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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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  • December 29, 2013

    Assisting the Tooling and Machining Industry to Become Energy Efficient
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.1
    Date: 12/19/2013
    Location(s): Arizona
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 19, 2013

    Technology Integration Program
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Date: 12/19/2013
    Location(s): Ohio
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • December 19, 2013

    Technology Integration Program
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6, B3.11
    Date: 12/19/2013
    Location(s): Oklahoma
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • December 19, 2013

    Technology Integration Program
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6, B3.11
    Date: 12/19/2013
    Location(s): Oklahoma
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • December 19, 2013

    Integrating Magnetotellurics, Soil Gas Geochemistry and Structural Analysis to Identify Hidden, High-Enthalpy, Extensional Geothermal Systems
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1
    Date: 12/19/2013
    Location(s): Nevada
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 19, 2013

    Technology Integration Program
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6, B3.11
    Date: 12/19/2013
    Location(s): Oklahoma
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • December 18, 2013

    Zonal Isolation Improvements for Horizontal Wells Drilled in the Marcellus Shale
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6, B3.11
    Date: 12/18/2013
    Location(s): Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • December 18, 2013

    Using Multiple In Situ Approaches to Assess Fish Communities and their Connectivity in the Vicinity of Natural Rocky Outcrops and an Adjacent Active Wave Energy Conversion Site in the Pacific Northwest
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.3
    Date: 12/18/2013
    Location(s): Oregon, Oregon
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 17, 2013

    Interactions of Aquatic Animals with the Ocean Renewable Power Company TidGen(R) in Cobscook Bay, Maine: Monitoring Behavior Change and Assessing the Probability of Encounter with a Deployed Marine Hydrokinetic Device
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.3
    Date: 12/17/2013
    Location(s): Maine, Maine
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 17, 2013

    Advanced Energy Harvesting Control Schemes for Marine Renewable Energy Devices
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 12/17/2013
    Location(s): Maine, Alaska
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 17, 2013

    Assessment of Potential Impact of Electromagnetic Fields from Undersea Cable on Migratory Fish Behavior
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.3
    Date: 12/17/2013
    Location(s): California
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 16, 2013

    Module-Integrated Power Converters Based on Universal Dock
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B5.16
    Date: 12/16/2013
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 16, 2013

    Build and Test of a Novel, Commercial-Scale Wave Energy Direct0Drive Rotary Power Take-Off Under Realistic Open-Ocean Conditions
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.15
    Date: 12/16/2013
    Location(s): Oregon, Virginia, Colorado
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 16, 2013

    Solar Panels and Environmental Education
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.14
    Date: 12/16/2013
    Location(s): New Jersey
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 12, 2013

    Bench-Scale Process for Low-Cost Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture Using a Phase-Changing Absorbent
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Date: 12/12/2013
    Location(s): New York
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • December 12, 2013

    Bench-Scale Process for Low-Cost Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture Using a Phase-Changing Absorbent
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 12/12/2013
    Location(s): New Jersey
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • December 5, 2013

    Marine Mammal Behavioral Response to Tidal Turbine Sound
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.3
    Date: 12/05/2013
    Location(s): Washington
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 5, 2013

    Staged, High-Pressure Oxy-Combustion Technology: Development and Scale-Up - Phase II
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Date: 12/05/2013
    Location(s): North Carolina, Minnesota
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • December 2, 2013

    Advanced Direct-Drive Generator for Improved Availability of Oscillating Wave Surge Converter Power Generation Systems
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Date: 12/02/2013
    Location(s): North Carolina, Texas, Massachusetts
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • December 2, 2013

    Advanced Controls for the Multi-pod Centipod Wave Energy Converter Device
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 12/02/2013
    Location(s): California
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • November 21, 2013

    Advanced Analytical Methods for Air and Stray Gas Emissions and Produced Brine Characterization
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 11/21/2013
    Location(s): New York
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • November 21, 2013

    Development of Methods to Prohibit and Remediate Loss of Annular Isolation in Shale Gas Wells
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, Specific Category: field observation of drilling operations
    Date: 11/21/2013
    Location(s): Arkansas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • November 21, 2013

    Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership - Phase III (Categorical Exclusion (CX)-A Tasks)
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9
    Date: 11/21/2013
    Location(s): Ohio
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • November 20, 2013

    Wyandotte Integrated Renewable Energy Strategy 2
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 11/20/2013
    Location(s): Michigan
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • November 15, 2013

    Evaluating the Potential for Marine and Hydrokinetic Devices to Become Artificial Reefs of Fish Aggregating Devices Based on Analysis of Surrogates in Tropical, Subtropical and Temperate United States West Coast and Hawaiian Coastal Waters
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 11/15/2013
    Location(s): California, Hawaii
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office