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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: A9

Existing Regulations

A9: Information gathering, analysis, and dissemination
Information gathering (including, but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, site visits, and audits), data analysis (including, but not limited to, computer modeling), document preparation (including, but not limited to, conceptual design, feasibility studies, and analytical energy supply and demand studies), and information dissemination (including, but not limited to, document publication and distribution, and classroom training and informational programs), but not including site characterization or environmental monitoring. (See also B3.1 of appendix B to this subpart.)

Previous Regulations

Categorical Exclusion Determinations dated before November 14th, 2011 were issued under previous DOE NEPA regulations. See the Notice of Final Rulemaking (76 FR 63763, 10/13/2011) for information changes to this categorical exclusion.

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  • May 29, 2014

    Pressure Prediction and Hazard Avoidance Through Improved Seismic Imaging
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11
    Date: 05/29/2014
    Location(s): Oklahoma
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 29, 2014

    Pressure Prediction and Hazard Avoidance Through Improved Seismic Imaging
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11
    Date: 05/29/2014
    Location(s): Massachusetts
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 27, 2014

    Zonal Isolation Improvements for Horizontal Wells Drilled in the Marcellus Shale
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 05/27/2014
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 21, 2014

    Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards - Tufts
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 05/21/2014
    Location(s): Georgia
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 21, 2014

    Fuel Cell Hybrid Walk-In Van Deployment Project
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 05/21/2014
    Location(s): Georgia
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 21, 2014

    Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards - Penn State
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 05/21/2014
    Location(s): Pennsylvania
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 20, 2014

    NREL National Wind Technology Center Offsite 115 Kilovolt Tramsmission Line - Planning, Preliminary Design, and Environmental Surveys
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1
    Date: 05/20/2014
    Location(s): Colorado
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 13, 2014

    Recovery Act: Finding Large Aperture Fractures in Geothermal Resource Areas using a Three-Component Long-Offset Surface Seismic Survey, PSInSAR and Kinematic Analysis
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1
    Date: 05/13/2014
    Location(s): Nevada
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 29, 2014

    Connectivity Between Fractures and Pores in Hydrocarbon-Rich Mudrocks
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Date: 04/29/2014
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 28, 2014

    Recovery Act: Slipstream Testing of a Membrane Carbon Dioxide Capture Process for Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, B3.6
    Date: 04/28/2014
    Location(s): CX: none
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 28, 2014

    A Portable, Two-Stage, Antifouling Hollow Fiber Membrane Nanofiltration Process
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6
    Date: 04/28/2014
    Location(s): New Mexico
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 28, 2014

    A Portable, Two-Stage, Antifouling Hollow Fiber Membrane Nanofiltration Process
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6
    Date: 04/28/2014
    Location(s): New Mexico
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 28, 2014

    Oxy-Fired Pressurized Fluidized Bed Combustion - Phase II
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, B3.6
    Date: 04/28/2014
    Location(s): CX: none
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 28, 2014

    Recovery Act: Slipstream Testing of a Membrane Carbon Dioxide Capture Process for Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, B3.6
    Date: 04/28/2014
    Location(s): California
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 24, 2014

    Enhanced Wind Resource Assessment with Sonic Ranging and Detection at Tooele Army Depot
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1
    Date: 04/24/2014
    Location(s): Utah
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 23, 2014

    Yakima Training Center Wind Resource Assessment
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1
    Date: 04/23/2014
    Location(s): Washington
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 21, 2014

    Deepwater Reverse-Circulation Primary Cementing
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6
    Date: 04/21/2014
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 18, 2014

    Recovery Act: Development of Ion-Transport Membrane Oxygen Technology for Integration in Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Date: 04/18/2014
    Location(s): Utah
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 17, 2014

    Deepwater Reverse-Circulation Primary Cementing
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 04/17/2014
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 17, 2014

    Measurement of Hydrocarbon and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Uncharacterized Area Sources
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.1, B3.6
    Date: 04/17/2014
    Location(s): Utah, Utah, Utah, Colorado, Colorado
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 17, 2014

    Measurement of Hydrocarbon and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Uncharacterized Area Sources
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.1, B3.6
    Date: 04/17/2014
    Location(s): Utah, Utah
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 17, 2014

    Deployable Commercial Rooftop Solar Electric System
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B5.16
    Date: 04/17/2014
    Location(s): New York
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • April 15, 2014

    Field Demonstration of a Novel Eco-Friendly Production Enhancement Process
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.7
    Date: 04/15/2014
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 15, 2014

    Field Demonstration of a Novel Eco-Friendly Production Enhancement Process
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.7
    Date: 04/15/2014
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 15, 2014

    Field Demonstration of a Novel Eco-Friendly Production Enhancement Process
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6
    Date: 04/15/2014
    Location(s): CX: none
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory