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DOE Policy on NEPA Process Transparency and Openness | Department...  

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in Appendix B of the Department's NEPA implementing procedures, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021. DOE Policy on NEPA Process Transparency and Openness More Documents & Publications NEPA...

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NEPA  

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

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 Contracting Reform Guidance  

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

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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Using the NEPA Process to Further the Department's Mission and...  

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

Using the NEPA Process to Further the Department's Mission and Goals Using the NEPA Process to Further the Department's Mission and Goals This is a statement by DOE's Assistant...

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CEQ Issues Guidance on Improving NEPA Process Efficiency | Department of  

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

CEQ Issues Guidance on Improving NEPA Process Efficiency CEQ Issues Guidance on Improving NEPA Process Efficiency CEQ Issues Guidance on Improving NEPA Process Efficiency March 12, 2012 - 3:26pm Addthis The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has issued new guidance titled "Improving the Process for Preparing Efficient and Timely Environmental Reviews Under the National Environmental Policy Act" (NEPA Efficiency Guidance) that encourages federal agencies to "provide the best use of agency resources in ensuring a timely, effective, and efficient NEPA review." The NEPA Efficiency Guidance highlights existing provisions under the CEQ regulations implementing NEPA (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508) that help meet this objective. These provisions are available for the preparation of EAs, as well as EISs, and the Guidance encourages their use

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CEQ Issues Guidance on Improving NEPA Process Efficiency | Department of  

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

CEQ Issues Guidance on Improving NEPA Process Efficiency CEQ Issues Guidance on Improving NEPA Process Efficiency CEQ Issues Guidance on Improving NEPA Process Efficiency March 12, 2012 - 3:26pm Addthis The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has issued new guidance titled "Improving the Process for Preparing Efficient and Timely Environmental Reviews Under the National Environmental Policy Act" (NEPA Efficiency Guidance) that encourages federal agencies to "provide the best use of agency resources in ensuring a timely, effective, and efficient NEPA review." The NEPA Efficiency Guidance highlights existing provisions under the CEQ regulations implementing NEPA (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508) that help meet this objective. These provisions are available for the preparation of EAs, as well as EISs, and the Guidance encourages their use

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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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DOE Advances Innovative CCS Polygeneration Plant Through NEPA Process |  

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

Advances Innovative CCS Polygeneration Plant Through NEPA Advances Innovative CCS Polygeneration Plant Through NEPA Process DOE Advances Innovative CCS Polygeneration Plant Through NEPA Process July 9, 2012 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the California Energy Commission (CEC) are working together to advance an innovative carbon capture and storage (CCS) plant simultaneously through the federal National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review and a complementary California Energy Quality Act process. As part of the NEPA process, DOE and CEC will hold a public meeting on July 12, 2012, at the Elk Hills Elementary School at 501 Kern St. in Tupman, Calif., at 5 p.m PDT. This will be an opportunity for the public to offer their comments and view the project site in Elk Hills, Kern County, Calif.

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NEPA Contracting Reform Guidance (December 1996)  

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

defining early what contractors should accomplish 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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GRR/Section 9-FD-f - DOD NEPA Process | Open Energy Information  

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GRR/Section 9-FD-f - DOD NEPA Process GRR/Section 9-FD-f - DOD NEPA Process < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 9-FD-f - DOD NEPA Process 09-FD-f - DOD NEPA Process (2).pdf Click to View Fullscreen Regulations & Policies 32 CFR 651 32 CFR 989 32 CFR 775 Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 09-FD-f - DOD NEPA Process (2).pdf 09-FD-f - DOD NEPA Process (2).pdf 09-FD-f - DOD NEPA Process (2).pdf 09-FD-f - DOD NEPA Process (2).pdf Flowchart Narrative The National Environmental Policy Act of 1970 (NEPA) requires Federal agencies to consider the potential environmental consequences of their proposed action, and any reasonable alternatives, before deciding whether and in what form to take an action. The Council on Environmental Quality

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GRR/Section 9-FD-e - DOE NEPA Process | Open Energy Information  

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GRR/Section 9-FD-e - DOE NEPA Process GRR/Section 9-FD-e - DOE NEPA Process < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 9-FD-e - DOE NEPA Process 09-FD-e - DOE NEPA Process.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Department of Energy Council on Environmental Quality United States Environmental Protection Agency Regulations & Policies National Environmental Policy Act 10 CFR § 1021 - DOE NEPA Regulations Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 09-FD-e - DOE NEPA Process.pdf 09-FD-e - DOE NEPA Process.pdf 09-FD-e - DOE NEPA Process.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative Whenever the Department of Energy (DOE) considers funding, licensing, or

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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

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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

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NEPA Policy Statement | Department of Energy  

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

NEPA Policy Statement NEPA Policy Statement NEPA Policy Statement The NEPA process is a valuable planning tool and provides an opportunity to improve the Department of Energy decisions and build public trust. Reviews of the Department's NEPA program have shown that the Department must change the way it conducts its business to avoid unnecessary delays and reap the full benefits of the NEPA process. The Department must conduct the process as a team effort to make NEPA work better and cost less. The following new policies will streamline the NEPA process, minimize the cost and time for document preparation and review, emphasize teamwork, and make the process more useful to decision makers and the public. Except where specifically indicated otherwise, these policies are immediately effective.

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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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GRR/Section 9-FD-a - BLM and USFS NEPA Process | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

GRR/Section 9-FD-a - BLM and USFS NEPA Process GRR/Section 9-FD-a - BLM and USFS NEPA Process < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 9-FD-a - BLM and USFS NEPA Process 09-FD-a - NEPAProcess.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Council on Environmental Quality Environmental Protection Agency US Army Corps of Engineers Regulations & Policies National Environmental Policy Act CEQ Regulations for implementing NEPA NEPA Policy (integration with other planning procedures): 40 CFR 1500.2(c) NEPA Time Limits: 40 CFR 1501.8 Interdisciplinary Preparation of an EIS: 40 CFR 1502.6 Elimination of Duplication with State and Local Procedures 40 CFR 1506.2 Categorical Exclusion: 40 CFR 1508.4 Finding of no Significant Impact (FONSI): 40 CFR 1508.13

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Benefits of Site-wide NEPA Review | Department of Energy  

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

Benefits of Site-wide NEPA Review Benefits of Site-wide NEPA Review Benefits of Site-wide NEPA Review The purpose of this guidance memorandum is to describe potential benefits of conducting a site-wide NEPA review (environmental impact statement or environmental assessment). I believe that this information will help program and field offices prepare their annual NEPA planning summaries and their overall NEPA compliance strategies. 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 the public, and to reduce the time and cost required to prepare NEPA documents Benefits of Site-wide NEPA Review More Documents & Publications Benefits of Site-wide NEPA National Environmental Policy Act Review (1994)

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How CEQA has streamlined the NEPA process for the DOE Geothermal Loan Guaranty Program  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Geothermal loan guaranties have been granted for nine projects located in the western United States, most of them in California where certain state and/or local agency actions are subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) of 1970. Similarly, the federal action of granting a geothermal loan guaranty must be reviewed pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 to determine its impacts to the quality of the human environment. This paper traces the evolution of the relationship between the CEQA and NEPA environmental review processes, and focuses on the manner in which CEQA has streamlined the NEPA review for the DOE geothermal loan guaranty program. Two recently-prepared DOE environmental assessments are highlighted to describe the incorporation of CEQA analyses and documents into NEPA documents. 7 refs., 1 tab.

Reed, A.W.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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 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 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

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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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NEPA Contracting Reform Guidance | Department of Energy  

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

Contracting Reform Guidance Contracting Reform Guidance NEPA Contracting Reform Guidance This documents provides guidance on NEPA contracting strategy, including: defining the work of the contractor; establishing contracts ahead of time; minimizing cost while maintaining quality. Guidance also provides: model statements of work, direction on NEPA contract management by NEPA Document Manager; a system for measuring NEPA costs and for evaluating contractor procedures; details on the DOE NEPA website. NEPA Contracting Reform Guidance More Documents & Publications NEPA Contracting Reform Guidance (December 1996) Statement of Work-National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Support Services Acquisition: Preparation and Review of Environmental Impact Statements, Environmental Assessments, Environmental Reports, and other Environmental

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File:09-FD-f - DOD NEPA Process (2).pdf | Open Energy Information  

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- DOD NEPA Process (2).pdf - DOD NEPA Process (2).pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage Metadata File:09-FD-f - DOD NEPA Process (2).pdf Size of this preview: 463 × 599 pixels. Other resolution: 464 × 600 pixels. Go to page 1 2 3 4 Go! next page → next page → Full resolution ‎(1,275 × 1,650 pixels, file size: 140 KB, MIME type: application/pdf, 4 pages) File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment current 13:47, 24 July 2013 Thumbnail for version as of 13:47, 24 July 2013 1,275 × 1,650, 4 pages (140 KB) Apalazzo (Talk | contribs) 13:44, 24 July 2013 Thumbnail for version as of 13:44, 24 July 2013 1,275 × 1,650, 4 pages (140 KB) Apalazzo (Talk | contribs) 15:28, 22 July 2013 Thumbnail for version as of 15:28, 22 July 2013 1,275 × 1,650, 4 pages (129 KB) Apalazzo (Talk | contribs)

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File:09-FD-e - DOE NEPA Process.pdf | Open Energy Information  

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9-FD-e - DOE NEPA Process.pdf 9-FD-e - DOE NEPA Process.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage Metadata File:09-FD-e - DOE NEPA Process.pdf Size of this preview: 463 × 599 pixels. Other resolution: 464 × 600 pixels. Go to page 1 2 3 Go! next page → next page → Full resolution ‎(1,275 × 1,650 pixels, file size: 112 KB, MIME type: application/pdf, 3 pages) File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment current 13:34, 24 July 2013 Thumbnail for version as of 13:34, 24 July 2013 1,275 × 1,650, 3 pages (112 KB) Abergfel (Talk | contribs) 12:52, 24 July 2013 Thumbnail for version as of 12:52, 24 July 2013 1,275 × 1,650, 3 pages (112 KB) Abergfel (Talk | contribs) 10:32, 22 July 2013 Thumbnail for version as of 10:32, 22 July 2013 1,275 × 1,650, 3 pages (109 KB) Abergfel (Talk | contribs)

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Examples of Benefits from the NEPA process for ARRA funded activities  

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

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.

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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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Compilation and Presentation of Existing Data on Oil and Gas Leasing Development in a Manner Useful to the NEPA Process  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In recognition of our nation's increasing energy needs, the George W. Bush Administration's National Energy Policy Development Group report (May 2001) suggested that one way to increase domestic on-shore production of oil and gas is to increase access to undiscovered resources on federal lands. Also recognized is the need to protect and conserve natural resources, which often are located on and around federal lands. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) was designed to create and maintain conditions under which man and nature can exist in productive harmony. NEPA requires that federal agencies prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) prior to the approval of any development activities. The NEPA scope is broad, with the process applicable to many situations from the building of highways, barge facilities and water outtake facilities, bridges, and watersheds to other less significant projects. The process often involves cooperation among multiple federal agencies, industry, scientists and consultants, and the surrounding community. The objective of the project, titled Compilation and Presentation of Existing Data on Oil and Gas Leasing and Development in a Manner Useful to the NEPA Process, is to facilitate faster and more comprehensive access to current oil and gas data by land management agencies and operators. This will enable key stakeholders in the NEPA process to make decisions that support access to federal resources while at the same time achieving a legitimate balance between environmental protection and appropriate levels of development.

Amy Childers; Dave Cornue

2008-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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NEPA Terminology | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

NEPA Terminology A brief overview of some commonly used terms associated with the NEPA process Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) - The detailed written statement that is...

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

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

3258 3258 (08.93) United States Government Department of Energy - memorandum DATE: REPLY TO ATTN OF: SUBJECT: TO: December 15, 1994 Office of NEPA 0versight:Strickler:202-568-2410 Benefits of Site-wide National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Review Distribution The purpose of this guidance memorandum is to describe potential benefits of conducting a site-wide NEPA review (environmental impact statement or environmental assessment). I believe that this information will help program and field offices prepare their annual NEPA planning summaries and their overall NEPA compliance strategies. 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 the public, and to reduce the time and cost required to prepare NEPA documents. Background on DOE's at)proachto site-wide

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Guidance Regarding Actions That May Proceed During the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Process: Interim Actions (6/17/03)  

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

Exhibit 3 Exhibit 3 Steps to Follow for Determining Whether Actions May Proceed During the NEPA Process: Interim Actions Would the Interim Action Prejudice the Ultimate Programmatic Decision (i.e., would it tend to determine subsequent development or Limit alternatives)? Is the Proposed Interim Action Within the Scope of a Programmatic or Project-Specific EIS that is Being Prepared? Is the EIS Programmatic in Nature? (If proposed interim action is covered by a CX or EA/FONSI,see footnote 4, page 4, of text) Provisions of 40 CFR 1506.1 Do Not Apply: Follow Normal DOE NEPA Review and Documentation Procedures No Yes No No Would the Interim Action Have An Adverse Impact? Would the Interim Action Limit the Choice of Reasonable Alternatives (e.g., by level of resources

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NEPA Lessons Learned Questionnaire  

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

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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Making NEPA more effective and economical for the new millennium  

SciTech Connect

This paper focuses on a ten-element strategy for streamlining the NEPA process in order to achieve the Act's objectives while easing the considerable burden on agencies, the public, and the judicial system. In other words, this paper proposes a strategy for making NEPA work better and cost less. How these ten elements are timed and implemented is critical to any successful streamlining. The strategy elements discussed in this paper, in no particular order of priority, are as follows: (1) integrate the NEPA process with other environmental compliance and review procedures; (2) accelerate the decision time for determining the appropriate level of NEPA documentation; (3) conduct early and thorough internal EIS (or EA) scoping before public scoping or other public participation begins; (4) organize and implement public scoping processes that are more participatory than confrontational; (5) maintain an up-to-date compendium of environmental baseline information; (6) prepare more comprehensive, broad-scope umbrella EISs that can be used effectively for tiering; (7) encourage preparation of annotated outlines with detailed guidance that serve as a road map for preparation of each EIS or EA; (8) decrease the length and complexity of highly technical portions of NEPA documents; (9) increase and systematize NEPA compliance outreach, training, and organizational support; and (10) work diligently to influence the preparation of better organized, shorter, and more readable NEPA documents.

HANSEN,ROGER P.; WOLFF,THEODORE A.

2000-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

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NEPA Lessons Learned September 2011 1  

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

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 and Other Laws | Department of Energy  

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NEPA and Other Laws NEPA and Other Laws NEPA and Other Laws Selected documents providing guidance on the relationship between NEPA and other laws. March 5, 2013 NEPA and CEQA: Integrating State and Federal Environmental Reviews (Draft) The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), in collaboration with the California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, issued on March 5, 2013, a draft handbook on integrating NEPA and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review processes. The guide provides practitioners with an overview of NEPA and CEQA as well as valuable suggestions for developing a single environmental review process that can meet the requirements of both statutes. March 5, 2013 NEPA and NHPA: A Handbook for Integrating NEPA and Section 106 In this document the Council on Environmental Quality and the Advisory

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Overview and Low Cost Processing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 4, 2013 ... The major reason that there is not more widespread use of titanium and its alloys is the high cost. Developments in reducing the cost of titanium...

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CEQ NEPA & EMS Guide Overview  

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

CEQ Publishes NEPA-EMS Guide CEQ Publishes NEPA-EMS Guide "The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has published Aligning NEPA Processes with Environmental Management Systems - A Guide for NEPA and EMS Practitioner. This guide provides practitioners with a tool to improve NEPA implementation and achieve the environmental sustainability goals laid out in NEPA and Executive Order 13423: 'to create and maintain conditions, under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic, and other requirements of present and future generations of Americans.'" James L. Connaughton Chairman, CEQ * CEQ's goal is to continue developing tools to improve and modernize NEPA. This Guide was developed help practitioners make NEPA implementation more effective and

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DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index - Table of Contents |  

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

DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index - Table of DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index - Table of Contents DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index - Table of Contents Return to Download Page The DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index includes: NEPA Guidance and Requirements Documents Issued by Published A Brief Guide - DOE-wide Contracts For NEPA Documentation DOE 2003 A Citizen's Guide to the NEPA - Having Your Voice Heard CEQ 2007 A Resource Handbook on DOE Transportation Risk Assessment DOE 2002 Actions During the NEPA Process - Interim Actions DOE 2003 Administrative Record Guidance DOJ 1991 Aligning the NEPA Process with EMS CEQ 2007 Alternative Actions For Analysis in Site-wide NEPA Reviews DOE 1992 Amended Environmental Impact Statement Filing System Guidance EPA 2012 Analysis of Impacts on Prime and Unique Agricultural Lands and 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 and NHPA: A Handbook for Integrating NEPA and Section 106 | Department  

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

and NHPA: A Handbook for Integrating NEPA and Section 106 and NHPA: A Handbook for Integrating NEPA and Section 106 NEPA and NHPA: A Handbook for Integrating NEPA and Section 106 In this document the Council on Environmental Quality and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) provide advice to Federal agencies, applicants, project sponsors, and consultants on how to take advantage of existing regulatory provisions to align the NEPA process and the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 review process. Federal agencies have independent statutory obligations under NEPA and NHPA. The handbook and a joint letter from CEQ and ACHP are available for download here. G-CEQ-NEPA_NHPA_Section_106_Handbook_Mar2013.pdf CEQ_ACHP_LTR_NEPA_NHPA_Handbook_MAR2013.pdf More Documents & Publications

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CEQ NEPA & EMS Guide  

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

National Environmental Policy Act Processes with Environmental Management Systems c o u n c i l o n e n v i r o n m e n t a l q u a l i t y A Guide for NEPA and EMS Practitioners a p r i l 2 0 0 7 Preface This guide builds on research and consultations undertaken by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) on the complementary aspects of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Environmental Management Systems (EMS). It introduces issues and provides information on how NEPA and EMS can be aligned. This guide does not establish new requirements, does not constitute formal CEQ guidance, and its recommendations should not be considered legally binding. A Guide for NEPA and EMS Practitioners  Aligning National Environmental Policy Act Processes with Environmental Management Systems

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All NEPA Guidance | Department of Energy  

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

Guidance & Requirements » Guidance » All NEPA Guidance Guidance & Requirements » Guidance » All NEPA Guidance All NEPA Guidance Council on Environmental Quality Guidance Final Guidance on Improving the Process for Preparing Efficient and Timely Environmental Reviews Under the National Environmental Policy Act (2012) Appropriate Use of Mitigation and Monitoring and Clarifying the Appropriate Use of Mitigated Findings of No Significant Impact (2011) Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies on Establishing, Applying, and Revising Categorical Exclusions under NEPA (2010) Memorandum for Heads of Federal Departments and Agencies: Emergencies and NEPA (2010) A Citizen's Guide to the NEPA: Having Your Voice Heard (2007) Guidance on the Consideration of Past Actions in Cumulative Effects Analysis (2005) Memorandum for Federal NEPA Contacts: Emergency Actions and

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Other NEPA Guidance | Department of Energy  

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

Other NEPA Guidance Other NEPA Guidance Other NEPA Guidance Selected documents prepared by a variety of agencies that provide guidance on the NEPA process. 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, 1998 Managing NEPA at the Department of Energy A report, by the National Academy of Public Administration, on the management of NEPA within the Department of Energy. January 23, 1995 The Application of NEPA to CERCLA Cleanups On March 31, 1994, officials from the Departrnent of Energy (DOE), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Council on Environmental

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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 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

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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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DOE NEPA Implementing Procedures: Final Rule (61 Fed Reg 64603) |  

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

NEPA Implementing Procedures: Final Rule (61 Fed Reg 64603) NEPA Implementing Procedures: Final Rule (61 Fed Reg 64603) DOE NEPA Implementing Procedures: Final Rule (61 Fed Reg 64603) DOE amended its regulations governing compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). These amendments incorporate changes primarily related to DOE's power marketing activities, based on DOE's experience in applying the current NEPA regulations. The revised regulations are intended to improve DOE's efficiency in implementing NEPA requirements by reducing costs and preparation time, while maintaining quality, consistent with the DOE Secretarial Policy Statement on NEPA issued in June 1994. 61 Fed Reg 64603: DOE NEPA Implementing Procedures-Final Rule More Documents & Publications DOE NEPA Implementing Procedures: Final Rule (61 Fed Reg 36222)

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Tools for NEPA compliance: Baseline reports and compliance guides  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Environmental baseline documents and NEPA compliance guides should be carried in every NEPA implementation ``tool kit``. These two indispensable tools can play a major role in avoiding repeated violations of NEPA requirements that have occurred over the past 26 years. This paper describes these tools, discusses their contents, and explains how they are used to prepare better NEPA documents more cost-effectively. Focus is on experience at Sandia Laboratories (NM).

Wolff, T.A. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Hansen, R.P. [Hansen Environmental Consultants, Englewood, CO (United States)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index - List of Contents |  

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

List of List of Contents DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index - List of Contents Return to Download Page The NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index includes: A Brief Guide - DOE-wide Contracts For NEPA Documentation [DOE][2003] A Citizen's Guide to the NEPA - Having Your Voice Heard [CEQ][2007] A Resource Handbook on DOE Transportation Risk Assessment [DOE][2002] Actions During the NEPA Process - Interim Actions [DOE][2003] Administrative Record Guidance [DOJ][1991] Aligning the NEPA Process with EMS [CEQ][2007] Alternative Actions For Analysis in Site-wide NEPA Reviews [DOE][1992] Amended Environmental Impact Statement Filing System Guidance [EPA][2012] Analysis of Impacts on Prime and Unique Agricultural Lands and NEPA [CEQ][1980] Analysis of Impacts to Workers in NEPA Documentation [DOE][1988]

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DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index - Table of Contents |  

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

Table of Table of Contents DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index - Table of Contents Return to Download Page The DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index includes: NEPA Guidance and Requirements Documents Issued by Published A Brief Guide - DOE-wide Contracts For NEPA Documentation DOE 2003 A Citizen's Guide to the NEPA - Having Your Voice Heard CEQ 2007 A Resource Handbook on DOE Transportation Risk Assessment DOE 2002 Actions During the NEPA Process - Interim Actions DOE 2003 Administrative Record Guidance DOJ 1991 Aligning the NEPA Process with EMS CEQ 2007 Alternative Actions For Analysis in Site-wide NEPA Reviews DOE 1992 Amended Environmental Impact Statement Filing System Guidance EPA 2012 Analysis of Impacts on Prime and Unique Agricultural Lands and NEPA

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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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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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"Annual NEPA Planning Summary Status of Ongoing NEPA Compliance Activities: Environmental Assessments"  

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

Status of Ongoing NEPA Compliance Activities: Environmental Assessments" Status of Ongoing NEPA Compliance Activities: Environmental Assessments" "NNSA NA-21" "January 2012" "#","*Title, Location","Estimated Cost","Estimated Schedule (**NEPA Milestones)",,"Description" ,"U.S.-origin Spent Nuclear Fuel Returned to the United States from Austria in 2025",250000,"Determination Date:","February 2012","NA-21 seeks to analyze the impacts of U.S.-origin spent nuclear fuel returned to the United States from Austria in 2025 since current NEPA documentation for the U.S.-Origin Remove Program does not address this scenario." ,,,"Transmittal to State:","March 2012"

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DOE Annual NEPA Planning Summary report templates 2011  

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

For GC use","Estimated Cost","Estimated Schedule (NEPA Milestones)",,"Description" "Solar Demonstration Project (DOEEA 1842)",,500000,"EA Determination Date:","application...

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DOE Annual NEPA Planning Summary report templates 2011  

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

Pantex Site Office" "applicationvnd.ms-excel" "Title, Location, Document Number","Reserved For GC use","Estimated Cost","Estimated Schedule (NEPA Milestones)",,"Description" "No...

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NEPA Lessons Learned Third Quarter FY 2006  

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

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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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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Environmental control costs for oil shale processes  

SciTech Connect

The studies reported herein are intended to provide more certainty regarding estimates of the costs of controlling environmental residuals from oil shale technologies being readied for commercial application. The need for this study was evident from earlier work conducted by the Office of Environment for the Department of Energy Oil Shale Commercialization Planning, Environmental Readiness Assessment in mid-1978. At that time there was little reliable information on the costs for controlling residuals and for safe handling of wastes from oil shale processes. The uncertainties in estimating costs of complying with yet-to-be-defined environmental standards and regulations for oil shale facilities are a critical element that will affect the decision on proceeding with shale oil production. Until the regulatory requirements are fully clarified and processes and controls are investigated and tested in units of larger size, it will not be possible to provide definitive answers to the cost question. Thus, the objective of this work was to establish ranges of possible control costs per barrel of shale oil produced, reflecting various regulatory, technical, and financing assumptions. Two separate reports make up the bulk of this document. One report, prepared by the Denver Research Institute, is a relatively rigorous engineering treatment of the subject, based on regulatory assumptions and technical judgements as to best available control technologies and practices. The other report examines the incremental cost effect of more conservative technical and financing alternatives. An overview section is included that synthesizes the products of the separate studies and addresses two variations to the assumptions.

1979-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrating Pollution Prevention with NEPA Planning Activities | Department  

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

Integrating Pollution Prevention with NEPA Planning Activities Integrating Pollution Prevention with NEPA Planning Activities Integrating Pollution Prevention with NEPA Planning Activities The purpose of this memorandum is to advise you of the direction that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) appear to be taking regarding pollution prevention and NEPA, and to encourage the use of the NEPA process to incorporate pollution prevention principles into the DOE planning and decisionmaking process. Integrating Pollution Prevention with NEPA Planning Activities More Documents & Publications Memorandum to Heads of Federal Departments and Agencies Regarding Pollution Prevention and the National Environmental Policy Act Guidance Regarding NEPA Regulations DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index - Table of Contents

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NEPA Database | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

NEPA Database NEPA Database Home > Groups > Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap Kyoung's picture Submitted by Kyoung(155) Contributor 25 February, 2013 - 10:19 data NEPA quarterly meeting We are in the process of working with federal agencies (DOE, BLM, USFS) and their local offices to collect detailed information about Geothermal NEPA documents, including applications that triggered the documents, relevant dates, agencies, stipulations, conditions and mitigation measures. The collection of these data will allow us to analyze (with real data) NEPA timelines and processes. These data will be posted on OpenEI after they are collected. We plan to present the preliminary results of this work at our next quarterly meeting in April for public feedback and comment. Groups: Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap

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Processing Cost Analysis for Biomass Feedstocks  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The receiving, handling, storing, and processing of woody biomass feedstocks is an overlooked component of biopower systems. The purpose of this study was twofold: (1) to identify and characterize all the receiving, handling, storing, and processing steps required to make woody biomass feedstocks suitable for use in direct combustion and gasification applications, including small modular biopower (SMB) systems, and (2) to estimate the capital and operating costs at each step. Since biopower applications can be varied, a number of conversion systems and feedstocks required evaluation. In addition to limiting this study to woody biomass feedstocks, the boundaries of this study were from the power plant gate to the feedstock entry point into the conversion device. Although some power plants are sited at a source of wood waste fuel, it was assumed for this study that all wood waste would be brought to the power plant site. This study was also confined to the following three feedstocks (1) forest residues, (2) industrial mill residues, and (3) urban wood residues. Additionally, the study was confined to grate, suspension, and fluidized bed direct combustion systems; gasification systems; and SMB conversion systems. Since scale can play an important role in types of equipment, operational requirements, and capital and operational costs, this study examined these factors for the following direct combustion and gasification system size ranges: 50, 20, 5, and 1 MWe. The scope of the study also included: Specific operational issues associated with specific feedstocks (e.g., bark and problems with bridging); Opportunities for reducing handling, storage, and processing costs; How environmental restrictions can affect handling and processing costs (e.g., noise, commingling of treated wood or non-wood materials, emissions, and runoff); and Feedstock quality issues and/or requirements (e.g., moisture, particle size, presence of non-wood materials). The study found that over the years the industry has shown a good deal of ingenuity and, as a result, has developed several cost effective methods of processing and handling wood. SMB systems usually cannot afford to perform much onsite processing and therefore usually purchase fuels processed to specification. Owners of larger systems try to minimize onsite processing to minimize processing costs. Whole truck dumpers are expensive, but allow for faster and easier unloading, which reduces labor costs and charges by the haulers. Storage costs are a major factor in overall costs, thus the amount of fuel reserve is an important consideration. Silos and bins are relatively expensive compared to open piles used for larger facilities, but may be required depending on space available, wood characteristics, and amount of wood to be stored. For larger systems, a front-end loader has a lot of flexibility in use and is an essential piece of equipment for moving material. Few opportunities appear to exist for improving the cost effectiveness of these systems.

Badger, P.C.

2002-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Promoting NEPA Transparency and Public Engagement | Department of Energy  

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

Promoting NEPA Transparency and Public Engagement Promoting NEPA Transparency and Public Engagement Promoting NEPA Transparency and Public Engagement June 3, 2011 - 1:14pm Addthis "NEPA is, at its core, a transparency statute," said Katie Scharf, Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Deputy General Counsel, in opening a panel discussion on using information technology to support open government initiatives, engage the public, and add value to NEPA analysis. At the March 9, 2011, event - hosted by CEQ for Federal NEPA and legal staff - speakers promoted the benefits of enhancing transparency and offered practical implementation advice. Ms. Scharf asked the speakers to address why transparency is essential to the NEPA process and describe innovative approaches and achievements. NEPA's value, especially with regard to EISs, is based on transparency,

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Designating and Supporting NEPA Document Managers (November 24, 1998)  

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

UUI= UUI= f- 1;;2b.~ (08-93) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE:November 24, 1998 RA~~Y 6~ Office ofNEPA Policy and Assistance:Daniel:6-9760 SUBJECT: Designating and Supporting NEPA Document Managers TO: Secretarial Officersand Heads ofField Organizations The purpose of this memorandumis to emphasizeto you the important role your National EnvironmentalPolicy Act (NEPA) Document Managers play in the success of the Department's NEPA compliance program and to help you maximizetheir effectiveness. The NEPA Document Manager position was establishedto improve the management of the NEPA process by promoting team leadership and ownership at the staff level. The position was created four years ago through the SecretarialPolicy Statement on NEPA (June 1994), and now is incorporated in DOE Order 451.1A, NEPA ComplianceProgram. As you know, Secretarial

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New Process for Producing Styrene Cuts Costs, Saves Energy, and...  

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

New Process for Producing Styrene Cuts Costs, Saves Energy, and Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions New Process for Producing Styrene Cuts Costs, Saves Energy, and Reduces Greenhouse...

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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...

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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...

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Process Equipment Cost Estimation, Final Report  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Process Equipment Cost Estimation Process Equipment Cost Estimation Final Report January 2002 H.P. Loh U.S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory P.O. Box 10940, 626 Cochrans Mill Road Pittsburgh, PA 15236-0940 and P.O. Box 880, 3610 Collins Ferry Road Morgantown, WV 26507-0880 and Jennifer Lyons and Charles W. White, III EG&G Technical Services, Inc. 3604 Collins Ferry Road, Suite 200 Morgantown, WV 26505 DOE/NETL-2002/1169 ii Disclaimer 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 warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus,

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NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

7 7 Project lnfonnat ion Project Title: Geothermal Technologies Program - ORMAT Generator Date: 10-22-09 DOE Code: 6730.020.61041 Contractor Code: 8067-731 Project Lead: Lyle Johnson Project Overview 1. What are the environmental This NEPA is for the existing ORMAT geothermal processing unit that was used for testing during CRADA impacts? No 2007-083. The Original project consisted of the installation and 1 year testing of the binary geothermal power unit at the Tensleep battery using the hot produced water source as the heat medium. The unit is 2. What is the legal location? connected to the field electrical system for dissipation of the produced energy that is metered and monitored 3. What is the duration of the project? for reliability and quality. It is planned for the unit to remain in place so that an additional approximately 2.5

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First Quarter FY 2007, NEPA Lessons Learned  

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

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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Low Cost Processing: Plasma, Microwave, Laser, Melting and Casting  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 5, 2013 ... Cost Affordable Titanium IV: Low Cost Processing: Plasma, ... obtained by using microwave energy as the consolidation method of Mg-Ti alloys.

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Low Cost Materials and Processing - Programmaster.org  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Feb 15, 2010 ... Cost-Affordable Titanium III: Low Cost Materials and Processing Sponsored by: The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, TMS Structural...

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Integrating Pollution Prevention with NEPA Planning Activities  

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

DATE: REPLY TO ATTN OF: SUBJECT: TO: October 15, 1992 EH-25 Integrating Pollution Prevention with NEPA Planning Activities NEPA Compliance Officers The purpose of this memorandum is to advise you of the direction that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) appear to be taking regarding pollution prevention and NEPA, and to encourage you to use the NEPA process to incorporate pollution prevention principles into the DOE planning and decisionmaking process. The Pollution Prevention Act of 1990 affirms Congressional commitment to a new approach in improving environmental quality. The Act establishes as national policy the following hierarchy of actions for environmental protection: 1. prevent or reduce pollution at the source wherever

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Guidance on NEPA Review for Corrective Actions under the Resource  

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

NEPA Review for Corrective Actions under the Resource NEPA Review for Corrective Actions under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Guidance on NEPA Review for Corrective Actions under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) This guidance results from the work of a Task Team formed by DOE's Environmental Management's NEPA Compliance Officer to study streamlining the NEPA process for RCRA corrective actions, in response to a recommendation in the National Academy of Sciences Report on "Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE'S Environmental Management Program." Guidance on National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Review for Corrective Actions under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) More Documents & Publications Application of NEPA to CERCLA and RCRA Cleanup Actions

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NEPA Lessions Learned Quarterly Report - 4th Quarter FY 1998  

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

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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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 1st Quarter FY 1995  

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

. . 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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Guidance on NEPA Review for Corrective Actions under the Resource  

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

Guidance on NEPA Review for Corrective Actions under the Resource Guidance on NEPA Review for Corrective Actions under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Guidance on NEPA Review for Corrective Actions under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) This guidance results from the work of a Task Team formed by DOE's Environmental Management's NEPA Compliance Officer to study streamlining the NEPA process for RCRA corrective actions, in response to a recommendation in the National Academy of Sciences Report on "Improving the Environment: An Evaluation of DOE'S Environmental Management Program." Guidance on National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Review for Corrective Actions under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) More Documents & Publications Application of NEPA to CERCLA and RCRA Cleanup Actions

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NEPA and CEQA: Integrating State and Federal Environmental Reviews...  

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

Governor's Office of Planning and Research, issued on March 5, 2013, a draft handbook on integrating NEPA and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review processes....

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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,

82

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

83

"Annual NEPA Planning Summary Status of Ongoing NEPA Compliance Activities - Environmental Impact Statements"  

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

Status of Ongoing NEPA Compliance Activities - Environmental Impact Statements" "Bonneville Power Administration Annual NEPA Planning Summary Status of Ongoing NEPA Compliance Activities Environmental Impact Statements" "application/vnd.ms-excel" "#","*Title, Location","Estimated Cost","Estimated Schedule (**NEPA Milestones)",,"Description" ,"I-5 Corridor Reinforcement Project Cowlitz and Clark Counties, WA and Multnomah County, OR",5000000,"Determination Date:","application/vnd.ms-excel"," Construct about 70 miles of new 500-kV line between a new proposed substation near Castle Rock, WA and an exsting BPA substation in Troutdale, OR"

84

The Integration of Process and Cost Modeling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For information on the symposium, refer to the November Meetings Calendar, beginning ... The managers of materials enterprises are market and cost driven. ... The fact that matter and thermal energy must be conserved (i.e., they cannot be .... sheet to a cost analysis and obtain information on the projected production costs.

85

EIS Process  

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

Process The EIS Process The two Conversion Facility EISs have been prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, Council on Environmental Quality NEPA...

86

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

87

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

88

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

89

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,

90

Baseline Costs and Performance of Fabric Drying Curing Processes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With the increasing of imports of textile products, especially apparel products, the domestic manufacturers must minimize their production costs in order to stay competitive. A knowledge of the different aspects of the costs associated with the total manufacturing cost will provide a means for better management of the production process. This study examined the efficiency and the costs for a number of thermal processing steps used in the manufacturing of textile products

2000-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

91

DOE NEPA Implementing Procedures: Final Rule (61 Fed Reg 36222) |  

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

61 Fed Reg 36222) 61 Fed Reg 36222) DOE NEPA Implementing Procedures: Final Rule (61 Fed Reg 36222) DOE amended its existing regulations governing compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The amendments incorporate changes that improve DOE's efficiency in implementing NEPA requirements by reducing costs and preparation time while maintaining quality, consistent with the DOE Secretarial Policy Statement on NEPA issued in June 1994. These amendments also incorporate changes necessary to conform to recent changes in DOE's missions, programs, and policies that have evolved in response to changing national priorities since the current regulations were issued in 1992. 61 Fed Reg 36222: DOE NEPA Implementing Procedures-Final Rule More Documents & Publications

92

Cost of Poor Quality in Aluminium Cast House Processes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Symposium, Cast Shop for Aluminum Production. Presentation Title, Cost of Poor Quality in Aluminium Cast House Processes. Author(s), Narasimharaghavan...

93

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

94

OpenEI Community - NEPA  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

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.

Files: 

95

GAO Cost Estimating and Assessment Guide Twelve Steps of a High-Quality Cost Estimating Process  

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

GAO Cost Estimating and Assessment Guide GAO Cost Estimating and Assessment Guide Twelve Steps of a High-Quality Cost Estimating Process Step Description Associated task 1 Define estimate's purpose Determine estimate's purpose, required level of detail, and overall scope; Determine who will receive the estimate 2 Develop estimating plan Determine the cost estimating team and develop its master schedule; Determine who will do the independent cost estimate; Outline the cost estimating approach; Develop the estimate timeline 3 Define program characteristics In a technical baseline description document, identify the program's

96

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

97

RM Environmental Review (NEPA)  

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

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)

98

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

99

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

100

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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101

UGP Environmental Review (NEPA)  

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

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)

102

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

103

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

104

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

105

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

106

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

107

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

108

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

109

DOE Revises its NEPA Regulations, Including Categorical Exclusions |  

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

Revises its NEPA Regulations, Including Categorical Exclusions Revises its NEPA Regulations, Including Categorical Exclusions DOE Revises its NEPA Regulations, Including Categorical Exclusions September 30, 2011 - 2:30pm Addthis On September 27, 2011, the Department of Energy (DOE) approved revisions to its National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations, and on September 28th, submitted the revisions to the Federal Register. The final regulations, which become effective 30 days after publication in the Federal Register, are the culmination of a 2-year process to review and update DOE's NEPA implementing procedures. This process involved internal evaluation, public participation, and Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) review. The revisions are designed to focus Departmental resources on projects with the potential for significant environmental impact, to better

110

Expert judgement in cost estimating: Modelling the reasoning process  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Expert Judgement (EJ) is used extensively during the generation of cost estimates. Cost estimators have to make numerous assumptions and judgements about what they think a new product will cost. However, the use of EJ is often frowned upon, not well accepted or understood by non-cost estimators within a concurrent engineering environment. Computerised cost models, in many ways, have reduced the need for EJ but by no means have they, or can they, replace it. The cost estimates produced from both algorithmic and non-algorithmic cost models can be widely inaccurate; and, as the work of this paper highlights, require extensive use of judgement in order to produce a meaningful result. Very little research tackles the issues of capturing and integrating EJ and rationale into the cost estimating process. Therefore, this

Christopher Rush; Rajkumar Roy

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

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...

112

2013 Annual NEPA Planning Summary | Department of Energy  

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

Annual NEPA Planning Summary 2013 Annual NEPA Planning Summary 2013 Annual NEPA Planning Summary 2013 Annual NEPA Planning Summary More Documents & Publications 2013 Annual...

113

The Application of NEPA to CERCLA Cleanups | Department of Energy  

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

The Application of NEPA to CERCLA Cleanups The Application of NEPA to CERCLA Cleanups The Application of NEPA to CERCLA Cleanups On March 31, 1994, officials from the Departrnent of Energy (DOE), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) met with then Acting Assistant Attorney General Lois Schiffer and other representatives of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to discuss the issue of the relationship of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to the cleanup of federal facilities under the CERCLA Superfund program. The meeting focused on proposals for addressing problems that have arisen from DOE's attempts to integrate the procedural and analytical approaches of NEPA into the CERCLA cleanup process. This document describes what was discussed at the meeting and the consensus reached there.

114

Scoping Guidance: Memorandum for General Counsels, NEPA Liaisons, and  

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

Scoping Guidance: Memorandum for General Counsels, NEPA Liaisons, Scoping Guidance: Memorandum for General Counsels, NEPA Liaisons, and Participants in Scoping Scoping Guidance: Memorandum for General Counsels, NEPA Liaisons, and Participants in Scoping This Council on Environmental Quality scoping guidance document consists of advice on what works and what does not, based on the experience of many agencies and other participants in scoping. It is intended to make generally available the results of the Council's research, and to encourage the use of better techniques for ensuring public participation and efficiency in the scoping process. CEQ_Scoping_Guidance.pdf More Documents & Publications Memorandum for General Counsels, NEPA Liaisons and Participants in Scoping A Citizen's Guide to the NEPA: Having Your Voice Heard

115

The Application of NEPA to CERCLA Cleanups | Department of Energy  

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

The Application of NEPA to CERCLA Cleanups The Application of NEPA to CERCLA Cleanups The Application of NEPA to CERCLA Cleanups On March 31, 1994, officials from the Departrnent of Energy (DOE), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) met with then Acting Assistant Attorney General Lois Schiffer and other representatives of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to discuss the issue of the relationship of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to the cleanup of federal facilities under the CERCLA Superfund program. The meeting focused on proposals for addressing problems that have arisen from DOE's attempts to integrate the procedural and analytical approaches of NEPA into the CERCLA cleanup process. This document describes what was discussed at the meeting and the consensus reached there.

116

Established and Revised Federal Agency NEPA Procedures, 2000 - 2011  

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

and Revised Federal Agency NEPA Procedures, 2000 - 2011 and Revised Federal Agency NEPA Procedures, 2000 - 2011 ` Established and Revised Federal Agency NEPA Procedures Last Updated on January 11, 2013 Department/Agency Action Title/Citation Federal Register Notice(s) 2000 Department of Health and Human Services Revised NEPA Procedures Revised General Administration Manual, HHS Part 30, Environmental Protection Published for comment on January 11, 1999 (64 Federal Register [FR] 1655). Published as final procedures on February 25, 2000 (65 FR 10229). Bureau of Reclamation Department of the Interior Notice of Availability of a Draft Agency Handbook on the National Environmental Policy Act Department Manual (DM) Part 516, Chapter 6: Managing the NEPA Process (Appendix 7) Published on April 20, 2000 (65 FR 21210) with

117

NEPA Lessons Learned, September 2005  

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

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

118

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)  

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

All Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) projects are reviewed under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 42 U.S.C. Section 4321 et seq.

119

Low-cost exterior insulation process and structure  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A low-cost exterior insulation process of stacking bags of insulating material against a wall and covering them with wire mesh and stucco provides a durable structure with good insulating value.

Vohra, Arun (Bethesda, MD)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Low-cost exterior insulation process and structure  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A low-cost exterior insulation process of stacking bags of insulating material against a wall and covering them with wire mesh and stucco provides a durable structure with good insulating value. 2 figs.

Vohra, A.

1999-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

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121

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY # 350 8 Revised 8/2/10 mjt Attachment 1 Written by Dan Smallwood Production Enhancement Project-5 T-2-34 to T-1-33 MIT all wells in this area to determine which are producing wells. There are 15 wells shut in this area because of no tank or shipping line. According to the old test sheet these wells make 24bbls oil and 120bbls of water. Two of these wells have leaks in the flow lines that will be fixed. One is 33-S-34 which could be run to 34-AX-34, about 400' .6 bbl/pd and the other is 35 shx 34 which could be run to 35-AX-34 which is about 200'.5bbl/pd. 42-AX-34 could be ran to 32-AX-34 and then to 33-SX-34 to 34-AX-34. There are two manifolds at T-2-34, one with 10 wells and the other with 12. None of the flow lines have valves or checks in the lines. I propose we flush, disconnect, and plug all wells that

122

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

4 4 Project Information Project Title: Survey Centralizer Design Date: 2-10-2010 DOE Code: 6730.020.71091 Contractor Code: 8067-762 Project Lead: Frank Ingham Project Overview 1. What are the environmental No environmental impacts. impacts? Run a logging tool through existing wells at : 2. What is the /ega/location? 67-LBT-3, SW SE sec 3, T38N , R78W 86-1 -X-10 , NE SE Sec 10, T38N , R78W 3. What is the duration of the project? 22-2-X-10H , NW NW Sec 10, T38N , R78W 4. What major equipment will be used if any (work over rig , drilling rig, 4 Days etc.)? Stinger truck or crane . 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

123

Guidance Regarding NEPA Regulations | Department of Energy  

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

NEPA Regulations Guidance Regarding NEPA Regulations This document provides Council on Environmental Quality guidance on several topics: scoping, categorical exclusions, adoption...

124

NEPA Contracting Reform Guidance (December 1996) | Department...  

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

1996) This guidance provides: model statements of work, information on contract types and incentives, direction on effective NEPA contract management by the NEPA Document...

125

A Framework for Automating Cost Estimates in Assembly Processes  

SciTech Connect

When a product concept emerges, the manufacturing engineer is asked to sketch out a production strategy and estimate its cost. The engineer is given an initial product design, along with a schedule of expected production volumes. The engineer then determines the best approach to manufacturing the product, comparing a variey of alternative production strategies. The engineer must consider capital cost, operating cost, lead-time, and other issues in an attempt to maximize pro$ts. After making these basic choices and sketching the design of overall production, the engineer produces estimates of the required capital, operating costs, and production capacity. 177is process may iterate as the product design is refined in order to improve its pe~ormance or manufacturability. The focus of this paper is on the development of computer tools to aid manufacturing engineers in their decision-making processes. This computer sof~are tool provides aj?amework in which accurate cost estimates can be seamlessly derivedfiom design requirements at the start of any engineering project. Z+e result is faster cycle times through first-pass success; lower ll~e cycie cost due to requirements-driven design and accurate cost estimates derived early in the process.

Calton, T.L.; Peters, R.R.

1998-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

126

Improving (NEPA) the National Environmental Policy Act through ISO 14001  

SciTech Connect

Federal application of ISO 14001 and / or the EPA Code of Environmental Management Principles (CEMP) could substantially improve the mitigation and monitoring aspects of the NEPA process. In addition, application of those management systems could also enhance fulfillment of Section 101 goals of NEPA. An ISO 14001 Environmental Management System would provide for a plan to continually address and improve environmental aspects and impacts. The strong feedback and improvement loops in both CEMP and ISO 14001 would help strengthen this weakness of NEPA by providing a mechanism to foster excellent environmental action, not just more dusty paperwork.

Wilkinson, C H

1999-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

127

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

6 6 Project Information Project Title: Repair flowline at 83-AX-4 Date: 2-17-2010 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Bernard Winfrey Project Overview 1. What are the environmental Repair a flowline leak and test the line at 83-AX-4. Dug up pipeline, will backfill with clean fi ll dirt. Oil impacts? contaminated soil will be hauled to the east side landfarm and clean dirt will be brought in from section 20. 2. What is the legal location? 83-AX-4, N43 17'40.5" w. 10612'46.0" 3. What is the duration of the project? Approximately 2 days 4. What major equipment will be used if any (work over rig, drilling rig, Backhoe with operator and one to three workers. etc.)? The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA

128

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

8 8 Project lnfonnation Project Title : NODA 1. Planned repair of flow lines Dat e : 8/41201 DOE Code : Contrac t o r Code: Project Lead: Michael J. Taylor [NCO] Project Ov erview NODA 1. Planned repair of flow lines : CX 8 5.4 1. Bnef project description [include anything that could impact the Note : For all 85.4 : Repair of pipeline sections falls under USACE environmenl] Nationwide Permit Number 12, Utility Line Activity. Non-emergency repairs that do NOT include reportable releases I spills. NOD required to ensure activities remain within existing right-of-ways (25' from centerline] and to determine if further analysis may be needed. The table below is to be completed by the Project Lea d a nd review ed by the Environmental Specialist a nd the DOE NEPA

129

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

3 3 Project Information Project Title: T-6-10 abandoment and storage relocation Date: 912812009 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Jeff Jones Project Overview We will be reclaiming this loc. we will dig down approx. 4ft. cut off pipes and cap them. And haul of dirt from the berms . We will then blade loc. . The worX to be done is to reclaim this location. In preparation for this 1. What are the environmental worX we will need to remove the old shipping building and a old set of tank stairs. These will be placed in storage in section 14. Upon reading SOP: EN.8000.01 reviewed on July 23rd 2009 I believe this falls under impacts? 2. What is the legal location? NEPA exclusion ex 81 .3 and CX 85.3. Which reads: When moving portable buildings to another disturbed

130

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

:;J/7 :;J/7 Project Information Project Title: B-1-3 Heat Trace Date: 10/14/09 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Mike Preston Project Overview Routine maintenance activities for the buildings at B-1-3 using existing electrical rights-of-way, to repair and replace electrical lines from the electrical box to the existing buildings. This is a routine 1. What are the environmental Maintenance activities, to preserve the electrical function in the buildings at B-1-3. impacts? 2. What is the legal location? 1 Day 3. What is the duration of the project? 4. What major equipment will be used Ditch witch I Backhoe if any (work 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

131

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

9 9 Project lnfonnation Project Title: NODA 2. Reclamation of decommissioned Date: 8/4/2011 batteries, test satellites, and facilities DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Michael J. Taylor [NCO] Project Overview NODA 2. Reclamation of decommissioned batteries, test satellites, and 1. Brief project description [include facilities : anything that could impact the environment] ex 81 .3 and ex 86.1 Small-scale, short-term cleanup actions including excavation or consolidation of contaminated soils, removal of equipment and underground piping , drainage control, and reseeding. NOD req uired to ensure compliance with Reclamation Procedures. The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA

132

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

4 4 Project Information Project Title: Restoration "F T-3-3 Date: 1212/2009 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Jeff Jones Project Overview 1. What are the environmental The environmental impacts will be minimal since this is already disturbed land. The legal is T-3-3. We will be impacts? digging down 5ft. and cutting off pipe and capping them. We will then blade the area and till it The 2. What is the legal location? equipment to used is as follows: backhoe, blade, cutting torch,and a tiller. The duration of this project will be approx. 2 days. 3. What is the duration of the project? 4. What major equipment will be used if any (work over rig, drilling rig, etc.)? The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Speciali.st and the DOE NEPA

133

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

7 7 Project lnfonnation Project Title: C-EA 7. Cleanup of "non-reportable" spills of crude Date: 8/4/2011 oil &/or produced water DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Michael J. Taylor [NCO] Project Overview C-EA 7. Cleanup of "non-reportable" spills of crude oil &/or produced 1. Brief project description [include water : ex 85.4 and ex 85.6 anything that could impact the environment] Note : For all 85.4 : Repair of pipeline sections falls under USACE Nationwide Perm it Number 12, Utility Line Activity. For RMOTC's NEPA purposes, non-reportable spills of crude oil &/or produced water are less than one barrel that is NOT environmentally significant. Events that are environmentally significant include those that

134

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

-$ )_Jp ~ R -$ )_Jp ~ R tW" I 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: Mar1< Duletsky Project Overview The project will involve excavating ~ 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 (worn over rig, drilling rig, etc.)? Backhoe The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the E. nvironmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA

135

SN Environmental Review (NEPA)  

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Rates Rates You are here: SN Home page > Environment Environmental Review-NEPA Major Initiatives are the large projects that SNR is currently involved in. As new projects are added, and existing ones completed, you will find current information and updates in this area. Environmental Impact Statement-EIS Sacramento Area Voltage Support Trinity PUD Interconnection Projects Alternative Intake Project Transmission Line and Interconnection Delta-Mendota Canal / California Aqueduct Intertie (PDF - 17MB) Sutter Power Project San Luis Transmission Project Environmental Assessment-EA San Joaquin Valley Right-of-Way Maintenance Project North Area Right-of-Way Maintenance Project Sacramento Valley Right-of-Way Maintenance Project Categorical Exclusions-CX Cottonwood - Roseville OPGW Project CX (PDF - 6787KB)

136

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

lnfonnat lnfonnat lon Project Title: Geothennal Technologies Program I Date : II0/20/09 DOE Code: 6730.020.61 041 I Contractor Code: lso67-73t Project Lead: Lyle Johnson TillS NEPA is for the laying of a 2.975 foot. 8" welded plastic wata ltnc from Lillie Teall<'!(~ Project Overview 1. 'Mlat are the environmental ncar in the Intersection with Teapot Creek to the North Waterllood Facility (NW F) building. The impacts? entire project area is within Section 21 T39N R 78W (map attached) and will not impact any wet 2. 'Mlat is the legal location? land areas but will cross one in tcnnittcnt stream. The stream is presently dry. The project will 3. 'Mlat is the duration of the project? include the clearing of vegetation from a 12 foot wide construction corridor along the route, digging

137

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

D D Project lnfonnation Project Title: Emergency flowline repair 78-sx-34 & 68-66-sx-34 Date: 12-29-09 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: RickM. Project Overview We dug up the line where the oil was coming out of the ground and had to put 2 clamps on to seal the leak. 1. What are the environmental impacts? The contaminated dirt was hauled to the land farm and after the line was tested we backfilled the hole. this job took 5 hrs. to complete and required a backhoe and two hands. this leak was 100 yards south of well No. 2. What is the legal location? 68-66-sx-34. 3. What is the duration of the project? 4. What major equipment will be used if any (work 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

138

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

7 7 Project lnfonnation Project Title: Restoration 72-12-SX-1 0 Date: 2/26/2010 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Jeff Jones Project Overview We will be restoring 71-12-SX1 0. This will include digging 5ft down and cutting well head off and placing 1. What are the environmental impacts? OHM. We will haul contaminated soils to the Eastside landfarm and record in log book. We will replace all dirt hauled off with clean fill from sec.20. 2. What is the legal location? 71-12 SX10 3. What is the duration of the project? Approximately 3-4 days 4. What major equipment will be used if any (work over rig , drilling rig , Backhoe with operator, welder, tiller and one worker. etc.)? The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA

139

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

9 9 Project lnfonnation Project Title: Geothennal Technologies Program Date: 12-11-09 DOE Code: 6730.020.61041 Contractor Code: Project Lead: Lyle Johnson Project Overview This NEPA is for the laying of a 350 foot. 8" welded plastic water line from the lower cooling pond at the 1. What are the environmental Tensleep battery to a location between the 5,000 bbl tank and the top pond at the Tensleep battery. The impacts? entire project area is within Section 10 T39N R78VV (map attached) and will not impact any wet land areas. 2. What is the legal location? The project will include the clearing of sparse vegetation from a 12 foot wide construction corridor along the 3. What is the duration of the project? route, digging a 5 foot deep trench. welding and placing the plastic line and covering and compacting the

140

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

4 4 'f>lf,M/9-~ ~of- Project lnfq,gnation Project Title: WhisperGenARelocation from 58-MX-10 ~o 65-S-10 ·~ I Date: 3/16/2010 DOE Code: -#Z'l?. Contractor Code: Project Lead: Everett Walker /41f-t#J ST _,J.tl Project Overview The Environmental Specialist and the Field Coordinator visited location and discussed the plan to remove 1. What are the environmental impacts? the WhisperGen unit, concrete pad, gas supply umbilical, and power conduit from the current location and move to higher visibility area with dry gas supply to supply power to 65-S-1 0. an existing well. There were 2 previous NEPAs # 211 on 5/27/09 and #240 on 10/01/09 2. What is the legal location? 58-MX-10 3. What is the duration of the project? Construction Two days/ Project Duration 6 months

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141

ederal NEPA Contacts  

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

Mr. Horst Greczmiel Mr. Horst Greczmiel Associate Director for NEPA Oversight 202-395-0827 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Division: Name: Address: Phone/Email: Agriculture Research Service Mr. Charles L. Walthall National Program Leader, Office of National Programs, Natural Resources and Sustainable Agricultural Systems 5601 Sunnyside Ave. Beltsville, MD 20705-5140 301-504-4634 301-504-6231 (fax) charlie.walthall@ars.usda.gov Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Elizabeth (Wendy) Nelson Environmental Protection Specialist 4700 River Road Unit 149 Riverdale, MD 20737 301-851-3089 elizabeth.e.nelson@aphis.usda.gov National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Ms. Mary Ann Rozum Natural Resources and Environmental Unit 1400 Independence Ave, SW

142

Energy Harvesting Communications with Hybrid Energy Storage and Processing Cost  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Harvesting Communications with Hybrid Energy Storage and Processing Cost Omur Ozel Khurram with an energy harvesting transmitter with non-negligible processing circuitry power and a hybrid energy storage for energy storage while the battery has unlimited space. The transmitter stores the harvested energy either

Ulukus, Sennur

143

Microsoft Word - ARRA_NEPA_Benefits_List_5.12.11  

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

Examples of Benefits from the NEPA Process for ARRA Funded Activities Examples of Benefits from the NEPA Process for ARRA Funded Activities May 2011 In addition to reporting results, this report explores benefits resulting from the NEPA process for ARRA funded activities. Managers who use the NEPA process to holistically consider environmental issues and requirements find that the NEPA process helps them with program and project delivery in addition to improving environmental performance. Managers are in a better position to determine how best to implement their programs and projects by considering alternatives for meeting program needs, policy objectives, and environmental requirements. They use the NEPA process to compare the relative benefits and tradeoffs associated with the alternative ways in which they can implement the projects and

144

Analysis of Cost Estimating Processes Used Within a Concurrent Engineering  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Concurrent engineering environments affect the cost estimating and engineering capability of an organisation. Cost estimating tools become outdated and need changing in order to reflect the new environment. This is essential, since cost estimating is the start of the cost management process and influences the `go', `no go' decisions concerning a new product development. This paper examines both traditional and more recent developments in order to highlight their advantages and limitations. The analysis includes parametric estimating, feature based costing, artificial intelligence, and cost management techniques. This study was deemed necessary because recent investigations carried out by Cranfield University highlighted that many concurrent engineering companies are not making efficient, wide spread use of existing estimating and cost management tools. In order to promote more efficient use of the discussed estimating processes within the twenty first century, this paper highlights the work of a leading European aerospace manufacturer and their efforts to develop a more seamless estimating environment. Furthermore, a matrix is developed that illustrates particular concurrent engineering environments to which each technique is aptly suited.

Environment Throughout Product; Christopher Rush; Dr. Rajkumar Roy

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Environmental Quality Improvement Act of 1970; Department of Energy NEPA Regulations & Guidance  

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

F F 1325.B (8-89) EFG (07-90) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: May O8, 1995 REPLY TO ATTN OF: Office of NEPA Policy and Assistance:Borgstrom:6-4600 SUBJECT: Guidance for Si te-wide Environmental Impact Statements TO: Henry Garson, NEPA Compliance Officer Office of Defense Programs You have raised a concern that several programmatic and site-wide environmental impact statements (EISs) related to the nuclear weapons complex involve potential overlaps in scope. If not addressed appropriately, such overlaps could result in unnecessary cost, delay, and stakeholder concern regarding the Department's decision making process. In addition, given the interrelationships among proposed actions and alternatives in the programmatic and site-wide EISs, it is not clear how to cover

146

CEQ Collaboration in NEPA A Handbook for NEPA Practitioners  

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

Collaboration Collaboration in NEPA A Handbook for NEPA Practitioners o c t o b e r 2 0 0 7 c o u n c i l o n e n v i r o n m e n t a l q u a l i t y This handbook presents the results of research and consultations by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) concerning the consideration of collaboration in analyses prepared under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). It introduces the NEPA practitioner and other interested parties to the issue of collaboration, outlines general principles, presents useful steps, and provides information on methods of collaboration. The handbook is informational and does not establish new requirements for collaboration or public involvement. It is not and should not be viewed as formal CEQ guidance on this matter, nor are the recommendations in the handbook intended

147

Memorandum for Federal NEPA Contacts: Emergency Actions and NEPA  

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

This Council on Environmental Quality memorandum provides general information on (1) the response to hurricane Katrina; (2) reporting oil and chemical spills; (3) projected long term recovery efforts; and (4) how agencies can respond to emergencies and comply with NEPA.

148

Annotated bibliography National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents for Sandia National Laboratories  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The following annotated bibliography lists documents prepared by the Department of Energy (DOE), and predecessor agencies, to meet the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for activities and facilities at Sandia National Laboratories sites. For each NEPA document summary information and a brief discussion of content is provided. This information may be used to reduce the amount of time or cost associated with NEPA compliance for future Sandia National Laboratories projects. This summary may be used to identify model documents, documents to use as sources of information, or documents from which to tier additional NEPA documents.

Harris, J.M.

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Memorandum: Emergency Actions and NEPA  

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

8, 2005 8, 2005 MEMORANDUM FOR FEDERAL NEPA CONTACTS FROM: HORST G. GRECZMIEL Associate Director for NEPA Oversight SUBJECT: Emergency Actions and NEPA This memorandum provides: * General information on the response to Katrina * Reporting oil and chemical spills * Projected long term recovery efforts * How agencies can respond to emergencies and comply with NEPA. Please distribute this memorandum to your agency planning and environmental personnel. General information on the response to Katrina: Information is available on the FEMA website at http://www.fema.gov and specifics on the government's response are provided at the "What Government is Doing" link which can be directly accessed at http://www.dhs.gov/dhspublic/interapp/editorial/editorial_0712.xml

150

NEPA Documents | Department of Energy  

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

Documents Documents NEPA Documents To see a list of available NEPA documents by type and sorted by publication date, click on the links below. Documents listed in this section are available to members of the public. To see documents not electronically available to the public see the Secure NEPA Documents page for more information. Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determinations Categorical exclusions are categories of actions that DOE has determined, by regulation, do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment and for which, therefore, neither an environmental assessment nor an environmental impact statement normally is required. DOE's categorical exclusions are listed in Appendices A and B to Subpart D of its NEPA regulations,10 CFR Part 1021.

151

General Guidance on NEPA | Department of Energy  

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

General Guidance on NEPA General Guidance on NEPA General Guidance on NEPA Selected documents providing General Guidance on NEPA. March 1, 2011 DOE, NEPA, and YOU A pamphlet providing information on public participation and NEPA. December 1, 2007 A Citizen's Guide to the NEPA: Having Your Voice Heard This guide is based on research and consultations undertaken by the Council on Environmental Quality concerning the need for a Citizen's Guide to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Participants in NEPA Regional Roundtables held in 2003-2004 clearly voiced the need for an guide that provides an explanation of NEPA, how it is implemented, and how people outside the Federal government - individual citizens, private sector applicants, members of organized groups, or representatives of Tribal,

152

GC NEPA Listserv | Department of Energy  

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

Action Center » Sign Up for GC Updates » GC NEPA Listserv Action Center » Sign Up for GC Updates » GC NEPA Listserv GC NEPA Listserv Subscribe to NEPA Updates The Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance maintains two Listserv lists to provide a central notification system for (1) DOE NEPA news, including announcements, notices, and related documents posted on this website, and (2) draft Environmental Assessments. Please use the following instructions to subscribe to both or either of these updates. * NEPA-Updates Listserv: Receive email notification of NEPA News updates in your email inbox, by sending an email to Listserv@listserv.doe.gov with "Subscribe NEPA-Updates" followed by your FIRST NAME and LAST NAME, in the body of the email (i.e., Subscribe NEPA-Updates John Doe). Do not include your signature block or any other data in the body of the

153

Nutritionally Enhanced Edible Oil and Oilseed ProcessingChapter 13 Low-Cost Oil-Processing Techniques  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nutritionally Enhanced Edible Oil and Oilseed Processing Chapter 13 Low-Cost Oil-Processing Techniques Processing eChapters Processing Press Downloadable pdf of Chapter 13 Low-Cost Oil-Processing Techniques from t

154

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

Log Deep Well Log Deep Well Date: 1/1212010 DOE Code: 6730.020.81019 Contractor Code: I 8067-756 Project Lead: Brian Black Project Overview This project will test prototype logg1 n_g tools 1 n a previously drilled deep well. The should not be any neglible 1. What are the environmental impacts? impacts to the environment. The tools will be lowered up and down a wellbore Via wireline cable and truck. 2. What is the legal location? This test will take place on the drilling rig at 45-3-X-21 3. What is the duration of the project? 4, What major equipment will be used The project will last for 3-4 days. if any (work over rig, drilling rig, etc.)? The drilling ng will be used as a overflead crane to lift the sheave pulley that the cable will run across. The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA

155

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

2 2 Project_!.!!formatlon Doll!r Reseed~ ~u.pment and Ol.mp lludts The table below Ia to be completed by the Project Lead and ,.vi-ed by the Envwonmental Spec1ull.r ao\d the DOll NEPA Compliance Officer. NOTE, If Ch *r :,r· ol .ir.Uf · OC" '" , PtOj

156

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

2 2 Project Information Project T itle: Repair flowline 77 -S-1 0 Date: 3111/2010 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Wes Riesland Project Overview The flowline leak at 77 -s-1 0 surfaced on the location but we had to follow the line off the location to find the 1. What are the environmental impacts? hole in the pipe. This took us up the hill going south aproximatily 120 feet from the well head. We were able 2. What is the legal location? to successfully clamp the leak. 3. What is the duration of the projed? This flowline runs from the well 77 -s-1 0 to the B-2-1 0 manifold. 4. What major equipment will be used Approximately 6 hours to complete if any (worn over rig. drilling rig. etc.)? backhoe and opperator and one hand The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA

157

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

. NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY Project lnfonnation Project Title: Reclamation of Pits and Boxes Date: Nov. 3, 2010 DOE Code: 6740.010.00000 Contractor Code: 8067-451 Project Lead: Anthony Bowler Project Overview Reclamation of QD.]y the following Pits and Boxes : 1. Brief project description [include 1. B-2-1 0 Skim Box anything that could impact the 2. B-1-14 Skim Box environment 3. Near66-1-STX-14 Pit 2. Legal location 4. T-5-10 Skim Box 3. Duration of the project 5. WDFUpperPit 6. WDFLowerPit 4. Major equipment to be used 7. WDFSkimBox 8. B-1-3 Pit 9. B-1 -3 Skim Box 10. T-2-34 Pit 11 . B-1-10 Pit 12. B-1 -10 Skim Box 13. SE of SG3 & Welding Shop Skim Box 14. 58.Q4-1-SX-3 Skim Box 15. Near Tank 126 Skim Box 16. 77-1-SX-3 NW of Well Pit 17. T-5-3 Pit

158

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

5 5 Project lnfonnation Project Title: Repair flowline 100 feet North of 71-3-SX-3 Date: 2-16-2010 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Rick Mclaughlin Project Overview Emergency Repair tor a "owline leak north of 71-3-SX-3. Dug up pipeline, repaired line and backfilled with 1. What are the environmental impacts? clean fill dirt. Oil contaminated soH was hauled to the east side landfarm and dean dirt was brought in from section 20. 2 What 1s the legal location? 3. What is the duration of the project? North of 71-3-SX-3. N43 1 7'53 6~ W. 10611'49.3" 4. What major equipment will be used Approximately 4 hours if any (work over rig, drilling rig, etc.)? Backhoe with operator and one wor1NEPA

159

Cooperating Agencies in Implementing the Procedural Requirements of NEPA  

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

30, 2002 30, 2002 MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF FEDERAL AGENCIES FROM: JAMES CONNAUGHTON Chair SUBJECT: COOPERATING AGENCIES IN IMPLEMENTING THE PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT The purpose of this Memorandum is to ensure that all Federal agencies are actively considering designation of Federal and non-federal cooperating agencies in the preparation of analyses and documentation required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and to ensure that Federal agencies actively participate as cooperating agencies in other agency's NEPA processes. 1 The CEQ regulations addressing cooperating agencies status (40 C.F.R. §§ 1501.6 & 1508.5) implement the NEPA mandate that Federal agencies responsible for preparing NEPA

160

Memorandum for General Counsels, NEPA Liaisons and Participants in Scoping  

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

Memorandum for General Counsels, NEPA Liaisons and Participants in Memorandum for General Counsels, NEPA Liaisons and Participants in Scoping Memorandum for General Counsels, NEPA Liaisons and Participants in Scoping As part of its continuing oversight of the implementation of the NEPA regulations, the Council on Environmental Quality has been investigating agency experience with scoping. This is the process by which the scope of the issues and alternatives to be examined in an EIS is determined. In a project led by Barbara Bramble of the General Counsel's staff the Council asked federal agencies to report their scoping experiences; Council staff held meetings and workshops in all regions of the country to discuss scoping practice; and a contract study was performed for the Council to investigate what techniques work best for various kinds of proposals.

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An analysis of cost improvement in chemical process technologies  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Cost improvement -- sometimes called the learning curve or progress curve -- plays a crucial role in the competitiveness of the US chemical industry. More rapid cost improvement for a product results in expanding market share and larger profits. Expectations of rapid cost improvement motivate companies to invest heavily in the development and introduction of new chemical products and processes, even if production from the first pioneer facility is economically marginal. The slope of the learning curve can also indicate whether government support of new chemical processes such as synthetic fuels can be expected to have large social benefits or to simply represent a net loss to the public treasury. Despite the importance of the slope of the learning curve in the chemical process industries (CPI), little analytical investigation has been made into the factors that accelerate or retard cost improvement. This study develops such a model for the CPI. Using information from ten in-depth case studies and a database consisting of year-by-year market histories of 44 chemical products, including organic chemicals, inorganic chemicals, synthetic fibers, and primary metals, the analysis explores the relationships among the rate of learning and characteristics of the technologies, the nature of markets, and management approaches. 78 refs., 8 figs., 15 tabs.

Merrow, E.W.

1989-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

NEPA Cases Filed in 2010 2010 NEPA Case Dispositions  

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

Filed in 2010 2010 NEPA Case Dispositions Filed in 2010 2010 NEPA Case Dispositions Lead Defendant Cases Filed Injunctions - Remands Judgment for defendant 46 ARMY-USACE 6 3 Dismissal w/o settlement 11 DHS-USCG 0 0 Settlement 8 DOD 1 0 Adverse dispositions: 17 DOE-Energy 0 0 TRO 0 DOE-FERC 0 0 Preliminary Injunction 5 DOE-NNSA 1 0 Permanent Injunction 4 DOI-BIA 1 0 Remand 8 DOI-BLM 17 5 DOI-BOEM 5 0 Basis for 2010 NEPA Dispositions DOI-BOR 0 0 Jurisdictional - P prevailed 0 DOI-FWS 6 1 Jurisdictional - D prevailed 12 DOI-OSM 0 1 NEPA - Not required 1 DOI-NPS 2 2 NEPA - Is required 2 DOJ 0 0 CE - Adequate 4 DOS 0 0 CE - Not Adequate 1 DOT-FAA 3 0 EA - Adequate* 11 DOT-FHWA 10 1 EA - Not Adequate* 5 DOT-FTA 2 0 EIS - Adequate* 17 EPA 1 0 EIS - Not Adequate* 5

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Practical Handbook of Soybean Processing and UtilizationChapter 26 Cost Estimates for Soybean Processing and Soybean Oil Refining  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Practical Handbook of Soybean Processing and Utilization Chapter 26 Cost Estimates for Soybean Processing and Soybean Oil Refining Processing eChapters Processing AOCS Press Downloadable pdf of Chapter 26 Cost Est

164

Procedures for Submitting Documents for Posting on the DOE NEPA...  

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

for Submitting Documents for Posting on the DOE NEPA Website The Electronic DOE NEPA document archive is the only centralized electronic collection of DOE NEPA documents....

165

DOE Annual NEPA Planning Summary report templates 2011  

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

spreadsheet headings to include the name of the program office or field organization." spreadsheet headings to include the name of the program office or field organization." "Updated 2013 APS templates (December 2012)" "Annual NEPA Planning Summary " "Environmental Assessments Ongoing or Expected to be Prepared in the Next 12 Months" "Enter the name of the reporting organization here: Program Office or Field Organization" "Enter APS report date here" "Title, Location, Document Number","Reserved For GC use","Estimated Cost","Estimated Schedule (NEPA Milestones)",,"Description (including indications of cancelled documents)" ,,,"EA Determination Date:" ,,,"Transmittal to State:" ,,,"EA Approval:"

166

Federal Agency NEPA Implementing Procedures  

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

Agency NEPA Implementing Procedures Agency NEPA Implementing Procedures Note: Some Departments' agencies have their own NEPA implementing procedures. To access Department-wide NEPA implementing procedures, click on the name of the Federal Department. To access NEPA implementing procedures for Department's agencies, click on the provided links. Department/ Agency: Division: Link: Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi- in/text- idx?c=ecfr&SID=47c103e07fd64e933c7f74c 4b3c4ac9a&rgn=div5&view=text&node=7:6. 1 2 1 8&id 7 Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text- idx?c=ecfr&SID=47c103e07fd64e933c7f74c 4b3c4ac9a&rgn=div5&view=text&node=7:5. 1.1.1.21&idno=7 Farm Service Agency http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-

167

Process-Based Cost Modeling to Support Target Value Design  

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Maintaining Activity-based Cost Estimates with Feature-Based2004). Effective Cost Estimate and Construction Processesof new designs. These cost estimates are inflated by the

Nguyen, Hung Viet

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Application of NEPA requirements to CERCLA remedial actions. Master's thesis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study investigated the application of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements to Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) actions. Similarities in the documentation and public participation requirements of NEPA and CERCLA include identification and evaluation of alternatives and public participation. Differences include document contents and timing of public participation. This study presented four options for ensuring NEPA compliance at CERCLA sites. Option one included a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) with subsequent combined FS/EIS report for each subunit. Option two eliminated the PEIS, but retained a stand-alone NEPA document for each CERCLA subunit. Option three included a PEIS with a subsequent combined FS/EIS report for each subunit. Option four eliminated the PEIS but retained a combined FS/EIS report for each subunit. The model presented in this study can be used at any installation to determine the optimal approach for the site. The model's goal is to comply with NEPA and CERCLA while maintaining a balance between cost, schedule, and public acceptance.

Strobbe, C.L.

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Development of a right-of-way cost estimation and cost estimate management process framework for highway projects  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Escalation of right-of-way (ROW) costs have been shown to be a prime contributor to project cost escalation in the highway industry. Two problems contribute to ROW cost escalation: 1) the ROW cost estimation and cost estimate management process generally lacks structure and definition as compared to other areas of cost estimation; and 2) there is a lack of integration and communication between those responsible for ROW cost estimating and those responsible for general project cost estimating. The research for this thesis was preceded by a literature review to establish the basis for the study. Data collection was completed through interviews of seven state highway agencies (SHAs) and two local public agencies (LPAs). The findings of the research are presented in a set of ROW flowcharts which document the steps, inputs, and outputs of the ROW cost estimation and cost estimate management process. Three ROW cost estimates and a cost management process take place throughout project development. An effort was made from the onset of the research to relate the ROW cost estimating and cost estimate management process to the first four project development phases (planning, programming. preliminary design, and final design). There are five flowcharts produced as a result of this research: 1) an agency-level flowchart showing all cost estimates and the interaction of ROW with the project development process; 2) a conceptual ROW cost estimating flowchart which depicts the required steps during planning; 3) a baseline ROW cost estimating flowchart which depicts the required steps during programming; 4) an update ROW cost estimating flowchart which depicts the required steps during preliminary design to include a cost estimate management loop; and 5) a ROW cost management flowchart which depicts the required steps during final design. Although selected SHA contacts provided input following the development of the flowcharts, the flowcharts were only validated to a limited extent due to time and budget constraints. These flowcharts attempt to address the two contributing problems to ROW cost escalation by providing structure to the ROW cost estimation process and by developing the ROW process flowcharts linked to the project development process. Based on the input provided by SHA contacts, the flowcharts appear to have the potential to provide guidance to SHAs in improving the accuracy of ROW cost estimates through addressing these two problems.

Lucas, Matthew Allen

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

Process-Based Cost Modeling to Support Target Value Design  

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in Designing to Target Cost. 12th Annual Conference of thethe Hurdle of First Cost: Action Research in TargetD.T. (1987). A Future for Cost Modelling: Building Cost

Nguyen, Hung Viet

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

57 Fed Reg 15122: DOE NEPA Implementing Procedures-Final Rule | Department  

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

57 Fed Reg 15122: DOE NEPA Implementing Procedures-Final Rule 57 Fed Reg 15122: DOE NEPA Implementing Procedures-Final Rule 57 Fed Reg 15122: DOE NEPA Implementing Procedures-Final Rule The Department of Energy (DOE) is revising the existing rule at 10 CFR part 1021, titled "Compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act," to incorporate revised provisions of DOE's Guidelines for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). DOE is also revoking its existing NEPA guidelines. This rule incorporates changes required by certain policy initiatives instituted by the Secretary of Energy to facilitate participation of the public and affected states in the NEPA process for proposed DOE actions. The rule also includes a revised and expanded list of typical classes of actions, including categorical

172

NEPA Implementation | Department of Energy  

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

Implementation Implementation NEPA Implementation Selected documents providing guidance on the implementation of NEPA. September 7, 2012 OMB and CEQ Joint Memorandum on Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution This Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) joint memorandum expands and builds on the November 28, 2005, Environmental Conflict Resolution (ECR) Memorandum, directing departments and agencies to increase the appropriate and effective use of third-party assisted environmental collaboration as well as environmental conflict resolution to resolve problems and conflicts that arise in the context of environmental, public lands, or natural resources issues, including matters related to energy, transportation, and water and land management.

173

Designating and Supporting NEPA Document Managers  

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

The purpose of this memorandum is to emphasize the important role that National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Document Managers play in the success of the DOE's NEPA compliance program and to help maximize their effectiveness.

174

Category:NEPA Properties | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Properties Properties Jump to: navigation, search These are properties specific to NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) Documents. Additional properties are used in the documents. Pages in category "NEPA Properties" The following 52 pages are in this category, out of 52 total. A Property:Applicant B Property:BLM CaseType C Property:CXReference D Property:DayQuantity E Property:EnergyTechnology Property:EnvironmentalAnalysisType F Property:FundingAgencies G Property:GeothermalDevelopmentPhases L Property:LeadAgency M Property:ManagingDistrictOffice Property:ManagingFieldOffice Property:MineralManager N Property:NEPA Application Property:NEPA Application Type Property:NEPA Application Url Property:NEPA ApplicationAttachments Property:NEPA ApplicationDate Property:NEPA CategoricalExclusion

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NEPA Terminology | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

NEPA Terminology | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing...

176

NEPA scoping averts agency funds from blowing in the wind: A NEPA success story  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process has been successful without the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) or an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has used early application of the NEPA process to make an informed decision and thus avoid negative ecological and financial results. The NEPA process was initiated to assess the potential impacts of constructing and operating a 6--9 megawatt wind turbine farm. The farm was to consist of up to 18 turbines to be placed along the spine of Plum Island which lies in the Atlantic Ocean off the shore of eastern Long Island. The rationale for the proposal was to provide an alternative energy source and thus avoid the expenditure of more than one million dollars per year on electricity and the dependency on the mainland public utility companies. A sufficient wind resource is readily available on Plum Island. Complicating the issue was a window of opportunity to obtain federal production tax credits if the wind energy system could become operational before July 1, 1999.

Wade, M.C.; Van Dyke, J. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Crew, J. [Agricultural Research Service, Wyndmoore, PA (United States)

1998-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) | Department of Energy  

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

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Calibration Facilities Ecosystem Management Team Environmental Justice Environmental Management...

178

HYBRID SULFUR PROCESS REFERENCE DESIGN AND COST ANALYSIS  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report documents a detailed study to determine the expected efficiency and product costs for producing hydrogen via water-splitting using energy from an advanced nuclear reactor. It was determined that the overall efficiency from nuclear heat to hydrogen is high, and the cost of hydrogen is competitive under a high energy cost scenario. It would require over 40% more nuclear energy to generate an equivalent amount of hydrogen using conventional water-cooled nuclear reactors combined with water electrolysis compared to the proposed plant design described herein. There is a great deal of interest worldwide in reducing dependence on fossil fuels, while also minimizing the impact of the energy sector on global climate change. One potential opportunity to contribute to this effort is to replace the use of fossil fuels for hydrogen production by the use of water-splitting powered by nuclear energy. Hydrogen production is required for fertilizer (e.g. ammonia) production, oil refining, synfuels production, and other important industrial applications. It is typically produced by reacting natural gas, naphtha or coal with steam, which consumes significant amounts of energy and produces carbon dioxide as a byproduct. In the future, hydrogen could also be used as a transportation fuel, replacing petroleum. New processes are being developed that would permit hydrogen to be produced from water using only heat or a combination of heat and electricity produced by advanced, high temperature nuclear reactors. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is developing these processes under a program known as the Nuclear Hydrogen Initiative (NHI). The Republic of South Africa (RSA) also is interested in developing advanced high temperature nuclear reactors and related chemical processes that could produce hydrogen fuel via water-splitting. This report focuses on the analysis of a nuclear hydrogen production system that combines the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (PBMR), under development by PBMR (Pty.) Ltd. in the RSA, with the Hybrid Sulfur (HyS) Process, under development by the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) in the US as part of the NHI. This work was performed by SRNL, Westinghouse Electric Company, Shaw, PBMR (Pty) Ltd., and Technology Insights under a Technical Consulting Agreement (TCA). Westinghouse Electric, serving as the lead for the PBMR process heat application team, established a cost-shared TCA with SRNL to prepare an updated HyS thermochemical water-splitting process flowsheet, a nuclear hydrogen plant preconceptual design and a cost estimate, including the cost of hydrogen production. SRNL was funded by DOE under the NHI program, and the Westinghouse team was self-funded. The results of this work are presented in this Final Report. Appendices have been attached to provide a detailed source of information in order to document the work under the TCA contract.

Gorensek, M.; Summers, W.; Boltrunis, C.; Lahoda, E.; Allen, D.; Greyvenstein, R.

2009-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

179

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Categorical Exclusions (CX)  

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NEPA NEPA National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determinations CX Posting No. Project Title Posted DOE-ID-13-085 Organic Speciation and Interactions in ALSEP - One Step Partitioning Process of Minor Actinides, Lanthanides, and Fission Products - Oregon State University - 15 Kb 12/12/13 DOE-ID-13-084 Enhancement of the Extraction of Uranium from Seawater - University of Maryland - 13 Kb 12/11/13 DOE-ID-13-082 Long-Term Prediction of Emissivity of Structural Material for High Temperature Reactor Systems - University of Missouri - 13 Kb 12/10/13 DOE-ID-13-081 Innovative Elution Processes for Recovering Uranium and Transition Metals from Amidoximebased Sorbents - University of Idaho - 14 Kb 12/06/13 DOE-ID-13-080 Glass Composition and Solution Effects on Stage III Dissolution - Pennsylvania State University - 12 Kb 12/06/13

180

NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 3rd Quarter FY 1999  

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

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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181

Project Scoping and CostProject Scoping and Cost Management:Management  

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Project Scoping and CostProject Scoping and Cost Management:Management: Office Overview Scoping and NEPA/MEPAScoping and NEPA/MEPA Scoping and Cost EstimatesScoping and Cost Estimates Project Define a Project so we canOffice Focus: Better Define a Project so we can have a more accurate cost

Minnesota, University of

182

Process-Based Cost Modeling to Support Target Value Design  

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elemental analysis (cost-per-square-foot) are referred to asTraditional models (cost per square foot, elementalunit costs per an area unit (i.e. , $/Square Foot) or per a

Nguyen, Hung Viet

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

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

184

NEPA Litigation Surveys | Department of Energy  

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

NEPA Litigation Surveys NEPA Litigation Surveys NEPA Litigation Surveys CEQ publishes surveys on NEPA litigation on an annual basis. These surveys identify the number of cases involving a NEPA based cause of action, Federal agencies that were identified as a lead defendant, general information on plaintiffs, general information on why litigation was pursued, and the outcomes of the cases decided during the year. Each year, Federal agencies conduct hundreds of EISs, tens of thousands of EAs and hundreds of thousands of CEs. The amount of litigation on these NEPA analyses is comparatively small. Since 2001, fewer than 175 NEPA cases were filed each year - with less than 100 filed in 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2011. The annual surveys are provided below: 2011 Litigation Survey 2010 Litigation Survey

185

NEPA Litigation Surveys | Department of Energy  

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

NEPA Litigation Surveys NEPA Litigation Surveys NEPA Litigation Surveys CEQ publishes surveys on NEPA litigation on an annual basis. These surveys identify the number of cases involving a NEPA based cause of action, Federal agencies that were identified as a lead defendant, general information on plaintiffs, general information on why litigation was pursued, and the outcomes of the cases decided during the year. Each year, Federal agencies conduct hundreds of EISs, tens of thousands of EAs and hundreds of thousands of CEs. The amount of litigation on these NEPA analyses is comparatively small. Since 2001, fewer than 175 NEPA cases were filed each year - with less than 100 filed in 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2011. The annual surveys are provided below: 2011 Litigation Survey 2010 Litigation Survey

186

A fresh look at cost estimation, process models and risk analysis, EDSER-1  

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Reliable cost estimation is indispensable for industrial software development. A detailed analysis shows why the existing cost models are unreliable. Cost estimation should integrate software process modelling and risk analysis. A novel approach based on probability theory is proposed. A probabilistic cost model could provide a solid basis for cost-benefit analyses. 1

Frank Padberg

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Preamble: CEQ NEPA regulations (1986): Incomplete or Unavailable Information  

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

618 618 Federal Register / Vol. 51, No. 80 / Friday, April 25, 1986 / Rules a n d Regulations - -- COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 40 CFR Part 1502 National Environmental Pollcy Act Regulations; Incomplete or Unavailable Information AGENCY: Council on Environmental Quality, Executive Office of the President. ACTION: Final rule. SUMMARY: The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) promulgates regulations, binding on all federal agencies, to implement the procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The regulations address the administration of the NEPA process, including preparation of environmental impact statements for major federal actions which significantly affect the quality of the human environment. On August 9 . 1985, CEQ published a proposed

188

2006 NEPA Survey.xls  

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

4 4 Navy 1 0 Adverse dispositions: 120 NRC 3 1 TRO 1 DOI - BLM 21 14 Preliminary Injunction 8 - FWS 6 3 Permanent Injunction 16 - BuRec 0 1 Remand 48 - NPS 0 3 Dismissal w/ settlement 13 - BIA/NIGC 1 0 Dismissal w/o settlement 34 - MMS 0 0 Case pending, NEPA 195 - OSM 0 0 USDA - FS 30 33 - APHIS 2 1 DOC - NOAA 4 4 Army - COE 25 7 Gov't Agency Army 0 2 Jurisdictional - P prevailed 13 DOT - FHWA 7 1 Jurisdictional - D prevailed 14 - FTA 1 0 NEPA - Not required 4 - FAA 3 0 NEPA - Is required 0 - MARAD 0 0 CE - Adequate 9 - SLSC 0 0 CE - Not Adequate 4 DOE 0 1 EA - Adequate* 27 EPA 2 0 EA - Not Adequate* 23 HUD 0 0 EIS - Adequate* 29 Air Force 0 1 EIS - Not Adequate* 26 TVA 0 0 SEIS - Needed* 14 NSF 0 0 SEIS -Not Needed* 4 FCC 0 0 GSA 0 0 FDA 0 0 Total 108 72 27 Public Interest groups

189

Pollution Prevention and NEPA  

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

Council on Environmental Quality AGENCY: Council on Environmental Quality, Executive Office of the President ACTION: Information only--Memorandum to Heads of Federal Departments and Agencies Regarding Pollution Prevention and the National Environmental Policy Act SUMMARY: This memorandum provides guidance to the federal agencies on incorporating pollution prevention principles, techniques, and mechanisms into their planning and decisionmaking processes and evaluating and reporting those efforts in documents prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lucinda Low Swartz, Deputy General Counsel, Council on Environmental Quality, 722 Jackson Place, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20503. Telephone: 202/395-5754.

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NETL: Syngas Processing Systems - Low-cost, Environmental Friendly...  

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Low-cost, Environmental Friendly Thermal Storage for CO2 Sequestration Project Number: DE-SC00008425 Creare, Inc. has designed a compact, low-cost, reversible Combined Thermal and...

191

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

1 1 Project lnfonnation Project Title: RMOTC process improvement Old pipe yard clean up. Date: 11-03-09 DOE Code: Contractor Code: Project Lead: Terry Sullivan Project Overview 1. What are the environmental We will dig out the pipe racks that are cemented into the ground, and haul them out. Then remove the impacts? weeds that have taken over the area. Then we will blade the location and have it ready if we ever decide to 2. What is the legal location? make farther improvements. I expect this to take aproximatly one week with two to three hands working on it. The impact to the envoronment should be minimal as this area has already been disturbed. The work will 3. What is the duration of the project? require the use of a backhoe and a blade as well as the cherry picker. This location is located just north of

192

DOE Annual NEPA Planning Summary report templates 2011  

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

Office of Legacy Management" Office of Legacy Management" "Enter APS report date here" "Title, Location, Document Number","Reserved For GC use","Estimated Cost","Estimated Schedule (NEPA Milestones)",,"Description" "N/A",,,"EA Determination Date:" ,,,"Transmittal to State:" ,,,"EA Approval:" ,,,"FONSI:" ,,,"EA Determination Date:" ,,,"Transmittal to State:" ,,,"EA Approval:" ,,,"FONSI:" ,,,"EA Determination Date:" ,,,"Transmittal to State:" ,,,"EA Approval:" ,,,"FONSI:" ,,,"EA Determination Date:" ,,,"Transmittal to State:" ,,,"EA Approval:" ,,,"FONSI:"

193

DOE NEPA: Getting Better and Better 2000-2004 (07/04)  

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

for Analyzing Accidents Under NEPA Policies on Application of NEPA to CERCLA and RCRA NEPA Community Meeting Washington, DC CEQ NEPA Task Force Established (DOE...

194

Secure NEPA Documents | Department of Energy  

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

Secure NEPA Documents Secure NEPA Documents Secure NEPA Documents The Department of Energy (DOE) limits electronic access to certain NEPA documents on this website due to the potential security sensitivity of some information these documents may contain. DOE regrets any inconvenience caused by this decision, which reflects an awareness of the need to protect the public. Requesting Secure NEPA Documents You may request copies of documents by e-mail or by leaving a message on our toll-free information line at 1-800-472-2756. Please provide the following information in your request: Title and Number of Document requested First Name: Last Name: Address: City: State: Zip Code: Organization (If Applicable): E-mail: Phone: List of Secure NEPA Documents May 1, 1984 EIS-0108: Final Environmental Impact Statement

195

Pollution Prevention Checklists for NEPA/309 Reviewers  

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

Pollution Prevention Checklists for NEPA/309 Reviewers Pollution Prevention Checklists for NEPA/309 Reviewers US Environmental Protection Agency Office of Federal Activities POLLUTION PREVENTION - ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REDUCTION CHECKLISTS FOR NEPA/309 REVIEWERS JANUARY 1995 Prepared by SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 7600-A LEESBURG PIKE FALLS CHURCH, VA 22043 EPA CONTRACT NO. 68-W2-0026 EPA WORK ASSIGNMENT NO. 33-II SAIC PROJECT NO. 01-1030-07-1605-000 Table of Contents 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 What Is Pollution Prevention? 1.2 Why Practice Pollution Prevention? 2.0 INCORPORATING POLLUTION PREVENTION INTO NEPA 3.0 POLLUTION PREVENTION/ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REDUCTION CHECKLISTS FOR NEPA REVIEWERS q Checklist for Energy Management file:///D|/40369.010_EPA%20NEPA%20CD/Old/HTML/Pollprev.htm (1 of 10) [9/11/2002 2:19:58 PM]

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Secure NEPA Documents | Department of Energy  

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

Secure NEPA Documents Secure NEPA Documents Secure NEPA Documents The Department of Energy (DOE) limits electronic access to certain NEPA documents on this website due to the potential security sensitivity of some information these documents may contain. DOE regrets any inconvenience caused by this decision, which reflects an awareness of the need to protect the public. Requesting Secure NEPA Documents You may request copies of documents by e-mail or by leaving a message on our toll-free information line at 1-800-472-2756. Please provide the following information in your request: Title and Number of Document requested First Name: Last Name: Address: City: State: Zip Code: Organization (If Applicable): E-mail: Phone: List of Secure NEPA Documents April 1, 2007 EIS-0376: Final Environmental Impact Statement

197

Transmission/Nepa Database | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Nepa Database Nepa Database < Transmission Jump to: navigation, search NepaHeader.png Transmission Dashboard Permitting Atlas Compare States Arizona California Colorado Idaho Montana Nevada New Mexico Oregon Utah Washington Wyoming Resource Library NEPA Database Document Collections (1) Have a NEPA Document Collection to add that doesn't yet exist in this collection? Make sure it doesn't already exist: Please be sure to search this page by serial number and by document number Add.png Add a new NEPA Document Collection This query has been included to allow you to use the black arrows in the table header cells to sort the table data. Document Name Serial Number Analysis Type Transmission Type Project Area Applicant Lead Agency District Office Project Phase(s) TransWest EIS 600kV Wyoming Western Power Administration BLM BLM Wyoming State Office

198

NEPA Lessons Learned Second Quarter FY 2006  

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

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

199

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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DOE-NEPA-Document-CertificationandTransmittalFormAugust2012.pdf  

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

NEPA Policy and Compliance August 2012 NEPA Policy and Compliance August 2012 DOE NEPA Document Certification and Transmittal Form 1. NEPA Document #:_____________________________(e.g., DOE/EIS-XXX, DOE/EA-XXXX) Document date:_____________________________________________________________ Title:______________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ 2. NEPA Document Keywords: Keyword 1:___________________________ Keyword 2:____________________________ Keyword 3:___________________________ Keyword 4:____________________________ Keyword 5:___________________________ Keyword 6:____________________________ 3. Contact Information: Organization:_______________________________________________________________________

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201

NETL National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Documents  

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Staff Bios CONTACT NETL Visiting NETL People Search Go to US DOE Publications NETL National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Documents NETL Categorical Exclusions NETL...

202

Annual NEPA Planning Summary Report Template  

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

A Microsoft Excel file for use as a template when preparing and submitting an Annual NEPA Planning Summary. Instructions provided within the file.

203

NEPA?a grand new idea  

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When the NEPA project began to loose momentum, in 1949 the Aircraft Nuclear Propulsion (ANP) project was established at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. This project expanded...

204

Recommendations for Analyzing Accidents Under NEPA  

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

This DOE guidance clarifies and supplements "Recommendations for the Preparation of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements." It focuses on principles of accident analyses under NEPA.

205

EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

,. u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION Page I of2 RECIPIENT: Air Resources Board STATE: CA PROJECT TITLE: Validation of Hydrogen Refueling...

206

NEPA Reading Room | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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NEPA Reading Room | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing...

207

Process for Low Cost Domestic Production of LIB Cathode Materials  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The objective of the research was to determine the best low cost method for the large scale production of the Nickel-Cobalt-Manganese (NCM) layered cathode materials. The research and development focused on scaling up the licensed technology from Argonne National Laboratory in BASFs battery material pilot plant in Beachwood Ohio. Since BASF did not have experience with the large scale production of the NCM cathode materials there was a significant amount of development that was needed to support BASFs already existing research program. During the three year period BASF was able to develop and validate production processes for the NCM 111, 523 and 424 materials as well as begin development of the High Energy NCM. BASF also used this time period to provide free cathode material samples to numerous manufactures, OEMs and research companies in order to validate the ma-terials. The success of the project can be demonstrated by the construction of the production plant in Elyria Ohio and the successful operation of that facility. The benefit of the project to the public will begin to be apparent as soon as material from the production plant is being used in electric vehicles.

Thurston, Anthony

2012-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

208

Low-cost exterior insulation process and structure  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The invention relates to a low-cost process for insulating walls comprising: (a) stacking bags filled with insulating material next to the exterior surface of a wall until the wall is covered, the stack of bags thus formed having fasteners to attach to a wire mesh (e.g., straps looped between the bags and fastened to the wall); (b) stretching a wire mesh (e.g., chicken wire or stucco netting) over the stack of bags, covering the side of the bags which is not adjacent to the wall; (c) fastening the wire mesh to stationary objects; (d) attaching the wire mesh to said fasteners on said stack of bags; and (e) applying a cemetitious material (e.g., stucco) to the wire mesh and allowing it to harden. Stacking the bags against the wall is preferably preceded by laying a base on the ground at the foot of the wall using a material such as cement or crushed stone wrapped in a non-woven fabric (e.g., geosynthetic felt). It is also preferred to erect stationary corner posts at the ends of the wall to be insulated, the top ends of the posts being tied to each other and/or tied or otherwise anchored to the wall. The invention also includes the structure made by this process. The structure comprises a stack of bags of insulating material next to the exterior wall of a building, said stack of bags of insulating material being attached to said wall and having a covering of cementitious material on the side not adjacent to said wall.

Vohra, Arun

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Assessing initial-cost growth and subsequent long-term cost improvement in coal-to-SNG processes. Final report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The overall objective of the study was the development of guidance that would enable gas-industry R and D managers to make more-reliable assessments of the potential for both initial-cost growth and subsequent long-run cost improvement in alternative coal-gasification technologies. The first phase of the research assessed the reasonableness of the GRI contingency methodology by comparing the results obtained from applying the GRI method and the RAND Pioneer Plant Study (PPS) method to an identical set of eight coal-to-SNG processes. The second phase of the research, which addressed the issue of cost improvement, found that between process introduction and process maturity, overall cost reductions of between 30% (for moderately innovative technologies) and 60% (for highly innovative technologies) are possible. However, these results were highly dependent on a number of key assumptions including: similarity of site characteristics for successive plants; access to prior plant's experience base; and appropriate management attitudes.

Hess, R.W.; Myers, C.W.

1989-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

COST SAVING THROUGH APPLICATION OF THE INVESTMENT CASTING PROCESS  

SciTech Connect

Bendix now makes four component parts for one precision mechanical assembly from investment castings rather than from wrought-stock machined and welded assemblies--a conversion based directly on the cost saving potential. With proper evaluation of metal components for casting suitability and usage, manufacturers may realize cost saving far beyond their expectations.

Cromwell, W. E.; Tiehen, G. L.; Paul, J. P.

1976-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Advanced Burner Reactor Preliminary NEPA Data Study.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) is a new nuclear fuel cycle paradigm with the goals of expanding the use of nuclear power both domestically and internationally, addressing nuclear waste management concerns, and promoting nonproliferation. A key aspect of this program is fast reactor transmutation, in which transuranics recovered from light water reactor spent fuel are to be recycled to create fast reactor transmutation fuels. The benefits of these fuels are to be demonstrated in an Advanced Burner Reactor (ABR), which will provide a representative environment for recycle fuel testing, safety testing, and modern fast reactor design and safeguard features. Because the GNEP programs will require facilities which may have an impact upon the environment within the meaning of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for GNEP is being undertaken by Tetra Tech, Inc. The PEIS will include a section on the ABR. In support of the PEIS, the Nuclear Engineering Division of Argonne National Laboratory has been asked to provide a description of the ABR alternative, including graphics, plus estimates of construction and operations data for an ABR plant. The compilation of this information is presented in the remainder of this report. Currently, DOE has started the process of engaging industry on the design of an Advanced Burner Reactor. Therefore, there is no specific, current, vendor-produced ABR design that could be used for this PEIS datacall package. In addition, candidate sites for the ABR vary widely as to available water, geography, etc. Therefore, ANL has based its estimates for construction and operations data largely on generalization of available information from existing plants and from the environmental report assembled for the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Plant (CRBRP) design [CRBRP, 1977]. The CRBRP environmental report was chosen as a resource because it thoroughly documents the extensive evaluation which was performed on the anticipated environmental impacts of that plant. This source can be referenced in the open literature and is publicly available. The CRBRP design was also of a commercial demonstration plant size - 975 MWth - which falls in the middle of the range of ABR plant sizes being considered (250 MWth to 2000 MWth). At the time the project was cancelled, the CRBRP had progressed to the point of having completed the licensing application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and was in the process of receiving NRC approval. Therefore, it was felt that [CRBRP, 1977] provides some of the best available data and information as input to the GNEP PEIS work. CRBRP was not the source of all the information in this document. It is also expected that the CRBRP data will be bounding from the standpoint of commodity usage because fast reactor vendors will develop designs which will focus on commodity and footprint reduction to reduce the overall cost per kilowatt electric compared with the CRBR plant. Other sources used for this datacall information package are explained throughout this document and in Appendix A. In particular, see Table A.1 for a summary of the data sources used to generate the datacall information.

Briggs, L. L.; Cahalan, J. E.; Deitrich, L. W.; Fanning, T. H.; Grandy, C.; Kellogg, R.; Kim, T. K.; Yang, W. S.; Nuclear Engineering Division

2007-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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NEPA Reading Room | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Reading Room | National Nuclear Security Administration Reading Room | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog NEPA Reading Room Home > About Us > Our Operations > NNSA Office of General Counsel > National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) > NEPA Reading Room NEPA Reading Room Welcome to the National Nuclear Security Administration's NEPA Reading

213

States with NEPA-like Environmental Planning Requirements | Department...  

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

Federal NEPA Contacts Directory of Potential Stakeholders for DOE Actions under NEPA REPORT TO CONGRESS ON COMPETITION IN WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MARKETS FOR ELECTRIC ENERGY...

214

40 Fed Reg 55978: CEQ NEPA Regulations, Final Rule | Department...  

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

Environmental Policy Act. 40 Fed Reg 55978: CEQ NEPA Regulations, Final Rule More Documents & Publications DOE NEPA Implementing Procedures: Final Rule (57 Fed Reg 15122)...

215

Property:NEPA FundingNumber | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA FundingNumber Property Type String This is a property of type String. Pages using the property "NEPA FundingNumber"...

216

Category:NEPA Environmental Analysis Types | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Environmental Analysis Types Jump to: navigation, search Category:NEPA Environmental Analysis Types Geothermalpower.jpg Looking for the NEPA Environmental Analysis Types page? For...

217

DRAFT NEPA Guidance on Consideration of the Effects of Climate...  

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

DRAFT NEPA Guidance on Consideration of the Effects of Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Emissions DRAFT NEPA Guidance on Consideration of the Effects of Climate Change and...

218

2013 General Counsel's Reminder Letter Regarding NEPA Planning...  

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

General Counsel's Reminder Letter Regarding NEPA Planning Summaries 2013 General Counsel's Reminder Letter Regarding NEPA Planning Summaries GC-1APSReminderLetter-2013.pdf More...

219

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

220

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Dairy Processing Industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

load factor, running time, local energy costs, and availablecosts, reduced processing time, and increased resource and energycosts and to increase predictable earnings, especially in times of high energy

Brush, Adrian

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identifying factors and quantifying their impact on transportation costs of pre-processes biomass.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

?? This research presents a rail transportation cost analysis of bulk agricultural commodities (such as grain and wood chips) with similar characteristics as pre-processed biomass. (more)

Gonzales, Daniela Sofia

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

An Alternative Low-Cost Process for Deposition of MCrAlY Bond ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, An Alternative Low-Cost Process for Deposition of MCrAlY Bond Coats for Advanced Syngas/Hydrogen Turbine Applications. Author(s), Ying...

223

Processes for producing low cost, high efficiency silicon solar cells  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Processes which utilize rapid thermal processing (RTP) are provided for inexpensively producing high efficiency silicon solar cells. The RTP processes preserve minority carrier bulk lifetime .tau. and permit selective adjustment of the depth of the diffused regions, including emitter and back surface field (bsf), within the silicon substrate. In a first RTP process, an RTP step is utilized to simultaneously diffuse phosphorus and aluminum into the front and back surfaces, respectively, of a silicon substrate. Moreover, an in situ controlled cooling procedure preserves the carrier bulk lifetime .tau. and permits selective adjustment of the depth of the diffused regions. In a second RTP process, both simultaneous diffusion of the phosphorus and aluminum as well as annealing of the front and back contacts are accomplished during the RTP step. In a third RTP process, the RTP step accomplishes simultaneous diffusion of the phosphorus and aluminum, annealing of the contacts, and annealing of a double-layer antireflection/passivation coating SiN/SiO.sub.x. In a fourth RTP process, the process of applying front and back contacts is broken up into two separate respective steps, which enhances the efficiency of the cells, at a slight time expense. In a fifth RTP process, a second RTP step is utilized to fire and adhere the screen printed or evaporated contacts to the structure.

Rohatgi, Ajeet (Marietta, GA); Doshi, Parag (Altanta, GA); Tate, John Keith (Lawrenceville, GA); Mejia, Jose (Atlanta, GA); Chen, Zhizhang (Duluth, GA)

1998-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

224

Processes for producing low cost, high efficiency silicon solar cells  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Processes which utilize rapid thermal processing (RTP) are provided for inexpensively producing high efficiency silicon solar cells. The RTP processes preserve minority carrier bulk lifetime {tau} and permit selective adjustment of the depth of the diffused regions, including emitter and back surface field (bsf), within the silicon substrate. In a first RTP process, an RTP step is utilized to simultaneously diffuse phosphorus and aluminum into the front and back surfaces, respectively, of a silicon substrate. Moreover, an in situ controlled cooling procedure preserves the carrier bulk lifetime {tau} and permits selective adjustment of the depth of the diffused regions. In a second RTP process, both simultaneous diffusion of the phosphorus and aluminum as well as annealing of the front and back contacts are accomplished during the RTP step. In a third RTP process, the RTP step accomplishes simultaneous diffusion of the phosphorus and aluminum, annealing of the contacts, and annealing of a double-layer antireflection/passivation coating SiN/SiO{sub x}. In a fourth RTP process, the process of applying front and back contacts is broken up into two separate respective steps, which enhances the efficiency of the cells, at a slight time expense. In a fifth RTP process, a second RTP step is utilized to fire and adhere the screen printed or evaporated contacts to the structure. 28 figs.

Rohatgi, A.; Doshi, P.; Tate, J.K.; Mejia, J.; Chen, Z.

1998-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

225

Special Topics in NEPA Documentation | Department of Energy  

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

Special Topics in NEPA Documentation Special Topics in NEPA Documentation Special Topics in NEPA Documentation Selected documents covering Special Topics under NEPA. February 18, 2010 DRAFT NEPA Guidance on Consideration of the Effects of Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Emissions The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) issued this draft guidance memorandum for public consideration and comment on the ways in which Federal agencies can improve their consideration of the effects of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change in their evaluation of proposals for Federal actions under NEPA. July 10, 2002 Recommendations for Analyzing Accidents Under NEPA This DOE guidance clarifies and supplements "Recommendations for the Preparation of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact

226

DOE NEPA Rulemaking | Department of Energy  

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

DOE NEPA Rulemaking DOE NEPA Rulemaking DOE NEPA Rulemaking Revisions to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) regulations regarding implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) became effective on November 14, 2011. DOE has established 20 new categorical exclusions, most of which include criteria (e.g., acreage, location, and height limitations) that limit the covered actions. These categorical exclusions address actions such as stormwater runoff control, alternative fuel vehicle fueling stations and electric vehicle charging stations, and small-scale renewable energy projects. DOE also has revised many existing categorical exclusions and made other changes. Final Rule Notice of Final Rulemaking (76 FR 63763; October 13, 2011) Final rule, 10 CFR Part 1021, with changes tracked from the previous rule.

227

Active NEPA Projects | Department of Energy  

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

Active NEPA Projects Active NEPA Projects Active NEPA Projects List of Active NEPA Projects EIS-0497: CE FLNG Project, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is preparing, with DOE as a cooperating agency, an EIS to analyze the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas terminal in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, and approximately 37 miles of 42-inch diameter natural gas transmission pipeline to connect the terminal to natural gas infrastructure facilities. Last Update: January 8, 2014 EIS-0495: Walla Walla Basin Spring Chinook Hatchery Program; Milton-Freewater, Oregon, and Dayton, Washington Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is preparing an EIS to analyze the potential environmental impacts of funding a proposal by the Confederated

228

80 Fed Reg 15618:CEQ NEPA regulations (1986): Incomplete or Unavailable  

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

80 Fed Reg 15618:CEQ NEPA regulations (1986): Incomplete or 80 Fed Reg 15618:CEQ NEPA regulations (1986): Incomplete or Unavailable Information, Final Rule 80 Fed Reg 15618:CEQ NEPA regulations (1986): Incomplete or Unavailable Information, Final Rule The final amendment requires all federal agencies to disclose the fact of incomplete or unavailable information when evaluating reasonably foreseeable significant adverse impacts on the human environment in an EIS, and to obtain that information if the overall costs of doing so are not exorbitant. If the agency is unable to obtain the information because overall costs are exorbitant or because the means to obtain it are not known, the agency must (1) affirmatively discIose the fact that such information is unavailable; (2) explain the relevance of the unavailable information; (3) summarize the existing credible scientific evidence which

229

NEPA Lessons Learned March 2012 1  

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

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

230

DOE Annual NEPA Planning Summary report templates 2011  

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

Enter the name of the reporting organization here: Program Office or Field Organization" Enter the name of the reporting organization here: Program Office or Field Organization" "Enter APS report date here" "Title, Location, Document Number","Reserved For GC use","Estimated Cost","Estimated Schedule (NEPA Milestones)",,"Description" "None to Report",,,"EA Determination Date:" ,,,"Transmittal to State:" ,,,"EA Approval:" ,,,"FONSI:" ,,,"EA Determination Date:" ,,,"Transmittal to State:" ,,,"EA Approval:" ,,,"FONSI:" ,,,"EA Determination Date:" ,,,"Transmittal to State:" ,,,"EA Approval:" ,,,"FONSI:" ,,,"EA Determination Date:"

231

DOE Annual NEPA Planning Summary report templates 2011  

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

Status of Ongoing Environmental Assessments " Status of Ongoing Environmental Assessments " "EERE - Golden Field Office (GO)" 2012 "Title, Location, Document Number","Reserved For GC use","Estimated Cost","Estimated Schedule (NEPA Milestones)",,"Description" "Renewable Fuel Heat Plant Improvements Supplemental Environmental Assessment, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado (DOE/EA-1573-S-I) ",,25000,"EA Determination Date:","application/vnd.ms-excel","The public scoping period ended on 6/16/11. Transmittal to the state is planned for early February 2012." ,,,"Transmittal to State:","application/vnd.ms-excel" ,,,"EA Approval:","application/vnd.ms-excel"

232

DOE Annual NEPA Planning Summary report templates 2011  

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

Enter the name of the reporting organization here: Program Office or Field Organization" Enter the name of the reporting organization here: Program Office or Field Organization" "Enter APS report date here" "Title, Location, Document Number","Reserved For GC use","Estimated Cost","Estimated Schedule (NEPA Milestones)",,"Description" ,,,"EA Determination Date:" ,,,"Transmittal to State:" ,,,"EA Approval:" ,,,"FONSI:" ,,,"EA Determination Date:" ,,,"Transmittal to State:" ,,,"EA Approval:" ,,,"FONSI:" ,,,"EA Determination Date:" ,,,"Transmittal to State:" ,,,"EA Approval:" ,,,"FONSI:" ,,,"EA Determination Date:" ,,,"Transmittal to State:"

233

DOE Annual NEPA Planning Summary report templates 2011  

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

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy" Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy" 40939 "Title, Location, Document Number","Reserved For GC use","Estimated Cost","Estimated Schedule (NEPA Milestones)",,"Description" "Energy Efficiency Standards for New Federal Commercial and Multi-Family High-Rise Residential Buildings (DOE/EA-1918)",,"$25,000 - $35,000","EA Determination Date:","Jan 2012","RIN 1904-AC60. This EA evaluates potential environmental impacts associated with DOE's proposed rulemaking that would update the energy efficiency design standards for new federal commercial buildings to American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Standard 90.1-2010."

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DOE Annual NEPA Planning Summary report templates 2011  

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

Loan Programs Office" Loan Programs Office" "application/vnd.ms-excel" "Title, Location, Document Number","Reserved For GC use","Estimated Cost","Estimated Schedule (NEPA Milestones)",,"Description" "Tucson Solar; AZ - DOE/EA-1873",,"N/A","EA Determination Date:","application/vnd.ms-excel","20 MW solar photovoltaic power plant near Tucson, AZ. Cancelled " ,,,"Transmittal to State:" ,,,"EA Approval:" ,,,"FONSI:" "Bishop Hill Wind; Henry Co., IL",,"N/A","EA Determination Date:","application/vnd.ms-excel","200 MW wind farm in the vicinity of historic Bishop Hill, IL Cancelled"

235

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

236

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determination for  

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

NEPA) Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determination for NEPA) Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determination for the Addition of a Temporary Locker Facility to the Transuranic (TRU) Waste Processing Center (TWPC) on the Oak Ridge Reservation, Tennessee (CX-TWPC-IO-0002) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Office (ORO) proposes to install a temporary modular locker facility which would be utilized as a change house for scrubs/dress out only (no restroom or shower facilities would be provided). The TWPC function is to prepare wastes stored at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for offsite disposal primarily at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) and/or the Nevada Test Site (NTS). The proposed action would utilize the current TWPC facility and equipment at a developed site with active utilities and readily accessible roads. The scope of work proposed includes

237

CEQ Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA  

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

Executive Office of the President Executive Office of the President REGULATIONS For Implementing The Procedural Provisions Of The NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT Reprint 40 CFR Parts 1500-1508 (2005) This page is blank (inside front cover) TABLE OF CONTENTS PART 1500-PURPOSE, POLICY AND MANDATE Sec. 1500.1 Purpose. 1500.2 Policy. 1500.3 Mandate. 1500.4 Reducing paperwork. 1500.5 Reducing delay. 1500.6 Agency authority. PART 1501-NEPA AND AGENCY PLANNING Sec. 1501.1 Purpose. 1501.2 Apply NEPA early in the process. 1501.3 When to prepare an environmental assessment. 1501.4 Whether to prepare an environmental impact statement. 1501.5 Lead agencies. 1501.6 Cooperating agencies. 1501.7 Scoping. 1501.8 Time limits. PART 1502-ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT Sec. 1502.1 Purpose. 1502.2 Implementation. 1502.3 Statutory requirements for statements.

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

Oregon Department of Energy Oregon Department of Energy Page 1 of2 STATE: OR PROJECf TITLE: Oregon Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant· Formula-EECBG: video conferencing Funding Opportunity Announcement Number PnKurcmenl Instrument Number NEPA Control Numfrer em Number DE·FOA-OOOOO13 DE-EE0000926 EEO Based on my review of the information concerning the proposed acuon, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 81 .7 Acquisition. installation. operation, and removal of communication systems, data processing equipment, and similar electronic equipment. 85.1 Actions to conselVe energy. demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not

239

Processes for producing low cost, high efficiency silicon solar cells  

SciTech Connect

Processes which utilize rapid thermal processing (RTP) are provided for inexpensively producing high efficiency silicon solar cells. The RTP processes preserve minority carrier bulk lifetime .tau. and permit selective adjustment of the depth of the diffused regions, including emitter and back surface field (bsf), within the silicon substrate. Silicon solar cell efficiencies of 16.9% have been achieved. In a first RTP process, an RTP step is utilized to simultaneously diffuse phosphorus and aluminum into the front and back surfaces, respectively, of a silicon substrate. Moreover, an in situ controlled cooling procedure preserves the carrier bulk lifetime .tau. and permits selective adjustment of the depth of the diffused regions. In a second RTP process, both simultaneous diffusion of the phosphorus and aluminum as well as annealing of the front and back contacts are accomplished during the RTP step. In a third RTP process, the RTP step accomplishes simultaneous diffusion of the phosphorus and aluminum, annealing of the contacts, and annealing of a double-layer antireflection/passivation coating SiN/SiO.sub.x.

Rohatgi, Ajeet (Marietta, GA); Chen, Zhizhang (Duluth, GA); Doshi, Parag (Atlanta, GA)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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.

1989-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Low cost materials of construction for biological processes: Proceedings  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The workshop was held, May 1993 in conjunction with the 15th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. The purpose of this workshop was to present information on the biomass to ethanol process in the context of materials selection and through presentation and discussion, identify promising avenues for future research. Six technical presentations were grouped into two sessions: process assessment and technology assessment. In the process assessment session, the group felt that the pretreatment area would require the most extensive materials research due the complex chemical, physical and thermal environment. Discussion centered around the possibility of metals being leached into the process stream and their effect on the fermentation mechanics. Linings were a strong option for pretreatment assuming the economics were favorable. Fermentation was considered an important area for research also, due to the unique complex of compounds and dual phases present. Erosion in feedstock handling equipment was identified as a minor concern. In the technology assessment session, methodologies in corrosion analysis were presented in addition to an overview of current coatings/linings technology. Widely practiced testing strategies, including ASTM methods, as well as novel procedures for micro-analysis of corrosion were discussed. Various coatings and linings, including polymers and ceramics, were introduced. The prevailing recommendations for testing included keeping the testing simple until the problem warranted a more detailed approach and developing standardized testing procedures to ensure the data was reproducible and applicable. The need to evaluate currently available materials such as coatings/linings, carbon/stainless steels, or fiberglass reinforced plastic was emphasized. It was agreed that economic evaluation of each material candidate must be an integral part of any research plan.

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1993-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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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

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETJ!R1..llNATION  

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

tI .* tI .* ~1 u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETJ!R1..llNATION RECIPIENT:Cariisle Construction Materials Incorporated PROJECT TITLE: Extreme Balance of System Hardware Cost Reductions (BOS·X) Page 1 of2 STATE: PA Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA-0000493 OE-EEOOO5435 GFO-OOO543S-Q01 0 Based on my review orlhe information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 4SI.IA), I have made the (ollowing detennination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A91nformation gatheri ng, analysis, and dissemination Information gathering (including, but nollimiled to, literature surveys, inventories, site visits, and audits). data analysis

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u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETnu.llNATION  

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

"i"! ) "i"! ) u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETnu.llNATION RECIPU:NT: Battelie Memoriallnstilute PROJECf TITLE: Stationary Fuel Cell System Cost Analysis Page 1 of2 STATE : OH I·unding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number em Number DE-FOA..()()()()420 EEOOO5250 GF0-000525CHX)1 0 Based on my review or the information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Offker (authorized under DOE Order 4S1.IA), I have made the (ollowlng determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A9 Information gathering (including , but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories. audits). data analysis (including computer modeling), document preparation (such as conceptual design or feasibility studies, analytical energy supply and

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u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MA,'lAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

'lAGEMENT CENTER 'lAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION RECIPIENT:WL Gore and Associates Page 1 of2 STATE: MD PROJECT TITLE: Manufacturing of low Cost, Durable Membrane Electrode Assemblies for Rapid Conditioning Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CIO Number DE-PS.()7G097012 G018052 GFO-1Q..383 G018052 Based on my review of the information (oncerRing tbe proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (.uthori ... .ed under DOE Order4SI.IA), I bave made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 8 3.6 Siting, construction (or modification), operation, and decommissioning of facilities for indoor bench-scale research projects and oonventJonallaboratory operations (for example, preparation of dlerlllcal standards and sample analYSIS);

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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 Yucca Mountain Downloads | Department of Energy  

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

NEPA Yucca Mountain Downloads NEPA Yucca Mountain Downloads NEPA Yucca Mountain Downloads October 24, 2008 EIS-0250: Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplement to the Environmental Impact Statement Geologic Repository for the Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-level Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada October 10, 2008 EIS-0369: Floodplain Statement of Finding Rail Alignment for the Construction and Operation of a Railroad in Nevada to a Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada October 10, 2008 EIS-0369: Record of Decision and Floodplain Statement of Findings Nevada Rail Alignment for the Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada June 2, 2008 EIS-0250-S2: Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

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EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION RECIPIENT  

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

!, !, u.s. DEPARThIENT OFENI'RGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION RECIPIENT :Advanced Magnet Lab, Inc. STATE : FL PROJECf TITLE: A Lightweight, Direct Drive, Fully Superconducting Generator for large Wind Turbines Page 1 of3 Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA-0000439 DE-EEOOOS140 GFO-OOOS140-003 G05140 Based on my review of the information concerning tbe proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under OOE Order 451.1A), I have made the following determination : ex. EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 83.6 Small-scale research and de ve lopment, labo ratory o perations, and pilot projects Siting. construction, modification, operation. and decommiSSioning of facilities for smaliscale research

251

Property:NEPA Application | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Application Application Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA Application Property Type Page Description NEPA application files. All NOIs. Drilling permits are also appropriate. This is a property of type Page. Pages using the property "NEPA Application" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) D DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2009-0030-CX + 87401 - NOI.pdf +, 87402 - NOI.pdf +, 87400 - NOI.pdf +, ... DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2009-0051-CX + 88819 - NOI - 2009-09.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2010-0008-CX + 88211 - NOI.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-CO1000-2010-0009-CX + NVN-088209-NOI.pdf +, NVN-088209 - NOI(a).pdf +, NVN-088212-NOI.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-CO1000-2010-0010-CX + 88210 - NOI.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-CO1000-2010-0011-CX + NVN-088209-NOI.pdf +, NVN-088209 - NOI(a).pdf +

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NEPA-106 26feb13.pub  

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

O O U N C I L O N E N V I R O N M E N T A L Q U A L I T Y E X E C U T I V E O F F I C E O F T H E P R E S I D E N T A N D A D V I S O R Y C O U N C I L O N H I S T O R I C P R E S E R V A T I O N NEPA and NHPA A Handbook for Integrating NEPA and Section 106 M A RC H 2 0 1 3 C O U N C I L O N E N V I R O N M E N T A L Q U A L I T Y E X E C U T I V E O F F I C E O F T H E P R E S I D E N T A N D A D V I S O R Y C O U N C I L O N H I S T O R I C P R E S E R V A T I O N NEPA and NHPA A Handbook for Integrating NEPA and Section 106 M A RC H 2 0 1 3 NEPA and NHPA │ 3 │ March 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS I. Introduction ................................................................................................................................... 4 II. Background ..................................................................................................................................... 6 III. Relationship Between Section 106 and NEPA ...................................................................... 10

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New Process for Producing Styrene Cuts Costs, Saves Energy, and Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions  

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

Styrofoam cups are one of many Styrofoam cups are one of many products made from styrene monomer. Exelus Inc. (Livingston, NJ), established in 2000, develops and licenses "Cleaner-by- Design" chemical technologies to produce a vast array of products and materials used in consumer goods, transportation, and food processing. Currently, the company's principal process technologies are: ExSact - a refining technology that overcomes the environmental concerns, safety hazards and rising costs associated with conventional liquid acid technologies ExSyM - energy efficient, low cost SM production technology BTG - efficient, cost-effective conversion of biomass to clean, high-octane, gasoline-compatible fuel http://www.exelusinc.com/ New Process for Producing Styrene Cuts Costs, Saves Energy, and Reduces

254

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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Glossary of Terms Used in DOE NEPA Documents | Department of...  

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Glossary of Terms Used in DOE NEPA Documents Glossary of Terms Used in DOE NEPA Documents This Glossary is provided as a resource for preparing technical glossaries and related...

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Property:NEPA EA EIS Report Url | Open Energy Information  

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EA EIS Report Url Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA EA EIS Report Url Property Type URL Description URLs to EAEIS Reports for NEPA Docs This is a property of type...

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Geothermal NEPA Workshop at GRC | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Geothermal NEPA Workshop at GRC Geothermal NEPA Workshop at GRC Home > Groups > Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap Kyoung's picture Submitted by Kyoung(155) Contributor 14 October, 2013 - 20:19 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. 1. NEPA Database: The NEPA Database was developed on OpenEI as a way to assemble NEPA-related documents and meta-data in one location. As of this posting, there are 175 document sets in the collection, including

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National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) | Department of Energy  

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

Environmental Management System » National Environmental Management System » National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Regulations and Links DOE NEPA Website NEPA Compliance Program (DOE O 451.1B) Council on Environmental Quality Citizen's Guide to the NEPA Recent NEPA Actions and Determinations Categorically Excluded Actions Environmental Assessments (EA) Durango, Colorado, EA for Renewable Energy (June 2011) Rocky Flats, Colorado, EA for Surface Water Configuration (May 2011) Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic EIS (In Progress) Uranium Leasing Program Draft PEIS public comment period extended to May 31, 2013 Annual NEPA Planning Summaries 2013 2012 LM NEPA Compliance Officers (NCOs) Tracy Ribeiro, primary: (303) 410-4817

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Using the NEPA Requirements and Guidance - Search Index  

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

the NEPA Requirements and Guidance - Search Index the NEPA Requirements and Guidance - Search Index Step 2: Entering a Search Term or Phrase 1. Locate the downloaded file, right click on it, select "Extract all", extract it to any location on your computer or USB drive. 2. Locate and Open the extracted folder "NEPA Requirements and Guidance - Search Index". 3. Locate and Open the .PDX file titled "Search - NEPA Requirements and Guidance" to open search form.

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Property:NEPA Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Property Property Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Property:NEPA Resources Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA Resources Property Type Page Description Resources that could be impacted by geothermal development and monitored by NEPA Subproperties This property has the following 10 subproperties: C CA-017-05-051 D DOE-EA-1116 DOE-EA-1621 D cont. DOE-EA-1733 DOE-EA-1849 DOI-BLM-CA-EA-2002-??? DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0051-EA D cont. DOI-BLM-NV-CO10-2011-0501-EA DOI-BLM-OR-P040-0021-EA DOI-BLM-OR-V040-2009-0059-EA Pages using the property "NEPA Resources" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) B BLM-NV-WN-ES-08-01-1310, NV-020-08-01#NEPAImpact_with_Recreation + Recreation + BLM-NV-WN-ES-08-01-1310, NV-020-08-01#NEPAImpact_with_Economic_Values + Economic Values +

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Category:NEPA Doc | Open Energy Information  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Category Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Category:NEPA Doc Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Category: NEPA Documents Collections Add.png Add a new NEPA Document Collection Pages in category "NEPA Doc" The following 178 pages are in this category, out of 178 total. B BLM-NV-WN-ES-08-01-1310, NV-020-08-01 C CA-017-05-051 CA-067-2006-12 CA-170-02-15 CA-650-2005-086 CA-670-2010-107 CA-670-2010-CX CA-96062042 D DOE-EA-1116 DOE-EA-1621 DOE-EA-1676 DOE-EA-1733 DOE-EA-1759 DOE-EA-1849 DOE-EA-1961 DOE-EIS-0298 DOI-BLM-CA-C050-2009-0005-EA DOI-BLM-CA-EA-2002-??? DOI-BLM-CA-ES-2007-017-3200 DOI-BLM-CA-ES-2013-002+1793-EIS

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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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National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance Guide Volume 2 - Department of Energy NEPA Regulations and Guidance  

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

memorandum memorandum u DATE: REPLY TO AllN OP: SUSJECT TO. August 16, 1994 Office ofNEPA Oversight: EH-25:Lichtman:500-401 O Environmental Assessment Checklkt Secretarial Officers and Heads of Field Offices This memorandum transmits a new Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Assessment Checklist, prepared by the OMCS of Environment, Safety and Health to assist DOE components in cartying outtheir responsibilities undertheNational Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). A draft of this checklist was distributed for review and comment at the NEPA Compliance Officers meeting in February 1994. Although there is no requirement to use this checklist, we belleve it is a useful tool in the preparation and review of DOE environmental assessments.Nevertheless, a checklist approach has certain inherent limitations, as discussed on page 1. Some NEPA practitioners may find this checklist has

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Oil shale mining cost analysis. Volume I. Surface retorting process. Final report  

SciTech Connect

An Oil Shale Mining Economic Model (OSMEM) was developed and executed for mining scenarios representative of commercially feasible mining operations. Mining systems were evaluated for candidate sites in the Piceance Creek Basin. Mining methods selected included: (1) room-and-pillar; (2) chamber-and-pillar, with spent shale backfilling; (3) sublevel stopping; and (4) sublevel stopping, with spent shale backfilling. Mines were designed to extract oil shale resources to support a 50,000 barrels-per-day surface processing facility. Costs developed for each mining scenario included all capital and operating expenses associated with the underground mining methods. Parametric and sensitivity analyses were performed to determine the sensitivity of mining cost to changes in capital cost, operating cost, return on investment, and cost escalation.

Resnick, B.S.; English, L.M.; Metz, R.D.; Lewis, A.G.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mixed Waste Treatment Cost Analysis for a Range of GeoMelt Vitrification Process Configurations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

GeoMelt is a batch vitrification process used for contaminated site remediation and waste treatment. GeoMelt can be applied in several different configurations ranging from deep subsurface in situ treatment to aboveground batch plants. The process has been successfully used to treat a wide range of contaminated wastes and debris including: mixed low-level radioactive wastes; mixed transuranic wastes; polychlorinated biphenyls; pesticides; dioxins; and a range of heavy metals. Hypothetical cost estimates for the treatment of mixed low-level radioactive waste were prepared for the GeoMelt subsurface planar and in-container vitrification methods. The subsurface planar method involves in situ treatment and the in-container vitrification method involves treatment in an aboveground batch plant. The projected costs for the subsurface planar method range from $355-$461 per ton. These costs equate to 18-20 cents per pound. The projected cost for the in-container method is $1585 per ton. This cost equates to 80 cents per pound. These treatment costs are ten or more times lower than the treatment costs for alternative mixed waste treatment technologies according to a 1996 study by the US Department of Energy.

Thompson, L. E.

2002-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

267

Secretarial Memorandum on Integrating Project Management with NEPA  

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

Secretarial Memorandum on Integrating Project Management with NEPA Secretarial Memorandum on Integrating Project Management with NEPA Compliance to Improve Decision Making Secretarial Memorandum on Integrating Project Management with NEPA Compliance to Improve Decision Making June 12, 2012 - 4:14pm Addthis Declaring that "Compliance with [NEPA] is a pre-requisite to successful implementation of DOE programs and projects," the Secretary has signed a memorandum on "Improved Decision Making through the Integration of Program and Project Management with National Environmental Policy Act Compliance." The memo urges better use of existing tools and guidance, and highlights principles for strengthening NEPA compliance - for example, through Field and Headquarters teamwork, realistic schedules, and performance

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Two Peer Review Processes Help EM Achieve Cost, Schedule Targets in  

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

Two Peer Review Processes Help EM Achieve Cost, Schedule Targets in Two Peer Review Processes Help EM Achieve Cost, Schedule Targets in Environmental Cleanup Mission Two Peer Review Processes Help EM Achieve Cost, Schedule Targets in Environmental Cleanup Mission August 15, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Members of the project peer review team for the River Corridor Closure Project at the Hanford site gather for a photo while on a tour of Hanford's B Reactor National Historic Landmark in February. Members of the project peer review team for the River Corridor Closure Project at the Hanford site gather for a photo while on a tour of Hanford's B Reactor National Historic Landmark in February. WASHINGTON, D.C. - EM revamped and expanded peer reviews for its contracts and projects in the past year with a goal of improving performance and delivering results in the world's largest nuclear cleanup

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Two Peer Review Processes Help EM Achieve Cost, Schedule Targets in  

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

Peer Review Processes Help EM Achieve Cost, Schedule Targets in Peer Review Processes Help EM Achieve Cost, Schedule Targets in Environmental Cleanup Mission Two Peer Review Processes Help EM Achieve Cost, Schedule Targets in Environmental Cleanup Mission August 15, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Members of the project peer review team for the River Corridor Closure Project at the Hanford site gather for a photo while on a tour of Hanford's B Reactor National Historic Landmark in February. Members of the project peer review team for the River Corridor Closure Project at the Hanford site gather for a photo while on a tour of Hanford's B Reactor National Historic Landmark in February. WASHINGTON, D.C. - EM revamped and expanded peer reviews for its contracts and projects in the past year with a goal of improving performance and delivering results in the world's largest nuclear cleanup

270

Title, Location, Document Number Estimated Cost Description  

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

Moody to Lev, SUBJECT: NEPA 2012 APS for DOE-SRS, Dated: JAN 25 2012 Moody to Lev, SUBJECT: NEPA 2012 APS for DOE-SRS, Dated: JAN 25 2012 Title, Location, Document Number Estimated Cost Description EA Determination Date: uncertain Transmittal to State: uncertain EA Approval: uncertain FONSI: uncertain EA Determination Date: uncertain Transmittal to State: uncertain EA Approval: uncertain FONSI: uncertain Total Estimated Cost $65,000 Annual NEPA Planning Summary NEPA Reviews of Proposals to Implement Enterprise SRS Initiatives unknown The Savannah River Site Strategic Plan for 2011 - 2015 describes 12 initiatives that Enterprise SRS will pursue by applying SRS's management core competencies in nuclear materials. Implementation of new missions resulting from this effort will likely require NEPA review. However, until firm proposals are developed

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Cost of meeting geothermal hydrogen sulfide emission regulations. [DOW, EIC, Stretford, and iron catalyst processes  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

H{sub 2}S emission abatement processes considered feasible for control of airborne emissions included two upstream and two downstream treatment techniques. From literature describing the technical aspects of the processes, individual treatment cost functions were developed. These functions were then used to estimate the range of costs that may be encountered when controlling H{sub 2}S emissions to meet given standards. Treatment costs include estimates of certain fixed charges and overheads that normally apply to long lived capital investment projects of similar nature. Continuing experience with control technology for H{sub 2}S abatement indicates process application may have a significant impact on the total cost of geothermal electricity at sites with H{sub 2}S concentrations in excess of 50 ppM{sub w}. Approximately four sites of the 38 USGS high temperature hydrothermal systems fall into this category. At Baca, New Mexico the cost of controlling H{sub 2}S emissions was estimated to be 5.5 mills per kWh. Calculations were based on a 50 MWe flashed steam plant using the Stretford-Peroxide combination of processes to achieve 99% abatement.

Wells, K.D.; Currie, J.W.; Weakley, S.A.; Ballinger, M.Y.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Award-Winning Etching Process Cuts Solar Cell Costs (Fact Sheet)  

SciTech Connect

NREL scientists have invented the 'black silicon' nanocatalytic wet-chemical etch, an inexpensive, one-step process that literally turns the solar cells black, allowing them to absorb more than 98% of incident sunlight. The process costs just a few cents per watt of solar-cell power-producing capacity. Increases in manufactured cell efficiencies of up to 0.8% are possible because of the reduced reflectance of black silicon. This would reduce silicon solar module costs by $5-$10 per module.

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2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE-Wide NEPA Contracting | Department of Energy  

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

DOE-Wide NEPA Contracting DOE-Wide NEPA Contracting DOE-Wide NEPA Contracting DOE has seven indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (task order) contracts for use by DOE Program and Field Offices nationwide, including the National Nuclear Security Agency (NNSA) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.These contracts are for NEPA support services in preparing EISs and EAs, environmental reports and other documentation required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in its review of license applications, and other related environmental documents, such as floodplain and wetland assessments. The links above provide useful information to potential users of the DOE-wide NEPA contracts primarily DOE NEPA Compliance Officers, NEPA Document Managers, and Contracting Officers. The documents are public

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NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 4th Quarter FY 1996  

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

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

275

Integrated Emissions Control - Process Review: Multi-Pollutant Process Cost Comparisons  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As the need for more stringent controls for power plant emissions increases, so does the need for more cost effective approaches to reducing these pollutants. Current methods employ technologies designed to reduce specific pollutants, which require combinations of different emission control systems. Some air pollution control suppliers and utilities are developing technologies that have the potential to reduce the emission rates for multiple pollutants simultaneously with the goal of identifying integrat...

2002-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

276

DOE Annual NEPA Planning Summary report templates 2011  

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

Western Area Power Administration" Western Area Power Administration" "January 2011" "Title, Location, Document Number","Reserved For GC use","Estimated Cost","Estimated Schedule (NEPA Milestones)",,"Description" "Sand Hills Wind Project, Wyoming, DOE/EA-1581",,"Applicant Funded","EA Determination Date:",39038,"Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is the lead Federal agency for the proposed wind farm in southern Wyoming. Western is a cooperating agency. Proposed project below 50 MW. " ,,,"Transmittal to State:",40330 ,,,"EA Approval:" ,,,"FONSI:" "Windy Hollow Wind Project, Wyoming, DOE/EA-1610",,"Applicant Funded","EA Determination Date:",39500,"Proposed wind project less than 50 average MW. The Applicant is negotiating to sell the proposed project. EA is proceeding slowly. Project placed on hold by proponent and currently negotiating with possible project buyer."

277

DEPARTlVIENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERl\1INATION  

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

lotl.Ol) lotl.Ol) u.s. DEPARTlVIENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERl\1INATION REel PI ENT:Contra Costa Economic Partnership Page I of2 STATE: CA PROJECT TITLE: The Diablo Regional Distributed Solar Energy Generation Expedited Permit Process Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number em Number DE·FQA-OOOOS49 DE·EEOOOS699 GFO-OOO5699-001 0 Based on my review of the information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EI S APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A11 Technical advice and assistance to organizations Tedmical advice and planning assistance to intemational , national, state, and local organizations.

278

u.s. DEPARThIENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DFTFlUDNATION  

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

lA'''1, lA'''1, u.s. DEPARThIENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DFTFlUDNATION Page 1 of3 RECIPIENT:HCl CleanTech STATE: VA PROJECf TITLE: Biomass Pre-extraction, Hydrolysis and Conversion Process Improvements for an Integrated Biorefinery Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA-OOOO337 DE-EEOOO5003 GF()"o()()5003-OO1 0 Based on my review of the information concerning the proposf'd action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 4SI.IA), I have made the rollowing determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 83.6 Siting, construction (or modification). operation, and decommissioning of facilities for indoor benen-scale research projects and conventional laboratory operations (for example, preparation of chemical standards and sample analysis);

279

.s. DI1PARTlvffim OF ENFRGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

DI1PARTlvffim OF ENFRGY DI1PARTlvffim OF ENFRGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION RECIPU:NT: Missouri Corn Merchandising Council PROJECT TITLE: Missouri Ethanol Blend Infrastructure Project Page 1 of2 STATE: MO Funding Opportunity Announcement Number PrO(urement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number em Number GFO-10-356 0 Based on my review oflhe information conc:erniog fbI' proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authori7.ed under DOE Order4S1.IA), I bave made the following determination : ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 85.2 Modifications to 011, gas, and geothermal facility pump and piping configurations, manifolds. metering systems, and other instrumentation that would not change design process flow rates or affect permitted air emisSlOns

280

IIIENI OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MAN AGEMENT CENTER NEPA DEIERl\llNAIIoN  

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

DEPARI DEPARI IIIENI OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MAN AGEMENT CENTER NEPA DEIERl\llNAIIoN RECIPIENT ;Slale of Wisconsin SEP ARRA Caseus Energy Inc. PROJECT TITLE; SEP - Wney Permeale 10 Ethanol Process Page 1 of2 ST ATE; WI Funding Opportunity Announcement Number DE FOA 000052 Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number GFO-10-147-007 0 Based on my review of the information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.IA), I have made the followin~ determination; CX, EA, EI S APPEND IX AND NUMBER; Oescription: 85.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical

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281

The cost of ethanol production from lignocellulosic biomass -- A comparison of selected alternative processes. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The purpose of this report is to compare the cost of selected alternative processes for the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol. In turn, this information will be used by the ARS/USDA to guide the management of research and development programs in biomass conversion. The report will identify where the cost leverages are for the selected alternatives and what performance parameters need to be achieved to improve the economics. The process alternatives considered here are not exhaustive, but are selected on the basis of having a reasonable potential in improving the economics of producing ethanol from biomass. When other alternatives come under consideration, they should be evaluated by the same methodology used in this report to give fair comparisons of opportunities. A generic plant design is developed for an annual production of 25 million gallons of anhydrous ethanol using corn stover as the model substrate at $30/dry ton. Standard chemical engineering techniques are used to give first order estimates of the capital and operating costs. Following the format of the corn to ethanol plant, there are nine sections to the plant; feed preparation, pretreatment, hydrolysis, fermentation, distillation and dehydration, stillage evaporation, storage and denaturation, utilities, and enzyme production. There are three pretreatment alternatives considered: the AFEX process, the modified AFEX process (which is abbreviated as MAFEX), and the STAKETECH process. These all use enzymatic hydrolysis and so an enzyme production section is included in the plant. The STAKETECH is the only commercially available process among the alternative processes.

Grethlein, H.E.; Dill, T.

1993-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

282

Property:NEPA Consultant | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Consultant Consultant Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA Consultant Property Type Page Pages using the property "NEPA Consultant" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) B BLM-NV-WN-ES-08-01-1310, NV-020-08-01 + Environmental Management Associates + C CA-017-05-051 + Environmental Management Associates, Inc. + CA-067-2006-12 + Environmental Management Associates, Inc. + CA-170-02-15 + EMA Associates + CA-670-2010-107 + NA + CA-670-2010-CX + NA + CA-96062042 + MHA Environmental Consulting, Inc. + D DOE-EA-1621 + MHA Environmental Consulting + DOE-EA-1733 + RMT Inc + DOE-EIS-0298 + Environmental Management Associates, Inc. + DOI-BLM-CA-C050-2009-0005-EA + ICF International + DOI-BLM-CA-EA-2002-??? + MHA Environmental Consulting, Inc. +

283

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

284

WIPP Documents - National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)  

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National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Adoption of Environmental Assessment DOI-BLM-NM-P020-11-1414 Double Eagle Water System DOE/EA-1905 October 2011 This document examines the potential environmental impacts associated with providing DOE funding for the proposed improvements to the City of Carlsbad Double Eagle Water System Amendment to the Record of Decision for the Department of Energy's Waste Management Program: Treatment and Storage of Transuranic Waste This Federal Register Notice relates to DOE sending contact-handled and remote-handled transuranic waste from certain generator sites as needed to the Idaho National Laboratory to be treated and characterized prior to shipment to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant for disposal. Environmental Assessment for Actinide Chemistry and Repository Science Laboratory

285

LM_NEPA-APS-2013.pdf  

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

FOR FOR FROM: SUBJECT: Deparment of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 29, 2013 GREGORY H. WOODS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNCIL, GC-1 n= DAVID S. SHAFER, Ph.D. C�d�KF= �= U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF LEGACY MANAGEMENT OFFICE OF SITE OPERATIONS -ACTING DIRECTOR Annual NEP A Planning Summary Attached is the Annual NEPA Planning Summary for the U.S. Department of Energy, Offce of

286

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

287

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.

288

The Army Air Forces NEPA Project  

SciTech Connect

Included herein is a historical record of the AAF sponsored NEPA Project during the period of October 1945, to the present time, and covers in narrative form the nature of planning leading to the implementation of the project, the establishment of the operating group and its relationship to the Manhattan District (later to become the Atomic Energy Commission) and the approach to applicable technological problems bearing on both nuclear science and aeronautical propulsion engineering aspects.

Gasser, C.D.

1947-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

289

NNSA_KCFO_NEPA-APS-2013.pdf  

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

National Nuclear Security Administration National Nuclear Security Administration Kansas City- Field Ofice 2000 E. 95th Street Kansas City, Missouri 64131-3030 January 31, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR: GREGORY H. WOODS FROM: SUBJECT: {E �L o �= L. HOLECEK - ANAGER Annual National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Planning Summary for 2013 In response to your memorandum of December 7, 2012, the following summary information is provided for all field locations in Missouri and New Mexico that are managed by the

290

2007 NEPA Survey 7.17.xls  

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

7 7 Navy 1 0 Adverse dispositions: 95 NRC 0 1 TRO 2 DOI - BLM 7 8 Preliminary Injunction 10 - FWS 3 1 Permanent Injunction 18 - BuRec 3 0 Remand 23 - NPS 2 1 Dismissal w/ settlement 15 - BIA/NIGC 2 0 Dismissal w/o settlement 27 - MMS 2 0 Case pending, NEPA 168 - OSM 1 0 USDA - FS 40 23 - APHIS 1 4 DOC - NOAA 2 2 Army - COE 1 3 Gov't Agency Army 0 2 Jurisdictional - P prevailed 3 DOT - FHWA 4 0 Jurisdictional - D prevailed 12 - FTA 2 0 NEPA - Not required 10 - FAA 5 1 NEPA - Is required 4 DOE 1 0 CE - Adequate 7 EPA 2 1 CE - Not Adequate 6 HUD 0 0 EA - Adequate* 14 Air Force 0 1 EA - Not Adequate* 15 TVA 1 1 EIS - Adequate* 29 FCC 0 0 EIS - Not Adequate* 35 GSA 0 0 SEIS - Needed* 9 Ex-Im Bank (OPEC) 0 0 SEIS -Not Needed* 6 USPS 1 0 HHS-FDA 1 0 -NIH 0 0 VA 0 0 DHS - CBP 1 0 - CG 1

291

Property:NEPA FONSI | Open Energy Information  

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FONSI FONSI Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA FONSI Property Type Page Description FONSI files for NEPA Docs This is a property of type Page. Pages using the property "NEPA FONSI" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) B BLM-NV-WN-ES-08-01-1310, NV-020-08-01 + BLM-NV-WN-ES-08-01-1310 EA DR and FONSI.pdf + C CA-170-02-15 + EA CA-170-02-15-FONSI-DR.pdf + CA-96062042 + FourmileHill ROD.pdf + D DOE-EA-1621 + EA-1621-FONSI-2008.pdf + DOE-EA-1676 + EA-1676-FONSI-2009.pdf + DOE-EA-1733 + EA-1733-FONSI-2010.pdf + DOE-EA-1759 + EA-1759-FONSI-2010.pdf + DOE-EA-1849 + DOE-EA-1849-FONSI.pdf + DOE-EIS-0298 + TelephoneFlat ROD.pdf + DOI-BLM-CA-C050-2009-0005-EA + Management Review of AltaRock Project Final FONSI.pdf +, AltaRock FONSI 2009 09 11.pdf +

292

Property:NEPA Decision | Open Energy Information  

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Decision Decision Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA Decision Property Type Page Description Files documenting decisions on NEPA Docs This is a property of type Page. Pages using the property "NEPA Decision" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) B BLM-NV-WN-ES-08-01-1310, NV-020-08-01 + BLM-NV-WN-ES-08-01-1310 EA DR and FONSI.pdf + D DOE-EA-1621 + CX-001816.pdf + DOE-EA-1733 + CX-002924.pdf + DOE-EA-1961 + Kalispell-Kerr EA Determination Memo.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2010-0006-EA + DOI-BLM-NV-W030-2010-0006-EA DECISION.pdf +, DOI-BLM-NV-W030-2010-0006-EA CONDITIONS.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2011-0001-EA + Coyote Canyon Decision Record March 2011.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2011-0514-EA + DOI-BLM-C010-2011-0514-EA-DR.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2011-0516-EA + DixieMeadows DecisionRecord 01 17 12.pdf +

293

Novel cost allocation framework for natural gas processes: methodology and application to plan economic optimization  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Natural gas plants can have multiple owners for raw natural gas streams and processing facilities as well as for multiple products. Therefore, a proper cost allocation method is necessary for taxation of the profits from natural gas and crude oil as well as for cost sharing among gas producers. However, cost allocation methods most often used in accounting, such as the sales value method and the physical units method, may produce unacceptable or even illogical results when applied to natural gas processes. Wright and Hall (1998) proposed a new approach called the design benefit method (DBM), based upon engineering principles, and Wright et al. (2001) illustrated the potential of the DBM for reliable cost allocation for natural gas processes by applying it to a natural gas process. In the present research, a rigorous modeling technique for the DBM has been developed based upon a Taylor series approximation. Also, we have investigated a cost allocation framework that determines the virtual flows, models the equipment, and evaluates cost allocation for applying the design benefit method to other scenarios, particularly those found in the petroleum and gas industries. By implementing these individual procedures on a computer, the proposed framework easily can be developed as a software package, and its application can be extended to large-scale processes. To implement the proposed cost allocation framework, we have investigated an optimization methodology specifically geared toward economic optimization problems encountered in natural gas plants. Optimization framework can provide co-producers who share raw natural gas streams and processing plants not only with optimal operating conditions but also with valuable information that can help evaluate their contracts. This information can be a reasonable source for deciding new contracts for co-producers. For the optimization framework, we have developed a genetic-quadratic search algorithm (GQSA) consisting of a general genetic algorithm and a quadratic search that is a suitable technique for solving optimization problems including process flowsheet optimization. The GQSA inherits the advantages of both genetic algorithms and quadratic search techniques, and it can find the global optimum with high probability for discontinuous as well as non-convex optimization problems much faster than general genetic algorithms.

Jang, Won-Hyouk

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

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

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

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),

295

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

296

Los Alamos Waste Management Cost Estimation Model; Final report: Documentation of waste management process, development of Cost Estimation Model, and model reference manual  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This final report completes the Los Alamos Waste Management Cost Estimation Project, and includes the documentation of the waste management processes at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) for hazardous, mixed, low-level radioactive solid and transuranic waste, development of the cost estimation model and a user reference manual. The ultimate goal of this effort was to develop an estimate of the life cycle costs for the aforementioned waste types. The Cost Estimation Model is a tool that can be used to calculate the costs of waste management at LANL for the aforementioned waste types, under several different scenarios. Each waste category at LANL is managed in a separate fashion, according to Department of Energy requirements and state and federal regulations. The cost of the waste management process for each waste category has not previously been well documented. In particular, the costs associated with the handling, treatment and storage of the waste have not been well understood. It is anticipated that greater knowledge of these costs will encourage waste generators at the Laboratory to apply waste minimization techniques to current operations. Expected benefits of waste minimization are a reduction in waste volume, decrease in liability and lower waste management costs.

Matysiak, L.M.; Burns, M.L.

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Initial cost analysis of a desalination process utilizing hydrotalcite and permutite for ion sequestration.  

SciTech Connect

An initial cost analysis of a proposed desalination process was performed. The proposed process utilizes tailored inorganic ion exchangers, hydrotalcite and permutite, to sequester anions and cations from a brackish water solution. Three different process scenarios were considered: (1) disposal of the spent exchangers as dry waste (2) conventional chemical regeneration, and (3) acid regeneration of permutite coupled with thermal (550 C) regeneration of hydrotalcite. Disposal of the resin and conventional regeneration are not viable options from an economic standpoint. Applying limited data and optimistic assumptions to the third scenario yielded an estimate of $2.34/kgal of product water. Published values for applying conventional reverse osmosis to similar water streams range from $0.70 to $2.65/kgal. Consistent with these baseline values, the Water Treatment Estimation Routine, WaTER, developed by the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation produced a cost estimate of $1.16/kgal for brackish water reverse osmosis.

Miller, James Edward; Evans, Lindsey R.

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

NETL: IEP - Bench-Scale Silicone Process for Low-Cost CO2 Capture  

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Bench-Scale Silicone Process for Low-Cost CO2 Capture Bench-Scale Silicone Process for Low-Cost CO2 Capture Project No.: FE0007502 GE Global Research and their project partners are conducting research on the use of a novel silicone solvent to capture CO2 with a continuous bench-scale system. The project will utilize both computational and experimental methods. Previously measured experimental data from a continuous laboratory-scale CO2 capture system will be used to design this bench-scale system. Data from the bench-scale system, such as kinetics and mass transfer information, will be used to determine scale-up effects and needed design parameters to develop a scale-up strategy, update cost of electricity (COE) calculations and perform a technical and economic feasibility study. A manufacturing plan for the aminosilicone solvent and a price model will be used for optimization. The final objective of the program is to demonstrate, at the bench-scale, a process that achieves 90 percent CO2 capture efficiency with less than a 35 percent increase in the COE. Development of this scalable bench-scale process combined with a rigorous process model and thorough manufacturability analysis for the solvent, will enable a practical technology path to later development at larger scales and commercialization. The technology will eventually be retrofittable to coal-based power plants.

299

EIS-0359: Notice of Change in National Environmental Policy (NEPA)  

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

Notice of Change in National Environmental Policy (NEPA) Notice of Change in National Environmental Policy (NEPA) Compliance Approach EIS-0359: Notice of Change in National Environmental Policy (NEPA) Compliance Approach Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Conversion Facilities Project Notice of Change in National Environmental Policy (NEPA) Compliance Approach for the Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Conversion Facilities Project (4/28/03). The purpose of this Notice is to inform the public of the change in the approach for the NEPA review for the DUF6 conversion projects for Paducah and Portsmouth, and to invite public comments on the revised approach. DOE/EIS-0359, Department of Energy, Notice of Change in National Environmental Policy (NEPA) Compliance Approach for the Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Conversion Facilities Project, 68 FR 22368 (April 2003)

300

Consideration Of Cumulative Impacts In EPA Review of NEPA Documents |  

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

Consideration Of Cumulative Impacts In EPA Review of NEPA Documents Consideration Of Cumulative Impacts In EPA Review of NEPA Documents Consideration Of Cumulative Impacts In EPA Review of NEPA Documents The purpose of this guidance is to assist EPA reviewers of NEPA documents in providing accurate, realistic, and consistent comments on the assessment of cumulative impacts. The guidance focuses on specific issues that are critical in EPA's review of NEPA documents under Section 309 of the Clean Air Act. The guidance offers information on what issues to look for in the analysis, what practical considerations should be kept in mind when reviewing the analysis, and what should be said in EPA comments concerning the adequacy of the analysis. Consideration Of Cumulative Impacts In EPA Review of NEPA Documents More Documents & Publications

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301

NEPA Implementation Procedures: Appendices I, II, and III | Department of  

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

NEPA Implementation Procedures: Appendices I, II, and III NEPA Implementation Procedures: Appendices I, II, and III NEPA Implementation Procedures: Appendices I, II, and III These appendices are intended to improve public participation and facilitate agency compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Council on Environmental Quality's NEPA Regulations, the last version appeared in the Federal Register of Friday, December 21,1984 (49 FR 49754). Note: The specfic contact information is outdated and should not be used for consultation or outreach. Appendix I - Federal and Federal-State Agency NEPA Contacts Appendix II - Federal and Federal- State Agencies With Jurisdiction by Law or Special Expertise on Environmental Quality Issues Appendix III - Federal and Federal-State Agency Offices for

302

Glossary of Terms Used in DOE NEPA Documents  

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

N E P A GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN DOE NEPA DOCUMENTS September 1998 U.S. Department of Energy Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance Glossary of Terms Used in DOE NEPA Documents SEPTEMBER 1998 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF NEPA POLICY AND COMPLIANCE PREFACE Purpose of this Glossary This Glossary is provided as a resource for preparing technical glossaries and related explanatory material (such as text-box explanations of technical concepts) for DOE National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents. Technical terms used in DOE NEPA documents should be defined to aid lay readers' understanding. Definitions may be provided either in the body of the document (recommended for terms that have different meanings technically than colloquially,

303

Directory of Potential Stakeholders for DOE Actions under NEPA | Department  

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

Directory of Potential Stakeholders for DOE Actions under NEPA Directory of Potential Stakeholders for DOE Actions under NEPA Directory of Potential Stakeholders for DOE Actions under NEPA DOE Offices are encouraged to be inclusive in providing potentially interested parties with opportunities to review NEPA documents. This Directory of Potential Stakeholders for DOE Actions under NEPA is primarily intended to supplement lists that Departmental Offices compile for individual projects or facilities. It complements the EIS Distribution Guidance. The Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance updates this Directory annually in July and may issue revisions throughout the year as new information becomes available. NEPAStakeholdersDirectory_10_29_13.pdf More Documents & Publications Diversity Employment and Recruitment Sources

304

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance Guide, Sandia National Laboratories  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report contains a comprehensive National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance Guide for the Sandia National Laboratories. It is based on the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) NEPA regulations in 40 CFR Parts 1500 through 1508; the US Department of Energy (DOE) N-EPA implementing procedures in 10 CFR Part 102 1; DOE Order 5440.1E; the DOE ``Secretarial Policy Statement on the National Environmental Policy Act`` of June 1994- Sandia NEPA compliance procedures-, and other CEQ and DOE guidance. The Guide includes step-by-step procedures for preparation of Environmental Checklists/Action Descriptions Memoranda (ECL/ADMs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), and Environmental Impact Statements (EISs). It also includes sections on ``Dealing With NEPA Documentation Problems`` and ``Special N-EPA Compliance Issues.``

Hansen, R.P. [Hansen Environmental Consultants, Englewood, CO (United States)

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Development of a method for recording energy costs and uses during the construction process  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Rising energy costs should be a concern to contractors, designers, and owners. It is difficult to make a quantity takeoff for energy usage because these costs are imbedded in the materials, equipment, or overhead costs. This research examines energy consumption during the construction process, sets forth methods for recording this energy consumption and establishes a program for the recording and analysis of this data. An energy study of electricity, gasoline, and diesel consumption was made for the construction of three buildings to determine what data was available. After available data was evaluated, and the Energy Data Analysis program developed, three other construction sites were visited to determine how readily energy data can be recorded using the program. Four construction energy phases were identified from this research. The four phases are: 1) site clearing and preparation, 2) building structure, 3) interior finishes, and 4) commissioning. The main type of energy consumption during Phase 1 is diesel fuel for earth moving equipment. The energy uses for Phases 2 and 3 varied considerably among the projects studied and were difficult to quantify. However, the energy use during these phases was low compared to other phases and for many projects may not be economical to evaluate. During Phase 4, electrical energy demand was high due to Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) commissioning requirements and power up of all electrical power uses including lighting. These few construction projects are not enough to make definitive conclusions about what percentage of the total project cost is spent on energy. This research found that construction energy costs vary during different phases of the building process and can be a significant part of that phase (as high as 5.7% of the cost). The Visual Basic program developed during this research will facilitate future energy studies on construction sites. When the program is applied to a project, it identifies and quantifies the energy use, and makes predictions as to which project tasks warrant further energy studies.

Arnold, Althea Gayle

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

Cost savings deliverables and criteria for the OST technology decision process  

SciTech Connect

This document has been prepared to assist focus area (FA) technical and management teams in understanding the cost savings deliverables associated with a technology system during its research and development (R and D) phases. It discusses the usefulness of cost analysis in the decision-making process, and asserts that the level of confidence and data quality of a cost analysis is proportional to the maturity of the technology system`s development life cycle. Suggestions of specific investment criteria or cost savings metrics that a FA might levy on individual research projects are made but the final form of these elements should be stipulated by the FA management based on their rationale for a successful technology development project. Also, cost savings deliverables for a single FA will be more detailed than those for management of the Office of Science and Technology (OST). For example, OST management may want an analysis of the overall return on investment for each FA, while the FA program manager may want this analysis and the return on investment metrics for each technology research activity the FA supports.

McCown, A.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

NETL: Bench-Scale Process for Low-Cost Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture Using a  

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Bench-Scale Process for Low-Cost Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture Using a Phase-Changing Absorbent Bench-Scale Process for Low-Cost Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture Using a Phase-Changing Absorbent Project No.: DE-FE0013687 GE global is constructing and operating a continuous, bench-scale CO2 capture system that employs a phase-changing silicone solvent . Experimental data obtained at the laboratory scale in a previous ARPA-E funded project, including mass transfer and kinetic information, is being used to determine process scalability and perform a techno-economic assessment of the commercial scale process. The manufacturability of the solvent is being examined to obtain the material needed for bench-scale testing. Data obtained from the bench-scale system will include mass transfer parameters, kinetic parameters, heat transfer parameters, solvent stability, effects of flue gas contaminants, and recommended operating conditions. Other data such as absorption/desorption isotherms and solvent regeneration energy will be determined in laboratory testing. The solvent manufacturing cost, the bench-scale engineering data, and the laboratory property data will be used to complete the techno-economic assessment and to develop a scale-up strategy for commercialization.

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE...  

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3 Recipient. aunty of Montgomery, MD ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific...

309

DOE-wide NEPA Contracts | Department of Energy  

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

Center, on behalf of the Department, issued in late 2002 to provide support services for NEPA document preparation and related environmental tasks. Any Program or Field Office of...

310

DOE NEPA Implementing Procedures: Final Rule (57 Fed Reg 15122...  

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

Act," to incorporate revised provision of DOE's Guidelines for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). 10CFR102104241992.pdf...

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Need to Consider Intentional Destructive Acts in NEPA Documents  

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DOE National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents, including environmental impact statements (EISs) and environmental assessments (EAs), should explicitly address potential environmental...

312

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EE RE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATIO...  

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NEPA DETERMINATION RECIPIENT:Vermonl Sustainable Jobs Fund PROJECT T ITLE: Vermont Biofuels Initiative:Otter Creek Biofuels Page 1 of 2 STATE: VT Funding Opportunity...

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National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) | Department of Energy  

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2012 Section 1222 of the Energy Policy Act 2005 International Electricity Regulation Presidential Permits Export Authorizations Pending Applications NEPA Other Regulatory...

314

DOE Order 451.1B: NEPA Compliance Program  

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The purpose of this Order is to establish DOE internal requirements and responsibilities for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality...

315

Continuous Process for Low-Cost, High-Quality YSZ Powder  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes results obtained by NexTech Materials, Ltd. in a project funded by DOE under the auspices of the Solid-State Energy Conversion Alliance (SECA). The project focused on development of YSZ electrolyte powder synthesis technology that could be ''tailored'' to the process-specific needs of different solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) designs being developed by SECA's industry teams. The work in the project involved bench-scale processing work aimed at establishing a homogeneous precipitation process for producing YSZ electrolyte powder, scaleup of the process to 20-kilogram batch sizes, and evaluation of the YSZ powder products produced by the process. The developed process involved the steps of: (a) preparation of an aqueous hydrous oxide slurry via coprecipitation; (b) washing of residual salts from the precipitated hydroxide slurry followed by drying; (c) calcination of the dried powder to crystallize the YSZ powder and achieve desired surface area; and (d) milling of the calcined powder to targeted particle size. YSZ powders thus prepared were subjected to a comprehensive set of characterization and performance tests, including particle size distribution and surface area analyses, sintering performance studies, and ionic conductivity measurements. A number of different YSZ powder formulations were established, all of which had desirable performance attributes relative to commercially available YSZ powders. Powder characterization and performance metrics that were established at the onset of the project were met or exceeded. A manufacturing cost analysis was performed, and a manufactured cost of $27/kg was estimated based on this analysis. The analysis also allowed an identification of process refinements that would lead to even lower cost.

Scott L. Swartz; Michael Beachy; Matthew M. Seabaugh

2006-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary engineering and cost analysis of Purdue/Tsao cellulose hydrolysis (solvent) process  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Using information published on the Purdue/Tsao Acid Solution Process for the Hydrolysis of Ligno-Cellulosic materials--specifically corn stovers--an engineering and cost analysis was performed for a battery limits facility to produce sufficient glucose syrup for 25 million gallons per year of ethanol. A capital investment estimate of 59 million dollars was derived. This estimate was based on vendor quoted equipment prices and a detailed consideration of all aspects of constructing the facility. The product transfer cost of the fermentable sugars--pentoses and hexoses--was estimated at 4.5 cents/pound. The major factor impacting the commercial feasibility of such a facility is the price assigned to the delivered corn stover. Although considerable development work on the process is required before it will be ready for commercialization, no technical problem was uncovered to preclude this commercialization.

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317

Advanced Oxyfuel Boilers and Process Heaters for Cost Effective CO2 Capture and Sequestration  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of the advanced boilers and process heaters program is to assess the feasibility of integrating Oxygen Transport Membranes (OTM) into combustion processes for cost effective CO{sub 2} capture and sequestration. Introducing CO{sub 2} capture into traditional combustion processes can be expensive, and the pursuit of alternative methods, like the advanced boiler/process heater system, may yield a simple and cost effective solution. In order to assess the integration of an advanced boiler/process heater process, this program addressed the following tasks: Task 1--Conceptual Design; Task 2--Laboratory Scale Evaluation; Task 3--OTM Development; Task 4--Economic Evaluation and Commercialization Planning; and Task 5--Program Management. This Final report documents and summarizes all of the work performed for the DOE award DE-FC26-01NT41147 during the period from January 2002-March 2007. This report outlines accomplishments for the following tasks: conceptual design and economic analysis, oxygen transport membrane (OTM) development, laboratory scale evaluations, and program management.

Max Christie; Rick Victor; Bart van Hassel; Nagendra Nagabushana; Juan Li; Joseph Corpus; Jamie Wilson

2007-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

318

Microsoft Word - PR-10085844 NEPA.docx  

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

5844 5844 Title: Replace BC 500 KVA Power Transformer Description: Subcontractor shall provide all labor, supervision, tools, equipment, and transportation required to procure, transport, install, test and pre-commission the new BC 500 KVA power transformer, SDTFW and new switch assembly. Work includes transportation of the transformer and switch assembly from the manufacturer's plant to BC; removal of existing equipment; unloading, assembly and installation of new equipment; and pre-commission testing. Subcontractor shall provide the lifting equipment required to remove the existing transformer and switch assembly, and to install the new equipment. Regulatory Requirements: NEPA Implementing Procedures (10 CFR 1021) 10 CFR 1021.410 (Application of Categorical Exclusions)

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Category:NEPA Resources | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Resources Resources Jump to: navigation, search Category of resources that could be impacted by activities related to geothermal development. Pages in category "NEPA Resources" The following 39 pages are in this category, out of 39 total. A Access and Transportation Air Quality Areas of Critical Environmental Concern B BLM Sensitive Species C Candidate and Special Status Species Cultural Resources E Economic Values Environmental Justice F Fire Resources Fisheries Resources Floodplains G Geology and Minerals I Induced Seismicity Impact I cont. Intentional Destructive Acts Invasive, Nonnative Species L Lands and Realty Lands with Wilderness Characteristics M Migratory Birds N Native American Concerns Noise P Paleontological Resources Prime or Unique Farmlands Public Health and Safety

320

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Dairy Processing Industry  

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energy costs by implementing energy efficiency measures can2005a). Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost SavingL ABORATORY Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving

Brush, Adrian

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. DEPARTIVmNT OF ENFRGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEP.A DETFmllNATION  

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DEPARTIVmNT OF ENFRGY DEPARTIVmNT OF ENFRGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEP.A DETFmllNATION RECIPIENT:MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. Page 1 of2 STATE: MO PROJECT TITLE: High Quality, Low Cost Bulk Gallium Nitride (GaN) Substrates Grown by the Electrochemical Solution Growth Method Funding Opportunity Announcement Number DE-FOA-0000560 Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-EE0005755 GF0-0005755-001 G05755 Based on my r eview of the information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A), I have made the following determination: CX, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A9 Information gathering, analysis, and dissemination Information gathering (including, but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, site visits, and

322

Process designs and cost estimates for a medium Btu gasification plant using a wood feedstock  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A gasification plant to effect the conversion of wood to medium-Btu gas has been designed. The Purox gasifier and associated equipment were selected as a prototype, since this system is nearer to commercialization than others considered. The object was to determine the cost of those processing steps common to all gasification schemes and to identify specific research areas. A detailed flowsheet and mass-balance are presented. Capital investment statements for three plant sizes (400, 800, 1,600 oven-dry tons per day) are included along with manufacturing costs for each of these plants at three feedstock prices: $10, $20, $30 per green ton (or $20, $40, $60 per dry ton). The design incorporates a front-end handling system, package cryogenic oxygen plant, the Purox gasifier, a gas-cleaning train consisting of a spray scrubber, ionizing wet scrubber, and condenser, and a wastewater treatment facility including a cooling tower and a package activated sludge unit. Cost figures for package units were obtained from suppliers and used for the oxygen and wastewater treatment plants. The gasifier is fed with wood chips at 20% moisture (wet basis). For each pound of wood, 0.32 lb of oxygen are required, and 1.11 lb of gas are produced. The heating value of the gas product is 300 Btu/scf. For each Btu of energy input (feed + process energy) to the plant, 0.91 Btu exists with the product gas. Total capital investments required for the plants considered are $9, $15, and $24 million (1978) respectively. In each case, the oxygen plant represents about 50% of the total investment. For feedstock prices from $10 to $30 per green ton ($1.11 to $3.33 per MM Btu), break-even costs of fuel gas range from $3 to $7 per MM Btu. At $30/ton, the feedstock cost represents approximately 72% of the total product cost for the largest plant size; at $10/ton, it represents only 47% of product cost.

Desrosiers, R. E.

1979-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NETL: NEPA Categorical Exclusions - January 2014 to Present  

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Publications Publications Other Publications and Reports NEPA Categorical Exclusions - January 2014 to Present Archive (November 2009 - January 2013) ARRA Date Title Recipient Name Location DOE/NETL Sponsors N 1/9/2014 Commercialization of an Atmospheric Iron-Based Coal Direct Chemical Looping (CDCL) Process for Power Production - Phase II Prime: Babcock and Wilcox Power Generation Group Sub: Ohio State University Columbus, OH FE/SCC/AESD Y 1/8/2014 Midwest Region Alternative Fuels Project Prime: Metropolitan Energy Center, Inc. Sub: Lee's Summit School District R7 Lee's Summit, MO EE/OEPM/PVTD Y 1/8/2014 North Central Texas Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Investments Prime: North Central Texas Council of Governments Sub: City of Denton Denton, TX EE/OEPM/PVTD

324

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY Project Information Project Title:  

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

Dig d~ch from 24-51-5TX-1 0 to 24-AX-10 and reinstall electrical wire Dig d~ch from 24-51-5TX-1 0 to 24-AX-10 and reinstall electrical wire Date: 12120/2010 DOE Coda: Contractor Coda: Project Lead: Marcus Bruckner Project Overview 1 Dig ditch from 24-51-8TX-1 0 to 24-AX-10 and remove and replace electrical wire {N 2.7o') 1. Brief project desalptlon Pnclude anything that oould impact the 2. 24-51-5TX-10 and 24-AX-10 (SW r.tN 10TOWNSHIP 38 NORTH RANGE 78WEST) environment] 2. Leg allocation 3. 1 day 3. Duration of the project 4. Major equipment to be used 4. Backhoe The table below is to be completed by the Project Leed 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 contact the Technical Assurance Department.

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u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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The Dow Chemical Company The Dow Chemical Company STATE: MI PROJECT TITLE: Scale-up of Novel Low-Cost Carbon Fibers Leading to High-Volume Commercial Launch Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procu.-ement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA-()()()()560 DE-EEOOO5760 GFO-{X)QS76D-001 G05760 Based on my review orthe information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 45I.1A), I have made the following determination : ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A91nfonnation gathering, analysis, and dissemination Information gathenng (including, but not limited to, literature surveys, Inventories, site visits, and audits), data analysis (including, but not limited to, computer modeling), document preparabon

326

u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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Strategic Analysis. Inc. Strategic Analysis. Inc. PROJECf TITLE: Hydrogen Storage System Cost Assessment Page 1 of2 STATE: VA funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA-(){)()()420 DE-EEOOOS2S3 GF0-0005253-OO1 EE5253 Based on my review orehe inrormation concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 4S1.IA), 1 have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX ANO NUMBER: Description: A9 Information gathering (including , but not limited la, literature surveys, inventories. audits), data analysis (including computer modeling), document preparation (such as conceptual deSign or feaSibility studies, analytical energy supply and demand studies), and dissemination (including

327

U.S. DEPARTIVIENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERlVIINATION  

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DEPARTIVIENT OF ENERGY DEPARTIVIENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERlVIINATION RECIPIENT:County of Fairfax STATE: VA PROJECT Electric and hybrid vehicle incremental cost recovery TITLE: Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEP A Control Number cm Number DE-FOA-0000013 DE-EE0000873 Gf O- O tXt:lP';- O D3 Based on my review of the information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A), I have made the following determination: CX, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 85.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical

328

EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DEIElallNATION RECIPIENT:Clipper Windpower, LLC  

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DEIElallNATION DEIElallNATION RECIPIENT:Clipper Windpower, LLC PROJECf TITLE : Novel low Cost, High Reliability Wind Turbine Drivetrain Page 1 of2 STATE: CA Funding Opportunity ADDoun~tment Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA.()()()()439 DE-EE0005141 GF0-0005141-OO1 EES141 Based on my review of the Information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DO E Order 4SI.IA), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A9 Information gathenng (induding, but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, audits), data analysis (including computer modeling), document preparation (such as conceptual design or feasibility studies, analytical energy supply and

329

Developing a Mechanistic Understanding of Lamellar Hydroxide Mineral Carbonation Reaction Processes to Reduce CO2 Mineral Sequestration Process Cost  

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Mechanistic Understanding of Lamellar Hydroxide Mechanistic Understanding of Lamellar Hydroxide Mineral Carbonation Reaction Processes to Reduce CO 2 Mineral Sequestration Process Cost Michael J. McKelvy (mckelvy@asu.edu; 480-965-4535), Andrew V. G. Chizmeshya (chizmesh@asu.edu; 480-965-6072), Hamdallah Bearat (Hamdallah.Bearat@asu.edu; 480-965-2624), Renu Sharma (Renu.Sharma@asu.edu; 480-965-4541), and Ray W. Carpenter (carpenter@asu.edu; 480-965-4549) Center for Solid State Science and Science and Engineering of Materials PhD Program, P.O. Box 871704, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 USA ABSTRACT The potential environmental effects of increasing atmospheric CO 2 levels are of major worldwide concern. One alternative for managing CO 2 emissions is carbon sequestration: the capture and secure confinement of CO

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DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index | Department of Energy  

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DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index The DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index is a one-stop solution providing you with DOE's Guidance and Requirements documents combined into one file for easy download and use. The compressed (.zip) file contains all of these documents in their optimized and machine-readable format. The file also contains a "search index" that can be used to search for keywords and phrases in all the documents from one search form, without the need to install a separate program. Please direct any questions, comments, or feedback to: John.Jediny@hq.doe.gov Review the documents included in the Search Index as a List or Table NEPA Requirements and Guidance - Search Index.zip

331

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) | National Nuclear Security  

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Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) | National Nuclear Security Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Home > About Us > Our Operations > NNSA Office of General Counsel > National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Welcome to the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security

332

Energy Department Revises NEPA Regulations to Improve Efficiency |  

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

Revises NEPA Regulations to Improve Efficiency Revises NEPA Regulations to Improve Efficiency Energy Department Revises NEPA Regulations to Improve Efficiency October 3, 2011 - 12:39pm Addthis Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Energy will save time and money in its environmental reviews of many proposed energy projects under revised regulations approved September 27, 2011, to implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The revisions focus on the Department's categorical exclusion provisions, and reflect the first update to these provisions in 15 years. A categorical exclusion applies to a class of actions that an agency has determined normally do not individually or cumulatively have a significant impact on the human environment. "Updating our NEPA rule allows us to accomplish our environmental reviews

333

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

334

Need to Consider International Destructive Acts in NEPA Documents  

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

8-89) 8-89) EFG (07-90) United States Government Department of Energy memorandum DATE: December 1,2006 REPLY TO A T ~ N OF: Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance (ECohen: 202-586-7684) SUBJECT: Need to Consider Intentional Destructive Acts in NEPA Documents TO: DOE NEPA Community (list attached) In light of two recent decisions by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, DOE National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents, including environmental impact statements (EISs) and environmental assessments (EAs), should explicitly address potential environmental consequences of intentional destructive acts (i.e., acts of sabotage or terrorism). This interim guidance has been developed by the Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance, in consultation with the Assistant General

335

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) | National Nuclear Security  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) | National Nuclear Security Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Home > About Us > Our Operations > NNSA Office of General Counsel > National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Welcome to the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security

336

DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index | Department of Energy  

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DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index The DOE NEPA Guidance and Requirements - Search Index is a one-stop solution providing you with DOE's Guidance and Requirements documents combined into one file for easy download and use. The compressed (.zip) file contains all of these documents in their optimized and machine-readable format. The file also contains a "search index" that can be used to search for keywords and phrases in all the documents from one search form, without the need to install a separate program. Please direct any questions, comments, or feedback to: John.Jediny@hq.doe.gov Review the documents included in the Search Index as a List or Table NEPA Requirements and Guidance - Search Index.zip

337

Microsoft Word - NEPA Fact Sheet Oct 17 2011  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

is based on the EIS and other related information (such as policy, technical factors, and costs). NOTICE OF INTENT AND SCOPING PROCESS The National Nuclear Security Administration...

338

49 Fed Reg 49750: NEPA Implementation Procedures, Appendices I, II, and III  

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

These appendices are intended to improve public participation and facilitate agency compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Council on Environmental Quality's NEPA...

339

Estimated Cost Description Determination Date:  

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

and posted 2/10/2011 and posted 2/10/2011 *Title, Location Estimated Cost Description Determination Date: uncertain Transmittal to State: uncertain EA Approval: uncertain $50,000 FONSI: uncertain Determination Date: uncertain Transmittal to State: uncertain EA Approval: uncertain FONSI: uncertain Total Estimated Cost $70,000 Attachment: Memo, Moody to Marcinowski, III, SUBJECT: NEPA 2011 APS for DOE-SRS, Dated: Annual NEPA Planning Summary Environmental Assessments (EAs) Expected to be Initiated in the Next 12 Months Department of Energy (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS) Jan-11 Estimated Schedule (**NEPA Milestones) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) issued a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Industrial Stormwater General Permit (IGP) # SCR000000 November 12, with an effective date of January

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https://www.eere-pmc.energy.gov/NEPA/Nepa_ef2a.aspx?Key=11188  

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

RECIPIENT:Louisiana -- Louisiana Tank STATE: LA PROJECT TITLE : Recovery Act -- State Energy Program Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA-0000052 EE0000124 GFO-0000124-016 0 Based on my review of the information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A), I have made the following determination: CX, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: B5.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical assistance to individuals (such as builders, owners, consultants, designers), organizations (such as utilities), and state

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341

Microsoft InfoPath - nepa_19496.xml  

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67 67 Title: Replace Brine Disposal System Header to WH Brine Tanks Description: Subcontractor shall shall provide all labor, materials, tools, equipment, and supervision required to replace the existing brine disposal piping to the WH brine tanks with new cement lined piping and fittings, to be supplied by others as Government Furnished Equipment under WH-MM-767A. Regulatory Requirements: NEPA Implementing Procedures (10 CFR 1021) 10 CFR 1021.410 (Application of Categorical Exclusions) (a) The actions listed in Appendices A and B of Subpart D are classes of actions that DOE has determined do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment (categorical exclusions). (b) To find that a proposal is categorically excluded, DOE shall determine the following:

342

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance Guide Volume 1 - General NEPA References  

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

QVTRM= Federal Register L= QVTRM= Federal Register L= Vol. QVI= No. 247 L= Friday, aecemer= 21, 198 f Rules and oegul~tions= COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENT AL QLl.'LITY QM=CFR Ch. V Na1ional Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Implementation Procedures; Appendices I, II, and Ill AGENCv: Council on Environmental Quality. Execulivp Office of the President. ACTION: Appendices to regulations. IUMMARV: These appendices are

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

SciTech Connect

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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Analysis of low-cost building material for the MixAlco process  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The development of biofuels as an alternative fuel source highlights the MixAlco process as one method to convert organic waste into alcohol fuels. The pretreatment and fermentation of waste is integral to the process and represents a principal cost consideration due to the large structure needed to encapsulate the fermenting materials. This research developed papercrete as a potential construction material to reduce the cost of a structure. Papercrete is a mixture of paper, cement, and sand. The strengths, thermal conductivity, and other physical properties were compared with those of conventional building materials. This research identified acceptable property ranges necessary for using a structural papercrete facility and recorded compressive and tensile strengths that were too weak to build an economical structure. The identification of a hybrid papercrete-concrete structure produced results and economics within acceptable ranges. The papercrete-concrete alternative was tested on the same basis as the papercrete for structural and economic analysis, which provided acceptable results. The results indicate that a papercrete-concrete structure is a viable alternative structurally and economically within a range of sizes for the structure.

Titzman, L. Clinton

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

DOE Annual NEPA Planning Summary report templates 2011  

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

Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center (RMOTC)" Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center (RMOTC)" "Enter APS report date here" "Title, Location, Document Number","Reserved For GC use","Est Cost","Estimated Schedule (NEPA Milestones)",,"Description" "Environmental Assessment for Disposition of Naval Petroleum Reserve Number 3 (NPR-3). Midwest, WY",,50000,"EA Determination Date:","application/vnd.ms-excel","NPR-3 will begin implementing the disposition plan with final disposition of the property expected to occur in FY 2015. NPR-3 will be utilized for production and testing operations in order to retain asset value during preparation to transfer to potential new ownership. Production facilities will remain operational as long as economic. The program will continue Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center (RMOTC) testing for 100 percent funds-in projects and those projects wholly funded by EERE's Geothermal Technology Program. Environmental remediation of NPR-3 facilities will continue to facilitate the sale/disposition of the property in a manner consistent with an approved property sale/disposition plan.

346

DOE Annual NEPA Planning Summary report templates 2011  

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

" " "Environmental Impact Statements Ongoing or Expected to be Prepared in the Next 24 Months" "Office of Environmental Management -- Headquarters" "application/vnd.ms-excel" "Title, Location, Document Number","Reserved For GC use","Estimated Cost","Estimated Schedule (NEPA Milestones)",,"Description" "Disposal of Greater-Than-Class-C Low-leveLRadioactive Waste Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0375)",,"$8 M","EIS Determination Date:",,"The Greater-than-Class-C (GTCC) Waste EIS evaluates the potential health and environmental impacts of developing disposal capacity for GTCC low-level radioactive waste from Nuclear Regulatory Commission-licensed activities and DOE radioactive waste having similar characteristics, but for which there is no current path to disposal. The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency is a cooperating agency. DOE is evaluating disposal in a geologic repository, deep boreholes, and near-surface burial, at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant and vicinity, Hanford Site, Idaho National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Savannah River Site, and Nevada National Security Site (formerly Nevada Test Site), as well as a commercial site."

347

A Citizen's Guide to the NEPA: Having Your Voice Heard  

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

This guide is based on research and consultations undertaken by the Council on Environmental Quality concerning the need for a Citizens Guide to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Participants in NEPA Regional Roundtables held in 2003-2004 clearly voiced the need for an guide that provides an explanation of NEPA, how it is implemented, and how people outside the Federal government individual citizens, private sector applicants, members of organized groups, or representatives of Tribal, State, or local government agencies can better participate in the assessment of environmental impacts conducted by Federal agencies.

348

Forest Products: Georgia-Pacific's Insulation Upgrade Leads to Reduced Fuel Costs and Increased Process Efficiency  

SciTech Connect

This Steam Challenge Case Study looks at how the company, by insulating steam lines and replacing steam traps, was able to reduce fuel costs, increase process efficiency, and improve plant safety.

Ericksen, E.

1999-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

349

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

350

NEPA Success Stories: Celebrating 40 Years of Transparency and Open Government  

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

NEPA Success Stories: Celebrating 40 Years of Transparency and Open Government, Environmental Law Institute, 2010.

351

U.S. DER-s,RTMENT OF ENERGY SERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DE TERD, [(NATION  

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

U.S. DER-s,RTMENT OF ENERGY U.S. DER-s,RTMENT OF ENERGY SERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DE TERD, [(NATION PVIC*EF2a RECIPIENT:General Electric Global Research Center STATE: NY PROJECT TITLE : Recovery Act: Wind Turbine Manufacturing Process Monitoring Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-PS36-09G099009 DE-EE0001367 GEO-10-011 0 Based on my review of the information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A), I have made the following determination: CX, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A9 Information gathering (including, but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, audits), data analysis (including computer modeling), document preparation (such as conceptual design or feasibility studies, analytical energy supply

352

Performance and cost models for the direct sulfur recovery process. Task 1 Topical report, Volume 3  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this project is to develop performance and cost models of the Direct Sulfur Recovery Process (DSRP). The DSRP is an emerging technology for sulfur recovery from advanced power generation technologies such as Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) systems. In IGCC systems, sulfur present in the coal is captured by gas cleanup technologies to avoid creating emissions of sulfur dioxide to the atmosphere. The sulfur that is separated from the coal gas stream must be collected. Leading options for dealing with the sulfur include byproduct recovery as either sulfur or sulfuric acid. Sulfur is a preferred byproduct, because it is easier to handle and therefore does not depend as strongly upon the location of potential customers as is the case for sulfuric acid. This report describes the need for new sulfur recovery technologies.

Frey, H.C. [North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC (United States); Williams, R.B. [Carneigie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA (United States)

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Property:NEPA ApplicationAttachments | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

ApplicationAttachments ApplicationAttachments Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA ApplicationAttachments Property Type Page Description FONSI files for NEPA Docs. For example: Cover letters, Plan of Operations, Maps. This is a property of type Page. It links to pages that use the form NEPA_Doc. Pages using the property "NEPA ApplicationAttachments" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) D DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2009-0030-CX + 87401 - Proposed Action.pdf +, 87402 - Proposed Action.pdf +, 87400 - Proposed Action.pdf +, ... DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2010-0008-CX + 88211 - Proposed Action.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2011-0514-EA + Figure 1 Project Location 032111.pdf +, Figure 2 Project Boundary Leases and Land Status 032111.pdf +, Figure 3 Proposed Disturbance 060211.pdf +, ...

354

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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

685 685 Recipier -ounty of Clark ., NV ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Comprehensive Building A9 This NEPA determination is limited to Energy audits and Energy All conducting audits/compiling the results of Conservation Measures B5.1 the audits/and making recommendations and the installation of an energy software system and real-time energy meters only. Building Energy Retro fits B2.5 Waste Stream Clause B5.1 Historic Preservation Clause Engineering clause *This NEPA determination is limited to retrofits and EE activities on existing buildings only. RE activities are prohibited pending further NEPA review. 2 30kw Solar power arrays at

355

Hanford Site National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) characterization. Revision 10  

SciTech Connect

This document describes the US Department of Energy`s (DOE) Hanford Site environment and is numbered to correspond to the chapters where such information is presented in Hanford Site NEPA related documents. The document is intended to provide a consistent description of the Hanford Site environment for the many NEPA documents that are being prepared by contractors. The two chapters in this document (Chapters 4 and 6) are numbered this way to correspond to the chapters where such information is presented in environmental impact statements (EISs) and other Site-related NEPA or CERCLA documentation. Chapter 4.0 (Affected Environment) describes the Hanford Site environment, and includes information on climate and meteorology, geology, hydrology, ecology, cultural, archaeological and historical resources, socioeconomics, and noise. Chapter 6.0 (Statutory and Regulatory Requirements) describes applicable federal and state laws and regulations, DOE directives and permits, and environmental standards directly applicable to the NEPA documents on the Hanford Site.

Neitzel, D.A. [ed.] [ed.; Fosmire, C.J.; Fowler, R.A. [and others] [and others

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Categorically Excluded Actions |  

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

NEPA » National NEPA » National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Categorically Excluded Actions National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Categorically Excluded Actions Categorical Exclusions (CX) - Categorical exclusions are categories of actions that DOE has determined, by regulation, do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment and for which neither an environmental assessment nor an environmental impact statement is typically required. Title 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 1021, National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures, Appendices A and B to Subpart D, list DOE's categorical exclusions. Appendix A classes of actions are those actions considered to be general agency actions, such as awarding a contract or hiring personnel. Appendix B classes of actions

357

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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

068 068 Re ent: City of Reno, NV ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Reno Interior Energy Efficiency Retrofits; Reno Exterior Energy Efficiency Retrofits; Reno Solar Onsite Renewable Energy; Reno Wind Onsite Renewable Energy 83.1, B5.1 Waste Stream, Historical Preservation, and Engineering Clauses Wind Turbines Only: Allowable: Any administrative actions/audits associated with this activity. Prohibited: Any implementation of projects/construction activity without NEPA approval from DOE Design and Size of the wind turbines needs to be supplied to DOE for NEPA Analysis. Additional Comments: Design and Size of the wind turbines needs to be supplied to DOE for NEPA

358

NEPA and CEQA: Integrating State and Federal Environmental Reviews (Draft)  

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

The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), incollaboration with the California Governors Office of Planning and Research, issued on March 5, 2013, a draft handbook on integrating NEPA and...

359

Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance | Department of Energy  

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

Transfer and Procurement Energy Policy ARPA-E Laws & Legal Resources Open Government SmartGrid Information The mission of the Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance is to assure...

360

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETEIU...  

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

u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETEIU-IlNATION RECIPIENT:University of Hawaii Page 1 of2 STATE: HI PROJECf TITLE: Development of High Yield Tropical...

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361

Using the NEPA Requirements and Guidance - Search Index  

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

the NEPA Requirements and Guidance - Search Index Step 2: Entering a Search Term or Phrase 1. Locate the downloaded file, right click on it, select "Extract all", extract it to any...

362

DOE NEPA Guidance on EIS Distribution (06/15/06)  

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

EIS EIS DISTRIBUTION June 2006 U.S. Department of Energy Environment, Safety and Health Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance printed on recycled paper EIS DISTRIBUTION U.S. Department of Energy Environment, Safety and Health Offi ce of NEPA Policy and Compliance June 2006 Offi ce of Environment, Safety and Health Helping the fi eld succeed with safe and reliable operations. EIS Distribution Contents 1. Introduction................................................................................................................................1

363

The Application of NEPA to CERCLA Cleanups  

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

Dcpart.meDlo[ Dcpart.meDlo[ J)JSticc :~ ~ - Emrironment~ndNatural Resources Division Auut4l,JI Antmlt';,l' GrlJrrol WttSlrills;lIm, 1.1- C 20530 January 23, '~,995 MEMORANDUM TO: Steven Herman, EPA 'Jean Nelson, EPA Scott'Fulton, EPA Geoffrey Garver, EPA Robert Nprdhaus, DOE Mary Arine SuI 1 i van, 'DOE E~len Livingston Behan, DOE Katie McGinty;. CEQ , Ray Clark, CEQ Elisabeth Blaug., CEQ .Sherri Wasserman Goodman, DDD Patricia Rivers, DDD FROM: ,{'0:' Lois J. Schiffer Assistant Attorney General EnvLrcmment & Natural Resources Division SU~~CT: Agreed to Repor~ of March 31, 1994 ~eeting Regarding The Applicationof NEPA t.o CERCLA CJ..eanu'ps On Ma~ch 31, 1994~ officiatsfromthe Departrnentof Energy ,(DOE). the Environmental Protection Age.ncy (EPA), and the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) met with then Acting Assistant 'Attorney General Lois Schiffer and other representatives

364

The Application of NEPA to CERCLA Cleanups  

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

Dcpart.meDlo[ Dcpart.meDlo[ J)JSticc :~ ~ - Emrironment~ndNatural Resources Division Auut4l,JI Antmlt';,l' GrlJrrol WttSlrills;lIm, 1.1- C 20530 January 23, '~,995 MEMORANDUM TO: Steven Herman, EPA 'Jean Nelson, EPA Scott'Fulton, EPA Geoffrey Garver, EPA Robert Nprdhaus, DOE Mary Arine SuI 1 i van, 'DOE E~len Livingston Behan, DOE Katie McGinty;. CEQ , Ray Clark, CEQ Elisabeth Blaug., CEQ .Sherri Wasserman Goodman, DDD Patricia Rivers, DDD FROM: ,{'0:' Lois J. Schiffer Assistant Attorney General EnvLrcmment & Natural Resources Division SU~~CT: Agreed to Repor~ of March 31, 1994 ~eeting Regarding The Applicationof NEPA t.o CERCLA CJ..eanu'ps On Ma~ch 31, 1994~ officiatsfromthe Departrnentof Energy ,(DOE). the Environmental Protection Age.ncy (EPA), and the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) met with then Acting Assistant 'Attorney General Lois Schiffer and other representatives

365

U.S. DEPARThIENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

Page 1 of2 Page 1 of2 RECIPIENT: Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Div of Energy and Climate STATE: DE Climate PROJECT TITLE: Replacing Traditional Electric Meters with Smart Electric Meters - City of Newark, DE Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA-OOOOOS2 DE-EEOOOO342 GFo.oooo342-OO1 Based on my review orlhe information cODceming the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (nthorized under DOE Order 4St.IA), I have made the (ollowing determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUM BER: Description: 61.7 Electronic equipment Acquisition, installation, operation, modification, and removal of electricity transmission control and monitonng devices for grid demand and response. communication systems. data processing equipment.

366

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERlVIINATION  

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

DETERlVIINATION DETERlVIINATION Page 1 of3 RECIPIENT:Delpht Automotive Systems, LLC STATE: NY PROJECT TITLE: High Metal Removal Rate Process for Machintng Difficult Materials Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CrD Number DE-SOL-0000560 DE-EE0005752 GF0-0005752-001 EE5752 Based on my review of the information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE · Order 45l.IA), I have made the foDowing determination: CX, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A9 Information gathering, analysis, and dissemination lnformatton gathering (induding, but not limited to literature surveys, mventones stte vtstts and audtts). data analysts (induding but not limited to. computer modeling) document preparation

367

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETFRMINATION  

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

DETFRMINATION DETFRMINATION RECIPIENT:Oregon Department of Energy PROJECf TITLE: Association of Oregon Counties, Video Conferencing Page 1 of2 STATE: OR Funding Opportunity Announcement Number PnKu.-ement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA-OOOOO13 DE-EE0000926 GF().()()()()926-007 0 Based on my review orlhe information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.IA), I bave made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 81.7 Acquisition. installation, operation, and removal of communication systems, data proceSSing equipment. and similar electronic equipment. 85.1 Actions to conserve energy. demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not

368

U.S. DEPARTlVIENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERlVIINATION  

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

State of Washington STATE: WA State of Washington STATE: WA PROJECT TITLE: SEP ARRA - GEN-X Energy Group, Inc. Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA-0000052 EE0000139 GFO-0000139-033 EE139 Based on my review of the information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 4Sl.IA), I have made the following determination: CX, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: B1.7 Acquisition, installation, operation, and removal of communication systems, data processing equipment, and similar electronic equipment. B5.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances

369

2009 NEPA Lit Survey - In Progress - Master.xlsx  

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

Judgment for defendant Judgment for defendant 76 ARMY-ELD 0 0 Dismissal w/o settlement 24 ARMY-USACE 5 4 Settlement 22 DHS 3 0 Adverse dispositions: 23 DOC 12 0 TRO 0 DOE 4 1 Preliminary Injunction 2 DOI-BIA 0 0 Permanent Injunction 15 DOI-BLM 2 2 Remand 6 DOI-BOR 3 1 Case pending, NEPA 271 DOI-FWS 0 0 DOI-MMS 0 0 DOI-NPS 0 0 DOI-OSM 0 0 DOI-SOL 0 0 DOS-L/OES 0 0 Jurisdictional - P prevailed 0 DOT-FAA 1 0 Jurisdictional - D prevailed 20 DOT-FHWA 12 2 NEPA - Not required 2 DOT-FTA 1 0 NEPA - Is required 2 DOT-MA 0 0 CE - Adequate 5 EPA 1 0 CE - Not Adequate 0 FCC 0 0 EA - Adequate* 23 FERC 2 0 EA - Not Adequate* 5 GSA 0 0 EIS - Adequate* 21 HHS/NIH 0 0 EIS - Not Adequate* 20 HUD 0 0 SEIS - Needed* 3 NAVY 1 0 SEIS -Not Needed* 3 NRC 4 0 TVA 0 1 USAF 1 0 USDA 43 12 VA 2 0 Total 97 23 2009 NEPA Case Dispositions NEPA Cases in 2009 Basis for NEPA Dispositions * More detailed info in tables below

370

Research and institutional dimensions of environmental justice: Implications for NEPA documentation  

SciTech Connect

Satisfying the environmental justice requirements imposed on the NEPA process is a challenging imperative. Among the challenges for NEPA documentation are: (1) adapting existing disciplinary methodologies that address distributional effects to the dictates of the executive order; (2) determining operational and, perhaps, threshold values for policy directives (e.g., disproportionately high and adverse effects); (3) identifying and involving representatives of minority, Native American, and low-income communities and populations in the NEPA process without jeopardizing their independence and integrity; (4) developing strategies, approaches, and methodologies that are more responsive to the consideration of multiple and cumulative exposures; and (5) developing professional standards for environmental justice assessment that are consistent with the letter and intent of the executive order, protective of the environments of minority, Native American, and low-income populations and communities, and useful to decision makers. This report will address current research and institutional activities associated with these issues, present alternative approaches available for their resolution, and identify the implications of those alternative approaches.

Carnes, S.A.; Wolfe, A.K.

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Types of Costs Types of Cost Estimates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

· Types of Costs · Types of Cost Estimates · Methods to estimate capital costs MIN E 408: Mining the equipment for reclamation? Types of Costs #12;· Marginal Cost: ­ Change in total cost ­ Any production process involves fixed and variable costs. As production increases/expands, fixed costs are unchanged, so

Boisvert, Jeff

372

New Design Methods And Algorithms For High Energy-Efficient And Low-cost Distillation Processes  

SciTech Connect

This project sought and successfully answered two big challenges facing the creation of low-energy, cost-effective, zeotropic multi-component distillation processes: first, identification of an efficient search space that includes all the useful distillation configurations and no undesired configurations; second, development of an algorithm to search the space efficiently and generate an array of low-energy options for industrial multi-component mixtures. Such mixtures are found in large-scale chemical and petroleum plants. Commercialization of our results was addressed by building a user interface allowing practical application of our methods for industrial problems by anyone with basic knowledge of distillation for a given problem. We also provided our algorithm to a major U.S. Chemical Company for use by the practitioners. The successful execution of this program has provided methods and algorithms at the disposal of process engineers to readily generate low-energy solutions for a large class of multicomponent distillation problems in a typical chemical and petrochemical plant. In a petrochemical complex, the distillation trains within crude oil processing, hydrotreating units containing alkylation, isomerization, reformer, LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) and NGL (natural gas liquids) processing units can benefit from our results. Effluents from naphtha crackers and ethane-propane crackers typically contain mixtures of methane, ethylene, ethane, propylene, propane, butane and heavier hydrocarbons. We have shown that our systematic search method with a more complete search space, along with the optimization algorithm, has a potential to yield low-energy distillation configurations for all such applications with energy savings up to 50%.

Agrawal, Rakesh

2013-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

373

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Dairy Processing Industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

formed during compression of water vapors (Maroulis andcompression limitations and the high costs of evaporation under vacuum, vapor

Brush, Adrian

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

DEVELOPMENT OF LOW-COST MANUFACTURING PROCESSES FOR PLANAR, MULTILAYER SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL ELEMENTS  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report summarizes the results of a four-year project, entitled, ''Low-Cost Manufacturing Of Multilayer Ceramic Fuel Cells'', jointly funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, the State of Ohio, and by project participants. The project was led by NexTech Materials, Ltd., with subcontracting support provided by University of Missouri-Rolla, Michael A. Cobb & Co., Advanced Materials Technologies, Inc., Edison Materials Technology Center, Gas Technology Institute, Northwestern University, and The Ohio State University. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, though not formally a subcontractor on the program, supported the effort with separate DOE funding. The objective of the program was to develop advanced manufacturing technologies for making solid oxide fuel cell components that are more economical and reliable for a variety of applications. The program was carried out in three phases. In the Phase I effort, several manufacturing approaches were considered and subjected to detailed assessments of manufacturability and development risk. Estimated manufacturing costs for 5-kW stacks were in the range of $139/kW to $179/kW. The risk assessment identified a number of technical issues that would need to be considered during development. Phase II development work focused on development of planar solid oxide fuel cell elements, using a number of ceramic manufacturing methods, including tape casting, colloidal-spray deposition, screen printing, spin-coating, and sintering. Several processes were successfully established for fabrication of anode-supported, thin-film electrolyte cells, with performance levels at or near the state-of-the-art. The work in Phase III involved scale-up of cell manufacturing methods, development of non-destructive evaluation methods, and comprehensive electrical and electrochemical testing of solid oxide fuel cell materials and components.

Scott Swartz; Matthew Seabaugh; William Dawson; Harlan Anderson; Tim Armstrong; Michael Cobb; Kirby Meacham; James Stephan; Russell Bennett; Bob Remick; Chuck Sishtla; Scott Barnett; John Lannutti

2004-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

375

Development of Low-Cost Manufacturing Processes for Planar, Multilayer Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Elements  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report summarizes the results of Phase II of this program, 'Low-Cost Manufacturing Of Multilayer Ceramic Fuel Cells'. The objective of the program is to develop advanced ceramic manufacturing technologies for making planar solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) components that are more economical and reliable for a variety of applications. Phase II development work focused on three distinct manufacturing approaches (or tracks) for planar solid oxide fuel cell elements. Two development tracks, led by NexTech Materials and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, involved co-sintering of planar SOFC elements of cathode-supported and anode-supported variations. A third development track, led by the University of Missouri-Rolla, focused on a revolutionary approach for reducing operating temperature of SOFCs by using spin-coating to deposit ultra-thin, nano-crystalline YSZ electrolyte films. The work in Phase II was supported by characterization work at Ohio State University. The primary technical accomplishments within each of the three development tracks are summarized. Track 1--NexTech's targeted manufacturing process for planar SOFC elements involves tape casting of porous electrode substrates, colloidal-spray deposition of YSZ electrolyte films, co-sintering of bi-layer elements, and screen printing of opposite electrode coatings. The bulk of NexTech's work focused on making cathode-supported elements, although the processes developed at NexTech also were applied to the fabrication of anode-supported cells. Primary accomplishments within this track are summarized below: (1) Scale up of lanthanum strontium manganite (LSM) cathode powder production process; (2) Development and scale-up of tape casting methods for cathode and anode substrates; (3) Development of automated ultrasonic-spray process for depositing YSZ films; (4) Successful co-sintering of flat bi-layer elements (both cathode and anode supported); (5) Development of anode and cathode screen-printing processes; and (6) Demonstration of novel processes for composite cathode and cermet anode materials. Track 2--ORNL's development work focused solely on making anode-supported planar cells by tape casting of a porous anode substrate, screen printing of a YSZ electrolyte film, co-sintering of the bi-layer element, and screen-printing of an opposite cathode coating. Primary accomplishments within this track are summarized below: (1) Development and scale-up of anode tape casting and lamination processes; (2) Development of proprietary ink vehicle for screen-printing processes; (3) Development of screen-printing process for depositing YSZ films; (4) Successful co-sintering of flat bi-layer anode-supported elements; and (5) Development of cathode screen-printing process. Track 3--UMR's process development work involved fabrication of a micro-porous cathode substrate, deposition of a nano-porous interlayer film, deposition of nano-crystalline YSZ electrolyte films from polymeric precursor solutions, and deposition of an anode coating. Primary accomplishments within this track are summarized below: (1) Development and scale up of tape casting and sintering methods for cathode substrates; (2) Deposition of nano-porous ceria interlayer films on cathode substrates; (3) Successful deposition of dense YSZ films on porous cathode substrates; and (4) Identification of several anode material options.

Scott Swartz; Matthew Seabaugh; William Dawson; Tim Armstrong; Harlan Anderson; John Lannutti

2001-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

376

Capital and O and M cost estimates for attached-growth biological waste-water-treatment processes  

SciTech Connect

Data for projecting process capabilities of attached-growth biological waste-water-treatment systems and procedures for making design calculations are presented in the report. Carbonaceous oxidation (secondary treatment) and single stage nitrification design examples are given. Information for estimating average construction costs and operation and maintenance requirements are presented for typical wastewater treatment plants ranging in size from 1 to 100-Mgd capacity. Estimated average construction costs and operation and maintenance requirements for individual unit processes are related graphically to appropriate single parameters for each component. Construction costs are broken down into labor and materials components; operation and maintenance requirements are given for labor, energy, and maintenance materials and supplies. The data in the report provide a means of estimating anticipated average performance and costs for facilities.

Benjes, H.H.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Improved Process Used to Treat Aqueous Mixed Waste Results in Cost Savings and Improved Worker Safety  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes an improved process implemented at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) to treat aqueous mixed waste. This waste is comprised of radioactively-contaminated corrosive liquids with heavy metals. The Aqueous Mixed Waste Treatment System (AMWTS) system components include a reaction tank and a post-treatment holding tank with ancillary piping and pumps; and a control panel with pumping/mixing controls; tank level, temperature and pH/Oxidation Reduction Potential (ORP) indicators. The process includes a neutralization step to remove the corrosive characteristic, a chromium reduction step to reduce hexavalent chromium to trivalent chromium, and a precipitation step to convert the toxic metals into an insoluble form. Once the toxic metals have precipitated, the resultant sludge is amenable to stabilization and can be reclassified as a low-level waste if the quantity of leachable toxic metals, as determined by the TCLP, is below Universal Treatment Standards (UTS). To date, six batches in eight have passed the UTS. The AMWTS is RCRA permitted and allows for the compliant treatment of mixed waste prior to final disposal at a Department of Energy (DOE) or commercial radioactive waste disposal facility. Mixed wastes eligible for treatment include corrosive liquids (pH 12.5) containing EPA-regulated toxic metals (As, Ba, Pb, Cd, Cr, Ag, Se, Hg) at concentrations greater than the RCRA Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP) limit. The system has also been used to treat corrosive wastes with small quantities of fissionable materials. The AMWTS is a significant engineered solution with many improvements over the more labor intensive on-site treatment method being performed within a ventilation hood used previously. The previously used treatment system allowed for batch sizes of only 15-20 gallons whereas the new AMWTS allows for the treatment of batches up to 75 gallons; thereby reducing batch labor and supply costs by 40-60% and reducing analytical testing costs by 50-75%. Reduced treatment time also reduces worker radiation exposure to As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) levels. Additionally, the treatment system components used previously were adapted to be used with the new AMWTS. This allowed for less dependence on personnel protective equipment (PPE) than the prior system by separating the waste handling/bulking steps of the process from the treatment steps. The AMWTS also improved worker safety by incorporating more automated engineering controls such as system logic controls; personnel safety and equipment protection interlocks, off normal condition indicators/alarms, and system emergency stop controls. In a time of ever-decreasing budgets, it makes sense to rethink the use of existing treatment systems. Utilizing, and possibly retooling, equipment and infrastructure may allow for reduced treatment costs and increase worker safety. (authors)

Hodge, D.S.; Preuss, D.E.; Belcher, K.J.; Rock, C.M.; Bray, W.S.; Herman, J.P. [Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439 (United States)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Process design and costing of bioethanol technology: A tool for determining the status and direction of research and development  

SciTech Connect

Bioethanol is a fuel-grade ethanol made from trees, grasses, and waste materials. It represents a sustainable substitute for gasoline in today's passenger cars. Modeling and design of processes for making bioethanol are critical tools used in the US Department of Energy's bioethanol research and development program. The authors use such analysis to guide new directions for research and to help them understand the level at which and the time when bioethanol will achieve commercial success. This paper provides an update on their latest estimates for current and projected costs of bioethanol. These estimates are the result of very sophisticated modeling and costing efforts undertaken in the program over the past few years. Bioethanol could cost anywhere from $1.16 to $1.44 per gallon, depending on the technology and the availability of low cost feedstocks for conversion to ethanol. While this cost range opens the door to fuel blending opportunities, in which ethanol can be used, for example, to improve the octane rating of gasoline, it is not currently competitive with gasoline as a bulk fuel. Research strategies and goals described in this paper have been translated into cost savings for ethanol. Their analysis of these goals shows that the cost of ethanol could drop by 40 cents per gallon over the next ten years by taking advantage of exciting new tools in biotechnology that will improve yield and performance in the conversion process.

Wooley, R.; Ruth, M.; Glassner, D.; Sheehan, J.

1999-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Development of Production PVD-AIN Buffer Layer System and Processes to Reduce Epitaxy Costs and Increase LED Efficiency  

SciTech Connect

The DOE has set aggressive goals for solid state lighting (SSL) adoption, which require manufacturing and quality improvements for virtually all process steps leading to an LED luminaire product. The goals pertinent to this proposed project are to reduce the cost and improve the quality of the epitaxial growth processes used to build LED structures. The objectives outlined in this proposal focus on achieving cost reduction and performance improvements over state-of-the-art, using technologies that are low in cost and amenable to high efficiency manufacturing. The objectives of the outlined proposal focus on cost reductions in epitaxial growth by reducing epitaxy layer thickness and hetero-epitaxial strain, and by enabling the use of larger, less expensive silicon substrates and would be accomplished through the introduction of a high productivity reactive sputtering system and an effective sputtered aluminum-nitride (AlN) buffer/nucleation layer process. Success of the proposed project could enable efficient adoption of GaN on-silicon (GaN/Si) epitaxial technology on 150mm silicon substrates. The reduction in epitaxy cost per cm{sup 2} using 150mm GaN-on-Si technology derives from (1) a reduction in cost of ownership and increase in throughput for the buffer deposition process via the elimination of MOCVD buffer layers and other throughput and CoO enhancements, (2) improvement in brightness through reductions in defect density, (3) reduction in substrate cost through the replacement of sapphire with silicon, and (4) reduction in non-ESD yield loss through reductions in wafer bow and temperature variation. The adoption of 150mm GaN/Si processing will also facilitate significant cost reductions in subsequent wafer fabrication manufacturing costs. There were three phases to this project. These three phases overlap in order to aggressively facilitate a commercially available production GaN/Si capability. In Phase I of the project, the repeatability of the performance was analyzed and improvements implemented to the Veeco PVD-AlN prototype system to establish a specification and baseline PVD-AlN films on sapphire and in parallel the evaluation of PVD AlN on silicon substrates began. In Phase II of the project a Beta tool based on a scaled-up process module capable of depositing uniform films on batches of 4or 6 diameter substrates in a production worthy operation was developed and qualified. In Phase III, the means to increase the throughput of the PVD-AlN system was evaluated and focused primarily on minimizing the impact of the substrate heating and cooling times that dominated the overall cycle time.

Cerio, Frank

2013-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

380

Research and development of low cost processes for integrated solar arrays. Final report, April 15, 1974--January 14, 1976  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Results of a program to study process routes leading to a low cost large area integrated silicon solar array manufacture for terrestrial applications are reported. Potential processes for the production of solar-grade silicon are evaluated from thermodynamic, economic, and technical feasibility points of view. Upgrading of the present arc-furnace process is found most favorable. Experimental studies of the Si/SiF/sub 4/ transport and purification process show considerable impurity removal and reasonable transport rates. Silicon deformation experiments indicate production of silicon sheet by rolling at 1350/sup 0/C is feasible. Significant recrystallization by strain-anneal technique has been observed. Experimental recrystallization studies using an electron beam line source are discussed. A maximum recrystallization velocity of approximately 9 m/hr is calculated for silicon sheet. A comparative process rating technique based on detailed cost analysis is presented.

Graham, C.D.; Kulkarni, S.; Louis, E.

1976-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

e-NEPA Electronic Submittal of Environmental Impact Statements to EPA  

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

e-NEPA e-NEPA Electronic Submittal of Environmental Impact Statements to EPA About e-NEPA e-NEPA is EPA's tool for submitting EIS documents electronically. The system meets EPA's requirements for EIS filing, and eliminates the need to mail hard copies of EISs to EPA. As before, to have your agency's EIS appear in EPA's Federal Register Notice of Availability, submit by 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time on the prior Friday. Please note that using e-NEPA for filing does not affect agencies' responsibilities for public distribution of EISs. Additionally, e-NEPA registration is only open to government employees:

382

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAG EMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

MANAG EMENT CENTER MANAG EMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION RECIPIENT:City of Philadelphia PROJECT TITLE: Ambler Boiler House Geothermal Wells, Cool Roof and PV installation Page 1 of3 STATE: PA Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA-OOOO148 DE-EE-0003568 GFO-OOO3568-001 0 Based on my review urthe information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.IA). I have made the follm~'ing determination: ex. EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 85.1 Actions to conse rve energy or water (a) ActIons to conserve energy or water, demonstrate potential energy or water conservation, and promote energy efficiency that would not have the potential to cause significant changes in the indoor or outdoor concentrations of potentially harmful

383

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETFRMINATION  

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

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETFRMINATION PROJECf TITLE; City of Mesa Reclamation Blower Units STATE: AZ Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number elO Number DE-EE0000840 GFO-o000840-OO2 0 Based on my review of the information concerning ahe proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 4SI.IA), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 8 5.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not increase the Indoor concentratIOns of potentially harmful substances. These actions may Involve financial and technical assistance to IndiViduals (such as builders, owners, consultants, designers), organizations (such as utilities), and slate

384

NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 1st Quarter FY 1997  

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

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

385

Contacts for NEPA Policy and Compliance | Department of Energy  

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

Us » Contact Us » Contacts for NEPA Policy and Compliance Us » Contact Us » Contacts for NEPA Policy and Compliance Contacts for NEPA Policy and Compliance Carol Borgstrom, Director 202-586-4600 carol.borgstrom@hq.doe.gov Lettie Wormley, Secretary 202-586-4610 lettie.wormley@hq.doe.gov Eric Cohen, Supervisory Environmental Protection Specialist 202-586-7684 eric.cohen@hq.doe.gov Brian Costner, Supervisory Environmental Protection Specialist 202-586-9924 brian.costner@hq.doe.gov James (Jim) Daniel, Supervisory Environmental Protection Specialist 202-586-9760 daniel.james@hq.doe.gov Ralph Barr, Environmental Protection Specialist 202-586-3448 ralph.barr@hq.doe.gov Vivian Bowie, Environmental Protection Specialist 202-586-1771 vivian.bowie@hq.doe.gov Connie Chen, Environmental Protection Specialist 202-586-0733 connie.chen@hq.doe.gov

386

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENTCENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

MANAGEMENTCENTER MANAGEMENTCENTER NEPA DETERMINATION RECIPIENT :T he GJosten Associates PROJECf TITLE: Offshore Wind Technology Development Page 1 of2 STATE: WA Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA.Q000415 DE-EEOOO5490 GF().O(}()5490-001 0 Based on my review ofthe information concel"ning tbe proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 45I.1A), I have made the (ollo,,"lng determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A9 Information gathering, analysis, and dissemination Information gathering (including, but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, site visits, and audits). data analysis (indudlng, but not limited to, computer modeling), document preparation (including, but not limited to, conceptual design,

387

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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

6 6 Recipient: County of Clark ) 114.4- ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) County property biomass A9, All This NEPA determination is limited to conducting audits, studies, outreach and education only. Solar installation B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation Clause Engineering Clause Recycle cart promotion program A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream Clause should be applied to replacement of old bins. Residential and commercial conservation A9, All This NEPA determination is limited to conducting audits, studies, outreach and education only. LED replacement for Traffic Signals B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Smart Powerstrips

388

OFFICE OF NEPA POLICY AND COMPLIANCE - STAFF DIRECTORY | Department of  

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

OFFICE OF NEPA POLICY AND COMPLIANCE - STAFF DIRECTORY OFFICE OF NEPA POLICY AND COMPLIANCE - STAFF DIRECTORY OFFICE OF NEPA POLICY AND COMPLIANCE - STAFF DIRECTORY Carol Borgstrom, Director 202-586-4600 Carol.Borgstrom@hq.doe.gov Lettie Wormley, Secretary 202-586-4610 Lettie.Wormley@hq.doe.gov Eastern Energy and Waste Management Unit Contact Program/Responsibility Special Projects or Topics Brian Costner Brian.Costner@hq.doe.gov 202-586-9924 Unit Leader Yardena Mansoor Yardena.Mansoor@hq.doe.gov 202-586-9326 Office of Environmental Management * Oak Ridge Office * Savannah River Operations Office Office of Fossil Energy * Strategic Reserves * Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability * Champlain Hudson Power Express Western Area Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration

389

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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

3 3 Recipient. _aunty of Montgomery, MD ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Home Energy Loan Program Fully Conditioned This activity is not ready for NEPA review. The loan program is still under development by the recipient and should be reviewed when the details of the program have been finalized by the recipient. Energy Conservation & Renewable Energy in County Buildings A9 This CX applies to Energy Scoping Studies, Measurement and Verification and Program Administration tasks only. All ECM/REM Funding and Buy-Down tasks are subject to further NEPA review when specific tasks have been determined by the recipient.

390

T OF ENERGY EER E PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

.. .. tl.Oll u.s. DEPARTUEN T OF ENERGY EER E PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION RECIPIENT:Cook County PROJECT TITLE : EECBG- 5. Cook County Oeconstruction Program Page 1 of2 STATE: IL Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Proturement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Numbu DE-EEOOOO816 0 Based on my review oftbe infonnation concerning the propoHd action, as NEPA Complian« Offif:er (authoriztd uDdu DOE Orner 451.1A).1 bave made the follOwing determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A9 Information gathering (including , but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, audits), data analysis (including computer modeling), document preparation (such as conceptual design or feasibility studies, analytical energy supply

391

Hanford Site National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) characterization. Revision 9  

SciTech Connect

This ninth revision of the Hanford Site National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Characterization presents current environmental data regarding the hanford Site and its immediate environs. This information is intended for use in preparing Chapters 4 and 6 in Hanford Site-related NEPA documents. Chapter 4.0 (Affected Environment) includes information on climate and meteorology, geology, hydrology, ecology, cultural, archaeological and historical resources, socioeconomics, and noise. Chapter 6.0 (Statutory and Regulatory Requirements) provides the preparer with the federal and state regulations, DOE directives and permits, and environmental standards directly applicable to the NEPA documents on the Hanford Site. Not all of the sections have been updated for this revision. The following lists the updated sections: climate and meteorology; ecology (threatened and endangered species section only); culture, archaeological, and historical resources; socioeconomics; all of Chapter 6.

Neitzel, D.A. [ed.] [ed.; Bjornstad, B.N.; Fosmire, C.J. [and others] [and others

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERM  

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

s, s, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERM INATION RECIPIENT:University of Central Florida PROJECf TITLE : Florida Hydrogen Initiative· 3 letter of Interest (LOI) Projects Page I of2 STATE: Fl Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number em Number COP Renewal DE·FC36-04G014225 GF0-04-221e G014225 Based on my review orlbe information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 4S1.IA), I have made the (ollowing determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: B 3.6 Siting. construction (or modification). operation, and decommissioning of facilities for indoor bench-scale research projects and conventional laboratory operations (for example, preparation of chemical standards and sample analysis):

393

US. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

""'!' ""'!' US. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION RECIPIENT:Office of the Govemor, Nevada Siale Office of Energy PROJECT TITLE: Program Year 2012 Formula Grants - Slate Energy Program Page 1 of2 STATE: NV Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number em Number DE·FOA..()()()()643 OE·EE'()()()3761 GF0-0003761-OO1 Based on my review of tbe information concerning tbe proposed action, .s NEPA Compliance Offien (authorized under DOE Order 451.IA), I have made the (ollowing determination: ex, EA, [IS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A11 Technical advice and assistance to organizations A9 Info rm ati on gathe ring, analysis, and dissemination Ralional for detennination:

394

EERE PROJECT MAN AGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETFIU.TINATION  

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

RTl\IENT OF ENERGY RTl\IENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MAN AGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETFIU.TINATION Page 1 of2 RECIPIENT:CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection STATE: CT PROJECf TITLE: CONNECTICUT SEP ANNUAL PY12 Funding Opportunity Announcement Number PrCK':urement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA.Q000643 DE-EEOOO5301 GF0-0005301-OO 1 Based on my review of the informlltioD concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A),1 have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: De~ription : All Technical advice and assistance to org an izations AS InformaUo n gat herin g, analysis, and dissemi nation Rational for determination: Technical advice and planning assistance to Intemational, national

395

EE RE PROJECT MANAG EMENT CENTER NEPA DETERr-IINATION  

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

>,RTr-lENT OF ENERGY >,RTr-lENT OF ENERGY EE RE PROJECT MANAG EMENT CENTER NEPA DETERr-IINATION Page 1 of2 RECIPIENT:North Carolina Department of Commerce. State Energy Office STATI<:: NC PROJECT TITLE: Energy Conservation Programs in Transportation - Sandhills Community Coliege Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number DE-EEOOOO771 NEPA Control Number GFO-OOOO771-014 em Number o Based on my review or the infonnation concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (autboriud under DOE Order 451.IA), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 85.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical

396

EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETTIUlIIN .... TION PROJECT  

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

Chicago Chicago u.s. DEP .... RTIIIENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETTIUlIIN .... TION PROJECT TITLE: Chicago Climate Action Plan Advanced Transportation Technologies Initiative STATE: IL Funding Opportunity Announcement Number nla Procurement Instrument Number DE-FG3&-060860S2 NEPA Control Number GFO-G086052-001 Page 1 of2 ClD Number G086052 Based on my review oftbe information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 4S1.1A), I bave made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 65.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical

397

DEPARTMENT OFENFRGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETEIU.UNATION  

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

OFENFRGY OFENFRGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETEIU.UNATION RECIPIENT:$tate of Oklahoma PROJECT TITLE : gridSMART * Public Service Company of Oklahoma Page 1 of2 STATE: OK Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number em Number DE-FOA-OOOOOS2 EEOOOO133 GF0-0000133-047 EE133 Based on my review of tbe information concerning tbe proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 45I.lA}.1 have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 8 5.1 Actions to oonserve energy, demonstrate potential energy oonservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical

398

NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 1st Quarter FY2000  

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

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

399

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

.eU) , .eU) , u.s. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION RECIPIENT: Parker Hannifin, Aircraft Wheel and Brake Diy PROJECT TITl.E: Wind Turbine Electric Brake project Page 1 of2 STATE: OH Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Pro<:urement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number COP DE-EEOOOO296 GF0-10-053 0 Based on my review orthe information concerning tbe proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer- (autboriztd under DOE Order 4SI.1A), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, [IS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: B3.6 Siting. construction (or modification). operation . and decommissioning of facilities for indoor bench-scale research projects and conventional laboratory operations (for example. preparation of chemical standards and sample analysis):

400

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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401

DEPARTM ENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

u.s. u.s. DEPARTM ENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION Page 1 of2 STATE: PA PROJECf TITLE : Lehigh County (PA), Geothermal al Trexler Enviromenlal Center -ARRA-EECBG Funding Opportunity AnnOUReement Number DE-FOA-OOOO13 Procurement Instrument Number DE-EEOOOO9361EECBG NEPA Control Number elD Number o Based on my .-eyiew or lbe infor mation concerning tbe proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.IA), I have made the following determination : ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 85.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actIOns may involve financial and technical

402

Hanford Site National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Characterization. Revision 5  

SciTech Connect

This fifth revision of the Hanford Site National Environmental Policy (NEPA) Characterization presents current environmental data regarding the Hanford Site and its immediate environs. This information is intended for use in preparing Site-related NEPA documentation. Information is presented on climate and meteorology, geology and hydrology, ecology, history and archaeology, socioeconomics, land use, and noise levels, prepared by Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) staff. Models are described that are to be used in simulating realized or potential impacts from nuclear materials at the Hanford Site. Included are models of radionuclide transport in groundwater and atmospheric pathways, and of radiation dose to populations via all known pathways from known initial conditions. Federal and state regulations, DOE orders and permits, and environmental standards directly applicable for the NEPA documents at the Hanford Site, are provided.

Cushing, C.E. [ed.] [ed.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Hanford Site National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Characterization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This fifth revision of the Hanford Site National Environmental Policy (NEPA) Characterization presents current environmental data regarding the Hanford Site and its immediate environs. This information is intended for use in preparing Site-related NEPA documentation. Information is presented on climate and meteorology, geology and hydrology, ecology, history and archaeology, socioeconomics, land use, and noise levels, prepared by Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) staff. Models are described that are to be used in simulating realized or potential impacts from nuclear materials at the Hanford Site. Included are models of radionuclide transport in groundwater and atmospheric pathways, and of radiation dose to populations via all known pathways from known initial conditions. Federal and state regulations, DOE orders and permits, and environmental standards directly applicable for the NEPA documents at the Hanford Site, are provided.

Cushing, C.E. (ed.) [ed.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Property:NEPA CategoricalExclusion | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

CategoricalExclusion CategoricalExclusion Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA CategoricalExclusion Property Type Page Description Files documenting Categorical Exclusion Environmental Review and Approval. Include the Extraordinary Circumstances checklist here, if available. This is a property of type Page. It links to pages that use the form NEPA_Doc. Pages using the property "NEPA CategoricalExclusion" Showing 23 pages using this property. C CA-670-2010-107 + Ormat Geothermal Drilling Permit-Well 78A-6 CX-670 2010-107.pdf + D DOE-EA-1759 + CX-002447.pdf + DOI-BLM-ID-B010-2010-0083-CX + DOI-BLM-ID-B010-2010-0083-CX Agua Caliente Sandy Spring Road ROW.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2009-0030-CX + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2009-0030-CX.pdf +, DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2009-0030-CX.pdf +

405

NEPA Reports and Records of Decision | Department of Energy  

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

NEPA Reports and Records of Decision NEPA Reports and Records of Decision NEPA Reports and Records of Decision Report of the Review of the Hanford Solid Waste Environmental Impact Statement regarding Data Quality Control and Management Issues - As part of the litigation involving receipt of offsite waste and the HSW EIS, the Court allowed the State of Washington a limited amount of discovery pertaining to iodine-129, technetium-99, and groundwater analyses. While compiling information to respond to the State discovery request, Battelle discovered three data quality issues within the data sets used for the cumulative groundwater impact analysis: As a result of these data quality issues, a team was commissioned to review the HSW EIS for additional data quality issues as well as any programmatic problems which might have

406

Recommendations for the Supplement Analysis Process  

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

Recommendations for the Supplement Analysis Process July 2005 U.S. Department of Energy Environment, Safety and Health Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance Recommendations for the...

407

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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

0 0 Recipien, ..ounty of Westmoreland, PA ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Energy Efficiency & Conservation Programs for Buildings & Facilities All County Building Energy Audits A9 Energy Efficiency Retrofits B5.1 Waste Stream, Engineering, and Historical Preservation clauses. Energy Efficiency & Conservation Strategy A9, All, B5.1 Allowable: Any administrative actions/audits associated with this activity Prohibited: Any implantation of projects/construction activities without NEPA approval from DOE Renewable Energy Technologies on Government Buildings B5.1 Allowable: Any administrative actions/audits

408

Chicago Office NEPA Tracking Number U. S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY  

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SFCH F 560-ACQ SFCH F 560-ACQ (11/05) Previous editions are obsolete. ~1,6~.. --1 b Chicago Office NEPA Tracking Number U. S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF SCIENCE -- CHICAGO OFFICE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (NEPA) ENVIRONMENTAL EVALUATION NOTIFICATION FORM To be completed by "financial assistance award" organization receiving Federal funding. For assistance (including a point of contact), see "Instructions for Preparing SC-CH F-560, Environmental Evaluation Notification Form ". Solicitation/Award No. (if applicable): N/A Organization Name: New Brunswick Laboratory (NBL) Title of Proposed Project/Research: GENERIC CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION (CX) FOR THE NBL: Renovations and maintenance activities for buildings, structures, infrastructures and equipment

409

NEPA Implementation Procedures; Appendices I, II, and III  

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

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ~ - Friday December 21, 1984 DOE Note: Some contact information may be outdated. Refer to the current edition of Directory o f Potential Stakeholders for Department of Energy Actions under the National Environmental Policy Act (updated annually). Part 11 Council on Environmental Quality 40 CFR Ch. V National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Implementation Procedures; Appendices I, II, and 111; Final Rule 49750 Federal Register I Vol. 49, No. 247 / Friday, December 21, 1984 I Rules and Regulations COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 40 CFRCh. V National Envircnmental Policy Act (NEPA) Implementation Procedures; Appendices I, I!, and lli AGENCY: Council on Environmental Quality, Executive Office of the President. ACTION: Appendices to regulations,

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National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Categorical Exclusion (CX)  

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

1 1 National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determination A. Proposed Action Title: Demolition of Building 211 B. SSO NEPA Control #: SS-SC-13-01 AN#: 13011 ________________________________________________________________________ C. Brief Description of Proposed Action: SLAC proposes to demolish Building 211 located in the Research Yard. Building 211 is a 1,280 square foot mobile prefabricated steel frame modular building that is set on concrete blocks. The building was constructed in 1966. The project site is located in the southeast portion of the Research Yard that has previously been disturbed by grading and construction activities. The SLAC site has been subject to several field reconnaissance surveys by Stanford University archaeological

411

Case Study: Georgia-Pacific Reduces Outside Fuel Costs and Increases Process Efficiency with Insulation Upgrade Program  

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A Georgia-Pacific plywood plant located in Madison, Georgia recently decided to insulate their steam lines for energy conservation, improved process efficiency and personnel protection. The goal of the project was to eliminate dependency on purchased fuel. Georgia-Pacific realized immediate and significant results and reduced fuel cost by about one third over a one year period.

Jackson, D.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Low-Cost Nano-Patterning Process Makes Millions of Holes in Silver...  

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solar cells. NREL researchers have demonstrated a simple, low-cost way to pattern nano-sized holes in thin silver films in order to trap light waves and boost the...

413

Reducing the cost of quality (COQ) through increased product reliability and reduced process variability  

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Today, Dell, Inc. (Dell) spends millions of dollars each year to prevent product defects from reaching the end customer and to manage those product defects that have escaped to the end customer. The cost of the equipment, ...

Schiveley, Steven C. (Steven Charles), 1974-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Testing for a time-varying price-cost markup in the Euro area inflation process  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2004). In?ation and relative price variability: short-runand the informativeness of prices. Journal of Money, CreditTesting for a time-varying price-cost markup in the Euro

Bowdler, Christopher; Jansen, Eilev S.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Design, cost, and performance comparisons of several solar thermal systems for process heat. Volume III. Receivers  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The receiver subsystem converts reflected solar radiation into thermal power by heating a working fluid. The objective of the task described was to estimate the cost and performance of the receiver subsystem for parabolic troughs, parabolic dishes, and central receivers over a wide range of temperatures and power levels for thermal power applications. This volume presents the fundamental design philosophy employed, the constraints identified, the tradeoffs performed and the cost and performance results obtained for each receiver in the study matrix.

Woodard, J.B. Jr.

1981-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

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

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

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

417

Laser Assisted Nanomanufacturing with Solution Processed Nanoparticles for Low-cost Electronics and Photovoltaics  

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Printing and Low Temperature Laser Processing, Sensor andCo. , Inc B Buerle, D. , Laser Processing and Chemistry (Conductor Microstructures by Laser Curing of Printed Gold

Pan, Heng

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Property:NEPA SerialRegisterPage | Open Energy Information  

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SerialRegisterPage SerialRegisterPage Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA SerialRegisterPage Property Type Page Description Serial Register Page files for NEPA Docs. Related Serial Register Pages from BLM's LR2000 (http://www.blm.gov/lr2000/ This is a property of type Page. It links to pages that use the form NEPA_Doc. Pages using the property "NEPA SerialRegisterPage" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) D DOI-BLM-ID-B010-2010-0083-CX + IDI-036765 + DOI-BLM-NV-063-EA08-091 + NVN-087409-SRP-ROW-Transmission.pdf +, NVN-083483X-NOI-Unit.pdf +, NVN-083484X-SRP-UNIT.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-B010-2011-0015-EA + NVN-084268X-SRP-Unit.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-B020-2011-0017-CX + File:NVN-089289.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-B020-2011-0026-EA + NVN-089376X-SRP-UNIT.pdf +

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Funded Projects NEPA Does Not Apply Categorical Exclusions  

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

June 30, 2010 June 30, 2010 Page 1 # of ARRA Funded Projects NEPA Does Not Apply Categorical Exclusions (CE) CE Pending CE Done Environmental Assessments (EA) EA Pending EA Done Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) EIS Pending EIS Done All NEPA Actions All Withdrawn Actions All Pending NEPA Actions All Completed NEPA Actions OVERALL TOTALS: 215,159 4,240 175,498 821 174,677 9,808 749 9,059 829 36 793 186,135 1,403 1,606 184,529 Department of Agriculture (USDA): 132,570 254 93,586 37 93,549 1,303 3 1,300 150 0 150 95,039 110 40 94,999 Agricultural Research Service (ARS) 41 2 38 0 38 1 0 1 0 0 0 39 0 0 39 Farm Service Agency (FSA) 38,592 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) 251 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) 3 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 705 252 1,408 2 1,406 533 1 532 121 0 121 2,062 8 3 2,059 Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

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Property:NEPA OtherDocuments | Open Energy Information  

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Property Property Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Property:NEPA OtherDocuments Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA OtherDocuments Property Type Page Description Additional supporting documents (e.g. biological assessment, cultural, completion reports, etc.) that don't fit any other upload category This is a property of type Page. It links to pages that use the form NEPA_Doc. Pages using the property "NEPA OtherDocuments" Showing 16 pages using this property. B BLM-NV-WN-ES-08-01-1310, NV-020-08-01 + Blue Mtn Appendix A WFO geo lease stips.pdf +, Blue Mountain AppendixC orig.pdf +, ROW Appendix D V02 (with cover).pdf + D DOI-BLM-NV-B020-2012-0214-EA + Silver Peak Draft EA Letter 20121011.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2011-0514-EA + DOI-BLM-C010-2011-0514-EA-COAs.pdf +, DOI-BLM-C010-2011-0514-EA-Lease Stipulations.pdf +

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Property:NEPA DNA Worksheet | Open Energy Information  

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DNA Worksheet DNA Worksheet Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA DNA Worksheet Property Type Page Description DNA Worksheet files for NEPA Docs. This is a property of type Page. It links to pages that use the form NEPA_Doc. Pages using the property "NEPA DNA Worksheet" Showing 19 pages using this property. D DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2011-0517-DNA + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2011-0517-DNA.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012--044-DNA + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0044-DNA.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0005-DNA + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0005-DNA.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0016-DNA + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0016-DNA.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0019-DNA + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0019-DNA.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0020-DNA + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0020-DNA.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0028-DNA + DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0028-DNA.pdf +

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Funded Projects NEPA Does Not Apply Categorical Exclusions  

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

December 31, 2010 December 31, 2010 Page 1 # of ARRA Funded Projects NEPA Does Not Apply Categorical Exclusions (CE) CE Pending CE Done Environmental Assessments (EA) EA Pending EA Done Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) EIS Pending EIS Done All NEPA Actions All Withdrawn Actions All Pending NEPA Actions All Completed NEPA Actions OVERALL TOTALS: 272,037 4,289 181,061 190 180,871 6,978 362 6,616 870 35 835 188,909 1,674 589 188,322 Department of Agriculture (USDA): 184,065 254 96,907 9 96,898 1,508 0 1,508 150 0 150 98,565 254 9 98,556 Agricultural Research Service (ARS) 41 2 38 0 38 1 0 1 0 0 0 39 0 0 39 Farm Service Agency (FSA) 86,564 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) 251 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) 3 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 705 252 1,408 0 1,408 533 0 533 121 0 121 2,062 8 0 2,062 Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

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Hanford Site National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Characterization, Revision 15  

SciTech Connect

This document describes the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Hanford Site environment. It is updated each year and is intended to provide a consistent description of the Hanford Site environment for the many National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents being prepared by DOE contractors. No statements of significance or environmental consequences are provided. This year's report is the thirteenth revision of the original document published in 1988 and is (until replaced by the fourteenth revision) the only version that is relevant for use in the preparation of Hanford NEPA, State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) documents. The two chapters included in this document (Chapters 4 and 6) are numbered to correspond to the chapters where such information is typically presented in environmental impact statements (Weiss) and other Hanford Site NEPA or CERCLA documentation. Chapter 4.0 (Affected Environment) describes Hanford Site climate and meteorology, geology, hydrology, ecology, cultural, archaeological, and historical resources, socioeconomics, occupational safety, and noise. Chapter 6.0 (Statutory and Regulatory Requirements) describes federal and state laws and regulations, DOE directives and permits, and presidential executive orders that are applicable to the NEPA documents prepared for Hanford Site activities.

Neitzel, Duane A.; Bunn, Amoret L.; Burk, Kenneth W.; Cannon, Sandra D.; Duncan, Joanne P.; Fowler, Richard A.; Fritz, Brad G.; Harvey, David W.; Hendrickson, Paul L.; Horton, Duane G.; Last, George V.; Poston, Ted M.; Prendergast-Kennedy, Ellen L.; Reidel, Steve P.; Scott, Michael J.; Thorne, Paul D.; Woody, Dave M.

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Hanford Site National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Characterization Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document describes the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Hanford Site environment. It is updated each year and is intended to provide a consistent description of the Hanford Site environment for the many National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents being prepared by DOE contractors. No statements of significance or environmental consequences are provided. This year's report is the sixteenth revision of the original document published in 1988 and is (until replaced by the seventeenth revision) the only version that is relevant for use in the preparation of Hanford NEPA, State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) documents. The two chapters included in this document (Chapters 4 and 6) are numbered to correspond to the chapters where such information is typically presented in environmental impact statements (Weiss) and other Hanford Site NEPA or CERCLA documentation. Chapter 4.0 (Affected Environment) describes Hanford Site climate and meteorology, geology, hydrology, ecology, cultural, archaeological, and historical resources, socioeconomics, occupational safety and health, and noise. Chapter 6.0 (Statutory and Regulatory Requirements) describes federal and state laws and regulations, DOE directives and permits, and presidential executive orders that are applicable to the NEPA documents prepared for Hanford Site activities.

Neitzel, Duane A.; Bunn, Amoret L.; Cannon, Sandra D.; Duncan, Joanne P.; Fowler, Richard A.; Fritz, Brad G.; Harvey, David W.; Hendrickson, Paul L.; Hoitink, Dana J.; Horton, Duane G.; Last, George V.; Poston, Ted M.; Prendergast-Kennedy, Ellen L.; Reidel, Steve P.; Rohay, Alan C.; Scott, Michael J.; Thorne, Paul D.

2004-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

425

Hanford Site National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Characterization  

SciTech Connect

This document describes the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Hanford Site environment. It is updated each year and is intended to provide a consistent description of the Hanford Site environment for the many National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents being prepared by DOE contractors. No statements of significance or environmental consequences are provided. This year's report is the thirteenth revision of the original document published in 1988 and is (until replaced by the fourteenth revision) the only version that is relevant for use in the preparation of Hanford NEPA, State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) documents. The two chapters included in this document (Chapters 4 and 6) are numbered to correspond to the chapters where such information is typically presented in environmental impact statements (Weiss) and other Hanford Site NEPA or CERCLA documentation. Chapter 4.0 (Affected Environment) describes Hanford Site climate and meteorology, geology, hydrology, ecology, cultural, archaeological, and historical resources, socioeconomics, occupational safety, and noise. Chapter 6.0 (Statutory and Regulatory Requirements) describes federal and state laws and regulations, DOE directives and permits, and presidential executive orders that are applicable to the NEPA documents prepared for Hanford Site activities.

Neitzel, Duane A.; Antonio, Ernest J.; Eschbach, Tara O.; Fowler, Richard A.; Goodwin, Shannon M.; Harvey, David W.; Hendrickson, Paul L.; Hoitink, Dana J.; Horton, Duane G.; Last, George V.; Poston, Ted M.; Prendergast, Ellen L.; Rohay, Alan C.; Thorne, Paul D.

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Hanford Site National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Characterization  

SciTech Connect

This document describes the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Hanford Site environment. It is updated each year and is intended to provide a consistent description of the Hanford Site environment for the many National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents being prepared by DOE contractors. No statements of significance or environmental consequences are provided. This year's report is the thirteenth revision of the original document published in 1988 and is (until replaced by the fourteenth revision) the only version that is relevant for use in the preparation of Hanford NEPA, State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) documents. The two chapters included in this document (Chapters 4 and 6) are numbered to correspond to the chapters where such information is typically presented in environmental impact statements (Weiss) and other Hanford Site NEPA or CERCLA documentation. Chapter 4.0 (Affected Environment) describes Hanford Site climate and meteorology, geology, hydrology, ecology, cultural, archaeological, and historical resources, socioeconomics, occupational safety, and noise. Chapter 6.0 (Statutory and Regulatory Requirements) describes federal and state laws and regulations, DOE directives and permits, and presidential executive orders that are applicable to the NEPA documents prepared for Hanford Site activities.

Neitzel, Duane A.; Bunn, Amoret L.; Duncan, Joanne P.; Eschbach, Tara O.; Fowler, Richard A.; Fritz, Brad G.; Goodwin, Shannon M.; Harvey, David W.; Hendrickson, Paul L.; Hoitink, Dana J.; Horton, Duane G.; Last, George V.; Poston, Ted M.; Prendergast-Kennedy, Ellen L.; Rohay, Alan C.; Scott, Michael J.; Thorne, Paul D.

2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Cost/performance comparison between pulse columns and centrifugal contactors designed to process Clinch River Breeder Reactor fuel  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A comparison between pulse columns and centrifugal contactors was made to determine which type of equipment was more advantageous for use in the primary decontamination cycle of a remotely operated fuel reprocessing plant. Clinch River Breeder Reactor (CRBR) fuel was chosen as the fuel to be processed in the proposed 1 metric tonne/day reprocessing facility. The pulse columns and centrifugal contactors were compared on a performance and total cost basis. From this comparison, either the pulse columns or the centrifugal contactors will be recommended for use in a fuel reprocessing plant built to reprocess CRBR fuel. The reliability, solvent exposure to radiation, required time to reach steady state, and the total costs were the primary areas of concern for the comparison. The pulse column units were determined to be more reliable than the centrifugal contactors. When a centrifugal contactor motor fails, it can be remotely changed in less than one eight hour shift. Pulse columns expose the solvent to approximately five times as much radiation dose as the centrifugal contactor units; however, the proposed solvent recovery system adequately cleans the solvent for either case. The time required for pulse columns to reach steady state is many times longer than the time required for centrifugal contactors to reach steady state. The cost comparison between the two types of contacting equipment resulted in centrifugal contactors costing 85% of the total cost of pulse columns when the contactors were stacked on three levels in the module. If the centrifugal contactors were all positioned on the top level of a module with the unoccupied volume in the module occupied by other equipment, the centrifugal contactors cost is 66% of the total cost of pulse columns. Based on these results, centrifugal contactors are recommended for use in a remotely operated reprocessing plant built to reprocess CRBR fuel.

Ciucci, J.A. Jr.

1983-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

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

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

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

429

Recommendations for the Supplement Analysis Process  

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

Recommendations Recommendations for the Supplement Analysis Process July 2005 U.S. Department of Energy Environment, Safety and Health Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance Recommendations for the Supplement Analysis Process July 2005 U.S. Department of Energy Environment, Safety and Health Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance printed on recycled paper Recommendations for the Supplement Analysis Process Contents

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Novel Low-Cost Process for the Gasification of Biomass and Low-Rank Coals  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Farm Energy envisaged a phased demonstration program, in which a pilot-scale straw gasifier will be installed on a farm. The synthesis gas product will be used to initially (i) generate electricity in a 300 kW diesel generator, and subsequently (ii) used as a feedstock to produce ethanol or mixed alcohols. They were seeking straw gasification and alcohol synthesis technologies that may be implemented on farm-scale. The consortium, along with the USDA ARS station in Corvallis, OR, expressed interest in the dual-bed gasification concept promoted by WRI and Taylor Energy, LLC. This process operated at atmospheric pressure and employed a solids-circulation type oxidation/reduction cycle significantly different from traditional fluidized-bed or up-draft type gasification reactors. The objectives of this project were to perform bench-scale testing to determine technical feasibility of gasifier concept, to characterize the syngas product, and to determine the optimal operating conditions and configuration. We used the bench-scale test data to complete a preliminary design and cost estimate for a 1-2 ton per hour pilot-scale unit that is also appropriate for on-farm scale applications. The gasifier configuration with the 0.375-inch stainless steel balls recirculating media worked consistently and for periods up to six hours of grass feed. The other principle systems like the boiler, the air pump, and feeder device also worked consistently during all feeding operations. Minor hiccups during operation tended to come from secondary systems like the flare or flammable material buildup in the exit piping. Although we did not complete the extended hour tests to 24 or 48 hours due to time and budget constraints, we developed the confidence that the gasifier in its current configuration could handle those tests. At the modest temperatures we operated the gasifier, slagging was not a problem. The solid wastes were dry and low density. The majority of the fixed carbon from the grass ended up in the solid waste collected in the external cyclone. The volatiles were almost all removed in the gasifier. While the average gas heating value of the collected gas products was 50 BTUs/scf or less, addition a of the second gas exit for combustion gases would increase that value by a factor of two or three. Other changes to the current design such as shortening the gasifier body and draft tube would lead to lower air use and shorter heating times. There was no evidence of steam reforming at the current operating temperature. Likewise there was no indication of significant tar production. Reconfiguration of the gasifier at the on farm site may yet yield more significant results that would better qualify this gasifier for small scale biomass operations.

Thomas Barton

2009-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

431

Driving Down HB-LED Costs: Implementation of Process Simulation Tools and Temperature Control Methods of High Yield MOCVD Growth  

SciTech Connect

The overall objective of this multi-faceted program is to develop epitaxial growth systems that meet a goal of 75% (4X) cost reduction in the epitaxy phase of HB-LED manufacture. A 75% reduction in yielded epitaxy cost is necessary in order to achieve the cost goals for widespread penetration of HB-LED??s into back-lighting units (BLU) for LCD panels and ultimately for solid-state lighting (SSL). To do this, the program will address significant improvements in overall equipment Cost of Ownership, or CoO. CoO is a model that includes all costs associated with the epitaxy portion of production. These aspects include cost of yield, capital cost, operational costs, and maintenance costs. We divide the program into three phases where later phases will incorporate the gains of prior phases. Phase one activities are enabling technologies. In collaboration with Sandia National Laboratories we develop a Fluent-compatible chemistry predictive model and a set of mid-infrared and near-ultraviolet pyrometer monitoring tools. Where previously the modeling of the reactor dynamics were studied within FLUENT alone, here, FLUENT and Chemkin are integrated into a comprehensive model of fluid dynamics and the most advanced transport equations developed for Chemkin. Specifically, the Chemkin model offered the key reaction terms for gas-phase nucleation, a key consideration in the optimization of the MOCVD process. This new predictive model is used to design new MOCVD reactors with optimized growth conditions and the newly developed pyrometers are used monitor and control the MOCVD process temperature to within 0.5°C run-to-run and within each wafer. This portion of the grant is in collaboration with partners at Sandia National Laboratories. Phase two activities are continuous improvement projects which extend the current reactor platform along the lines of improved operational efficiency, improved systems control for throughput, and carrier modifications for increased yield. Programmatically, improvements made in Phase I are applied to developments of Phase II when applicable. Phase three is the culmination of the individual tasks from both phases one and two applied to proposed production platforms. We selectively combine previously demonstrated tasks and other options to develop a high-volume production-worthy MOCVD system demonstrating >3x throughput, 1.3x capital efficiency, and 0.7x cost of ownership. In a parallel demonstration we validate the concept of an improved, larger deposition system which utilizes the predictive modeling of chemistry-based flow analysis and extensions of the improvements demonstrated on the current platforms. This validation includes the build and testing of a prototype version of the hardware and demonstration of 69% reduction in the cost of ownership. Also, in this phase we present a stand-alone project to develop a high-temperature system which improves source efficiency by 30% while concurrently increasing growth rate by 1.3x. The material quality is held to the same material quality specifications of our existing baseline processes. The merits of other line item tasks in phase three are discussed for inclusion on next-generation platforms.

William Quinn

2012-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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A LOW-COST PROCESS FOR THE SYNTHESIS OF NANOSIZE YTTRIA-STABILIZED ZIRCONIA (YSZ) BY MOLECULAR DECOMPOSITION  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report summarizes the results of work done during the performance period on this project, between October 1, 2002 and December 31, 2003, with a three month no-cost extension. The principal objective of this work was to develop a low-cost process for the synthesis of sinterable, fine powder of YSZ. The process is based on molecular decomposition (MD) wherein very fine particles of YSZ are formed by: (1) Mixing raw materials in a powder form, (2) Synthesizing compound containing YSZ and a fugitive constituent by a conventional process, and (3) Selectively leaching (decomposing) the fugitive constituent, thus leaving behind insoluble YSZ of a very fine particle size. While there are many possible compounds, which can be used as precursors, the one selected for the present work was Y-doped Na{sub 2}ZrO{sub 3}, where the fugitive constituent is Na{sub 2}O. It can be readily demonstrated that the potential cost of the MD process for the synthesis of very fine (or nanosize) YSZ is considerably lower than the commonly used processes, namely chemical co-precipitation and combustion synthesis. Based on the materials cost alone, for a 100 kg batch, the cost of YSZ made by chemical co-precipitation is >$50/kg, while that of the MD process should be <$10/kg. Significant progress was made during the performance period on this project. The highlights of the progress are given here in a bullet form. (1) From the two selected precursors listed in Phase I proposal, namely Y-doped BaZrO{sub 3} and Y-doped Na{sub 2}ZrO{sub 3}, selection of Y-doped Na{sub 2}ZrO{sub 3} was made for the synthesis of nanosize (or fine) YSZ. This was based on the potential cost of the precursor, the need to use only water for leaching, and the short time required for the process. (2) For the synthesis of calcia-stabilized zirconia (CSZ), which has the potential for use in place of YSZ in the anode of SOFC, Ca-doped Na{sub 2}ZrO{sub 3} was demonstrated as a suitable precursor. (3) Synthesis of Y-doped Na{sub 2}ZrO{sub 3} and Ca-doped Na{sub 2}ZrO{sub 3} was achieved using a conventional calcination process. The corresponding surface area was {approx}1 to 2 m{sup 2}/g. (4) By leaching with water, nanosize (very fine) YSZ and CSZ powders were synthesized. The corresponding surface area was {approx}65 m{sup 2}/g. This demonstrates the MD concept, namely macroscopic precursor {yields} leaching {yields} very fine (nanosize) product. (5) Crystallite size was determined by TEM ({approx}5 nm). (6) Anode-supported cells, with YSZ and CSZ made by the MD process, were successfully made by a conventional pressing and sintering process. (7) Single cells were made with as-synthesized YSZ and CSZ as a constituent in anode support. (8) A single cell (LSM + YSZ cathode) was tested at 800 C with H{sub 2}/air, with maximum power density of {approx}1.2 W/cm{sup 2}. (9) Dense samples of both YSZ and CSZ made by the MD process were fabricated. (10) Preliminary cost analysis, based on materials cost only, showed that the cost of YSZ powder made by the MD process should be considerably lower than that made by either chemical co-precipitation or combustion synthesis. For an anode-supported cell design, for an assumed power density of 0.5 W/cm{sup 2}, the cost of YSZ made by the MD process is estimated to be {approx}$5/kW. By contrast, the cost per kW for chemical co-precipitation or combustion synthesis is {approx}$70/kW and {approx}$23/kW, respectively. Efforts are currently underway to fabricate 5 cm x 5 cm active anode-supported cells with YSZ made by the MD process.

Anil V. Virkar

2004-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

433

Optimization of water use and cost of electricity for an MEA carbon capture process, January 26, 2012  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

DOE goals are: 90% CO{sub 2} capture, Less than 30% increase in COE, and to reduce water use by 70% at 50% cost of dry cooling. Objectives are: (1) Develop detailed models of supercritical power plant, MEA carbon capture process, CO{sub 2} compression; and (2) Optimize process for conflicting goals of minimizing water use and COE CO{sub 2} capture greatly increases COE and water use, power gen. 1/3 of fresh water use, and water scarcity is increasing.

Eslick, J.; Miller, D.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Consideration of Cumulative Impacts in EPA Review of NEPA Documents, EPA  

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

Consideration of Cumulative Impacts in EPA Review of NEPA Consideration of Cumulative Impacts in EPA Review of NEPA Documents, EPA Office of Federal Activities Consideration of Cumulative Impacts in EPA Review of NEPA Documents, EPA Office of Federal Activities The purpose of this guidance is to assist EPA reviewers of NEPA documents in providing accurate, realistic, and consistent comments on the assessment of cumulative impacts. The guidance focuses on specific issues that are critical in EPA's review of NEPA documents under Section 309 of the Clean Air Act. G-EPA-cumulative_impacts.pdf More Documents & Publications Consideration Of Cumulative Impacts In EPA Review of NEPA Documents Considering Cumulative Effects Under the National Environmental Policy Act DRAFT NEPA Guidance on Consideration of the Effects of Climate Change and

435

Hanford Site National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Characterization  

SciTech Connect

This document describes the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Hanford Site environment. It is updated each year and is intended to provide a consistent description of the Hanford Site environment for the many NEPA documents being prepared by DOE contractors. No conclusions or recommendations are provided. This year's report is the eleventh revision of the original document published in 1988 and is (until replaced by the 12th revision) the only version that is relevant for use in the preparation of Hanford NEPA; SEPA and CERCLA documents. The two chapters included in this document (Chapters 4 and 6) are numbered to correspond to the chapters where such information is presented in environmental impact statements (EISs) and other Site-related NEPA or CERCLA documentation. Chapter 4.0 (Affected Environment) describes Hanford Site climate and meteorology, geology, hydrology, ecology, cultural, archaeological and historical resources, socioeconomic; occupational safety, and noise. Sources for extensive tabular data related to these topics are provided in the chapter. Most subjects are divided into a general description of the characteristics of the Hanford Site, followed by site-specific information, where available, of the 100,200,300, and other Areas. This division allows the reader to go directly to those sections of particular interest. When specific information on each of these separate areas is not complete or available, the general Hanford Site description should be used. Chapter 6.0 (Statutory and Regulatory Requirements) is essentially a definitive NEPA Chapter 6.0, which describes applicable federal and state laws and regulations, DOE directives and permits, and environmental standards directly applicable to the NEPA documents on the Hanford Site. People preparing environmental assessments and EISs should also be cognizant of the document entitled ''Recommendations for the Preparation of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements'' published by the DOE Office of NEPA Oversight. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) staff prepared individual sections of this document, with input from other Site contractors. More detailed data are available from reference sources cited or from the authors. The following sections of the document were reviewed by the authors and updated with the best available information through June 1999: Climate and Meteorology; Ecology; Cultural, Archaeological, and Historical Resources; Socioeconomics; and All of Chapter 6.

Rohay, A.C.; Fosmire, C.J.; Neitzel, D.A.; Hoitink, D.J.; Harvey, D.W.; Antonio, E.J.; Wright, M.K.; Thorne, P.D.; Hendrickson, P.L.; Fowler, R.A.; Goodwin, S.M.; Poston, T.M.

1999-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

436

Linking comprehension costs to production patterns during the processing of mixed language.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Studies on codeswitching have focused mainly on production. The experiments reported in this dissertation focus, instead, on how Spanish-English bilinguals process codeswitches during reading comprehension. (more)

Guzzardo Tamargo, Rosa

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Cost of Processing Fuel from a Molten Salt, Fusion/Fission, Hybrid Reactor Blanket  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Blanket and Process Engineering / Proceedings of the Second National Topical Meeting on Tritium Technology in Fission, Fusion and Isotopic Applications (Dayton, Ohio, April 30 to May 2, 1985)

J. S. Watson; W. R. Grimes; D. E. Brashears

438

Control algorithms in a minimum of main processing costs for production amaranth hydrolyzates  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Treatment of amaranth produces valuable commodities heaving great meanings for human health and live. Mainly amaranth hydrolyzates both producing low molecular sugars and peptides. There is a need to optimize process of hydrolyze and separation of final ... Keywords: amaranth hydrolyze, control algorithms, process engineering

Karel Kolomaznik; Dagmar Janacova; Vladimir Vasek; Michaela Uhlirova

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Low Cost Chemical Feedstocks Using an Improved and Energy Efficient Natural Gas Liquid (NGL) Removal Process, Final Technical Report  

SciTech Connect

The overall objective of this project is to develop a new low-cost and energy efficient Natural Gas Liquid (NGL) recovery process - through a combination of theoretical, bench-scale and pilot-scale testing - so that it could be offered to the natural gas industry for commercialization. The new process, known as the IROA process, is based on U.S. patent No. 6,553,784, which if commercialized, has the potential of achieving substantial energy savings compared to currently used cryogenic technology. When successfully developed, this technology will benefit the petrochemical industry, which uses NGL as feedstocks, and will also benefit other chemical industries that utilize gas-liquid separation and distillation under similar operating conditions. Specific goals and objectives of the overall program include: (i) collecting relevant physical property and Vapor Liquid Equilibrium (VLE) data for the design and evaluation of the new technology, (ii) solving critical R&D issues including the identification of suitable dehydration and NGL absorbing solvents, inhibiting corrosion, and specifying proper packing structure and materials, (iii) designing, construction and operation of bench and pilot-scale units to verify design performance, (iv) computer simulation of the process using commercial software simulation platforms such as Aspen-Plus and HYSYS, and (v) preparation of a commercialization plan and identification of industrial partners that are interested in utilizing the new technology. NGL is a collective term for C2+ hydrocarbons present in the natural gas. Historically, the commercial value of the separated NGL components has been greater than the thermal value of these liquids in the gas. The revenue derived from extracting NGLs is crucial to ensuring the overall profitability of the domestic natural gas production industry and therefore of ensuring a secure and reliable supply in the 48 contiguous states. However, rising natural gas prices have dramatically reduced the economic incentive to extract NGLs from domestically produced natural gas. Successful gas processors will be those who adopt technologies that are less energy intensive, have lower capital and operating costs and offer the flexibility to tailor the plant performance to maximize product revenue as market conditions change, while maintaining overall system efficiency. Presently, cryogenic turbo-expander technology is the dominant NGL recovery process and it is used throughout the world. This process is known to be highly energy intensive, as substantial energy is required to recompress the processed gas back to pipeline pressure. The purpose of this project is to develop a new NGL separation process that is flexible in terms of ethane rejection and can reduce energy consumption by 20-30% from current levels, particularly for ethane recoveries of less than 70%. The new process integrates the dehydration of the raw natural gas stream and the removal of NGLs in such a way that heat recovery is maximized and pressure losses are minimized so that high-value equipment such as the compressor, turbo-expander, and a separate dehydration unit are not required. GTI completed a techno-economic evaluation of the new process based on an Aspen-HYSYS simulation model. The evaluation incorporated purchased equipment cost estimates obtained from equipment suppliers and two different commercial software packages; namely, Aspen-Icarus and Preliminary Design and Quoting Service (PDQ$). For a 100 MMscfd gas processing plant, the annualized capital cost for the new technology was found to be about 10% lower than that of conventional technology for C2 recovery above 70% and about 40% lower than that of conventional technology for C2 recovery below 50%. It was also found that at around 40-50% C2 recovery (which is economically justifiable at the current natural gas prices), the energy cost to recover NGL using the new technology is about 50% of that of conventional cryogenic technology.

Meyer, Howard, S.; Lu, Yingzhong

2012-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

440

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

RECIPI[NT:Abengoa Solar Inc. RECIPI[NT:Abengoa Solar Inc. Page 1 of2 STATE: CO PROJECf TITLE: Development of Molten-Salt Heat TRansfer Fluid Technology for Parabolic Trough Solar Pow-er Plants Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FC36-08GOl8038 GFO-GOl 8038-003 0 Based on my uview oftbe information concerning the proposed action, liS NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A91nformation gathering, analysis, and dissemination InformatIOn gathering (including. but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, site visits. and audits). data analysis (including, but not limited 10, oomputer modeling), document preparation (including, but not limited to, oonceptual design,

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441

EERE PROJECT MANAG EMDITCENTER NEPA D:ETERl\IINATION  

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

OFENERC. OFENERC. EERE PROJECT MANAG EMDITCENTER NEPA D:ETERl\IINATION Page I of2 RECIPIENT :University of Utah STATE: ur PROJECT TITLE : Novel Photon Management for Thin-Film Photovoltaics Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-EEOOO5959 GFO-OO05959-001 Based on my review of the information concerning the proposed action, as N[PA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A), I ha ve made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER : Description: A9 Information gathering, analysis, and dissemination Information gathering (including, but nollimiled 10, literature surveys, inventories, site visits, and audits), data analysis (including. bul nollimited 10, computer modeling), document preparation

442

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MAN AGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

Garrad Hassan America Garrad Hassan America PROJECT TITLE: Optimized Ports Assessment Page 1 of2 STATE: OR Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Pro<:urement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number em Number DE-FOA-Q000414 DE-EE0005369 GFO-OOO5369-001 EE5369 Based on my review orlbe information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A9 Inform at ion gatheri ng, analysis, and dissemination Information gathering (including, but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, site visits, and audits). data analysis (including, but not limited 10, computer modeling). document preparation (including, but not limited to, conceptual design,

443

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

Northampton County Northampton County PROJECT TITLE: Roof replacement/repair, gutters. downspouts, Page 1 of2 STATE: PA Funding Opportunity AnnQuntcmcnt Number Procurement Instrument Numbu NEPA Control Numbu elo Number EE0000939 GF0-000Q939-001 0 Based on my review of the information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance OMcu (authorized under- DOE Order 451.1 A), I have made the following determination: ex. EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: B5.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical assistance to individuals (such as builders, owners, consultants, designers), organizations (such as utilities), and state

444

NEPA Lessons Learned Quarterly Report - 2nd Quarter FY 1999  

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

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

445

Project Title: DOE Code: Project Lead: NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY  

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

DOE Code: DOE Code: Project Lead: NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY # 258 Project lnfonnation Rewire electrical to pole at 77SHX10 Mike Preston Date: 11-19-09 Contractor Code: Project Overview No~ rea has been previously disturbed. The trenching will be th,ugh pre-existing right of way for the 1. What are the environmental ~ ~=~d ~ impacts? 2. What is the legal location? Repair a~ replacement of electrical lines to the Pole next to well at 77S~1 0. This will require trenching 3. What is the duration of the project? across the road a~ to the pole. Removing old lines and replacement of lines. 4. What major equipment will be used if any (wor1< over rig, drilling rig, 1 day etc.)? Back hole The table below is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialist and the DOE NEPA

446

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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

12 Recipient: County of Hidalgo, Texas 12 Recipient: County of Hidalgo, Texas ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Categorical Exclusion Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Activity 1 - Sunset Park 85.1 Waste St ream Clause Efficient Ught Project **This NEPA determination applies to the LED light project only. Activity 2 - Hidalgo County, 85.1 Waste Stream Clause Pct 2 Multipurpose Building Historic Preservation Clause Renewable Energy Engineering Clause Component Activity 3 - Solar Power 85.1 Waste Stream Clause Retrofit of Multi-Purpose Historic Preservation Clause Facilities Engineering Clause Activity 4 - Energy Efficiency 85.1 Waste Stream Clause and Conservation Through Historic Preservation Clause

447

EPA's Section 309 Review: The Clean Air Act and NEPA  

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

Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Protection Agency Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance July, 1999 EPA's Section 309 Review: The Clean Air Act and NEPA Office of Federal Activities (2251A) Quick Reference Brochure ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND THE CLEAN AIR ACT The Clean Air Act, a law to prevent pollution of a single environmental medium, contains an unusual provision. T h a t provision is Section 309, which authorizes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review certain proposed actions of other federal agencies in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and to make those reviews public. If the proposing agency (the "lead" agency) does not make sufficient revisions and the project remains environmentally unsatisfactory. EPA may refer the matter to the President's Council on Environmental Quality for

448

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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

7 7 Recipient: county of Monterey, CA ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Retrofit on and off road vehicles with diesel particulate trap filters B5.1 Waste Stream clause Installation of PV system to Serve County of Monterey Laurel Yard Facilities A9, All This activity is conditioned pending further NEPA review. Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Tracking System A9, All None. EE Ordinance and Incentive Development A9, All None. Investment Grade Energy Audit for County Facilities A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation Clause Engineering Clause Public EE Education Program A9, All None. Additional Comments: Based on my review of information conveyed to me and in my possession (or attached) concerning the

449

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

North Carolina Department of Commerce, Stale Energy Office North Carolina Department of Commerce, Stale Energy Office Page 1 of2 STATE: NC PROJECT TITLE: Energy Conservation Programs in Transportation· Westem Piedmont Community College Funding Opportunity Announttmenf Number PrIK:urement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Numbtr DE-EEOOOO771 GF~771-017 0 Based on my review ofthe Information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 4SI.1A), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 85.1 Actions to conserve energy. demonstrate potential energy conservation, and promote energy-efficiency that do not increase the indoor concentrations of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve financial and technical

450

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MAN AGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

Navigant Consulting PROJECT TITLE: Offshore Wind Removing Market Barriers Page 1 of2 STATE: MA Funding Opportunity AnnouncemeDt Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number em Number DE-FOA-0000414, topic area 3 DE· EEOOO5364 GF0-0005364-001 0 Based on my review of the information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A9 Information gathering, analysis, and dissemination Information gathenng (including, but not limited 10, literature surveys, Inventories, site visits, and audits), data analysis (indudlnQ, but Dot limited to, computer modeling). document preparation (including, but not limited to, conceptual design,

451

Chicago Office NEPA Tracking Number U. S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY  

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

SGCH F 560-ACQ SGCH F 560-ACQ (11/05) Previous editions are obsolete. Chicago Office NEPA Tracking Number U. S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF SCIENCE -- CHICAGO OFFICE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (NEPA) ENVIRONMENTAL EVALUATION NOTIFICATION FORM To be completed by "financial assistance award" organization receiving Federal funding. For assistance (including a point of contact), see "Instructions for Preparing SC-CH F-560, Environmental Evaluation Notification Form ". Solicitation/Award No. (if applicable): N/A Organization Name: New Brunswick Laboratory (NBL) Title of Proposed Project/Research: GENERIC CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION (CX) FOR THE NBL: Indoor Bench Scale Research Projects and Conventional Laboratory Operations Total DOE Funding/Total Project Funding:

452

US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

DETERMINATION DETERMINATION RECIPIENT: Minnesota Department of Commerce, Office of Energy Security SEP ARRA EE000164 PROJECT TITLE: SEP Residential Ground Source Heat Pump Installations (6 ) Page I of2 STATE: MN Funding Opportunity Announcement Number PrlXurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE FOA 0000052 DE-EEOOOO164 GF()-()(HX)164.{)1 1 EE164 Based on my review of the Information concerning tbe proposed action, as NEPA Compliance OtrKer (authorized under DOE Order 4S1.1A), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 85.1 Actions to conserve energy, demonstrate potential energy conservatiofl, and promote energy-efficiency that do not increase the indoof' concentratiofls of potentially harmful substances. These actions may involve fi

453

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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

0847 0847 Recipient: City of .viadison, WI ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) LED Street Lights B2.5 B5.1 Waste Stream Clause *Replacement of existing fixtures to EE lighting. Anaerobic Food Waste Digester - Pilot Study A9 All C12 *This NEPA determination is limited to conducting the waste stream study, feasibility study and preliminary engineering for an Anaerobic Food Waste Digester facility only. *Recipient needs to provide technical and site specific information for this activity. *Allowable: Any administrative actions associated with this activity. Prohibited: Any implementation of projects/construction activities without

454

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

455

NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY Project Information Project Title: Liner Drilling Date:  

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

Liner Drilling Date: Liner Drilling Date: 4-5-10 DOE Code: 71092 Cont ractor Code: 8067-766 Project Lead: Frank Ingham Project Overview Nothing out of the ordinary for drilling an existing location 1. What are the environmental impacts? NE SW Sec 21 , T39N, R78W (45-3-X-21 well) 2. What is the legal location? 3. What is the duration of the project? Approximately a week 4 . What major equipment will be used if any (work over rig, drilling rig, Drilling Rig etc.)? Will Drill out of 9 5/8 caslng with liner drillng assembly. After drilling approximately 750 to 1000 ft, will test liner hanging assembly set and retrieve multiple times. The table b elow is to be completed by the Project Lead and reviewed by the Environmental Specialis t and the DOE NEPA Compliance Officer. NOTE: If Change of Scope occurs, Project Lead must submit a new NEPA Compliance Survey a

456

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

Maryland Energy Administration Maryland Energy Administration PROJECT TITLE : State Energy Program 2012 Formula Gr;:mt Page 1 of2 STATE: MD Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number em Number DE-FOA-0000643 DE-EEOOOO283 GF0-0000283-OO1 Based on my review ofthe information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order451.1A), I ha ve made the following determination : ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: A11 Technical advice and assistance to organizations Technical advice and planning assistance to international, national, slale, and local organizations. A9 Information gathering, analysis, and dissemination Information gathering (including, but not limited to. literature surveys, inventories. site visits, and

457

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EERE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CENTER NEPA DETERMINATION  

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

RECIPIENT RECIPIENT :Ohio Office of Energy Page 1 of2 STATE : OH PROJECT TITLE: Ohio State ARRA·EECBG· Act 1 (Non-entitlement Grants) City of Powell Solar PV Funding Opportunity Announcement Number Procurement Instrument Number NEPA Control Number CID Number DE-FOA-CKlOOO13 DE-EEOOOO714.006 GF0-0000714-Q06 0 Based on my review of the information concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (authorized under DOE Order 451.1A), I have made the following determination: ex, EA, EIS APPENDIX AND NUMBER: Description: 8 5. 16 So lar phot ovoltaic systems The installation, modification, operation, and removal of commercially available solar photovoltaic systems located on a building or other structure (such as rooftop, parking lot or facility , and mounted to signage, lighting, gates, or fences), or if

458

NEPA at 19: A Primer on an "Old" Law with Solutions to New Problems |  

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

NEPA at 19: A Primer on an "Old" Law with Solutions to New Problems NEPA at 19: A Primer on an "Old" Law with Solutions to New Problems NEPA at 19: A Primer on an "Old" Law with Solutions to New Problems In this article, the former General Counsel of the Council on Environmental Quality, outlines NEPA's purposes, scope, and implementation procedures. She describes current issues in NEPA practice and policy, and observes that NEPA has continuing vitality in the context of a new generation of environmental concerns. NEPA at 19: A Primer on an "Old" Law with Solutions to New Problems More Documents & Publications A Citizen's Guide to the NEPA: Having Your Voice Heard Memorandum for Heads of Federal Departments and Agencies: Emergencies and NEPA EPA's Section 309 Review: The Clean Air Act and NEPA

459

Hanford Site National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Characterization  

SciTech Connect

This document describes the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Hanford Site environment. It is updated each year and is intended to provide a consistent description of the Hanford Site environment for the many National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents being prepared by DOE contractors. No conclusions or recommendations are provided. This year's report is the twelfth revision of the original document published i