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September 9, 2011
CX-006796: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Industrial Building (IB)-1 Mezzanine Renovation
CX(s) Applied: B1.15
Date: 09/09/2011
Location(s): Batavia, Illinois
Office(s): Science, Fermi Site Office

September 8, 2011
Nanoscientist Seth Darling | Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory
10 Questions for a Nanoscientist: Seth Darling

Meet Seth Darling, who has leveraged his work in nanomaterials to help lower the cost of solar. "The challenge is basically pushing the limits of what you can do with materials. Materials really are the basis of almost every technology that's out there."

September 7, 2011
CX-006795: Categorical Exclusion Determination

CNI Technical Service, Contractor Providing Technical and Administrational Computer Support
CX(s) Applied: A1, B1.7, B1.27
Date: 09/07/2011
Location(s): Chicago, Illinois
Office(s): Science, Chicago Office

September 6, 2011
16 R&D Projects Across 11 States to Advance Hydropower in U.S.

Today, Secretary Chu announced that the Energy Department is funding 16 projects that will make hydropower production even more efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly.

September 6, 2011
CX-006501: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Interstate 55 Corridor and City of Springfield Electric Vehicle Project
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 09/06/2011
Location(s): Chicago, Illinois
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

August 23, 2011
EA-1800: Notice of Availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact

Monarch Warren County Wind Turbine Project

August 22, 2011
EA-1800: Final Environmental Assessment

Monarch Warren County Wind Turbine Project

August 11, 2011
Dan Abraham | Image Courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory
10 Questions for a Batteries Expert: Daniel Abraham

Lithium-ion batteries are in almost every cell phone, as well as cameras, camcorders, and computers. Dr. Abraham explains, "Our goal is to get the batteries into our cars –- into the next generation of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles." Learn more.

August 11, 2011
USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop Production and Spur Economic Impact

WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture have awarded 10 grants totaling $12.2 million to spur research into improving the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of growing biofuel and bioenergy crops. The investments are part of a broader effort by the Obama administration to develop domestic renewable energy and advanced biofuels, providing a more secure future for America’s energy needs and creating new opportunities for the American farming industry. 

August 11, 2011
EA-1800: Finding of No Significant Impact

Monarch Warren County Wind Turbine Project Lenox Township Warren County, Illinois