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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.

August 1, 2011
CX-006286: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Development of Advanced Systems for Preprocessing and Characterizing Coal-Biomass Mixtures
CX(s) Applied: B3.6
Date: 08/01/2011
Location(s): Lexington, Kentucky
Office(s): Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

July 15, 2011
UF6 piping deactivation
The black inlet hose is attached to a negative air machine that allows Feed Plant cleanup workers to safely deactivate uranium hexafluoride (UF6) piping, seen at right of the lift supporting the crew.
Recovery Act Investment Accelerates Cleanup Work at DOE’s Paducah Site

Paducah, KY - A significant part of the C-410 Feed Plant complex at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Paducah Site has been demolished thanks to ongoing American Recovery and Reinvestment Act work.

June 29, 2011
CX-006121: Categorical Exclusion Determination

University Energy Education Curriculum Project (UEECP)
CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11
Date: 06/29/2011
Location(s): Richmond, Kentucky
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

June 13, 2011
White House Rural Council: Creating New Business Opportunities

The Council provides a new mechanism to ensure that our work creating new business opportunities and jobs in rural America is well-coordinated between agencies and that no important opportunity is missed.

April 11, 2011
CX-005602: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Jet Drilling With Energized Fluids
CX(s) Applied: B3.6, B3.7
Date: 04/11/2011
Location(s): Bowling Green, Kentucky
Office(s): Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

March 25, 2011
CX-005559: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Efficiency and Replacement Project
CX(s) Applied: B1.4, B2.2, B2.5, B5.1
Date: 03/25/2011
Location(s): Oldham County, Kentucky
Office(s): Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

March 1, 2011
Alternative fuel vehicles and advanced vehicle technologies are helping to keep National treasures like Yellowstone National Park in Cody, Wyoming pristine. | Photo by Jeff Gunn
National Parks Clean Up with Alternative Fuels

Many National Parks are adopting clean alternative fuel vehicles, advanced vehicles technologies and other fuel saving measures to maintain their air quality and keep the parks pristine.

February 10, 2011
CX-005220: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Kentucky Farm Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Partnership Market Title
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 02/10/2011
Location(s): Goshen, Kentucky
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

February 7, 2011
Mechanics train with plasma arc cutting equipment at the Paducah Site | Courtesy of Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant
240 Jobs Later: The Recovery Act’s Impact at the Paducah Site

Workers at the Department of Energy's Paducah Site are doing great things with the training they've received as part of the Recovery Act.