-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Lessons Learned From The Gunite And Associated Tanks (gaat) Remediation Project At Oakridge National Laboratory  

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The Gunite and Associated Tanks (GAAT) Remediation Project is being conducted at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and has been noted as one of the most highly successful tank remediation projects conducted within the U.S. Department of Energy. The GAAT Remediation Project has successfully integrated robotic, remotely operated, and other equipment, and several contractors to achieve measurable results. With the project under cost and ahead of schedule and tank waste removal activities on track for a September 2000 completion, the GAAT team has begun the effort to capture the lessons learned from this extremely successful project. This paper is a preliminary compilation of the lessons learned during the project, with a complete compilation scheduled for the end of the project. PROJECT HISTORY The Gunite and Associated Tanks (GAAT) Remediation Project at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) was initiated in 1992 under the Federal Facility Agreement (FFA) between the U.S. Depar...

Karen Billingsley; S. D. Van Hoesen; Tom Hylton; Peter D. Lloyd; Joel A. Miller; The Gunite; Associated Tanks (gaat Remediation; Robbin Russell John; John A. Emison; Abby Parker; Glen Tubb; Barry L. Burks; R. Eric Depew; Diedre D. Falter; David P. Vesco

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LESSONS LEARNED - STARTUP AND TRANSITION TO OPERATIONS AT THE 200 WEST PUMP AND TREAT FACILITY  

SciTech Connect

This document lists key Lessons Learned from the Startup Team for the 200 West Pump and Treat Facility Project. The Startup Team on this Project was an integrated, multi-discipline team whose scope was Construction Acceptance Testing (CAT), functional Acceptance Testing Procedures (ATP), and procedure development and implementation. Both maintenance and operations procedures were developed. Included in the operations procedures were the process unit operations. In addition, a training and qualification program was also part of the scope.

FINK DE; BERGQUIST GG; BURKE SP

2012-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Fort St. Vrain Decommissioning: Final Site Radiation Survey: Summary Report and Lessons Learned  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes the final step in the decommissioning process at Public Service Company of Colorado's (PSCo) Fort St. Vrain nuclear power plant. The final site radiation survey documents that all nuclear facility surfaces meet the established release limits for unrestricted use. The survey formed the legal basis for the termination of the Fort St. Vrain nuclear license, which occurred in August 1997. The lessons learned in this process will be valuable to other utilities with permanently shutdown p...

1998-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons learned from projects in japan and korea relevant for intercultural HCI development  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes pitfalls experienced during intercultural human-machine interaction (HMI) development projects in Japan and Korea and how they can be explained from a scientific point of view with the goal of deriving recommendations to avoid them ... Keywords: HCI, HMI, Japan, Korea, communication, cultural differences, culture, design, design/evaluation for cross-cultural users, empathy, globalization, intercultural, intercultural HCI design, intercultural HMI design, intercultural communication, lessons learned, localization, management, processes, project, software, understanding

Martin Blankl, Peter Biersack, Rdiger Heimgrtner

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Transition and Closeout of the Former DOE Mound Plant Site: Lessons Learned  

SciTech Connect

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Environmental Management (EM) manages the Miamisburg Closure Project (MCP) by cleaning up the Mound site, located in Miamisburg, Ohio, to specific environmental standards, conveying all excess land parcels to the Miamisburg Mound Community Improvement Corporation, and transferring all continuing DOE post-closure responsibilities to the Office of Legacy Management (LM). Presently, the EM cleanup contract of the Mound site with CH2M Hill Mound Inc. is scheduled for completion on March 31, 2006. LM manages the Mound transition efforts and also post-closure responsibilities at other DOE sites via a contract with the S.M. Stoller Corporation. The programmatic transfer from EM to LM is scheduled to take place on October 1, 2006. The transition of the Mound site has required substantial integration and coordination between the EM and LM. Several project management principles have been implemented to help facilitate the transfer of programmatic responsibility. As a result, several lessons learned have been identified to help streamline and improve integration and coordination of the transfer process. Lessons learned from the Mound site transition project are considered a work in progress and have been summarized according to a work breakdown structure for specific functional areas in the transition schedule. The functional areas include program management, environmental, records management, information technology, property management, stakeholder and regulatory relations, procurement, worker pension and benefits, and project closeout. Specific improvements or best practices have been recognized and documented by the Mound transition team. The Mound site is one of three major cleanup sites within the EM organization scheduled for completion in 2006. EM, EM cleanup contractor, LM, and LM post-closure contractor have identified lessons learned during the transition and closure of the Mound site. The transition effort from environmental cleanup to post-closure operations is complex and requires creative and innovative solutions. Future environmental cleanups can benefit from the lessons learned gained by DOE and contractor organizations. (authors)

Carpenter, C. P. [U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management, Research Ridge 4, MS-K09, 3600 Collins Ferry Road, Morgantown, WV 26507 (United States); Marks, M. L.; Smiley, S.L. [U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management, Chiquita Building, 250 E. 5 th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (United States); Gallaher, D. M. [S.M. Stoller Corporation, 955 Mound Road, Miamisburg, OH 45342 (United States)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving the Identification, Dissemination and Implementation of Deactivation and Decommissioning Lessons Learned and Best Practices  

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Approximately $150 billion of work currently remains in the United States Department of Energy's (DoE's) Office of Environmental Management (EM) life cycle budget for U.S. projects. Contractors who manage facilities for the DOE have been challenged to identify transformational changes to reduce the life cycle costs and to develop a knowledge-management system that identifies, disseminates, and tracks the implementation of lessons learned and best practices. This paper discusses DoE's rationale for using lessons learned and best practices to improve safety and performance while reducing life cycle costs for Deactivation and Decommissioning (D and D) projects. It also provides an update on the Energy Facility Contractors Group's (EFCOG's) progress in supporting DoE's efforts. At this juncture the best practice efforts described are in developmental stages; however, the commitment to and the concrete nature of the work thus far is noteworthy in regard to improving the way D and D lessons learned and best practices are identified, disseminated and implemented across the DOE Complex.

Waisley, Sandra L. [Office Director, D and D and Facility Engineering, US Department of Energy, Environmental Management, 1000 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20585 (United States); Lackey, Michael B. [Vice President, Deactivation and Decommissioning, Fluor, PO Box 1050, MSIN B4-09, Richland, WA 99352 (United States); Dusek, Lansing G. [Director, Regulatory Affairs for Nuclear Operations, Fluor, 100 Fluor Daniel Drive, PW503N, Greenville, SC 29607 (United States)

2008-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

n tal Specialist and the DOE NEPA Compliance Officer. NOTE: If Change of Scope oc:c:urs, Project Lead must submit a new NEPA Compliance Survey and contact the Technical...

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Federal Agency NEPA Procedures  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Each Federal agency is required to develop NEPA procedures that supplement the CEQ Regulations. Developed in consultation with CEQ, Federal agency NEPA procedures must meet the standards in the CEQ...

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Teaching a new dog old tricks: the synergy of ISO 14000, NEPA, and integrated ES{ampersand}H management  

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For more than twenty-five years, federal agencies have wrestled with (and even learned from) the planning and decision making processes of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Accordingly, agencies have developed established processes for environmental planning, impact assessment,and environmental-based decision making. Agencies are now faced with an opportunity to align existing environmental planning systems developed under NEPA with those of ISO 14001, the new international standard for environmental management systems. Through experience gained with NEPA, agencies may have an opportunity to assist the private sector through sharing of lessons learned in identification and mitigation of environmental aspects and impacts. However, agencies should also learn from the private sector how integrated environmental management includes integrating environment, safety, and health (ES&H) considerations in such away as to add direct value to the business. In times of continued and increasing federal agency downsizing, the government can streamline ES&H management planning by integrating ES&H values with business goals. The first synergy of NEPA and ISO 14001 is the identification and assessment of environmental impacts. Under IS0 14001,an organization must identify the `environmental aspects of its activities, products or services`. This is similar to the approach taken in NEPA where agencies must evaluate significant environmental impacts of its actions. The second synergy is the reduction and mitigation of the impacts. IS0 14001 requires a commitment to prevention of pollution and the NEPA process integrates pollution prevention with environmental planning. IS0 14001 requires checking and corrective action to monitor and measure progress toward environmental goals. NEPA applies mitigation measures to avoid or mitigate potential impacts. Because agencies have been conducting NEPA impact assessment for more than twenty-five years, this body of impact assessment experience can provide valuable knowledge to the private sector where environmental impact analysis is a new approach for some industries. One of the IS0 14000 series of standards actually states that impact assessment is still in its infancy. Therefore, NEPA analysts may be able to provide established impact assessment techniques to industry. However, Federal ES&H managers must learn from the private sector by using the integrated environmental management system as a corporate tool to tie agency objectives with environmental goals. In a time of increasing federal downsizing,the ES&H professional must become smarter about how their service adds to the agency goals and makes the most of the taxpayer`s dollar. Integrating ES&H management in such a way that business goals are met is the way of the future in both the public and private sector.

Wilkinson, C.H.

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cross-platform protocol development for sensor networks: lessons learned  

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Protocols for sensor networks are commonly coupled to the specific operating system (OS), for instance TinyOS, involving some drawbacks. First, programmers must learn OS architecture, programming guidelines, sometimes a new programming language, etc. ... Keywords: cross-platform, embedded systems, sensor networks

Marcin Brzozowski; Hendrik Salomon; Krzysztof Piotrowski; Peter Langendoerfer

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Lessons Learned During the Manufacture of the NCSX Modular Coils  

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The National Compact Stellarator Experiment's (NCSX) modular coils presented a number of engineering and manufacturing challenges due to their complex shapes, requirements for high dimensional accuracy and high current density requirements due to space constraints. Being the first of their kind, these coils required the implementation of many new manufacturing and measuring techniques and procedures. This was the first time that these manufacturing techniques and methods were applied in the production of coils at the laboratory. This resulted in a steep learning curve for the first several coils. Through the effective use of procedures, tooling modifications, involvement and ownership by the manufacturing workforce, and an emphasis on safety, the assembly team was able to reduce the manufacturing times and improve upon the manufacturing methods. This paper will discuss the learning curve and steps that were taken to improve the manufacturing efficiency and reduce the manufacturing times for the modular coils without forfeiting quality.

James H. Chrzanowski,Thomas G. Meighan, Steven Raftopoulos and Lawrence Dudek and Paul J. Fogarty

2009-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

363

NEPA Stakeholders Directory  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Environmental Policy Act N E P A DIRECTORY of POTENTIAL STAKEHOLDERS for DOE ACTIONS under NEPA 28 th Edition July 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: July 28, 201 1 REPLY TO ATN OF: Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance (C. Chen, GC-54,202-586-0733) SUBJECT: Directory of Potential Stakeholders for DOE Actions under NEPA: 2gth Edition TO: DOE NEPA Community I am pleased to announce that the 2sth edition of the Directory of Potential Stakeholders for DOE Actions under NEPA, dated July 20 1 1, is now posted on the DOE NEPA website (http://ne-pa. enerm. gov/documents/StakeholdersDirectory. pdfl. The Directory is intended to supplement distribution lists that DOE Offices compile for particular projects or facilities

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Mini-Guidance Articles from Lessons Learned Quarterly Reports, Dec. 1994 to Sept. 2005  

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The articles in this collection, organized by topic, contain procedural interpretations and recommendations developed by the DOE Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance in consultation with the Office of General Counsel, the DOE NEPA Community, and others. The mini-guidance articles were developed to address problems identified in the course of preparing, reviewing, and issuing NEPA documents.

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State Support for Clean Energy Deployment: Lessons Learned for Potential Future Policy  

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Proposed federal clean energy initiatives and climate legislation have suggested significant increases to federal funding for clean energy deployment and investment. Many states and utilities have over a decade of experience and spend billions of public dollars every year to support EE/RE deployment through programs that reduce the cost of technologies, provide financing for EE/RE projects, offer technical assistance, and educate market participants. Meanwhile, constraints on public expenditures at all levels of government continue to call upon such programs to demonstrate their value. This report reviews the results of these programs and the specific financial incentives and financing tools used to encourage clean energy investment. Lessons from such programs could be used to inform the future application of EE/RE incentives and financing tools. These lessons learned apply to use of distributed resources and the historical focus of these EE/RE programs.

Kubert, C.; Sinclair, M.

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Designing and Operating for Safeguards: Lessons Learned From the Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant (RRP)  

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This paper will address the lessons learned during the implementation of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards at the Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant (RRP) which are relevant to the issue of safeguards by design. However, those lessons are a result of a cumulative history of international safeguards experiences starting with the West Valley reprocessing plant in 1969, continuing with the Barnwell plant, and then with the implementation of international safeguards at WAK in Germany and TRP in Japan. The design and implementation of safeguards at RRP in Japan is the latest and most challenging that the IAEA has faced. This paper will discuss the work leading up to the development of a safeguards approach, the design and operating features that were introduced to improve or aid in implementing the safeguards approach, and the resulting recommendations for future facilities. It will provide an overview of how safeguardability was introduced into RRP.

Johnson, Shirley J.; Ehinger, Michael

2010-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons Learned From Implementation of Westinghouse Owners Group Risk-Informed Inservice Inspection Methodology for Piping  

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Risk-informed inservice inspection (ISI) programs have been in use for over seven years as an alternative to current regulatory requirements in the development and implementation of ISI programs for nuclear plant piping systems. Programs using the Westinghouse Owners Group (WOG) (now known as the Pressurized Water Reactor Owners Group - PWROG) risk-informed ISI methodology have been developed and implemented within the U.S. and several other countries. Additionally, many plants have conducted or are in the process of conducting updates to their risk-informed ISI programs. In the development and implementation of these risk-informed ISI programs and the associated updates to those programs, the following important lessons learned have been identified and are addressed. Concepts such as 'loss of inventory', which are typically not modeled in a plant's probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) model for all systems. The importance of considering operator actions in the identification of consequences associated with a piping failure and the categorization of segments as high safety significant (HSS) or low safety significant (LSS). The impact that the above considerations have had on the large early release frequency (LERF) and categorization of segments as HSS or LSS. The importance of automation. Making the update process more efficient to reduce costs associated with maintaining the risk-informed ISI program. The insights gained are associated with many of the steps in the risk-informed ISI process including: development of the consequences associated with piping failures, categorization of segments, structural element selection and program updates. Many of these lessons learned have impacted the results of the risk-informed ISI programs and have impacted the updates to those programs. This paper summarizes the lessons learned and insights gained from the application of the WOG risk-informed ISI methodology in the U.S., Europe and Asia. (authors)

Stevenson, Paul R.; Haessler, Richard L. [Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC (United States); McNeill, Alex [Dominion Energy, Innsbrook Technical Center (United States); Pyne, Mark A. [Duke Energy (United States); West, Raymond A. [Dominion Nuclear Connecticut, Inc. - Dominion Generation (United States)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons Learned from V-Tank Waste Remediation Activities at the Idaho National Laboratory  

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The purpose of this paper is to discuss major activities and lessons learned from remediation of the V-tank waste at Idaho National Laboratory's (INL's) Test Area North (TAN) complex. Remediation activities involved the on-site treatment, solidification and disposal of over 61,000 L (16,000 gal) of radioactively hazardous V-tank waste. In July, 2006, over 98% of the V-tank waste was disposed of at the Idaho CERCLA Disposal Facility (ICDF). Disposal was accomplished using the three 38,000-L (10,000-gal) V-tanks that had stored most of the V-tank waste for over 30 years. Included in V-Tank remediation was the removal of approximately 7,650 m{sup 3} (10,000 yd{sup 3}) of contaminated soil. Plans are to treat the remaining V-tank waste off-site in early 2007, with the treated residual also disposed of at the ICDF. Disposal of the treated V-tank waste at ICDF marked a major step in completing remediation of the TAN V-tanks, a task begun in 1999 when the original Record of Decision (ROD) was published. Over this time, there have been a number of stops and starts associated with remediating this waste. Although many of these stops and starts were unavoidable, there are a number of lessons learned for the V-tank remediation that could help prevent unnecessary expenses and schedule delays in future remediation activities within the Department of Energy (DOE) complex. This paper identifies major and minor lessons learned from V-tank waste remediation efforts - those that resulted in unnecessary delays/expenses, as well as those areas that accelerated V-tank remediation efforts. (authors)

Farnsworth, R.K.; Jessmore, J.J.; Eaton, D.L.; McDannel, G.E.; Sloan, P.A.; Jantz, A.E.; Tyson, D.R. [CH2M-Washington Group Idaho -Idaho Cleanup Project-a, Idaho Falls, ID (United States); Burt, B.T. [E2 Consulting Engineers, Idaho Falls ID (United States)

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EM ARRA Best Practices and Lessons Learned Workshop: Field Manager's Top Issues  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EM ARRA BEST PRACTICES and LESSONS LEARNED WORKSHOP Waste Management Symposium Phoenix, AZ March 1, 2012 www.em.doe.gov 2 Field Manager's Top Issues Strategic Direction/Programmatic Decisions - Make remaining programmatic decisions so field can implement in expedited and efficient manner Streamline Requirements - Reduce reporting and new requirements from HQ to field Delegate to Field - Provide more tactical decision making to the field in the area of contracts, AE, and execution year budget decisions www.em.doe.gov 3 Field Manager's Top Issues Strategic Direction/Programmatic Decisions - Make remaining programmatic decisions so field can implement in expedited and efficient manner. Examples:

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EM SSAB ITR Landfill Assessment Project Lessons Learned Presentation - July 2009  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Teleconference: Teleconference: 1. DOE EM ITR Landfill Assessment Project: Lessons Learned Craig H. Benson, PhD, PE CRESP July 2009 1 Independent Technical Review Team * Craig H. Benson, PhD, PE - University of Wisconsin-Madison: waste containment systems, civil engineering, geotechnical engineering. * William H. Albright, PhD - Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada: waste containment systems, hydrology, regulatory interactions. * David P. Ray, PE - US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha, NB: waste containment systems, civil engineering, geotechnical engineering. * John Smegal - Legin Group, Washington, DC: economics, management. 2 * Mixed-waste landfill authorized by EPA and Washington State DoE for disposal of

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Compact Fluorescent Lighting in America: Lessons Learned on the Way to Market  

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This report describes the history of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) in America. CFLs were introduced in the 1970s; however, it has taken more than 20 years for them to gain widespread recognition in the U.S. residential lighting market. This report reviews the development of CFLs, efforts to increase market acceptance of them, and barriers to that acceptance. Lessons to be learned from this study of CFLs are identified in hopes of assisting future market introduction efforts for other promising energy-efficient technologies. This report was prepared by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energys Office of Building Technologies, Emerging Technologies Program.

Sandahl, Linda J.; Gilbride, Theresa L.; Ledbetter, Marc R.; Steward, Heidi E.; Calwell, Chris

2006-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

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M.: Lessons learned from a successful implementation of formal methods in an industrial project  

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Abstract. This paper describes the lessons we learned over a thirteen year period while helping to develop the shutdown systems for the nuclear generating station at Darlington, Ontario, Canada. We begin with a brief description of the project and then show how we modified processes and notations developed in the academic community so that they are acceptable for use in industry. We highlight some of the topics that proved to be particularly challenging and that would benefit from more in-depth study without the pressure of project deadlines.

Alan Wassyng; Mark Lawford

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Documents: NEPA Support  

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Search Documents: Search PDF Documents View a list of all documents NEPA Support PDF Icon Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Management Program: Data Compilation for the Paducah Site...

374

Federal NEPA Contacts  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

CEQ and most Federal agencies identify primary points of contact for NEPA compliance. Normally a senior environmental professional, environmental law attorney, or member of agency leadership, these...

375

Lessons Learned on Benchmarking from the International Human Reliability Analysis Empirical Study  

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The International Human Reliability Analysis (HRA) Empirical Study is a comparative benchmark of the prediction of HRA methods to the performance of nuclear power plant crews in a control room simulator. There are a number of unique aspects to the present study that distinguish it from previous HRA benchmarks, most notably the emphasis on a method-to-data comparison instead of a method-to-method comparison. This paper reviews seven lessons learned about HRA benchmarking from conducting the study: (1) the dual purposes of the study afforded by joining another HRA study; (2) the importance of comparing not only quantitative but also qualitative aspects of HRA; (3) consideration of both negative and positive drivers on crew performance; (4) a relatively large sample size of crews; (5) the use of multiple methods and scenarios to provide a well-rounded view of HRA performance; (6) the importance of clearly defined human failure events; and (7) the use of a common comparison language to translate the results of different HRA methods. These seven lessons learned highlight how the present study can serve as a useful template for future benchmarking studies.

Ronald L. Boring; John A. Forester; Andreas Bye; Vinh N. Dang; Erasmia Lois

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Arkansas Industrial Energy Clearinghouse - Successes and Lessons Learned from Creation to Implementation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper shares the successes and lessons learned during the development stage and first eight months of the Arkansas Industrial Energy Clearinghouse (ArkansasIEC). Through the state of Arkansas via ARRA funding, the ArkansasIEC supports and promotes energy efficiency developments in Arkansas' industrial and manufacturing sector. As many Arkansas companies seek to reduce energy use, GHG emissions, and utility costs, the ArkansasIEC provides customized plant-level information and technical resources in support of starting an energy management program, performing energy self-assessments, understanding the energy use of industrial energy systems, recommending energy savings opportunities, understanding utility costs, utilizing system-specific software to manage energy systems, and identifying available financial incentives from local, state, and federal sources. The ArkansasIEC has both a presence on the internet and a full-time engineer to directly interact with manufacturing companies. This paper defines the need for the program and details its development, approach, and evolution; and it also chronicles the success and lessons learned to date.

Nutter, D. W.; Harding, A. C.; McKnight, S.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Multi-unit Operations in Non-Nuclear Systems: Lessons Learned for Small Modular Reactors  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The nuclear-power community has reached the stage of proposing advanced reactor designs to support power generation for decades to come. Small modular reactors (SMRs) are one approach to meet these energy needs. While the power output of individual reactor modules is relatively small, they can be grouped to produce reactor sites with different outputs. Also, they can be designed to generate hydrogen, or to process heat. Many characteristics of SMRs are quite different from those of current plants and may be operated quite differently. One difference is that multiple units may be operated by a single crew (or a single operator) from one control room. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is examining the human factors engineering (HFE) aspects of SMRs to support licensing reviews. While we reviewed information on SMR designs to obtain information, the designs are not completed and all of the design and operational information is not yet available. Nor is there information on multi-unit operations as envisioned for SMRs available in operating experience. Thus, to gain a better understanding of multi-unit operations we sought the lesson learned from non-nuclear systems that have experience in multi-unit operations, specifically refineries, unmanned aerial vehicles and tele-intensive care units. In this paper we report the lessons learned from these systems and the implications for SMRs.

OHara J. M.; Higgins, J.; DAgostino, A.

2012-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

378

Refueling Infrastructure for Alternative Fuel Vehicles: Lessons...  

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NextEnergy (Detroit) Station Infrastructure Lessons Learned 4 UNITED STATES Department of Energy Infrastructure Lessons Learned Infrastructure Legal Contracts Legal agreements take...

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Independent Oversight Lessons Learned from Targeted Reviews of Implementation Verification Review Processes at Department of Energy Nuclear Facilities, May 2013  

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Lessons Learned from Targeted Reviews of Implementation Verification Review Processes at Department of Energy Nuclear Facilities May 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Table of Contents Acronyms ......................................................................................................................................................ii Executive Summaiy .....................................................................................................................................iii 1.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................................. 1

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LESSONS LEARNED FROM PREVIOUS WASTE STORAGE TANK VAPOR CONTROL ATTEMPTS ON SINGLE SHELL TANK (SST) & DOUBLE SHELL TANK (DST) FARMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report forms the basis for a feasibility study and conceptual design to control vapor emissions from waste storage tanks at the Hanford Site. The Carbtrol, Vapor Mixing, and High Efficiency Gas Absorber (HEGA) vapor controls were evaluated to determine the lessons learned from previous failed vapor control attempts. This document illustrates the resulting findings based on that evaluation.

BAKER, D.M.

2004-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Independent Oversight Lessons Learned from Targeted Reviews of Implementation Verification Review Processes at Department of Energy Nuclear Facilities, May 2013  

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Lessons Learned from Targeted Reviews of Implementation Verification Review Processes at Department of Energy Nuclear Facilities May 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy Table of Contents Acronyms ......................................................................................................................................................ii Executive Summaiy .....................................................................................................................................iii 1.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................................. 1

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The Electronics Quality/Reliability Center: Lessons learned from partnering with industry  

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The government electronics community faces the exciting challenge of entering into new of types of partnerships with the commercial electronics industry. Past interactions have been based primarily on the needs of government. Future interactions will be based more on the needs of industry, particularly its need to be competitive in commercial products. The most successful groups will be those most adept at forming this new type of ``win-win`` partner. Fortunately, both government and industry want to make these new partnerships successful. The government is driven by the necessity of establishing a common government/commercial manufacturing base and the desire to support US competitiveness. Industry is driven by the need to partner with government to remain competitive. Unfortunately, there are no detailed guides available to help government electronics groups and their sponsors in the Administration and Congress cross this uncharted terrain. The purpose of this paper is to share some ``lessons learned`` from the experiences of a government electronics group that has been active in establishing these new types of partnerships with industry. It is our hope that by sharing these lessons we will make it easier for other government groups to work with the commercial industry.

Dellin, T.A.

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Lessons Learned from Cyber Security Assessments of SCADA and Energy Management Systems  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Enhancing control systems security in the energy sector NSTB September 2006 LESSONS LEARNED FROM CYBER SECURITY ASSESSMENTS OF SCADA AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Raymond K. Fink David F. Spencer Rita A. Wells NSTB INL/CON-06-11665 iii ABSTRACT Results from ten cyber security vulnerability assessments of process control, SCADA, and energy management systems, or components of those systems, were reviewed to identify common problem areas. The common vulnerabilities identified ranged from conventional IT security issues to specific weaknesses in control system protocols. In each vulnerability category, relative measures were assigned to the severity of the vulnerability and

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September 10, 2003, Board Public Meeting - Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Davis-Besse Lessons Learned  

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5 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 I 17 18 19 20 21 22 24 25 101 inspector to a senior, and then they'll move to another facility, but seven years is the maximum, and that's written in our policy. CHAIRMAN CONWAY: Thank you. Dr. Hackett. DR. HACKETT: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I have a different challenge today, which is to try and help walk you through a story that's very important to us in the nuclear industry. In general, it dovetails with what Russ and Cindy had been talking about. The thing I'll add on this slide is that during the timeframe from May to October 2002, I was Assistant Team Leader for the NRC's Davis-Besse Lessons Learned Task Force. That's the role in which I'll be presenting this information to you. As you've been doing, I think I found that these work most

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Lessons Learned from Practical Field Experience with High Pressure Gaseous Fuels  

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5/2010 5/2010 www.cleanvehicle.org 1 Lessons Learned from Practical Field Experience with High Pressure Gaseous Fuels DOE - DOT CNG - H 2 Workshop December 10, 2009 Douglas Horne, PE - CVEF President Rob Adams, P.Eng. - Marathon Technical Services The Facts  NGVs have been used in North America for over 30 years  Codes and Standards (C&S) provide opportunity for safe reliable operation of NGVs  C&S evolve with new technology and field experience  People make mistakes, continuous training is critical for safe operations  Cylinders have a limited life -track your cylinders! 2/25/2010 www.cleanvehicle.org 2 Incidents in North America  Since 1984 CVEF has recorded 97 incidents of which 67 involved CNG vehicles - 37 incidents involve either a CNG leak (15) or a

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DOE-STD-7501-99; The DOE Corporate Lessons Learned Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7501-99 7501-99 December 1999 Superseding DOE-STD-7501-95 Including Change Notice No. 1 September 1997 DOE STANDARD THE DOE CORPORATE LESSONS LEARNED PROGRAM U.S. Department of Energy AREA MGMT Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. This document has been reproduced directly from the best available copy. Available to DOE and DOE contractors from ES&H Technical Information Services, U.S. Department of Energy, (800) 473-4375, fax: (301) 903-9823. Available to the public from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161; (703) 487-4650. DOE-STD-7501-99 iii FOREWORD This Department of Energy Technical Standard is approved for use by all DOE Components and

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Lessons learned enhancing EPICS CA for LANSCE timed and flavored data  

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A previous paper described an upgrade to EPICS enabling client side tools at LANSCE to receive subscription updates filtered selectively to match a logical configuration of LANSCE beam gates, as configured by the control room. The upgrade required fundamental changes in the EPICS core components. First, the event queue in the EPICS server was upgraded to buffer record (function block) and device specific parameters accessed generically via software interfaces for introspection of 3rd party data. In contrast, event queues in previous versions of EPICS were strictly limited to buffering only value, timestamp, and alarm status tuples. Second, the Channel Access server is being upgraded to filter subscription updates. In this follow on paper some necessary design changes mid-project and the lessons learned during the software development will be described.

Hill, Jeffrey O [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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University Reactor Conversion Lessons Learned Workshop for the University of Florida  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Department of Energys (DOE) Idaho National Laboratory (INL), under its programmatic responsibility for managing the University Research Reactor Conversions, has completed the conversion of the reactor at the University of Florida. This project was successfully completed through an integrated and collaborative effort involving the INL, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), DOE (Headquarters and Field Office), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Universities, and contractors involved in analyses, fuel design and fabrication, and SNF shipping and disposition. With the work completed with these two universities, and in anticipation of other impending conversion projects, INL convened and engaged the project participants in a structured discussion to capture lessons learned. The objectives of this meeting were to capture the observations, insights, issues, concerns, and ideas of those involved in the reactor conversions so that future efforts can be conducted with greater effectiveness, efficiency, and with fewer challenges.

Eric C. Woolstenhulme; Dana M. Meyer

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spent Nuclear Fuel Transportation: An Examination of Potential Lessons Learned From Prior Shipping Campaigns  

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The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (NWPA), as amended, assigned the Department of Energy (DOE) responsibility for developing and managing a Federal system for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW). The Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) is responsible for accepting, transporting, and disposing of SNF and HLW at the Yucca Mountain repository in a manner that protects public health, safety, and the environment; enhances national and energy security; and merits public confidence. OCRWM faces a near-term challengeto develop and demonstrate a transportation system that will sustain safe and efficient shipments of SNF and HLW to a repository. To better inform and improve its current planning, OCRWM has extensively reviewed plans and other documents related to past high-visibility shipping campaigns of SNF and other radioactive materials within the United States. This report summarizes the results of this review and, where appropriate, lessons learned.

Marsha Keister; Kathryn McBride

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Lessons learned from a hydrogen explosion at a photovoltaic research facility  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

At the Institute of Energy Conversion (IEC), University of Delaware, a hydrogen explosion occurred an September 1, 1992. A formal investigation was conducted. Suggestions provided by the Accident Investigation Team formed the basis for a complete review and upgrade of the compressed gas handling systems and procedures. In this paper, the causes of the explosion are discussed along with resulting modifications made to the gas handling system, facility, and procedures to prevent a recurrence of this type of incident and to improve the safety of this facility. Lessons learned from this incident and the resulting investigation and response are highlighted, including the need to regularly review both hardware and procedures to ensure that all aspects of the research program and facilities are up-to-date.

Moskowitz, P. [Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States); Buchanan, W.; Shafarman, W. [Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE (United States). Institute of Energy Conversion

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Remote dismantlement tasks for the CP5 reactor: Implementation, operations, and lessons learned  

SciTech Connect

This paper presents a developer`s perspective on lessons learned from one example of the integration of new prototype technology into a traditional operations environment. The dual arm work module was developed by the Robotics Technology Development Program as a research and development activity to examine manipulator controller modes and deployment options. It was later reconfigured for the dismantlement of the Argonne National Laboratory Chicago Pile {number_sign}5 reactor vessel as the crane-deployed dual arm work platform. Development staff worked along side operations staff during a significant part of the deployment to provide training, maintenance, and tooling support. Operations staff completed all actual remote dismantlement tasks. At the end of available development support funding, the Dual Arm Work Platform was turned over to the operations staff, who is still using it to complete their dismantlement tasks.

Noakes, M.W.

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

GUIDANCE REGARDING NEPA REGULATIONS  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

This memorandum was published in the Federal Register and appears at 48 Fed. Reg. 34263 (1983). Ed. Note] This memorandum was published in the Federal Register and appears at 48 Fed. Reg. 34263 (1983). Ed. Note] GUIDANCE REGARDING NEPA REGULATIONS 40 CFR Part 1500 Executive Office of the President Council on Environmental Quality 722 Jackson Place, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20006 July 22, 1983 Memorandum For: Heads of Federal Agencies From: A. Alan Hill, Chairman Re: Guidance Regarding NEPA Regulations The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) were issued on November 29, 1978. These regulations became effective for, and binding upon, most federal agencies on July 30, 1979, and for all remaining federal agencies on November 30, 1979. As part of the Council's NEPA oversight responsibilities it solicited through an August 14,

393

Lessons learned in acquiring new regulations for shipping advanced electric vehicle batteries  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In 1990, the Electric and Hybrid Propulsion Division of the US Department of Energy established its ad hoc EV Battery Readiness Working Group to identify regulatory barriers to the commercialization of advanced EV battery technologies and facilitate the removal of these barriers. A Shipping Sub-Working Group (SSWG) was formed to address the regulatory issues associated with the domestic and international shipment of these new battery technologies. The SSWG invites major industrial developers of advanced battery technologies to join as members and work closely with appropriate domestic and international regulatory authorities to develop suitable regulations and procedures for the safe transport of these new battery technologies. This paper describes the domestic and international regulatory processes for the transport of dangerous goods; reviews the status of shipping regulations for sodium-beta and lithium batteries; and delineates the lessons learned to date in this process. The sodium-beta battery family was the first category of advanced EV batteries to be addressed by the SSWG. It includes both sodium/sulfur and sodium/metal chloride batteries. Their efforts led to the establishment of a UN number (UN 3292) in the UN Recommendations, for cold cells and batteries, and establishment of a US Department of Transportation general exemption (DOT-E-10917) covering cold and hot batteries, as well as cold cells. The lessons learned for sodium-beta batteries, over the period of 1990--94, are now being applied to the development of regulations for shipping a new generation of lithium battery technologies (lithium-polymer and lithium-aluminum/iron sulfide batteries).

Henriksen, G. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Hammel, C. [National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO (United States); Altemos, E.A. [Winston and Strawn, Washington, DC (United States)

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned (Brochure)  

SciTech Connect

This case study presents the lessons learned from incorporating energy efficiency in the rebuilding and renovating of New Orleans K-12 schools after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Hurricane Katrina was the largest natural disaster in the United States, striking the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005, and flooding 80% of New Orleans; to make matters worse, the city was flooded again only three weeks later by the effects of Hurricane Rita. Many of the buildings, including schools, were heavily damaged. The devastation of schools in New Orleans from the hurricanes was exacerbated by many years of deferred school maintenance. This case study presents the lessons learned from incorporating energy efficiency in the rebuilding and renovating of New Orleans K-12 schools after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The experiences of four new schools-Langston Hughes Elementary School, Andrew H. Wilson Elementary School (which was 50% new construction and 50% major renovation), L.B. Landry High School, and Lake Area High School-and one major renovation, Joseph A. Craig Elementary School-are described to help other school districts and design teams with their in-progress and future school building projects in hot-humid climates. Before Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans had 128 public schools. As part of the recovery planning, New Orleans Public Schools underwent an assessment and planning process to determine how many schools were needed and in what locations. Following a series of public town hall meetings and a district-wide comprehensive facility assessment, a Master Plan was developed, which outlined the renovation or construction of 85 schools throughout the city, which are expected to be completed by 2017. New Orleans Public Schools expects to build or renovate approximately eight schools each year over a 10-year period to achieve 21st century schools district-wide. Reconstruction costs are estimated at nearly $2 billion.

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2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY NEPA Review Routing Form  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NEPA Review Routing Form NEPA Review Routing Form A ::opy of I \ I I ..... Forwarded Forwarded To Date i-t l.tlbrub ~ r:H:.. ~rrr

396

Finishing and Special Motifs: Lessons Learned from CRISPR Analysis Using Next-Generation Draft Sequences ( 7th Annual SFAF Meeting, 2012)  

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Catherine Campbell on "Finishing and Special Motifs: Lessons learned from CRISPR analysis using next-generation draft sequences" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Campbell, Catherine [Noblis

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

618-10 Burial Ground Trench Remediation and 618-10 and 618-11 Burial Ground Nonintrusive Characterization of Vertical Pipe Units Lessons Learned  

SciTech Connect

A lessons learned is a noteworthy practice or innovative approach that is captured and shared to promote repeat application, or an adverse work practice/experience that is captured and shared to avoid reoccurrence. This document provides the lessons learned identified by the 618-10 Burial Ground trench remediation and the 618-10 and 618-11 Burial Ground nonintrusive characterization of the vertical pipe units (VPUs).

Darby, J. W.

2012-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

398

LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE USE OF INTERACTIVE WORKSPACES FOR STUDENT TEAM DESIGN PROJECT MEETINGS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

SUMMARY: An Interactive Collaboration Laboratory (ICL) has been established at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) to research the application of interactive information and communication environments for the architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. This paper provides a quick overview of the laboratory within the wider context of interactive collaborative workspaces. It identifies opportunities to enhance information communication, and group decision-making offered by the laboratory, and focuses on lessons learned to date from its use. The paper reports on a survey conducted among senior year undergraduate students who used the environment over the course of three months for their senior design project meetings. A questionnaire was administered to those students to investigate the relative impact of the environment upon the effectiveness of their meetings and decisions, the issues and processes where the environment was more or less useful, and the relative value and usefulness of the environment for the teams needs. Students found the laboratory to be conducive to learning and collaboration. The environment was effective in preventing loss of information, and information representation. It increased participation, and encouraged decision-making by consensus. Students found it useful in explaining and presenting information to others, and in promoting greater understanding among members of the team. They also felt that the technology was easy to use and operate, requiring minimal external assistance. Nevertheless, they were not always sure about how available technology

John Messner; Mohamed Issa; Phd C; John Christian; Professor Emeritus; Evan Pemberton; Graduate Student

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Efficient Schools in New Orleans Lessons Learned 2 3 The devastation of schools in New Orleans from the hurricanes was exacerbated by many years of deferred school maintenance. n Introduction Hurricane Katrina was the largest natural disaster in the United States, striking the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005, and flooding 80% of New Orleans; to make matters worse, the city was flooded again only three weeks later by the effects of Hurricane Rita. Many of the buildings, including schools, were heavily damaged. The devastation of schools in New Orleans from the hurricanes was exacerbated by many years of deferred school maintenance. This case study presents the lessons learned from incorporating energy efficiency in the rebuilding and renovating of New Orleans K-12 schools after Hurricanes

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DOE-HDBK-7502-95; Implementing U.S. Department of Energy Lessons Learned Programs - Volume 1  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE-HDBK-7502-95 August 1995 DOE HANDBOOK IMPLEMENTING U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY LESSONS LEARNED PROGRAMS Volume I U.S. Department of Energy FSC 6910 Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. This document has been reproduced directly from the best available copy. Available to DOE and DOE contractors from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; (615) 576-8401. Available to the public from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161; (703) 487-4650. Lessons Learned Handbook: DOE-HDBK-7502-95 Page i Table of Contents Foreword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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LESSONS LEARNED IN OPERATING THE HOSE-IN-HOSE SYSTEM FOR TRANSFSERRING SLUDGE AT HANFORDS K-BASINS  

SciTech Connect

In May 2007, the Department of Energy and the Fluor Hanford K Basin Closure Project completed transferring sludge from the K East Basin to new containers in the K West Basin using a Hose-in-Hose system. This project presented a number of complex and unique technical, operational, and management challenges that had to be resolved to complete the required transfers and satisfy project milestones. The project team (including DOE; regulators; and Fluor management, operations, maintenance, engineering and all other support organizations) found innovative solutions to each challenge. This paper records lessons learned during the operational phase of the sludge transfer via the Hose-In-Hose system. The subject is limited to the operational phase and does not cover design, development, testing or turnover. A discussion of the situation or problem encountered is provided, along with the lesson learned as applicable to a future program or project.

PERES MW

2008-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

402

Lessons Learned from the Photovoltaic Manufacturing Technology/PV Manufacturing R&D and Thin Film PV Partnership Projects  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

As the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Solar Energy Technologies Program initiates new cost-shared solar energy R&D under the Solar America Initiative (SAI), it is useful to analyze the experience gained from cost-shared R&D projects that have been funded through the program to date. This report summarizes lessons learned from two DOE-sponsored photovoltaic (PV) projects: the Photovoltaic Manufacturing Technology/PV Manufacturing R&D (PVMaT/PVMR&D) project and the Thin-Film PV Partnership project. During the past 10-15 years, these two projects have invested roughly $330 million of government resources in cost-shared R&D and leveraged another $190 million in private-sector PV R&D investments. Following a description of key findings and brief descriptions of the PVMaT/PVMR&D and Thin-Film PV Partnership projects, this report presents lessons learned from the projects.

Margolis, R.; Mitchell, R.; Zweibel, K.

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Lessons learned from an installation perspective for chemical demilitarization plant start-up at four operating incineration sites.  

SciTech Connect

This study presents the lessons learned by chemical storage installations as they prepared for the start of chemical demilitarization plant operations at the four current chemical incinerator sites in Alabama, Arkansas, Oregon, and Utah. The study included interviews with persons associated with the process and collection of available documents prepared at each site. The goal was to provide useful information for the chemical weapons storage sites in Colorado and Kentucky that will be going through plant start-up in the next few years. The study is not a compendium of what to do and what not to do. The information has been categorized into ten lessons learned; each is discussed individually. Documents that may be useful to the Colorado and Kentucky sites are included in the appendices. This study should be used as a basis for planning and training.

Motz, L.; Decision and Information Sciences

2011-02-21T23:59:59.000Z

404

Building Energy-Efficient Schools in New Orleans: Lessons Learned (Brochure), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)  

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Energy- Energy- Efficient Schools in New Orleans Lessons Learned 2 3 The devastation of schools in New Orleans from the hurricanes was exacerbated by many years of deferred school maintenance. n Introduction Hurricane Katrina was the largest natural disaster in the United States, striking the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005, and flooding 80% of New Orleans; to make matters worse, the city was flooded again only three weeks later by the effects of Hurricane Rita. Many of the buildings, including schools, were heavily damaged. The devastation of schools in New Orleans from the hurricanes was exacerbated by many years of deferred school maintenance. This case study presents the lessons learned from incorporating energy efficiency in the rebuilding and renovating of New Orleans K-12 schools after Hurricanes

405

DOE NEPA Compliance Officers  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NEPA Compliance Officers NEPA Compliance Officers NEPA Compliance Officers are listed first for Program Offices, then Power Marketing Administrations, then Field Offices. Please send updates to yardena.mansoor@hq.doe.gov Oct 04, 2013 Forrestal (FORS) Addresses: Germantown (GTN) Addresses: 1000 Independence Ave SW 1000 Independence Ave SW Washington, DC 20585 Washington, DC 20585-1290 . Use for U.S. Postal Service mail. 19901 Germantown Road Germantown, MD 20874-1290 Use for EXPRESS DELIVERY (e.g. Federal Express, UPS). NAME, OFFICE, E-MAIL FAX ADDRESS PHONE william.bierbower@hq.doe.gov Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy 202-287-6585 FORS AR-1 20585 ARPA-E William Bierbower lori.gray@go.doe.gov Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office 720-356-1568 720-356-1350 Department of Energy

406

ederal NEPA Contacts  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

STATE NEPA CONTACTS: STATE NEPA CONTACTS: State and Agency: NEPA Regulation: Name: Address: Phone/Email/Website: California Office of Planning and Research/ State Clearinghouse CAL. PUB. RES. CODE §§ 21000 - 21177 Mr. Scott Morgan Director of State Clearinghouse 1400 Tenth Street, Room 212 Sacramento, CA 95814 916-445-0613 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov http://opr.ca.gov/index.php?a=c eqa/index.html Connecticut Office of Policy and Management CONN. GEN. STATE. ANN. §§ 22a-1 to -1i Mr. Dimple Desai Director of CEPA 450 Capitol Avenue Hartford, CT 06106- 1308 860-418-6412 860-418-6200 (fax) Dimple.desai@ct.gov http://www.ct.gov/opm District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs D.C. STAT. §§ 8-109.01 to -109.11 Mr. Ibrahim Bullo

407

NEPA Compliance Officer  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Compliance Officer Compliance Officer Award #: EE 000 0784 Recipient: County of Escambia ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) MC Blanchard Judicial Center B5.1 Historic Preservation Clause and Old Courthouse Block Waste Stream Clause Office Complex EEIP Road Prison Geothermal Earth Coupled HVAC Upgrade A9, All Allowable Activities: Information gathering, data collection, reporting, and preliminary design. Prohibited Activities: Implementation of final design, construction, and operation tasks for this project should be conditioned pending further NEPA review. Landfill Gas Extraction and Control System A9, All Allowable Activities: Information gathering,

408

1972-1997, Twenty-five years of energy and environmental history : lessons learned.  

SciTech Connect

Given the events of the past 25 years concerning energy and environmental issues and our reaction to them, what lessons can we learn? First, the individual American consumer wants and expects energy to be a stable commodity with low prices and easy availability. As evidenced by the heated debate over increasing the federal gasoline tax by $.05 per gallon (which would still leave Americans paying only one-third of what Europeans pay for gasoline), increases in energy prices elicit very strong public and political opposition. As further evidence, it has been argued that the general public support of the Gulf War was due, in part, to a recognition of the need to maintain a stable source of cheap oil from the region. The American public wants to maintain the benefits of cheap and abundant energy and expects its political leaders to make it happen. A second lesson is that if constraints on the energy supply do occur (e.g., the OPEC-imposed oil embargo) ardor environmental impacts from energy use do appear to be significant (e.g., SO{sub 2} and CO{sub 2} emissions), the preference is for a technology fix rather than a behavioral change. This is evidenced by our reliance on moving low-sulfur coal more than 1,000 miles from Wyoming to burn in Illinois power plants rather than reducing the demand for electricity with energy-efficient measures in residential, commercial, and industrial activities. National research programs to produce an automobile that gets 80+ miles per gallon take higher priority over working to get people to use mass transit to reduce their driving mileage. Americans expect that advanced technology can be relied upon to come up with solutions to energy and environmental problems without having to change their lifestyles. The experience with natural gas, in which a regulatory change (deregulation) was combined with technology developments (horizontal drilling and improved gas turbines for electricity generation) to increase available supply and hold prices down, has added to the confidence in the efficacy of technology fixes to solve energy and environmental problems. Third, it is difficult for government to tamper with energy markets and achieve the desired results.The energy system has shown itself to be a complex adaptive system that adjusts to even the most strenuous burdens in ways that are not easy to predict. Governmental attempts to predict and then prescribe the development of the future energy system are bound to meet with limited, if any, success. Rather, the more appropriate goal seems to be development of a robust and flexible energy system that can evolve and adjust to changing conditions. Given the experiences of the past and the lessons learned from these experiences, what might the future bring? Some predictions can be made with considerable confidence. It is highly likely that the trend of deregulating the energy sector will continue, with electricity deregulation a virtual certainty. It is also highly probable that the demand and consumption of energy from developing countries will soon surpass those of the US, Europe, and Japan, thus making them serious competitors for limited fossil fuel resources. In the environmental arena, some form of emission control of greenhouse gases from the energy sector will be agreed upon soon by the international community. More stringent regulations in the US for the emissions of some air and water pollutants are also likely. Preservation of biological diversity will also likely continue to be an issue of increasing importance.

Drucker, H.

1997-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

409

Motor-operated valve reliability programs: Lessons learned to meet new NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) requirements  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In recent years, reliability problems have surfaced with power plant motor-operated valves (MOVs) that (a) fail to perform as designed, and/or (b) require excessive maintenance to perform their intended function. As a result, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) mandated certain testing and reporting requirements in inspection and enforcement bulletin 85-03 (85-03). The NRC's generic letter 89-10 (89-10) significantly expands these requirements, to include all safety-related and position-changeable MOVs. The MOV program experience at the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Rancho Seco plant is particularly valuable since the NRC, to a large extent, utilized this program as the prototype for 89-10's requirements. The MOV inspection, overhaul, and testing began in September 1986, with completion scheduled for December 1986. The paper discusses problems encountered, recovery plant, results of recovery planning, and lessons learned. Experience at Rancho Seco has shown that comprehensive valve programs incorporating appropriate design practices, preventive maintenance practices, and operational constraints can improve plant availability.

Anderson, M.W.; Fadel, D.P.; Fraser, P.J.

1990-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Long-Term Surveillance and Maintenance at Rocky Flats: Early Experiences and Lessons Learned  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Rocky Flats Site was established in 1951 as part of the United States' nationwide nuclear weapons complex to manufacture nuclear weapons components. In 1992 weapons production halted, and the Rocky Flats mission changed to include environmental investigations, cleanup, and site closure. In October 2005, DOE and its contractor completed an accelerated 10-year, $7 billion cleanup of chemical and radiological contamination left from nearly 50 years of production. The cleanup required the decommissioning, decontamination, demolition, and removal of more than 800 structures; removal of more than 500,000 cubic meters of low-level radioactive waste; and remediation of more than 360 potentially contaminated environmental sites. The final remedy for the site was selected in September 2006 and included institutional controls, physical controls, and continued monitoring for the former industrial portion of the site. The remainder of the site, which served as a buffer zone surrounding the former industrial area, was transferred to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in July 2007 for a national wildlife refuge. DOE's Office of Legacy Management is responsible for the long-term surveillance and maintenance of Rocky Flats, which includes remedy implementation activities and general site maintenance. Several factors have complicated the transition from closure to post-closure at Rocky Flats. The early experiences associated with the two years since the physical cleanup and closure work were completed have led to several valuable lessons learned. (authors)

Surovchak, S. [U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Legacy Management, Westminster, CO (United States); Kaiser, L.; DiSalvo, R.; Boylan, J.; Squibb, G.; Nelson, J.; Darr, B.; Hanson, M. [S.M. Stoller Corporation, Westminster, CO (United States)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Joint Regulation of Radionuclides at Connecticut Yankee Haddam Neck Plant - Finding Common Ground and Lessons Learned  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During the site closure of nuclear facilities where both radionuclides and chemicals are present in environmental media, state and federal regulatory agencies other than the Nuclear Regulatory Commission often have a stake in the regulation of the site closure process. At the Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company (CYAPCO) Haddam Neck Plant in Haddam, Connecticut, the site closure process includes both radiological and chemical cleanup which is regulated by two separate divisions within the state and two federal agencies. Each of the regulatory agencies has unique closure criteria which pertain to radionuclides and, consequently, there is overlapping and in some cases disparate regulation of radionuclides. Considerable effort has been expended by CYAPCO to find common ground in meeting the site closure requirements for radionuclides required by each of the agencies. This paper discusses the approaches that have been used by CYAPCO to address radionuclide site closure requirements. Significant lessons learned from these approaches include the demonstration that public health cleanup criteria for most radionuclides of concern at nuclear power generation facilities are protective for chemical toxicity concerns and are protective for ecological receptors and, consequently, performing a baseline ecological risk assessment for radionuclides at power generation facilities is not generally necessary. (authors)

Peters, J.; Glucksberg, N.; Fogg, A. [MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc., Portland, Maine 04112 (United States); Couture, B. [Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company, Haddam Neck Plant, Haddam, Connecticut 06424 (United States)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Quality management at Argonne National Laboratory: Status, accomplishments, and lessons learned  

SciTech Connect

In April 1992, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) launched the implementation of quality management (QM) as an initiative of the Laboratory Director. The goal of the program is to seek ways of improving Laboratory performance and effectiveness by drawing from the realm of experiences in the global total quality management movement. The Argonne QM initiative began with fact finding and formulating a strategy for implementation; the emphasis is that the underlying principles of QM should be an integral part of how the Laboratory is managed and operated. A primary theme that has guided the Argonne QM initiative is to consider only those practices that offer the potential for real improvement, make sense, fit the culture, and would be credible to the broad population. In October 1993, the Laboratory began to pilot a targeted set of QM activities selected to produce outcomes important to the Laboratory--strengthening the customer focus, improving work processes, enhancing employee involvement and satisfaction, and institutionalizing QM. This report describes the results of the just-concluded QM development and demonstration phase in terms of detailed strategies, accomplishments, and lessons learned. These results are offered as evidence to support the conclusion that the Argonne QM initiative has achieved value-added results and credibility and is well positioned to support future deployment across the entire Laboratory as an integrated management initiative. Recommendations for follow-on actions to implement future deployment are provided separately.

NONE

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Remote Systems Experience at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory--A Summary of Lessons Learned  

SciTech Connect

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has a long history in the development of remote systems to support the nuclear environment. ORNL, working in conjunction with Central Research Laboratories, created what is believed to be the first microcomputer-based implementation of dual-arm master-slave remote manipulation. As part of the Consolidated Fuel Reprocessing Program, ORNL developed the dual-arm advanced servomanipulator focusing on remote maintainability for systems exposed to high radiation fields. ORNL also participated in almost all of the various technical areas of the U.S. Department of Energy s Robotics Technology Development Program, while leading the Decontamination and Decommissioning and Tank Waste Retrieval categories. Over the course of this involvement, ORNL has developed a substantial base of working knowledge as to what works when and under what circumstances for many types of remote systems tasks as well as operator interface modes, control bandwidth, and sensing requirements to name a few. By using a select list of manipulator systems that is not meant to be exhaustive, this paper will discuss history and outcome of development, field-testing, deployment, and operations from a lessons learned perspective. The final outcome is a summary paper outlining ORNL experiences and guidelines for transition of developmental remote systems to real-world hazardous environments.

Noakes, Mark W [ORNL; Burgess, Thomas W [ORNL; Rowe, John C [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Lessons Learned from Three Mile Island Packaging, Transportation and Disposition that Apply to Fukushima Daiichi Recovery  

SciTech Connect

Following the massive earthquake and resulting tsunami damage in March of 2011 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, interest was amplified for what was done for recovery at the Three Mile Island Unit 2 (TMI-2) in the United States following its meltdown in 1979. Many parallels could be drawn between to two accidents. This paper presents the results of research done into the TMI-2 recovery effort and its applicability to the Fukushima Daiichi cleanup. This research focused on three topics: packaging, transportation, and disposition. This research work was performed as a collaboration between Japans Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (CRIEPI) and the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Hundreds of TMI-2 related documents were searched and pertinent information was gleaned from these documents. Other important information was also obtained by interviewing employees who were involved first hand in various aspects of the TMI-2 cleanup effort. This paper is organized into three main sections: (1) Transport from Three Mile Island to Central Facilities Area at INL, (2) Transport from INL Central Receiving Facility to INL Test Area North (TAN) and wet storage at TAN, and (3) Transport from TAN to INL Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC) and Dry Storage at INTEC. Within each of these sections, lessons learned from performing recovery activities are presented and their applicability to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant cleanup are outlined.

Layne Pincock; Wendell Hintze; Dr. Koji Shirai

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Lessons Learned from Continuous Commissioning of the Robert E. Johnson State Office Building, Austin, TX  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Robert E. Johnson State Office building is a 5-story, 303,389 square foot office building built in 2000 located in downtown Austin, TX. The original building design included a number of energy conservation measures that were incorporated into the final construction. During the investigation of the building, four energy conservation measures were identified, three of which deal with conventional HVAC systems. The fourth is related to the currently unutilized daylighting system which was one of the energy conservation measures of the original building design. Utilizing this system would lead to approximately 18.5% annual lighting energy savings or 5.6% annual whole building energy savings based on a DOE-2 simulation analysis. Three main lessons were learned from the experience with the Robert E. Johnson building: The traditional design-construction-operation team must include the energy conservation analysis team The entire building process should be reorganized to assure that complete information is provided and passed on from the energy conservation analysis team High performance buildings should be continuously monitored and analyzed

Bynum, J.; Claridge, D. E.

2008-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

416

Using Compressed Air Efficiency Projects to Reduce Peak Industrial Electric Demands: Lessons Learned  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

"To help customers respond to the wildly fluctuating energy markets in California, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) initiated an emergency electric demand reduction program in October 2000 to cut electric use during peak periods. One component of that wide-ranging program focused on industrial compressed air systems as the target for such electric use reductions. What stands out about the compressed air effort is that customer acceptance of the program was very high (8 out of 10 customer sites implemented at least some of the efficiency projects recommended in the program's air system audits) and overall savings levels were more than 3X the original program goal (550 kW vs. 1730 kW). XENERGY, Inc. designed and carried out the program on behalf of PG&E. Key features of the program included working with compressed air system distributors to identify and qualify good customer leads and post-audit technical assistance to help customer implement recommended projects. This paper reviews the project and outlines some of the lessons learned in completing the project."

Skelton, J.

2003-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

TANK 241-AN-102 MULTI-PROBE CORROSION MONITORING SYSTEM PROJECT LESSONS LEARNED  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During 2007 and 2008, a new Multi-Probe Corrosion Monitoring System (MPCMS) was designed and fabricated for use in double-shell tank 241-AN-102. The system was successfully installed in the tank on May 1, 2008. The 241-AN-102 MPCMS consists of one 'fixed' in-tank probe containing primary and secondary reference electrodes, tank material electrodes, Electrical Resistance (ER) sensors, and stressed and unstressed corrosion coupons. In addition to the fixed probe, the 241-AN-102 MPCMS also contains four standalone coupon racks, or 'removable' probes. Each rack contains stressed and unstressed coupons made of American Society of Testing and Materials A537 CL1 steel, heat-treated to closely match the chemical and mechanical characteristics of the 241-AN-102 tank wall. These coupon racks can be removed periodically to facilitate examination of the attached coupons for corrosion damage. Along the way to successful system deployment and operation, the system design, fabrication, and testing activities presented a number of challenges. This document discusses these challenges and lessons learned, which when applied to future efforts, should improve overall project efficiency.

TAYLOR T; HAGENSEN A; KIRCH NW

2008-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

418

Lessons Learned from Dependency Usage in HERA: Implications for THERP-Related HRA Methods  

SciTech Connect

Dependency occurs when the probability of success or failure on one action changes the probability of success or failure on a subsequent action. Dependency may serve as a modifier on the human error probabilities (HEPs) for successive actions in human reliability analysis (HRA) models. Discretion should be employed when determining whether or not a dependency calculation is warranted: dependency should not be assigned without strongly grounded reasons. Human reliability analysts may sometimes assign dependency in cases where it is unwarranted. This inappropriate assignment is attributed to a lack of clear guidance to encompass the range of scenarios human reliability analysts are addressing. Inappropriate assignment of dependency produces inappropriately elevated HEP values. Lessons learned about dependency usage in the Human Event Repository and Analysis (HERA) system may provide clarification and guidance for analysts using first-generation HRA methods. This paper presents the HERA approach to dependency assessment and discusses considerations for dependency usage in HRA, including the cognitive basis for dependency, direction for determining when dependency should be assessed, considerations for determining the dependency level, temporal issues to consider when assessing dependency, (e.g., considering task sequence versus overall event sequence, and dependency over long periods of time), and diagnosis and action influences on dependency.

April M. Whaley; Ronald L. Boring; Harold S. Blackman; Patrick H. McCabe; Bruce P. Hallbert

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Step 10: Capture Lessons...  

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10: Capture Lessons Learned to someone by E-mail Share Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Step 10: Capture Lessons Learned on Facebook Tweet about Better Buildings Neighborhood...

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NEPA History | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

History History NEPA History Selected documents providing historical information on NEPA. June 14, 2012 Federal Register Notices for DOE NEPA Guidelines and Regulations Historical compilation of Federal Register notices for DOE NEPA guidelines and regulations. December 31, 2009 Presidential Proclamation on the 40th Anniversary of the National Environmental Policy Act Proclamation of President Obama to "call upon all executive branch agencies to promote public involvement and transparency in their implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act." July 1, 1999 EPA's Section 309 Review: The Clean Air Act and NEPA This document discusses Section 309 of the Clean Air Act, which authorizes the Environmental Protection Agency to review certain proposed actions of

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OpenEI Community - NEPA  

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Geothermal NEPA Geothermal NEPA Workshop at GRC http://en.openei.org/community/blog/geothermal-nepa-workshop-grc On Tuesday, October 2, the Geothermal Technology Office and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory held a 1/2-day NEPA workshop.  The workshop was held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, in conjunction with the GEA/GRC Tradeshow and Conference.  Three presentations were given, describing the NEPA database and associated analysis that had been conducted in 2013.

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NEPA | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

NEPA NEPA Home Kyoung's picture Submitted by Kyoung(155) Contributor 14 October, 2013 - 20:19 Geothermal NEPA Workshop at GRC Categorical Exclusions CX Database EA EIS FONSI GEA GRC GRR NEPA On Tuesday, October 2, the Geothermal Technology Office and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory held a 1/2-day NEPA workshop. The workshop was held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, in conjunction with the GEA/GRC Tradeshow and Conference. Three presentations were given, describing the NEPA database and associated analysis that had been conducted in 2013. Files: application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation icon 2. NEPA History - Presentation application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation icon 3. Categorical Exclusions - Presentation

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RM Environmental Review (NEPA)  

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Environmental Review-NEPA Environmental Review-NEPA Categorical exclusions are posted here to promote transparency and openness. Some actions may have environmental impacts that require an environmental assessment and a detailed analysis to determine the extent and severity of the impacts. For actions that have significant impacts or consequences to the environment or human health, RM prepares environmental impact statements. Environmental Impact Statements-EIS Estes-Flatiron Transmission Line Rebuild Project Granby Pumping Plant-Windy Gap Transmission Line Rebuild Project Hermosa West Wind Energy Project Maintenance and Vegetation Management along Existing Western TransmissionLine Rights of Way on National Forest System Lands in Colorado, Utah, Nebraska Platte River Cooperative Agreement PEIS, NE, CO and WY, DOE/EIS-0295 (Cooperating Agency)

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NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

81 81 Project lnfonnation Project Title: CBM Gas Separator Date: 2-23-2010 DOE Code: 6720-020-51131 Contractor Code: Project Lead: Mark Duletsky Project Overview None anticipated, uses producing well on pre-existing location. 1. What are the environmental impacts? 48-2-X-28 Location, 447' FSL. 2495 FWL, SE, SW, Sec. 28, T39N, R78W, Natrona County. Wyoming USA 2. Wnat is the legal location? 3. What is the duration of the project? 5days 4. What major equipment will be used if any (work over rig, drilling rig, Forkfift. winch truck. water truck etc.)? The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Special ist and the DOE NEPA Compliance Officer. NO'TE: H Change of Scope occurs, Proj ect Lead m u st $ubmlt a new NEPA Compllance Suntey and

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NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 6 Project lnfonnation Project Title: C-EAG. Maintenance I grading of existing roads Date: 8/4/2011 and road drainages (barrow ditches): ex 81.3 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Michael J. Taylor [NCO] Project Overview 1. Brief project description [include C-EA 6. Maintenance I grading of existing roads and road drai nages anything that could impact the (barrow ditches) : ex 81.3 environment] Existing roads defined as per May 2010 Aerial Photos. (Changing out culverts, grading I modifying embankments, etc., that has potential to impact wetlands, requires a NCS.) The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA Compliance Officer. NOTE: If Change of Scope occurs, Project Lead must submit a new NEPA Compliance Survey and

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NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 8 Project lnfonnation Project Title: Change out down guy on power pole Date: 2-8-10 DOE Code : Contractor Code: Project Lead: Mike Preston Project Overview 1 What are the environmental No impact to the environment impacts? Power pole east of B-1 -33 2. What is the legal location? 3. What is the duration of the project? 3Hr 4. What major equipment will be used if any (worl< over rig, drilling rig, Backhoe and operator for equ1 pment etc.)? The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA Compliance Officer. NOTE; If ChiingNEPA Compllai"'Ce Survey alld contact Ut TlrCh.,lcal Assunlnce DepartmenL Impacts If YES, then complete below

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UGP Environmental Review (NEPA)  

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Environmental Review-NEPA Environmental Review-NEPA Categorical exclusions are posted here to promote transparency and openness. Some actions may have environmental impacts that require an environmental assessment and a detailed analysis to determine the extent and severity of the impacts. For actions that have significant impacts or consequences to the environment or human health, UGP prepares environmental impact statements. Environmental Impact Statement-EIS Groton Generation Projects Draft EIS, Deer Creek Station Energy Facility Project, Brookings County, South Dakota (12.7mb pdf) Deer Creek Station Energy Facility Project Record of Decision (900kb pdf) Grande Praire Wind Farm, O'Neill, NE Wilton IV Wind Energy Center EIS (DOE/EIS-0469) Upper Great Plains Wind Energy Programmatic EIS (DOE/EIS-0408)

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NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 8 Project lnfonnation Project Title: New Drilling Location in Section 29 Date: 12-10-2009 DOE Code: 6730.020.78002 Contractor Code: 8067-371 Project Lead: Mark Duletsky Project Overview The project will involve excavating 3-4 backhoe pits to a depth of about 8 feet to observe soil characteristics 1. What are the environmental impacts? in the vicinity of our planned reserve pit excavation area. 2. What is the legal location? NE 1/4, SE 1/4, Sec. 29. T39N. R78W. Natrona County, Wyoming 3. What is the duration of the project? 4. What major equipment will be used 1 day if any (work over rig, drilling rig, etc.)? Backhoe The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA Compliance Officer. NOTE: If Change of Scope occurs, Project Lead must submit a new NEPA Compliance Survey and

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NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 Project l nfonnation Project Title: Reclamation ofT-2-14 Date: 11/2412009 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Jeff Jones Project Overview We will be removing old piping from the treater@ T-2-14. We will also remove the berm and grade and 1. What are the environmental impacts? reclamate location. The duration of this project will be approx. 2 days. Equipment that will be used is as follows backhoe. dumptruck, blade,and a tiller so we can seed with native grasses. 2. What is the legal location? 3. What is the duration of the project? 4. What major equipment will be used if any (woO< over rig, drilling rig, etc.)? The table below Is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA Compliance Officer. NOTE: If Change of Scope occurs, Project Lead must submit a new NEPA Compliance Survey and

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NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 0 Project lnfonnation Project Title: Replace electrical line from well to power pole Date: 3/10/2010 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Mike Preston Project Overview No impact to the environment. 1. What are the environmental impacts? Dig up old electrical line from pumping unit on 61-S-34 to power pole east of well , {approximately 75 feet 2. What is the legal location? from unit) and replace with new line. 3. What is the duration of the project? 4. What major equipment will be used 1 day if any (work over rig , drilling rig , etc.)? Electrician, ditch witch and operator for equipment The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA Compliance Officer. NOTE: If Change of Scope occurs, Project Lead must submit a new NEPA Compliance Survey and

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NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 2 Project lnfonnation Project Title: Restoration of 77 -13-SX-3 Date: 2-8-1 0 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Jeff Jones Project Overview We will be restoring 77-SX-3 per procedure. 1. What are the environmental impacts? The duration of this project will be 3-4 days. 2. What is the leg al location? 3. What is the duration of the project? The equipment to be used will be Backhoe, welder, tiller dump truck. 4. What major equipment will be used if any (work over rig , drilling rig , We will take oil contaminated dirt to the Eastside landfarm and backfill with d ean fill dirt from sec. 20. etc.)? The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA Compliance Officer. NOTE: If Change of Scope occurs, Project Lead must submit a new NEPA Compliance Survey and

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NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 4 Project lnfonnation Project Title: e-EA5. Reclamation of well sites Date: 8/4/2011 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Michael J. Taylor [NCO] Project Overview e-EA 5. Reclamation of wellsites : ex 81.3 and ex 86.1 1. Brief project description [include anything that could impact the Small-scale, short-term cleanup actions including excavation and environment] consolidation of contaminated soils, removal of underground piping, removal of rig anchors or T-bars, drainage control , transport and backfilling of clean soil I fill dirt, and reseeding . The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA Compliance Officer. NOTE: If Change of Scope occurs, Project Lead must submit a new NEPA Compliance Survey and

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NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

~ ~ -o ~ ~ -o Project lnfonnation Project Title: Replace Down Guy Rod 24~3 Date: 11/30/09 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Mike Preston Project Overview Replace Down Guy Rod Emergency The pole was ready to Break Wire 5' above the ground 1. What are the environmental impacts? 24-SHX-3 2. What is the legal location? 3. What is the duration of the project? 5 hr 4. What major equipment will be used if any (work over rig, drilling rig, etc,)? Back hole The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA Compliance Officer. NOTe If Change of Scope oe~. Project Lead must sutlmft a new NEPA ColT pll~ Sunley and c ontact the T echnical Assurance Department. Impacts If YES, then complete below

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Council on Environmental Quality Collaboration in NEPA A Handbook for NEPA  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Council on Environmental Quality Collaboration in NEPA A Handbook Council on Environmental Quality Collaboration in NEPA A Handbook for NEPA Practitioners Council on Environmental Quality Collaboration in NEPA A Handbook for NEPA Practitioners Council on Environmental Quality Collaboration in NEPA A Handbook for NEPA Practitioners Collaboration in NEPA - a Handbook for NEPA Practitioners is a collaboration of research and consultations by CEQ concerning analyses prepared under NEPA. Updated in the Fall of 2007, this 100-page guide introduces interested parties to collaborative principles, and includes suggestions for successful collaborative efforts. CEQ Collaboration in NEPA A Handbook for NEPA Practitioners More Documents & Publications OMB and CEQ Joint Memorandum on Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution

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Geothermal heat pump energy savings performance contract at Fort Polk, LA: Lessons learned  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

At Fort Polk, LA the space conditioning systems of 4,003 military family housing units have been converted to geothermal heat pumps (GHP) under an energy savings performance contract (ESPC). At the same time, other efficiency measures, such as compact fluorescent lights (CFLs), low-flow shower heads, and attic insulation, were installed. An independent evaluation of the Fort Polk ESPC was carried out. Findings indicate that the project has resulted in a 25.6 million kWh savings in electrical energy use, or 32.4% of the pre-retrofit electrical consumption in family housing, for a typical meteorological year. Peak electrical demand has also been reduced by 6,541 kW, which is 39.6% of the pre-retrofit peak demand. Natural gas savings are about 260,000 therms per year. In addition, the ESPC has allowed the Army to effectively cap its future expenditures for family housing HVAC maintenance at about 77% of its previous costs. Given these successful results, the Fort Polk ESPC can provide a model for other ESPCs in both the public and the private sectors. The purpose of this paper is to outline the method by which the ESPC was engineered and implemented, both from the standpoint of the facility owner (the US Army) and the energy services company (ESCO) which is carrying out the contract. The lessons learned from this experience should be useful to other owners, ESCOs and investors in the implementation of future ESPCs. It should be noted that the energy savings presented in this document are the apparent energy savings observed in the monitored data, and are not to be confused with the contracted energy savings used as the basis for payments. To determine the contracted energy savings, the apparent energy savings may require adjustments for such things as changes in indoor temperature performance criteria, additions of ceiling fans, and other factors.

Shonder, J.A.; Hughes, P.J. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Gordon, R. [Applied Energy Management Techniques, Corvallis, OR (United States); Giffin, T. [SAIC/The Fleming Group, East Syracuse, NY (United States)

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Great 2008 Chinese ice storm, its socioeconomic-ecological impact, and sustainability lessons learned  

SciTech Connect

. Extreme events often expose vulnerabilities of socioeconomic infrastructures and point to directions of much-needed policy change. Integrated impact assessment of such events can lead to finding of sustainability principles. Southern and central China has for decades been undergoing a breakneck pace of socioeconomic development. In early 2008, a massive ice storm struck this region, immobilizing millions of people. The storm was a consequence of sustained convergence between tropical maritime and continental polar air masses, caused by an anomalously stable atmospheric general circulation pattern in both low and high latitudes. Successive waves of freezing rain occurred during a month period, coating southern and central China with a layer of ice 50 to 160mm in thickness. We conducted an integrated impact assessment of this event to determine whether and how the context of socioeconomic and human-disturbed natural systems may affect the transition of natural events into human disasters. We found: 1) without contingency plans, advanced technologies dependent on interrelated energy supplies can create worse problems during extreme events, 2) the weakest link in disaster response lies between science and decision making, 3) biodiversity is a form of long-term insurance for sustainable forestry against extreme events, 4) sustainable extraction of non-timber goods and services is essential to risk planning for extreme events in forest resources use, 5) extreme events can cause food shortage directly by destroying crops and indirectly by disrupting food distribution channels, 6) concentrated economic development increases societal vulnerability to extreme events, and 7) formalized institutional mechanisms are needed to ensure that unexpected opportunities to learn lessons from weather disasters are not lost in distracting circumstances.

Zhou, Dr. Benzhi [Chinese Academy of Forestry; Gu, Lianhong [ORNL; Ding, Yihui [National Climate Center, China; Wu, Zhongmin [Chinese Academy of Forestry; Shao, Lan [China National Forestry Industry Association; An, Yanfei [Chinese Academy of Forestry; Cao, Yonghui [Chinese Academy of Forestry; Duan, Aiguo [Chinese Academy of Forestry; Kong, Weijian [Chinese Academy of Forestry; Li, Changzhu [Hunan Academy of Forestry, China; Li, Zhengcai [Chinese Academy of Forestry; Sun, Honggang [Chinese Academy of Forestry; Wang, Shengkun [Chinese Academy of Forestry; Wang, Xiaoming [Chinese Academy of Forestry; Wang, Xu [Chinese Academy of Forestry; Yang, Xiaosheng [Chinese Academy of Forestry; Yu, Mukui [Chinese Academy of Forestry; Zeng, Bingshan [Chinese Academy of Forestry

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Decovalex III Project: A Summary of Activities and LessonsLearned  

SciTech Connect

Initiated in 1992, the DECOVALEX project is an international collaboration for advancing the understanding and modeling of coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical (THM) processes in geologic systems. The project has made important scientific achievements through three stages and is progressing in its fourth stage. It has played a key role in the development of mathematical modeling and in situ testing of coupled THM processes in fractured rock and buffer/backfill materials, a subject of importance for performance assessment of radioactive waste geologic repositories. This paper summarizes studies under the most recent stage of the project, DECOVALEX III (2000-2003). These studies include those of two major field experiments: (a) the FEBEX experiment at Grimsel, Switzerland, investigating coupled THM processes in a crystalline rock-bentonite system, and (b) the Drift Scale Test (DST) experiment at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, investigating coupled THM processes in unsaturated tuff. These are two of the largest multiyear heater tests undertaken to date for the study of coupled THM processes in geological systems. In addition, three so-called benchmark tests are also studied to evaluate the impact of coupled THM processes under different scenarios and geometries. Within the DECOVALEX project, multiple research teams participated in each of the studies, using different approaches and computer codes. Comparisons of results have provided insight into coupled THM processes, which in turn has stimulated further development of our modeling capabilities. Lessons learned from these studies are discussed. The scientific advances and enhanced insight gained through this kind of international cooperation illustrate the effectiveness of the DECOVALEX project.

Tsang, Chin-Fu; Jing, Lanru; Stephansson, Ove; Kautsky, Fritz

2005-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons learned at West Valley during facility decontamination for re-use (1982--1988)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The primary mission of the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) is to solidify a large volume of high-level liquid waste (2.3 million liters -- 600,000 gallons) produced during reprocessing plant operations and stored in underground tanks. This is to be accomplished through the maximum use of existing facilities. This required a significant effort to remove existing equipment and to decontaminate areas for installation of liquid and cement processing systems in a safe environment while maintaining exposure to workers as low as reasonably achievable. The reprocessing plant occupied a building of about 33,000 m/sup 2/ (350,000 ft/sup 2/). When the WVDP was initiated, approximately 6 percent of the plant area was in a non-contaminated condition where personnel could function without protective clothing or radiological controls. From 1982 to 1988, an additional 64 percent of the plant was cleaned up and much of this converted to low- and high-level waste processing areas. The high-level liquid and resulting low-level liquids are now being treated in these areas using an Integrated Radwaste Treatment System (IRTS). The Project has now focused attention on installation, qualification and operation of a vitrification system which will convert the remaining high-level waste into borosilicate glass logs. The stabilized waste will be sent to a Federal Repository for long-term storage. From 1982 to 1988, about 70 technical reports were dealing with specific tasks and cleanup efforts. This report provides an overview of the decontamination and decommissioning work done in that period. The report emphasizes lessons learned during that effort. Significant advances were made in: remote and contact decontamination technology; personnel protection and training; planning and procedures; and radiological controls. 62 refs., 35 figs., 5 tabs.

Tundo, D.; Gessner, R.F.; Lawrence, R.E.

1988-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fernald closure project - Lessons learned in the execution of this successful project, completed October 2006  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Available in abstract form only. Full text of publication follows: This paper explores the history and lessons learned on the United States' Department of Energy's (DoE's) Fernald Closure Project - from the completion of the uranium-production mission to the implementation of the Records of Decision defining the cleanup standards and the remedies that were achieved. Cleaning up Fernald and returning it to the people of Ohio was a $4.4 billion dollar mega environmental-remediation project that was completed in October 2006. During a period of nearly 37 years, Fernald produced 250,000 tons of high-purity, low-enriched uranium for the U.S. defense program, generating more than six million tons of liquid and solid waste as it carried out its Cold War mission. The facility was shut down in 1989 and clean up began in 1992, when Fluor won the contract to clean up the site. The project comprised four phases: 1. Determining the extent of damage to the environment and groundwater at, and adjacent to, the production facilities 2. Selecting cleanup criteria - final end states that had to be met to protect human health and the environment 3. Selecting and implementing the remedial actions that would meet the cleanup goals 4. Doing the work safely, compliantly and cost-effectively. In the project's early stages, there were strained relationships and total distrust between the local community and the DOE as a result of aquifer contamination and potential health effects to the workers and local residents. (authors)

Murphy, Cornelius [Fluor Hanford Inc. P.O. Box 1000, Richland WA 99352 (United States); Reising, Johnny [Department of Energy - DOE (United States)

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons Learned/Best Practices during the Department of Energy's Implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, OAS-RA-12-03  

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Lessons Learned/Best Practices Lessons Learned/Best Practices during the Department of Energy's Implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 OAS-RA-12-03 January 2012 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 18, 2012 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Special Report on "Lessons Learned/Best Practices during the Department of Energy's Implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009" BACKGROUND The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was signed into law on February 17, 2009, as a way to jumpstart the U.S. economy, create or save millions of jobs, spur technological advances in science and health, and invest in the Nation's energy future. As part of

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Lessons Learned from the Alternative Fuels Experience and How They Apply to the Development of a Hydrogen-Fueled Transportation System  

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Lessons Learned from the Lessons Learned from the Alternative Fuels Experience and How They Apply to the Development of a Hydrogen- Fueled Transportation System M. Melendez, K. Theis, and C. Johnson Technical Report NREL/TP-560-40753 August 2007 NREL is operated by Midwest Research Institute ● Battelle Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Operated for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by Midwest Research Institute * Battelle Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 Technical Report NREL/TP-560-40753 August 2007 Lessons Learned from the Alternative Fuels Experience and How They Apply to the Development of a Hydrogen-

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Workshop Notes from "Compressed Natural Gas and Hydrogen Fuels: Lessons Learned for the Safe Deployment of Vehicles" Workshop, December 10-11, 2009  

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S. Department of Energy and S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department of Transportation Workshop Compressed Natural Gas and Hydrogen Fuels: Lessons Learned for the Safe Deployment of Vehicles Workshop Notes December 10-11, 2009 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) hosted a workshop to exchange information among experts from China, India, and the U.S. on compressed natural gas (CNG) and hydrogen (H 2 ) fuels for vehicles and to share lessons learned from deployment of these vehicles in public transit, fleets, and consumer transportation throughout the world. The workshop had five major objectives, and the success of the workshop in addressing these objectives is summarized below. 1. Coordinate lessons learned by identifying similarities and critical

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The Development of a Human Systems Simulation Laboratory at Idaho National Laoboratory: Progress, Requirements and Lessons Learned  

SciTech Connect

Next generation nuclear power plants and digital upgrades to the existing nuclear fleet introduce potential human performance issues in the control room. Safe application of new technologies calls for a thorough understanding of how those technologies affect human performance and in turn, plant safety. In support of advancing human factors for small modular reactors and light water reactor sustainability, the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has developed a reconfigurable simulation laboratory capable of testing human performance in multiple nuclear power plant (NPP) control room simulations. This paper discusses the laboratory infrastructure and capabilities, the laboratory s staffing requirements, lessons learned, and the researchers approach to measuring human performance in the simulation lab.

David I Gertman; Katya L. LeBlanc; William phoenix; Alan R Mecham

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Council on Environmental Quality Collaboration in NEPA A Handbook...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Council on Environmental Quality Collaboration in NEPA A Handbook for NEPA Practitioners Council on Environmental Quality Collaboration in NEPA A Handbook for NEPA Practitioners...

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