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July 9, 2014
Waste-to-Energy Forum

The tenth in a series of planned U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy-sponsored strategic energy development forums, this Tribal Leader Forum will focus on waste-to-energy technology and project opportunities for Indian Tribes. The forum will give tribal leaders and staff an opportunity to hear directly from key DOE programs that are responsible for waste-to-energy technology and project deployment, as well as other federal agencies with an interest in helping Tribes resolve waste management issues.   

July 8, 2014
Department of Energy Cites Fluor-B&W Portsmouth, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations

The Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Fluor-B&W Portsmouth, LLC (FBP) for three violations of worker safety and health regulations associated with an incident at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, Ohio.

July 7, 2014
2014 Directory of Potential Stakeholders for DOE Actions under NEPA Issued

The Stakeholder Directory, now in its 31th edition, identifies contacts in federal agencies; states, territories, and state government associations; and nongovernmental organizations for reviewing environmental impact statements and environmental assessments, and for other NEPA public involvement and consultation activities.

July 3, 2014
September 5, 2014 SEAB Meeting


8:30 AM
Welcome & Response to SEAB activities
Secretary Ernest J. Moniz

9:15 AM
John Deutch, SEAB Co-Chair

9:30 AM
Updates from SEAB Task Force Chairs
Albert Carnesale - Nuclear Nonproliferation Task Force
Richard Meserve – Technology Development for Environmental
Management Task Force
Paul Joskow – QER Task Force
John Deutch – National Labs Task Force

10:00 AM
Public Comment Period

July 3, 2014
Energy Department Makes Additional $4 Billion in Loan Guarantees Available for Innovative Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects

Washington D.C. — In support of the President’s Climate Action Plan, the Department of Energy issued a loan guarantee solicitation today, making as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases.

July 2, 2014
Harry Bergmann (first from right) helped the Xenergy team from the University of California at Santa Barbara win two Better Buildings Case Competition awards. Harry is now working as a project manager for The Energy Coalition.
4 Questions for a Better Buildings Case Competition Student Participant: Harry Bergmann

Meet Harry Bergmann, recent graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara find out how the Better Buildings Case Competition helped him prepare for his new career in the clean energy sector.

July 1, 2014
Energy Department Offers Conditional Commitment to Cape Wind Offshore Wind Generation Project

The Department of Energy today announced the first step toward issuing a $150 million loan guarantee to support the construction of the Cape Wind offshore wind project with a conditional commitment to Cape Wind Associates, LLC.

June 30, 2014
Drivers refuel at a station along the I-75 Clean Fuels Corridor in Lexington, Kentucky. | Photo by East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition
I-75 Project Brings Biofuels to one of the Nation’s Longest Highways

With the launch of the I-75 Clean Fuels Corridor, drivers in Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Georgia, and Florida can fill up their vehicles at stations in the world’s longest biofuels corridor.

June 30, 2014
National Alternative Vehicle (AFV) Day Odyssey

National Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Day Odyssey is a biennial event dedicated to promoting cleaner choices in transportation.

June 30, 2014
EM Acting Assistant Secretary David Huizenga signs the notice of intent in late May.
DOE Signs Notice to Prepare Environmental Assessment on Proposed Project with Germany

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Energy Department recently signed a notice of intent to prepare an environmental assessment to analyze the potential environmental impacts from a proposed project to accept used nuclear fuel from the Federal Republic of Germany at DOE’s Savannah River Site (SRS) for processing and disposition.