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August 7, 2013
CX-010810: Categorical Exclusion Determination

New Mechanistic Models of Creep-Fatigue Interactions for Gas Turbine Components
CX(s) Applied: B3.6
Date: 08/07/2013
Location(s): Oregon
Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

July 16, 2013
MANAGEMENT ALERT: DOE/IG-0891

Allegations Regarding Prohibited Personnel Practices at the Bonneville Power Administration

July 12, 2013
Lakeview GCAP Acceptance

The Lakeview, Oregon, Processing Site’s groundwater compliance action plan (GCAP) received U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) concurrence last month. This makes Lakeview the first Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act (UMTRCA) of 1978, as amended, Title I site where a finalized GCAP has selected a “no remediation” compliance strategy because concentration limits for regulated constituents have been met.

June 7, 2013
Rows of battery racks at Portland General Electric’s Salem Smart Power Center in Salem, Ore. PGE is a participant in the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project, which will use the center’s 5-megawatt energy storage system to test several smart grid technologies and approaches. | Photo courtesy of Portland General Electric.
Smart Grid Week: New Project in Oregon Helping Advance the Grid of the Future

New lithium-ion storage facility in Salem, Oregon is helping to make our power grid smarter and more reliable.

May 9, 2013
Workers put the finishing touches on installing a plug-in electric vehicle charger that is part of the West Coast Electric Highway. | Photo courtesy of Columbia-Willamette Clean Cities Coalition.
Clean Cities Coalitions Charge Up Plug-In Electric Vehicles

Clean Cities coalitions all across the country are helping their communities get ready for plug-in electric vehicles.

May 8, 2013
Two Department Employees Recognized for Outstanding Public Service

Two Department of Energy employees have been nominated for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal for their work to improve medical treatment and reduce greenhouse gases.

April 10, 2013
Community Readiness Project Helps State Get Ready for Electric Vehicles

Oregon is planning for the large-scale deployment of hybrid and all-electric vehicles to reach the state's goal of 30,000 plug-in vehicles by 2015.

March 28, 2013
EIS-0495: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement

Walla Walla Basin Spring Chinook Hatchery Program; Milton-Freewater, Oregon, and Dayton, Washington

February 12, 2013
The Deputy Secretary tours Oregon’s Caithness Shepherds Flat wind farm, which is able to create up to 845 megawatts of emission-free wind power (enough electricity to power nearly 260,000 homes).
Wind Taking Flight in Oregon

Investments in the clean energy economy are paying off in Oregon and across the country.

February 6, 2013
Photos of One of the World's Largest Wind Farms

Located in Arlington, Oregon, Shepherds Flat generates up to 845 megawatts of wind power everyday and helped grow the local economy.