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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B1.5

Existing Regulations

B1.5: Existing steam plants and cooling water systems
Minor improvements to existing steam plants and cooling water systems (including, but not limited to, modifications of existing cooling towers and ponds), provided that the improvements would not: (1) create new sources of water or involve new receiving waters; (2) have the potential to significantly alter water withdrawal rates; (3) exceed the permitted temperature of discharged water; or (4) increase introductions of, or involve new introductions of, hazardous substances, pollutants, contaminants, or CERCLA-excluded petroleum and natural gas products.

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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  • August 21, 2013

    Cleaning of the L4 Pump House Galley, Trash Rack, Concrete Inlet Channel and Settling Tank
    CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.5
    Date: 08/21/2003
    Location(s): New York
    Offices(s): Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program

  • July 10, 2012

    Utility Energy Service Contract Closed Loop Centrifugal Chiller at the Central Chilled Water Facility
    CX(s) Applied: B1.5, B2.1
    Date: 07/10/2012
    Location(s): New York
    Offices(s): Brookhaven Site Office

  • September 16, 2011

    285-H Cooling Tower Basin Well Water Makeup Supply Bypass
    CX(s) Applied: B1.5
    Date: 09/16/2011
    Location(s): Aiken, South Carolina
    Office(s): Environmental Management, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • August 8, 2011

    Building 1, 25, and 26 Chiller Design and Replacement
    CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.4, B1.5
    Date: 08/08/2011
    Location(s): Morgantown, West Virginia
    Office(s): Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • August 3, 2011

    Water Cooled Air Conditioner, D-1169
    CX(s) Applied: B1.5
    Date: 08/03/2011
    Location(s): Aiken, South Carolina
    Office(s): Savannah River Operations Office

  • August 1, 2011

    221-F Canyon Truckwell Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning System
    CX(s) Applied: B1.5
    Date: 08/01/2011
    Location(s): Aiken, South Carolina
    Office(s): Savannah River Operations Office

  • July 29, 2011

    221-F Canyon Truckwell Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning System
    CX(s) Applied: B1.5
    Date: 07/29/2011
    Location(s): Aiken, South Carolina
    Office(s): Savannah River Operations Office

  • July 5, 2011

    840 Chilled Water - Capital Equipment Purchase
    CX(s) Applied: B1.5
    Date: 07/05/2011
    Location(s): Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Office(s): NNSA-Headquarters, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 18, 2011

    North Carolina Green Business Fund ? Kyma Technologies
    CX(s) Applied: A1, B1.4, B1.5, B5.1
    Date: 04/18/2011
    Location(s): North Carolina
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 12, 2011

    Install Metal Jacketing, Insulation, and Safety Labels
    CX(s) Applied: B1.5
    Date: 04/12/2011
    Location(s): Morgantown, West Virginia
    Office(s): Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • December 22, 2010

    State Energy Program - Clean Energy Economic Development Initiative
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11, B1.4, B1.5, B2.1, B2.2, B2.5, B5.1
    Date: 12/22/2010
    Location(s): Maryland
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • December 22, 2010

    State Energy Program - EmPOWERing Financing Initiative
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11, B1.4, B1.5, B2.2, B5.1
    Date: 12/22/2010
    Location(s): Maryland
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • November 1, 2010

    Commercial Renewable Energy Systems - Cannon Memorial Young Men's Christian Association Solar Thermal
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B1.5, B1.31, B2.2, B5.1
    Date: 11/01/2010
    Location(s): Kannapolis, North Carolina
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • November 1, 2010

    Commercial Renewable Energy Systems - Young Men's Christian Association of Western North Carolina, Rueter Family Branch Solar Thermal
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B1.5, B1.7, B1.31, B5.1
    Date: 11/01/2010
    Location(s): Asheville, North Carolina
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • September 21, 2010

    The Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis
    CX(s) Applied: A7, B1.4, B1.5, B1.7, B1.15, B1.24, B2.1, B2.2, B3.6
    Date: 09/21/2010
    Location(s): Chicago, Illinois
    Office(s): Science, Chicago Office

  • July 26, 2010

    County Building Energy Efficiency Retrofits
    CX(s) Applied: A1, B1.5, B2.5, B5.1
    Date: 07/26/2010
    Location(s): Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

  • July 7, 2010

    Professional Design Services for Oak Park Village Hall Council Chambers Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Improvements
    CX(s) Applied: B2.2, B1.4, B1.5, B5.1
    Date: 07/07/2010
    Location(s): Oak Park, Illinois
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

  • June 23, 2010

    Water to Water Heat Pump Chiller
    CX(s) Applied: B2.2, B2.3, B1.5, B5.1
    Date: 06/23/2010
    Location(s): Phoenix, Arizona
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • June 21, 2010

    Energy Efficiency in State Buildings: Health and Human Resources
    CX(s) Applied: B1.24, B1.28, B1.31, B2.2, A9, B1.5, B5.1
    Date: 06/21/2010
    Location(s): West Virginia
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 25, 2010

    Energy Retrofits for State Correctional Facilities - East Thomas Officer Barracks Solar Thermal
    CX(s) Applied: B2.2, A9, B1.5, B5.1
    Date: 05/25/2010
    Location(s): West Birmingham, Alabama
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 12, 2010

    Competitive Renewable Grants Program - Saint Christopher Camp and Conference Center Solar Thermal

    CX(s) Applied: A9, B1.5, B2.2, B5.1
    Date: 05/12/2010
    Location(s): South Carolina
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 12, 2010

    Competitive Renewable Grants Program - Columbia College Solar Thermal
    CX(s) Applied: B2.2, A9, B1.5, B5.1
    Date: 05/12/2010
    Location(s): Columbia, South Carolina
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 12, 2010

    Competitive Renewable Grants Program - Claflin University Solar Thermal
    CX(s) Applied: A1, B1.5, B5.1
    Date: 05/12/2010
    Location(s): Orangeburg, South Carolina
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • March 19, 2010

    B3 Hot and Chilled Water Pump Upgrades
    CX(s) Applied: B1.5
    Date: 03/19/2010
    Location(s): Morgantown, West Virginia
    Office(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • March 16, 2010

    Pennsylvania Revision 2- Pennsylvania Economic Development Association Sustainable Business Recovery-Marywood University
    CX(s) Applied: B1.5, B1.24, B2.5, B5.1
    Date: 03/16/2010
    Location(s): Scranton, Pennsylvania
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory