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CX-008015: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Development and Implementation of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategies
CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1
Date: 11/15/2011
Location(s): Nationwide
Offices(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE’s authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula-based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office, and the DOE Oak Ridge Office. Development and implementation of energy efficiency and conservation strategies would be conducted by various states, U.S. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes.