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CX-002750: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Recovery Act: Effectiveness of Shallow Temperature Surveys to Target a Geothermal Reservoir at Previously Explored Site at McGee Mountain, Nevada
CX(s) Applied: B3.1, A9
Date: 06/21/2010
Location(s): McGee Mountain, Nevada
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

Geothermal Technical Partners, Inc. (GTP) would conduct geophysical and field geologic exploration, drill thermal gradient holes and two exploratory slim-hole wells, and test the wells to evaluate the potential geothermal resource at McGee Mountain, Nevada. No laboratory work is anticipated beyond sample analysis of non-hazardous geothermal fluids, which would be done at Creek Environmental Laboratories, Inc. in San Luis Obispo, California.