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September 19, 2011
CX-007056: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Interstate Electrification Improvement
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 09/19/2011
Location(s): California, Iowa, Maine, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Savannah River Operations Office

September 13, 2011
Nevada Site Office Invites Public to Participate in Draft Nevada National Security Site Environmental Impact Statement Hearings

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office is holding a series of public hearings in September 2011 to discuss the Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement (SWEIS) for the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and Off-Site Locations in Nevada. These meetings are part of an official public comment period that spans from July 29 through October 27, 2011.

August 31, 2011
Dr. Anthony Atti, CEO of Phononic Devices, demonstrates the standard semiconductor bonding equipment used to fabricate Phononic's high performance thermoelectric devices. Phononic Devices is one of the five innovative ARPA-E Awardees that have attracted over $100 million in outside capital investments. | Photo Courtesy of Phononic Devices.
A Major Milestone for ARPA-E

To create jobs and lead in the global clean energy economy, the Obama Administration has made a point of supporting game-changing innovations – including the Energy Department’s Advance Research Programs Agency for Energy (ARPA-E).

August 24, 2011
CX-006567: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Recovery Act: A 3D-3C Reflection Seismic Survey and Data Integration to Identify the Seismic Response of Fractures and Permeable Zones Over a Known Geothermal Resource: Soda Lake, Churchill County, Nevada
CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1, B3.7
Date: 08/24/2011
Location(s): Churchill County, Nevada
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

August 22, 2011
EA-1849: Finding of No Significant Impact

Ormat Nevada Northern Nevada Geothermal Power Plant Projects: Loan Guarantee for ORMAT LLC’s Tuscarora Geothermal Power Plant, Elko County, Nevada; Jersey Valley Geothermal Project, Pershing County, Nevada; and McGinness Hills Geothermal Project, Lander County, Nevada

August 22, 2011
EA-1849: Final Environmental Assessment

Tuscarora Geothermal Power Plant, Elko County, Nevada; Jersey Valley Geothermal Project, Pershing County, Nevada; and McGuiness Hills Geothermal Project, Lander County, Nevada

August 9, 2011
Department of Energy Announces $39 Million to Strengthen University-Led Nuclear Energy Research and Development

51 Projects Aim to Cut Carbon Pollution, Create Clean Energy Jobs and Strengthen America’s Nuclear Energy Industry

July 29, 2011
Las Vegas Roundtable Report

Las Vegas Roundtable Report

July 29, 2011
EIS-0426: Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement

Continued Operation of the Nevada National Security Site and Off-Site Locations in the State of Nevada

July 29, 2011
EIS-0426: DOE Notice of Availability of the Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement and Notice of Public Hearings

Continued Operation of the Nevada National Security Site and Off-Site Locations in the State of Nevada