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May 1, 2012
A firefighter trained to respond to radiological events performs a radiological survey of the WIPP shipping package as part of a WIPP transportation exercise in Morgan County, Georgia.
Georgia Hosts Multi-Agency Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Transportation Exercise

COVINGTON, Ga. – Emergency personnel throughout the U.S. who respond in the event of a potential accident involving radioactive waste shipments take part in mock training scenarios to help them prepare for an actual incident.

April 30, 2012
Spelman College 7th Annual Spelman College Leadership Conference

Theme for this year's conference is still being developed - last year, the conference focused on "best practices to help women achieve better personal and professional sustainability. Conference dialogue will address society’s assignment of gender roles on women, combined with today’s tough economic environment."

March 28, 2012
One of several Georgia convenience stores that improved lighting while saving energy and money. | Courtesy of Outlaw Consulting, Inc.
Lighting Up Georgia Convenience Stores

Thanks to help from the Energy Department, convenience stores across Georgia are saving energy by switching to energy efficient lighting. In the first year alone, participating small businesses have saved over $7,000 after the retrofits and over 54,000 KWh of energy.

February 17, 2012
EIS-0476: Notice of Adoption of Final Environmental Impact Statement

Department of Energy Loan Guarantees for Proposed Units 3 and 4 at the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Burke County, GA

February 8, 2012
EIS-0476: Final Environmental Impact Statement

Department of Energy Loan Guarantees for Proposed Units 3 and 4 at the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Burke County, GA

December 20, 2011
60 Years Since Nuclear Turned on the Lights

On the 60th anniversary of the world’s first nuclear power plant to produce electricity, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy Peter Lyons discusses the Energy Department's and the Administration's commitment to promoting a nuclear renaissance in the United States.

December 20, 2011
CX-007453: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Paving the Way with Propane: The AutoGas Corridor Development Program
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 12/20/2011
Location(s): Georgia
Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

December 14, 2011
CX-007470: Categorical Exclusion Determination

State Energy Program - Green Communities Fund
CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1
Date: 12/14/2011
Location(s): Georgia
Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

December 14, 2011
CX-007469: Categorical Exclusion Determination

State Energy Program - Green Communities Fund
CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1
Date: 12/14/2011
Location(s): Georgia
Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

December 7, 2011
Downtown Smyrna, Georgia, a town that's poised to see big savings thanks to their investment in biodiesel. | Photo by Ken Cook
EECBG Success Story: Atlanta Suburb Greases the Path to Savings with Biodiesel

Downtown Smyrna, Georgia is using $184,000 of the city’s $208,000 in Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funding to create space for two 55-gallon processors that will turn cooking oil into biodiesel. Learn more.